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European Commission fines Apple over USD 2 billion over music streaming

The European Commission has fined Apple over €1.8 billion ($2 billion) for abusing its dominant position on the market for the distribution of music streaming apps to iPhone and iPad users (‘iOS users') through its App Store.

26 EU countries call for 'immediate humanitarian pause' in Gaza

Brussels/UNI: Twenty-six member states of the European Union (EU) called for an "immediate humanitarian pause that would lead to a sustainable ceasefire" in the besieged Gaza Strip, the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said here on Monday.

EU official says discussions will be held with other nation to resolve Rohingya crisis

European Union's Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore recently said discussion will be held with other nations to ensure what other steps are needed to be taken to resolve the Rohingya crisis.

Finland to impose restrictions for Chinese tourists if EU makes no decision: Minister

Helsinki: Finland will impose restrictions for Chinese tourists due to the COVID-19 situation in China if no measures are proposed at the European level, Finnish Minister for Family Affairs and Social Services Krista Kiuru said.

European Union offers free Covid vaccines to China

Moscow/Beijing: The European Union has offered free COVID-19 vaccines to China to help the country contain the rapid spread of the disease as Beijing prepares to end strict lockdown measures and open its borders.

EU and 12 other nations urge Taliban to lift ban on women working for NGOs

Moscow/UNI: The European Union and 12 other countries have urged the Taliban to reverse their decision to prohibit Afghan women from working in non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the US State Department said on Wednesday.

EU member states agree gas price cap to contain energy crisis

Brussels/UNI: The European Union (EU) member states have agreed to cap natural gas prices in the bloc at 180 euros (191 US dollars) per megawatt-hour (MWh) in an effort to ensure the security of energy supply, EU officials said here on Monday.

European Union reaches agreement on price cap on oil from at $60 per barrel

Moscow: The European Union has reached an agreement on a $60 a barrel price cap for Russian oil after Poland dropped its objections.

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.