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  • EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

    EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

    The new rules do not apply to person-to-person transfers conducted without a provider, such as bitcoins trading platforms, or among providers acting on their own behalf.

    July 1, 2022
  • Ukraine and EU

    Ukraine and EU

    Soon after talks with the Ukranian President, Volodomyr Zelenskyi, the leaders signalled their intent to grant Ukraine the status of a EU candidate

    June 24, 2022
  • EU special envoys meet as human rights situation in Afghanistan deteriorates

    EU special envoys meet as human rights situation in Afghanistan deteriorates

    Amid the deteriorating human rights situation due to the Taliban regime, Special Envoy of the European Union for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson hosted Special Representatives and Envoys for Afghanistan from the EU Member States in Brussels on Saturday. 

    June 12, 2022
  • Denmark opts in

    Denmark opts in

    Denmark has jettisoned its “opt-out” paradigm in ties with the European Union, preferring instead to join the EU’s defence pact and thus pursue the “opt-in” policy, so to speak.

    June 6, 2022
  • EU sanctions on Russia fuel high inflation, expose internal rifts

    EU sanctions on Russia fuel high inflation, expose internal rifts

    The European Union (EU) announced earlier this week that by the end of the year, 90% of oil imports from Russia will be banned, putting a strain on the Russian economy in the midst of the high-profile Ukraine issue. 

    June 3, 2022
  • Oil reprisal

    Oil reprisal

    The European Union is poised to tighten its screws on Russia with the decision to impose an embargo on Russian oil after weeks of intensive talks.

    June 2, 2022
  • 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