New York: At least eight people have died along the border between Belarus and the European Union, where multiple groups of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants have been stranded for weeks in increasingly dire conditions.
The European Commission has proposed a law requiring manufacturers to adopt a universal charging solution for mobile phones and small electronic devices, media reports said.
The European Parliament has called for an “immediate reassessment of the EU-Pakistan trade regime," with voices calling for a temporary withdrawal of the Generalised System of Preferences-Plus (GSP+) status, granted in January 2014 subject to Pakistan agreeing to implement 27 internationally recognised conventions.
The EU Ministers of Home Affairs met recently for an extraordinary Council meeting to discuss developments in Afghanistan, more specifically in relation to potential implications in the areas of international protection, migration and security.
Brussels/UNI/Sputnik: The European Union accused China on Wednesday of flouting international human rights laws when trying Canadian businessman Michael Spavor on spying charges.
Beijing: The European Union has slammed China over the decision taken by the nation to bar more than 20 candidates from standing for election in Macau, media reports said.
Kabul: The EU special envoy for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson has said he could not see any fundamental change in the Taliban when it comes to their action regarding establishing peace in the war-torn nation.
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Saturday signed an agreement to launch an estimated 22.2 million euro education initiative for Pakistan’s Balochistan province.
Brussels/IBNS: The digital travel pass programme launched with the aim to allow seamless traveling across the European Union during the summer vacation period could fail as the deadlier Delta variant of coronavirus threatens to trigger a fresh wave of the infection.
Brussels/Sputnik: The European Union and the United Kingdom announced on Monday fresh sanctions on Myanmar’s officials and companies with ties to the military, which seized power in February.
London/UNI: The G7 nations have agreed to step up cooperation and information sharing on issues related to cybercrime, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday.
In the 1980s, groups of young men from Bangladesh fled to Afghanistan to join the jihad targeting the Soviet occupation forces.
Moscow/Sputnik: The European Union and the United States have condemned the Saturday bombing of a girls’ school in the Afghan capital Kabul, which killed at least 53 people and wounded 151 others.
Brussels: Amid ongoing tension between Brussels and Beijing, the European Union has suspended efforts to ratify an investment deal with China, media reports said.
Brussels: The European Union has come out with a scathing review of political conditions in Hong Kong where it described an “alarming political deterioration” and a “severe erosion of autonomy, democracy and fundamental freedoms”, making things tough for China.