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  • UK-EU rift ‘deepens’ over N Ireland protocol

    UK-EU rift ‘deepens’ over N Ireland protocol

    London said it "will have no choice but to act" if the EU does not show the "requisite flexibility" over the protocol.

    May 13, 2022
  • Young people must have their say

    Young people must have their say

    Both the EU and ASEAN have declared 2022 the “Year of Youth”. 

    May 11, 2022
  • Putin’s price

    Putin’s price

    Ratcheting up pressure on Russia’s already battered $ 1.8 trillion economies, the European Commission proposed phasing out supplies of Russian crude oil within six months and refined products by the end of 2022.

    May 8, 2022
  • Russian ‘blackmail’

    Russian ‘blackmail’

    A geopolitical conflict has assumed the character of an economic war with the European Union accusing Russia of “blackmail” in the context of Gazprom’s move to halt gas supplies to some European customers.

    April 30, 2022
  • European Commission president to visit India on April 24-25

    European Commission president to visit India on April 24-25

    On her two-day visit, she will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and meet President Ram Nath Kovind and other dignitaries.

    April 19, 2022
  • Pressure on Scholz

    Pressure on Scholz

    In the immediate aftermath of the Russian invasion, Mr Scholz had announced a Zeitenwende (dawn of a new era) in Germany’s defence policy. This envisaged shipments of anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine. 

    April 18, 2022
  • Kangra tea to get GI tag for European Union soon

    Kangra tea to get GI tag for European Union soon

    With the concerted efforts of the department, in the year 2005, the Kangra Tea was accorded the status of Geographical Indication Tag in India.

    April 6, 2022
  • EU calls on Taliban to open secondary schools for girls in Afghanistan

    EU calls on Taliban to open secondary schools for girls in Afghanistan

    The European Union condemned the Taliban's decision to ban girls from receiving secondary education and believes that this lowers the movement's chances to gain the "desired" legitimacy, Sputnik reported.

    March 29, 2022
  • EU to finance purchase, delivery of weapons and equipment to Ukraine, announces fresh sanctions against Russia

    EU to finance purchase, delivery of weapons and equipment to Ukraine, announces fresh sanctions against Russia

    Moreover, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the State of Israel Naftali Bennett at the initiative of the Israeli side.

    February 28, 2022
  • French toast?

    French toast?

    President Macron, who declared on taking office that he’s beholden to no particular ideology, found – and took – the opportunity to provide a French flavour to Europe’s stand on major foreign policy issues without letting historic allegiances, customs, or his own inexperience get in the way of his ambitions.

    February 17, 2022
  • EU economy should be back on track after winter slowdown: Official

    EU economy should be back on track after winter slowdown: Official

    These can be balanced out by a higher-than-expected demand from households once economies have fully reopened.

    February 11, 2022
  • Getting real

    Getting real

    Kemal Dervis of Brookings in a recent essay has suggested that there are today two significant “global missions” that Europe could embrace: Climate change and dual-use technologies.

    December 11, 2021
  • Dateline Sofia

    Dateline Sofia

    “Bulgaria is headed onto a new path,” said Petkov, who hopes to become prime minister and to have co-founder Assen Vassilev as finance minister.

    November 17, 2021
  • Tricky time

    Tricky time

    Beijing’s attempt to woo Berlin and drive a wedge between America and Europe is also unravelling to an extent with the survey reporting that regardless of the composition of Germany’s next government, 59 per cent of respondents believe the European powerhouse’s China policy would be more hard-edged.

    October 29, 2021
  • Finnish govt decrees use of ‘Covid-19 Passport’

    Finnish govt decrees use of ‘Covid-19 Passport’

    Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated passengers are now required to undergo two Covid-19 tests: one before entering the country and the other upon arrival in Finland.

    October 16, 2021
  • AUKUS narrative

    AUKUS narrative

    True to form, China seems to have come up with a plan which it is implementing robustly through state-controlled as well as sympathetic mainstream media.

    October 6, 2021
  • UK seeks new post-Brexit deal with EU on N.Ireland arrangements

    UK seeks new post-Brexit deal with EU on N.Ireland arrangements

    The light-touch checks under the grace period for supermarket products will expire at the end of September.

    July 22, 2021