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EU leaders hail migrant plan but 100 more go missing at sea

 Around 100 people were missing and feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea after their smugglers' boat capsized, said Libyan coast guard.

published on : 29th June 2018

EU must lift sanctions against Russia: Says Putin post Austria visit

The new populist government in Italy had said that it wanted to restore traditionally close relations between Rome and Moscow, with sanctions to be reviewed.

published on : 6th June 2018

Italy's populists to face vote-of-confidence in Parliament Today 

Earlier in May, the two parties agreed to form a new coalition government, with a platform calling for the deportation of thousands of migrants, tax cuts and a basic income for the unemployed.

published on : 5th June 2018

Tony Blair says Brexit must be stopped to halt harm to UK

In an article published Saturday, he wrote that EU leaders might be willing to "reform and meet us half way" to keep the U.K. in the bloc.

published on : 15th July 2017

EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly

In the investigation spanning seven years, Google was accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service at the expense of smaller price-comparison websites.

published on : 27th June 2017

Three migrants die, thousands rescued from boats in Mediterranean

About 72,000 migrants have arrived in Italy by sea in 2017 marking 20 percent increase on the same period last year, and more than 2,000 have died in the attempt.

published on : 27th June 2017

EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly

The European Union slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.

published on : 27th June 2017

Facebook launches UK initiative to counter online extremist material

Facebook will launch the Online Civil Courage Initiative in the UK to train non-governmental organizations to help them monitor and respond to extremist content.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Election means 'new game' of Brexit negotiations for the City

Theresa May's loss of her parliamentary majority in last week's election increases the likelihood the government will try to retain some British access to the European Union's single market.

published on : 15th June 2017

European Union marks 60th birthday in Rome under Brexit's shadow

The 27 leaders will use anniversary of signing of Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957, to hail the peace and prosperity they say the project has brought Europe in the aftermath of World War II.

published on : 21st March 2017

Now is not the time, says British PM May while rejecting Scotland independence vote

However, the Conservative leader refused repeated questions about when the right time might be, leaving the door open for a vote further in the future.

published on : 16th March 2017

European Union unveils reconstruction plan for war-torn Syria

The EU unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to support the reconstruction of war-torn Syria, calling it a "dividend" to encourage warring parties to reach a peace deal.

published on : 15th March 2017

UK Parliament passes Brexit authorization bill 

Britain lurched closer to leaving the European Union Monday when Parliament stopped resisting and gave Prime Minister Theresa May the power to file for divorce from the bloc.

published on : 14th March 2017

EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens

Erdogan at the weekend twice accused NATO ally Netherlands of acting like the Nazis

published on : 13th March 2017

Brexit bill to go before MPs from Monday

The legislation is a requirement from the Supreme Court, which said that May needs lawmakers' approval to be able to invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty.

published on : 9th March 2017
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