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European Parliament approves $18.7 bln loan for Ukraine in 2023

Kiev/UNI: The European Parliament Thursday approved an 18 billion euro ($18.7 billion) conditional loan for Ukraine to cover essential public services and rehabilitation of infrastructure throughout next year.

EU to provide Albania with 80 mln euros to tackle energy crisis

Tirana/UNI: The European Union (EU) will provide 80 million euros (79.7 million US dollars) in grants to Albania to tackle the energy crisis, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.

Ukraine crisis: US, EU set to impose new sanctions on Russia

Washington/UNI: The United States and the European Union are each set to impose their own new set of sanctions on Russia, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed officials.

EU moves to cut peak electricity use by 5pc

Strasbourg: EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has called for cuts to electricity use across the bloc and windfall taxes on energy firms to tackle high prices.

German opposition party CDU wants visa ban for Russians

Berlin/UNI: Several German opposition politicians are advocating for a ban on the issuance of Schengen visas to Russians, the Bild newspaper reported on Monday.

Moldova: EU creates hub to stop arms-smuggling out of Ukraine

Kyiv: European Union home affairs commissioner Yiva Johansson has announced creation of a hub in Moldova to battle organised crime, particularly arms smuggling from war-torn Ukraine.

EU renews terrorist blacklist for another 6 months

Brussels/UNI/Sputnik: The Council of the European Union on Monday renewed without changes its list of sanctioned persons and entities established in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States.

European Commission warns against boycotting G20 summit over Vladimir Putin

Berlin/UNI/Sputnik: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says she does not support the idea of boycotting the G20 summit if Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part.

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.