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EU concerned over Ethiopia's possible further fragmentation, aggravation of armed conflict

Brussels/Sputnik: EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell expressed concerns over the recent escalation of fighting in Ethiopia, pointing to risks of further fragmentation of the country and spreading of the armed conflict, and also reiterated calls for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops.

European Union nations call for nuclear energy to be included in ‘green’ list

Brussels/UNI/Sputnik: Ten European Union countries have spoken out in support of nuclear power, calling for it to be included in the list of energies considered as virtuous both for the climate and the environment.

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.

China opposes European Parliament's interference in Taiwan affairs

Beijing/Xinhua: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Saturday urged the European Parliament and its certain bodies to exercise caution in words and deeds on Taiwan-related issues, reiterating that there is only one China in the world and Taiwan is a part of China.

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 approves bringing US, Canada, Norway, into Bloc's PESCO Defence initiative

Brussels/Sputnik: The Council of the European Union on Thursday approved inviting the United States, Canada and Norway to participate in the bloc's Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) defense initiative.

EU condemns crackdown on Myanmar protesters

Brussels/UNI: European Union foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell has condemned Saturday's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces’ on protestors that reportedly left dozens of them dead.

Zhang Zhan arrest: EU targets Chinam, demands her release

Brussels: The European Union External Action Service (EEAS) on Wednesday demanded Beijing to release free citizen journalist Zhang Zhan who was arrested by Chinese authorities in May.

'Deal is done,' announces Boris Johnson on finalising post-Brexit trade agreement

London/IBNS: Britain and the European Union on Thursday struck a post-Brexit trade deal having a free trade agreement based on zero tariffs and zero quotas.

UK to drop parts of Internal Market Bill after reaching 'agreement in principle' with EU

London,/Sputnik: The UK will withdraw three clauses of its Internal Market Bill that were threatening to overrule some parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Negative PCR test must for people travelling to Spain

Madrid/IBNS: Visitors to Spain from countries with high risk of coronavirus infection have to produce a negative PCR test within 72 hours of their arrival, said the country's health ministry on Wednesday.

European Parliament asks France, EU to impose sanctions against terrorist activities in Pakistan

Brussels: Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a letter of concern to the French government and the European Union and urged them to impose sanctions against unabated terrorist activities in Pakistan.

Human rights, multilateralism and battling COVID-19, top focus of European Union

New York: The European Union has been at the forefront of international cooperation to defeat “the same common enemy”, COVID-19, the President of the European Council, told the UN General Assembly on Friday.

EU reopens border for 15 countries, excludes US and puts conditions for China

Brussels/IBNS: The European Union on Tuesday decided to open its border for 15 'safe countries', excluding the United States while for China it is ‘subject to confirmation of reciprocity' by Beijing.

EU deplores China's approval of Hong Kong security bill - European Council

Moscow/Sputnik: The European Union has deplored China's approval of the new national security bill for Hong Kong and criticized the legislation as detrimental to the Hong Kong autonomy, European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday.