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‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism

New York, May 17 (IBNS): The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeepingofficial said on Thursday, calling for enhanced political and economic solutions to help tackle the strife-torn region’s myriad challenges.  

How prepared is EU for no-deal Brexit?

Brussels, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) European leaders have warned that a no-deal Brexit, while not their wish, is now "very likely", as Britain is still frenziedly seeking an orderly exit days before April 12, the end of the first Brexit extension, and some EU officials have insisted that they are ready for no-deal. Is that true? And what's EU's Brexit preparedness?

PM May warns Brexit could slip away as crunch week looms

London, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Talks between Britain's two big political parties resume Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May issued a stark warning that the Brexit people voted for could "slip through our fingers".

EU: No-deal Brexit becoming more likely with every passing day

Brussels, Apr 3 (UNI): The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that a no-deal Brexit was becoming more likely by the day after British lawmakers rejected alternative options.

EU rejects Trump's move to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Tunis, Apr 1 (Xinhua/UNI) The European Union (EU) rejects US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in Syria, EU's High Representative for Foreign affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Sunday.

China, US and EU provide donation to stranded Zimbabweans following Cyclone Idai battering

Harare, Mar 20 (Xinhua) More organizations are coming on board to provide help to victims of Cyclone Idai which battered Zimbabwe between Friday and Sunday.

Europe and UN form bulwark against ‘might makes right’ worldview, EU foreign affairs chief tells Security Council

New York, Mar 13 (IBNS): “The concept of global governance risks being replaced by the old law that ‘might makes right’”, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a meeting looking at on-going cooperation between the UN and the 28-member body.

Crunch time for Brexit as EU gives Britain 48 hours to break deadlock in deal talks

London, Mar 7 (Xinhua): British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Thursday a crucial vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by next Tuesday could be the last chance for Britain to leave the European Union (EU) on its planned March 29 departure date.

More unity, ‘collective action’ needed to maintain international order, EU leader tells UN Assembly

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): Rules-based international order is under “great strain,” Donald Tusk, President of the European Council of the European Union (EU), told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, saying that his organization is “fighting intensely” to preserve it.

Donald Trump adviced me to sue EU: Theresa May

London, July 15 (IBNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has said US President Donald Trump adviced her to sue the European Union rather than negotiate over Brexit.

US ambassador to Estonia quits over Trump remarks

Washington, Jun 30 (IBNS): Frustrated at comments made by US President Donald Trump regarding America-Europe ties, the country's ambassador to Estonia has decided to relinquish his position, reports said on Saturday.

EU migration deal welcomed by UN agencies

New York, June 30 (IBNS): UN humanitarian agencies on Friday broadly welcomed a freshly-inked deal on migration by European Union leaders which calls for more Member States to take responsibility within their borders for those in need of protection, amid a hardening stance by some since 2015.

France, UK, Canada rap Trump, say US trade tariffs absurd, illegal

Paris/LondonJun 2 (IBNS): As US trade tariffs came into force, allies France, the UK and Canada have joined hands in condemning American President Donald Trump, stating that the move is absurd and illegal.

New EU focus on Kosovo provides Pristina and Belgrade with historic opportunity – UN official

New York, May 15 (IBNS): Efforts to calm tensions between Belgrade and Pristina that came to a head with the arrest, “theatrical” parade and expulsion of a lead negotiator from Kosovo, must be redoubled if “real progress” is to be made on the ground, a senior United Nations official said on Monday.

UN-EU conference raises $4.4 billion for war-ravaged Syria; leaders underscore need for political solution

New York, Apr 26 (IBNS): International donors at a United Nations-European Union humanitarian conference pledged nearly $4.4 billion on Wednesday to fund critical aid programmes in war-torn Syria throughout 2018.