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EU proposes sanction on Russian coal to exert more pressure on Putin

Brussels: The European Union's executive branch has proposed to ban coal imports from Russia in a bid to hit the country's lucrative energy industry over its war in Ukraine.

PM Imran Khan should not have slammed Western powers publicly: Pakistan Finance Minister

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Finance Minister Shau­kat Tarin has admitted that Prime Minister Imran Khan could have avoided slamming Western powers publicly.

Russia-Ukraine War: EU removes Russian banks from SWIFT, bans RT, Sputnik

In yet another wave of measures to isolate Russia and choke its international money flow, the European Union (EU) on Wednesday blocked seven Russian banks from the SWIFT payment system and banned Kremlin-controlled media outlets RT and Sputnik.

Ukraine urges EU for membership

Kyiv: As the Ukrainian delegation arrived at the border with Belarus for peace talks on Monday, Ukraine President and Prime Minister urged the European Union for its membership.

EU waiting for Russian troops' pullback - Finland

Helsinki/UNI/Sputnik: Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Friday described the situation around Ukraine as quite worrying, saying the European Union was waiting for Russia to follow words with actions concerning the troops' pullback from the Ukrainian border.

EU escalates trade dispute with Beijing over Lithuania row

Brussels: The ongoing row between Lithuania and China took a new turn when the European Union accused Beijing of "illegal" trade practices as it launched an official dispute on behalf of one of its smallest member states.

Canada promises non-lethal aid to Ukraine, expands training mission

Ottawa/IBNS: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will expand its military training mission in Ukraine by deploying 60 more troops to the country in the coming days, intelligence sharing, support to combat cyberattacks and shipping non-lethal equipment to help the latter face the threat of Russian invasion.

Belgian civil society groups call for EU diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Brussels: A Belgian civil society group has asked the European Union to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Olympics.

EU launches €300bn bid to counter Chinese influence

Brussels: The European Union (EU) has revealed a detailed €300 billion ($340 billion) global investment plan, described as a response to China’s Belt and Road strategy.

IOM scales up aid at EU-Belarus border, as migrant hypothermia deaths tick up

New York: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and partners, are scaling up aid along the border between the European Union and Belarus, amid worsening winter weather, which is leading to rising deaths due to hypothermia among asylum seekers stranded there.

Taliban confirm meeting with US, EU representatives in Doha from Nov 27-29

Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: A Taliban delegation will meet with US and EU representatives in the Qatari capital of Doha from Nov 27-29, Taliban spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi said.

G20: US, EU committed to negotiate carbon-based arrangement on steel, aluminum trade, says Biden

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States and the European Union have pledged to negotiate a new carbon-based arrangement on steel and aluminum trade after agreeing to suspend the Trump-era tariffs in the sectors, US President Joe Biden said on Sunday.

Conditions worsen for stranded migrants along Belarus-EU border

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.

EU set to standardise charging cable for all phones; Apple raises concern

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.

European Parliament calls for reassessment of EU-Pakistan trade regime over human rights failure

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.