46 countries agree to better protect environmental defenders

A total of 46 countries plus the EU that are behind the Aarhus Convention, have on Thirsday agreed to set up a "rapid-response mechanism" to help those who want to protect the environment.

published on : 22nd October 2021

EU summit to load pressure on Poland over rule of law

Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki this week painted a picture of an overbearing union treating its 27 member nations as mere provinces, free to impose values at will against the wishes of sovereign people.

published on : 21st October 2021

BTS, Justin Bieber lead MTV EMA nominations, check full nominee list here

Doja Cat and Lil Nas X have six nods each across the best song, best video and best collaboration. Superstar Ed Sheeran and EMA newcomers Olivia Rodrigo and The Kid LAROI have five nominations each.

published on : 21st October 2021

EU chief says key to energy crisis is pushing Green Deal

EU chief wanted the bloc to double down on a swift transition to clean energy from wind and sun, which can be domestically produced and will ultimately be a lot cheaper than imported fossil fuels.

published on : 20th October 2021

Frustrated Balkans seek reassurance at EU summit

The 27-nation club is set to talk up economic support worth billions of euros for its eastern neighbours at a summit at Brdo Castle, in Slovenia, which currently holds the EU's rotating presidency.

published on : 19th October 2021

EU top official says Polish ruling is a threat to the bloc

Poland's constitutional court has recently ruled that Polish laws take precedence over EU ones, escalating the tensions between the country's right-wing government and the 27-nation-bloc.

published on : 19th October 2021

European Union says exports of COVID-19 vaccines now top 1 billion mark 

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations, making the 27-member bloc the largest exporter of the vaccines in the world.

published on : 18th October 2021

Mix-and-match vaccines highly effective against COVID-19: Lancet study

During a 2.5-month average follow-up period after the second dose, the study showed a 67 per cent lower risk of infection for the combination of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine shots.

published on : 18th October 2021

EXPLAINER: Why are UK and the EU still fighting over Brexit?

The U.K. and the EU of now 27 nations are once again trading accusations and insults as they try to resolve rough spots in their relationship.

published on : 13th October 2021

UEFA set to give clubs more say over Champions League deals

The clubs' increasing demands were a barrier in March to completing talks between UEFA and then-leaders of the European Club Association about new formats for competitions taking effect in 2024.

published on : 13th October 2021

EU's first green bond issuance raises USD 13.8 billion

The EU's executive branch is planning to issue up to 250 billion euros in green bonds by the end of 2026 as part of its plans to finance the 27-nation bloc's recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

published on : 13th October 2021

European Union pledge of USD 1.2 billion opens G20 virtual summit on Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among those dialling in to the meeting hosted by Italy.

published on : 12th October 2021

Christmas comes early: European Union, Britain back to Brexit wrangling

There was hope that now-separated Britain and the 27-nation bloc would sail their relationship toward calmer waters.

published on : 12th October 2021

Karnataka artists’ work on show in Europe 

The artisans associated with It has been a busy few months for the artisans associated with Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd (KSHDCL).

published on : 12th October 2021

AUKUS challenge to multilateral EU, ASEAN approaches

While AUKUS is primarily a military alliance, EU and ASEAN are more focused on issues of non-traditional security such as climate change

published on : 11th October 2021
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