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Colombia's election outcome is vote for political change, EU says

June 20, 2022 2:54 pm

EU monitoring mission found Colombia's elections to be free and fair, said Josep Borell, European Union's top diplomat.

Macron proposes new political union for non-EU countries

May 09, 2022 9:24 pm

Macron proposed what he called a “European Political Community” which would be open to countries that haven't joined the EU, or, like the United Kingdom, have left it.

India, EU to hold talks on FTA in June, set 2023-2024 target

April 30, 2022 10:02 am

India has been increasingly looking at international trade as a key engine of economic growth. Earlier this year, it concluded a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with the UAE and an interim trade deal with Australia.

No major communal violence in last 7-8 yrs: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to EU team

April 30, 2022 8:07 am

Naqvi also told the delegation that several incidents, which are criminal in nature, have been given a “communal hue” to defame the Prime Minister, and the country, by certain sections as “part of their conspiracy’’, sources said.

Explained: Who is buying Russian crude oil and who has stopped

April 20, 2022 9:37 pm

Many buyers in Europe have stopped buying Russian crude on the spot market voluntarily to avoid reputational damage, promising to halt purchases completely when earlier signed long-term contracts expire.

Hungarians head to polls in the shadow of war in Ukraine

April 03, 2022 2:39 pm

The contest is expected to be the closest since Orban took power in 2010, thanks to Hungary's six main opposition parties putting aside ideological differences to form a united front against his right-wing Fidesz party.

Tattoo artist anger over new EU rules goes beyond skin deep

January 05, 2022 3:27 pm

Considering that at least 12 percent of Europeans have tattoos, and double that number in the 18-35 age group, according to EU figures, strict health guidelines were necessary.

Explained: Post-Brexit fishing row between France and the UK

October 30, 2021 2:06 pm

This week, France seized a British boat from French waters, a move that was denounced by the UK, which also threatened to undertake retaliatory action.

Thailand moves to strengthen EU ties amid US-China rivalry

August 02, 2021 1:07 pm

The Southeast Asian country is looking to revive trade and business with the European Union to avoid dependence on Beijing and Washington. Economists say a free trade agreement is expected within the next few years.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine gets EU regulator endorsement for teens

July 24, 2021 12:13 pm

The EMA said the two-dose vaccine is given four weeks apart, and its human medicines committee's recommendation was based on a study of 3,732 participants.