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EU’s Borrell: ‘The threats we are facing are indivisible’ | European U…

In Munich, global security policymakers gathered at the 56th Security Conference. Among them, Josep Borrell, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy. Borrell faces challenges ranging from Brexit, US tariffs, the Iranian nuclear deal and managing relations with eastern giants

Dutch lawmakers to vote on EU-Canada free trade deal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch lawmakers are holding a knife-edge vote Tuesday on a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte struggling to command a majority. Defeat would be a serious blow for the liberal leader

Important To Lift Restrictions Swiftly

New Delhi: India has taken positive steps to restore normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir but it is important to lift the remaining restrictions swiftly, the European Union said on Friday, following the latest visit by a group of foreign diplomats to the union territory

Trade preferences boost developing countries’ exports to the European …

(Erik Odiin, Unsplash) This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Exports to the European Union from developing countries using special tariff preferences under the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) reached a new high of €69 billion in 2018. According

Digital services face EU competition crackdown –

The European Commission is mulling over measures to bolster competition rules for digital services, a draft communication obtained by EURACTIV reveals. The document states “existing laws that govern the behaviour of traditional industries need to be adapted to the specific circumstances under which new

UK expects EU to offer Canada-style trade deal

Britain expects the EU to “live up to” its undertakings to offer the UK a Canada-style free-tradedeal, foreign minister Dominic Raab said, reiterating that any deal will not require “high alignment” with the bloc’s rules. Mr Raab has said there will be no new

How Far Can Turkey Challenge NATO and the EU in 2020? – Carnegie Europ…

In their dealings with Turkey in 2020, NATO and the European Union will sit across a more assertive interlocutor than ever before, but one they can hardly ignore. NATO leaders will have to cope with the actual deployment of Russian S-400 missiles, the possible

Brexit news: Project Fear destroyed as UK outperforms EU – ‘Wrong all …

Mr Baron was speaking days after an International Monetary Fund (IMF) analysis painted a rosy picture of the UK economy, in sharp contrast to former chief Christine Lagarde’s predictions of doom and gloom heading into the 2016 referendum. The IMF is predicting growth of

European Union, Oxfam, Foundation for Community Initiatives and Partne…

MONROVIA – On January 21, 2020, the European Union (EU), Oxfam in Liberia and Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI) will launch a new programme: Enough! Empowering women, girls, boys and men to take positive action in ending SGBV in Ghana, Liberia and Mali.  The

Kazakhstan-EU relations entering a new stage –

This New Year marks the start of a fresh chapter in the relationship between the European Union and Kazakhstan and on 20 January, the EU-Kazakhstan Cooperation Council will discuss the state of play, writes Mukhtar Tileuberdi. Mukhtar Tileuberdi is the minister of foreign affairs