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European Union suspects tax fraud at China's new gateway to Europe

European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece's largest port of Piraeus.

published on : 23rd April 2018

European Union lawmakers demand Russia World Cup boycott

The 60 MEPs said all European Union countries should follow the lead of Britain and non-EU member Iceland in refusing to send official delegations to the tournament, which starts on June 14.

published on : 22nd April 2018

EU welcomes North Korean move on nuclear tests, urges denuclearisation

The EU 's position on North Korea remained at this stage unchanged, combining sanctions with open communication channels.

published on : 21st April 2018

Russia joins EU, China and India to win compensation over US metals tariffs

Longtime US allies including Canada, Mexico, South Korea, Australia and the EU have won temporary exemption from application of the tariffs, pending talks with the United States.

published on : 19th April 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, British PM Theresa May ​hold talks on infusing new energy into post-Brexit bilateral ties

Modi's UK visit this week will have a particular focus on the India-UK technological partnership as well as an enhanced role in the Commonwealth.

published on : 18th April 2018

No Brexit deal without Ireland solution, says European Union President Donald Tusk

Former Polish premier Tusk said he wanted to 'use the positive momentum' in recent negotiations to finally settle issues including Ireland.

published on : 18th April 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe against 'authoritarianism'

In his first speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Macron said there was a "sort of European civil war" and called on the bloc to defend democracy.

published on : 17th April 2018

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern pushes for European Union trade deal

Jacinda Ardern on Monday pushed for a "progressive" free-trade agreement with the European Union in the coming months.

published on : 17th April 2018

Facebook takes out ads to tout new European Union data protection law

Facebook said it would be asking users to check their privacy settings and tell the firm how "we may use your data".

published on : 16th April 2018

EU senses Facebook scandal shifts privacy tide in its favour

European Union will introduce tough new data protection rules next month, which Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg himself has welcomed in the face of the latest scandals. 

published on : 14th April 2018

EU privacy watchdogs to look into harvesting of data from social media

European Union privacy watchdogs will look deeper into the harvesting of personal data from social networks for economic or political purposes.

published on : 12th April 2018

European Union thanks Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg for highlighting new data rules

EU thanked him for highlighting the bloc's tough new data protection rules after he said the social media giant planned to follow them during grilling by US lawmakers.

published on : 11th April 2018

No Russia-German pipeline plan without Ukraine role: Chancellor Angela Merkel

The pipeline as planned would double the amount of Russian gas arriving in the European Union's most powerful economy via the Baltic Sea -- without transiting Ukraine -- by late 2019.

published on : 10th April 2018

China urges EU to 'act together' against US protectionism

The call to Brussels came as US President Donald Trump warned that he could slap another USD 100 billion of extra tariffs on China's imports, triggering a trade war.

published on : 6th April 2018

France to extend internal European Union border checks

France said it has decided to extend border checks with countries in Europe's Schengen passport-free zone until the end of October because of the persistent threat of terrorism.

published on : 4th April 2018
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