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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: 68437

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: 1883

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: 2048

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: 2153

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: 1773

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: 2253

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: 2277

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: 3511

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: 3411

Only Fully Vaccinated Can Enter Malta

Malta said  it was tightening entry rules to allow only fully vaccinated people to enter the country due to an increase in coronavirus cases.

World » EU | July 10, 2021, Saturday // 23:34 | Viewed: 2437

Germany and France to Propose EU-wide Quarantine Rules for British Arrivals

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron will tell EU leaders to impose quarantine restrictions on British tourists to stop the spread of the delta variant of coronavirus at a summit in Brussels today.

World » EU | June 24, 2021, Thursday // 16:37 | Viewed: 3152

Hungary’s LGBTQ Law Slammed by EC Boss Von Der Leyen, ahead of EU Summit

Controversy over a new Hungarian law banning LGBTQ references in school materials is threatening to overshadow an EU summit on Thursday and Friday (24-25 June) intended to focus on foreign policy issues: confronting Russia and tricky ties with Turkey.

World » EU | June 24, 2021, Thursday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2527

Health Minister: Italy to Become White Zone thanks to Vaccines

Health Minister Roberto Speranza said the government's COVID-19 'cabina di regia' taskforce is scheduled to meet on Friday and he expects 99% of Italy to become a white zone thanks to the vaccination campaign, based on current data.

World » EU | June 23, 2021, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2250

Slovenian FM Sides with Skopje against Bulgaria, Requesting EU "action" for Western Balkans Enlargement

The EU needs to move “as soon as possible” from a wait-and-see approach to a problem-solving strategy in dealing with enlargement and the Western Balkans, Slovenian Foreign Minister Anže Logar told EURACTIV in an interview about the priorities for his cou

World » EU | June 22, 2021, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2895

EU Council of Foreign Ministers Agrees New Sanctions on Lukashenko

EU foreign ministers have resolved to impose their toughest punitive measures yet on Belarus, a package of economic sanctions targeting sectors that benefit the government of President Alexander Lukashenko.

World » EU | June 21, 2021, Monday // 22:55 | Viewed: 2107

European Parliament Proposed New Sanctions against Lukashenko’s Regime

Echoing the forced landing of a Ryanair flight travelling between two EU member states and the arrest of political activist Roman Protasevich in Belarus, the European Parliament has called for further sanctions on the hardline regime in Minsk.

World » EU | June 11, 2021, Friday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2436

EU Requires from Bulgaria to Improve Industrial Pollution Regulations and Taxation

The European Commission called on Bulgaria to improve the national rules for the environmental impact of public and private projects.

World » EU | June 10, 2021, Thursday // 09:08 | Viewed: 2311

France Prepares to Make French Main EU Language

The government of Emmanuel Macron is preparing plans to replace French as the official “working language” of the EU when France takes over the presidency of the EU Council in January 2022, a diplomat was quoted as saying by Politico.

World » EU | June 8, 2021, Tuesday // 23:43 | Viewed: 1922

EU Parliament Will Send Mission to Bulgaria after US "Magnitsky" Sanctions

The monitoring group at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) in the European Parliament will send its mission to Bulgaria, the European Parliament told BNR.

World » EU | June 4, 2021, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 3580

European Parliament Prepares for Its First Post-pandemic Session in France

Hundreds of European lawmakers and staff travel to Strasbourg next week for the European Parliament's first session since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, though many think it is too early to return.

World » EU | June 3, 2021, Thursday // 22:03 | Viewed: 2440

EU Council Imposes Sanctions on Belarus after ‘state-organised hijacking’ of Plane

The European Council has proposed an air traffic ban on Belarus amid outrage over the arrest of opposition journalist Roman Protasevich, after a Ryanair flight he was travelling on was forced to make an emergency landing in Minsk.

World » EU | May 24, 2021, Monday // 23:42 | Viewed: 2198

European Parliament Approved Creation of EU Just Transition Fund Worth €17.5 Billion

The European Parliament has approved the creation of a Just Transition Fund to compensate for action to achieve climate neutrality in the EU economy by 2050.

World » EU | May 19, 2021, Wednesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2874
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