October 28, 2021 00:47 (IST)
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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.

EU Ministers discuss developments in Afghanistan

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.

European Union says China breached Canadian spy convict Michael Spavor's right to fair trial

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.

Macau Election ban: EU, China clash

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.

Afghanistan: EU special envoy sees no fundamental change in Taliban

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.

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.