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EU extends Crimea sanctions for another year

EU extends Crimea sanctions for another year

The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year tough sanctions imposed over Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday urged the European Union to rally urgently behind a rules-based international order against threats from Russia and even the United States.

Brexit law faces crucial UK parliament vote

Brexit law faces crucial UK parliament vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a knife-edge vote in parliament Tuesday on her centrepiece Brexit legislation, despite her last-minute warning that defeat risks undermining her negotiations with Brussels.

EU privacy law heralds new era in online data protection

EU privacy law heralds new era in online data protection

New European privacy regulations that go into effect on Friday will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data, while bringing consumers both new ways to control their data ...

UK to demand EU repayment in Brexit satellite row

UK to demand EU repayment in Brexit satellite row

Britain ramped up a Brexit space row with the EU on Thursday, saying it will demand repayment if it is excluded from the Galileo satellite navigation project.

Italy sparks fears of new European crisis

Italy sparks fears of new European crisis

Fears of a new European crisis grew Tuesday over Italy's incoming eurosceptic government, which has vowed to reject the Brussels austerity diet and to crack down on immigrants.

EU antitrust official sees more scrutiny for Facebook, others

EU antitrust official sees more scrutiny for Facebook, others

Facebook and other tech giants may attract more regulatory scrutiny in future because of their market power, a senior EU antitrust official said on Tuesday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Facebook's Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a top official said Monday.

EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran: French minister

EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran: French minister

France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire ...

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

Iran minister to meet Europeans in Brussels on Tuesday: EU

Iran minister to meet Europeans in Brussels on Tuesday: EU

Iran's foreign minister will meet his British, French and German counterparts in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran, the EU said.

EU can't save Iran nuclear deal after US move: senior Revolutionary Guard

EU can't save Iran nuclear deal after US move: senior Revolutionary Guard

European countries are powerless to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out, the deputy head of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday.