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Diplomacy, foreign policy contributors honoured at UN with Diwali Foundation award

Diplomacy, foreign policy contributors honoured at UN with Diwali Foundation award

🕔11:36, 6.Dec 2022

United Nations, Dec 6 (IANS) Diplomats and a US politician have been honoured at the UN with the Diwali Foundation’s Power of One award recognising their contributions to promoting international relations. The head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to the

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EU passengers will soon be able to use 5G tech on planes

EU passengers will soon be able to use 5G tech on planes

🕔17:56, 5.Dec 2022

London, Dec 5 (IANS) Airline passengers in the European Union (EU) will soon be able to use 5G technology in their phones to full effect in the sky, the media reported. According to BBC, the European Commission ruled that airlines can

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EU ministers discuss joint gas purchases, electricity market reform

EU ministers discuss joint gas purchases, electricity market reform

🕔07:05, 13.Oct 2022

Prague, Oct 13 (IANS) European Union (EU) energy ministers held an informal meeting here to discuss solutions for high gas prices, preparing for the energy situation this winter, and a possible revision of the electricity market. Discussions on Wednesday were aimed

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EU tightens visa rules for Russians

EU tightens visa rules for Russians

🕔15:09, 1.Oct 2022

Brussels, Oct 1 (IANS) The European Commission has urged the member states of the European Union (EU) to tighten their visa procedures and heighten border checks for Russian citizens. On Friday, European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson said the guidelines

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European Union proposes $140 bn windfall tax on energy companies

European Union proposes $140 bn windfall tax on energy companies

🕔09:38, 15.Sep 2022

London, Sep 15 (IANS) The European Union wants to raise $140 billion by tapping the windfall profits of some energy companies to help households and businesses pay eye-watering gas and electricity bills, media reports said. On Wednesday, the European Commission proposed

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EU chief plans overhaul of electricity market as prices skyrocket

EU chief plans overhaul of electricity market as prices skyrocket

🕔10:24, 30.Aug 2022

Brussels, Aug 30 (IANS) “Skyrocketing” energy prices expose the limits of the European Union’s (EU) electricity market design, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said while announcing plans for a structural reform. The market “was developed under completely different circumstances”,

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EU experiencing worst forest fires since records began in 2006

EU experiencing worst forest fires since records began in 2006

🕔10:55, 19.Aug 2022

Brussels, Aug 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is experiencing the worst forest fires at this time of the year since joint records started in 2006, the European Commission said. “We are facing a difficult summer in Europe, with so far

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EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

EU to trace crypto assets to prevent money laundering, terror financing

🕔17:28, 1.Jul 2022

The European Union (EU) lawmakers have passed a new legislation for tracing transfers of crypto assets like Bitcoin in the same way as traditional money transfers to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing and other crimes. London, July 1 (IANS) The European

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EU leaders grant Ukraine, Moldova EU candidate status

EU leaders grant Ukraine, Moldova EU candidate status

🕔09:58, 24.Jun 2022

Brussels, June 24 (IANS) European Union (EU) leaders have accepted Ukraine and Moldova as candidates for membership of the bloc, European Council President Charles Michel said. “Agreement. #EUCO has just decided EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova. A historic moment,”

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EU to provide more humanitarian aid to Ukraine, Moldova

EU to provide more humanitarian aid to Ukraine, Moldova

🕔13:20, 18.Apr 2022

The European Union (EU) is allocating a further 50 million euros (about $54.03 million) of humanitarian aid to people affected by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to a EU statement. Brussels, April 18 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is allocating a

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Putin signs decree on retaliatory visa measures against citizens from ‘unfriendly countries’

Putin signs decree on retaliatory visa measures against citizens from ‘unfriendly countries’

🕔16:39, 5.Apr 2022

Moscow, April 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree introducing visa restrictions for citizens from “unfriendly countries”, the Kremlin said. It added that the decision was made in retaliation to “hostile measures” taken by the European Union (EU)

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G7 warns against unjustified export restrictions

G7 warns against unjustified export restrictions

🕔11:14, 13.Mar 2022

On the one hand, G7, EU and other organisations are calling for guarding against export restrictions in wake of the Ukraine-Russia war for stabilising food prices and on the other hand, environmental activists view the situation as an opportunity to

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EU roadmap to cut reliance on Russian gas by two-third in a year

EU roadmap to cut reliance on Russian gas by two-third in a year

🕔05:31, 9.Mar 2022

The European Commission has outlined a new energy roadmap designed to cut reliance on Russian gas by two-third in just a year, BBC reported. New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The European Commission has outlined a new energy roadmap designed to cut

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Ukraine Russia Conflict : Does it affect India ?

Ukraine Russia Conflict : Does it affect India ?

🕔10:56, 6.Mar 2022 Read Full Article
Italy meets EU recovery fund targets, govt ready to keep supporting economy: PM

Italy meets EU recovery fund targets, govt ready to keep supporting economy: PM

🕔05:36, 24.Dec 2021

Rome, Dec 24 (IANS) Italy has achieved the targets required to receive the funds provided by the European Union (EU) post-Covid recovery programme, and the government is still ready to support the national economy in case of a new slowdown, Prime

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EU to limit validity of digital Covid-19 pass to 9 months

EU to limit validity of digital Covid-19 pass to 9 months

🕔07:29, 22.Dec 2021

Brussels, Dec 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) digital Covid-19 certificate will only be valid for travel for nine months, the European Commission has said. The Commission said it had adopted a binding acceptance period of nine months (270 days) for

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China, US & EU to occupy more than 90% carbon space by 2050: Study

China, US & EU to occupy more than 90% carbon space by 2050: Study

🕔11:45, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) China, the US, and the European Union (EU) are likely to occupy more than 90 per cent of the available 1.5 degrees Celsius carbon space by 2050, according to an independent study by the Council on

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Global labour union urges EU to widen antitrust probe against Amazon

Global labour union urges EU to widen antitrust probe against Amazon

🕔17:10, 22.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) After the US, fresh voices are now being raised in the European Union (EU) to widen its probe into anti-competition practices of Amazon after it was accused of allegedly copying popular products and manipulating search results

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Retail trade, services in EU severely hit by Covid

Retail trade, services in EU severely hit by Covid

🕔11:47, 7.Sep 2021

Brussels, Sep 7 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has posed a major impact on retail trade and the demand for services in the European Union (EU) as many countries mandated the closure of retail shops while bars and restaurants had to spend

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EU to step up cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours

EU to step up cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours

🕔22:35, 31.Aug 2021

Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) intends to increase cooperation with Afghanistan’s neighbours to help them cope better with the consequences of the Afghan crisis, a top official said here. “They are at the forefront, on the firing line,

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