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EU should seek common approach to address tragic loss of life on Mediterranean – UN agencies

New York, Feb 3 (Just Earth News): Ahead of a meeting of the European Council, the United Nations refugee and migration agencies have called on European leaders to take “decisive action” to save lives of migrants and refugees attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea along its central route in hopes of a better future.

Tim Barrow appointed as UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union

London, Jan 5 (IBNS): Britain has appointed Tim Barrow as the UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union.

EU condemns Cairo's Coptic cathedral bombing

Zurich, Dec 12 (BNS): The European Union on Monday condemned the bombing at Cairo's Coptic cathedral that left several people killed.

Canada-EU free trade deal gets signed

Brussels, Oct 30 (IBNS): After seven long years of negotiations, Canada and EU Finally signed a free trade agreement, on Sunday.

Canada PM Trudeau to travel to Brussels for inking Canada-EU trade deal

Ottawa, Oct 29 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel to Europe tonight to sign the iconic Canada-EU free trade deal, soon after it got finalized after loads of discrepancies.

Indonesia and EU agree to start the FLEGT licensing scheme for verified legal timber products

Jakarta, Sept 15 (IBNS): Indonesia and the European Union on Thursday agreed that beginning Nov 15, Indonesia can issue 'FLEGT' licences to verify legal timber products it exports to the EU.

Greece facing ‘serious challenges,’ needs EU help to manage refugee crisis – UN agency chief

New York, Aug 26 (Just Earth News): Greece still faces great challenges in managing its refugee crisis, particularly if European Union countries do not step up their relocation and family reunion programmes, the head of the United Nations refugee agency said during a recent visit to the country.

Nigel Farage resigns as UKIP leader

London, July 4 (IBNS): Days after the UK voted to leave the EU, Nigel Farage on Monday announced his decision to step down as the leader of the UK Independence Party.

EU referendum: Britain votes to leave

London, June 24 (IBNS) Despite a close battle, Britain has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum on Thursday as results were declared on Friday, thus severing a tie of decades and dealing a blow to the European unity.

EU referendum: Leave campaign ahead

London, June 24 (IBNS): In a close battle, the UK's EU referendum is seeing the 'leave' campaign is leading even as London has overwhelmingly voted in favour to remain in the European Union (EU).

Jo Cox death: Thomas Mair appears in court, sent to custody

London, June 18 (IBNS) The man, who has been arrested in connection with the killing of Labour MP Jo Cox, has been remanded in custody by a court on Saturday.

Birstall man charged with murder of British MP Jo Cox

London, Jun 18 (IBNS): The police have charged Thomas Mair, 52, from Birstall, for the murder of Britain's Labour MP Jo Cox, and he will be produced at the Westminster magistrates court in London on Saturday, according to media reports.

British Labour lawmaker Jo Cox stabbed to death in Yorkshire

Birstall, Jun 16 (IBNS): British MP Jo Cox has died after being attacked in her constituency in Yorkshire in England on Thursday, reports said.

EU has largely ‘abandoned’ Greece to deal with migrant crisis on its own, UN expert warns

New York, May 18 (Just Earth News): The suffering of migrants in Greece is the result of a complete absence of long-term vision and the clear lack of political will of the European Union (EU), a United Nations human rights expert said on Tuesday, warning that Greece, already struggling to cope with fiscal challenges, has been abandoned by the EU to deal with a crisis that requires a response from all countries in the region.

EU: UK to vote on June 23

London, Feb 20 (IBNS): UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday said his country will vote on whether to remain in the European Union on June 23.