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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 68534

The Future of EU: Stronger Common European Policy and Creation of European Army?

A stronger common European policy, the creation of a European army and common European embassies are among the ideas proposed by European citizens participating in the last meeting of the first Citizens' Council of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

World » EU | October 16, 2021, Saturday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1395

The Arctic: MEPs Call for Peace and Reduction of Tensions in the Region

Parliament calls for constructive international cooperation in the Arctic, while warning of emerging threats to stability in the region.

World » EU | October 7, 2021, Thursday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1870

MEPs Push for Common EU Cyber Defense Capabilities

MEPs call for a comprehensive set of measures and a coherent security policy in the field of information technology, as well as for improved military coordination in the field of cyber defense in order to strengthen the EU's cyber resilience.

World » EU | October 7, 2021, Thursday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2004

European Parliament Opposes Mass Surveillance

In order to combat discrimination and guarantee the right to privacy, the EP calls for strict safeguards when AI instruments are used in law enforcement.

World » EU | October 6, 2021, Wednesday // 23:12 | Viewed: 2095

European Commission Proposes to Expand the Counteraction to Misinformation

The European Commission today proposed that more actors be involved in countering misinformation. The Commission has presented a report on the measures recently taken by the biggest players online.

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1821

Analysis: What if Poland Leaves the EU?

Reinhard Weser in a comment for "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung"

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2503

EU Airlines Will Refund Passengers after Pandemic Flight Cancellations

A group of European airlines agreed to refund passengers whose flights were cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic, and committed to provide better information on passengers’ rights in future.

World » EU | October 1, 2021, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2348

EU Plans to Create New Body to Fight Future Pandemics and Health Crises

European Commission’s proposed new authority to prepare against future health crises by developing “medical countermeasures.

World » EU | September 14, 2021, Tuesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1648

Lithuania Stopped over 2000 Illegal Immigrants Entering EU on It's Border with Belarus

Lithuanian border guards stopped more than 2,000 illegal Asian and African migrants coming from Belarus over the month of tough measures in force in the Baltic nation to prevent breaches of its territory,

World » EU | September 3, 2021, Friday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1970

Poland to Ease Restrictions for Vaccinated

Poland’s government is to review easing coronavirus restrictions for those who have been vaccinated and is urging those who have yet to get the jab to do so, Polish press reported.

World » EU | August 26, 2021, Thursday // 23:57 | Viewed: 1547

EU Will Recognize Covid certificates from Turkey, Ukraine and North Macedonia

The EU will recognise national Covid certificates from Turkey, Ukraine and North Macedonia from Friday, opening the way to easier travel for their residents, the European Commission said.

World » EU | August 19, 2021, Thursday // 23:14 | Viewed: 2146

After EU Foreign Ministers Meeting - Talks with Taliban Likely to Happen

The EU will have to talk with the Taliban after the group seized control of Afghanistan before officially recognising them, foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said after online meeting of EU foreign ministers.

World » EU | August 18, 2021, Wednesday // 23:42 | Viewed: 1754

Germany Zeroes in on Non-vaccinted Citizens to Avoid New Lockdowns

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany’s 16 state premiers were expected on Tuesday to step up the pressure on the nation's unvaccinated to help avoid another lockdown ahead of next month's national election, news wires reported.

World » EU | August 10, 2021, Tuesday // 18:43 | Viewed: 3324

European Commission: 70% of EU Citizens Vaccinated

European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday that 70 percent of adults in the bloc have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

World » EU | July 27, 2021, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2250

France Introduces New Measures: Covid Passport to enter Cinemas, Museums, Matches

People who want to go to cinemas, museums, sports matches and other cultural events in France will have to show proof of the Covid-19 vaccine or a negative test starting Wednesday, as the country faces a sudden jumping new cases of coronavirus highly tran

World » EU | July 21, 2021, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2505

EC Annual Report on Bulgaria: Unlimited Powers of Prosecutor General Is still Issue

The new law concerning the accountability and criminal liability of the Prosecutor General and his or her deputies has been declared unconstitutional and challenges remain, 2021 report on the Rule of Law situation in Bulgaria, presented by the European Co

World » EU | July 20, 2021, Tuesday // 23:57 | Viewed: 2515

Europe Remains Suspicious about Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes and novel tobacco products have been around for more than a decade as alternatives to cigarette smoking, which kills nearly 700,000 people in the EU every year.

World » EU | July 18, 2021, Sunday // 23:48 | Viewed: 2108

EU Reveales Target for Green Deal by 2030

The European Union must increase the amount of renewable energy it uses and cut energy consumption by 2030 under proposals the bloc’s executive Commission published on Wednesday (14 July) to help meet a more ambitious goal for reducing greenhouse gas emis

World » EU | July 15, 2021, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2517

Thousands of Anti-Vaccine Demonstrators Protested in Greece

Thousands of anti-vaccine demonstrators protested in Greece’s two largest cities Wednesday against plans to make coronavirus vaccines available to children 15 and older.

World » EU | July 15, 2021, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2661

New Covid Restrictions in Greece

Following up on Monday’s announcement by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias reiterated Tuesday that the vaccination of all staff at private and public nursing homes and units for the disabled is mandatory and that all mu

World » EU | July 14, 2021, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 3948

EU Parliament to Inspect Spending of EU Funds in Bulgaria

Monica Holheimer (EPP), chairwoman of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control (EPP), suggested on Monday that MEPs travel to Bulgaria for an on-the-spot check on the absorption of European budget funds.

World » EU | July 13, 2021, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3640
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