Friday, Sep 30, 2022

European parliament


Explained: European Union ground rules for Web

April 30, 2022 11:17 pm

Europe’s proposed Digital Services Act seeks to end the era of self-regulation by tech companies, and give ‘practical effect to the principle that what is illegal offline, should be illegal online’.

EU Parliament's top group suggests blacklisting Switzerland after Credit Suisse leaks

February 21, 2022 10:36 pm

Media outlets published the results of investigations into a leak of data on thousands of accounts held at the bank in past decades and said they appeared to show clients included human rights abusers and businessmen under sanctions.

Explained: European Parliament approves Brexit deal; what next?

January 30, 2020 2:48 pm

The European Parliament vote marked the final stage in the ratification process of Brexit, or Britain's exit from the EU, a process that has been going on for more than three years.

European Parliament postpones voting on joint motion against CAA

January 30, 2020 12:06 am

"Following a decision by MEPs at the opening of today's Plenary session in Brussels, the vote on the resolution on India's Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 has been postponed to the March session," the European Parliament said in a statement.

In European Parliament earlier: Detained seamen, Afzal Guru's hanging, Delhi bus gangrape

January 29, 2020 8:43 am

Five key groupings, ranging from the centre-right to far-left, and comprising 559 out of the 751 Members of European Parliament (MEPs), have moved resolutions that criticise the law.

EU distances itself from its lawmakers’ anti-CAA move: Not our official position

January 28, 2020 7:14 pm

Sources said this distancing of the EU and France from the European Parliament comes at a time when New Delhi has diplomatically 'engaged' Brussels and European parliamentarians.

Explained: What does the European Parliament actually do?

May 27, 2019 9:05 am

The European Parliament is the Second Chamber of the legislature. It is almost on a par with the First Chamber, the European Council, in which the member states are represented.

Europe's voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts

May 26, 2019 10:11 am

The vote is seen as a test for the center-right party of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, which suffered a setback after senior officials were involved in corruption scandals.

European Union lawmakers back export control on technology with surveillance capabilities

November 24, 2017 2:58 pm

EU lawmakers overwhelmingly backed plans on Thursday to control exports of spyware and devices that could be used by foreign states to suppress political opponents or activists.

Turkey: EU parliament vote to end talks will be a 'terrible mistake'

July 06, 2017 5:37 pm

The minister also said Turkey would never accept any proposal to reformulate EU-Turkish ties through a series of agreements on immigration, combating terrorism, and trade.


EU parliament urges Saudi arms embargo

February 26, 2016 4:17 pm