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Pakistan’s Balochistan province to benefit from EU-UNICEF education initiative

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.

Covid19: Emergence of Delta variant may lower acceptance of EU Digital Covid Certificate

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.

EU, UK expand sanctions on Myanmar military

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.

EU says G7 agrees to co-operate on cybercrime cases

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.

EU remains Bangladesh’s most reliable partner: German Ambassador

In the 1980s, groups of young men from Bangladesh fled to Afghanistan to join the jihad targeting the Soviet occupation forces.

EU, US condemn bombing of girls' school in Kabul

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.

Beijing receives jolt: EU suspends efforts to ratify controversial investment deal with China

Brussels: Amid ongoing tension between Brussels and Beijing, the European Union has  suspended efforts to ratify an investment deal with China, media reports said.

Hong Kong: EU report points out at 'severe erosion of autonomy'

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.

EU Foreign Policy chief urges Myanmar's military to stop violence against civilians

Moscow/Sputnik: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell on Sunday called on Myanmar's military to refrain from the use of force against own citizens and warned about upcoming consequences from Brussels.

EU diplomats slam China over its Hong Kong treatment

Brussels: The European Union has targeted China's political crackdown on Hong Kong on Monday, media reports said on Friday.

EU Council condemns Myanmar coup, may impose sanctions

Brussels/UNI: The European Union Council on Monday strongly condemned the military coup in Myanmar and said that it is considering sanctions against the individuals responsible for the ousting of the country's civilian government.

EU leaders condemn coup in Myanmar, call for release of detained, respect of election

Brussels/Sputnik: European Union leadership reacted in condemnation to the events unfolding in Myanmar on Monday, urging the release of those detained and compliance with the disputed election results.

US and EU decide to continue 'strong cooperation' on Chinese issue

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell interacted recently when they decided to continue strong U.S.-EU cooperation on issues related to China.

EU must place social justice ‘at its core’ to lift people out of poverty

New York: The European Union’s failure to lift 20 million people out of poverty by 2020, is “a defeat for social rights”, an independent UN human rights expert said on Friday, urging the bloc to boldly rethink its whole socio-economic approach.

UK, EU agree to 'go an extra mile' to get a satisfactory Brexit deal

Brussels, Dec 13(UNI) The leaders of the UK and EU on Sunday agreed to carry on with post-Brexit trade talks after the latest round of talks failed to break the deadlock between the two sides.