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EU chair thanks Turkey for deal limiting Belarus flights

EU chair thanks Turkey for deal limiting Belarus flights

The European Union's chairman, Charles Michel, thanked Turkey on Friday for what he said was an agreement to stop citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen planning to travel to Belarus from buying tickets or boarding at Turkish airports.

Qatar Chamber, EU delegation review commercial co-operation

Qatar Chamber, EU delegation review commercial co-operation

Qatar Chamber first vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari recently held a meeting with Patrick Illing, the head of the Trade and Economic Affairs Section at the Delegation of the European Union in Riyadh.

EU working to allow acceptance of AstraZeneca's India vaccine jab

EU working to allow acceptance of AstraZeneca's India vaccine jab

The European Commission said on Friday it is looking at ways to agree a coordinated approach to accepting the Indian version of AstraZeneca's shot, Covishield, across the European Union but will need some time.

Public Prosecution celebrates graduation for deputy public prosecutors

Public Prosecution celebrates graduation for deputy public prosecutors

The Public Prosecution represented by the Institute of Criminal Studies and the Department of International Co-operation, in co-operation with the French embassy in Doha, organised a graduation ceremony for a number of deputy public prosecutors from a training course in major sports events.

Qatar on EU's safe travel list

Qatar on EU's safe travel list

European Union (EU) governments agreed Wednesday to add Qatar and 10 other countries to their list of states from which they will allow non-essential travel, EU diplomats said.

Biden ends EU aircraft trade war in renewal of transatlantic ties

Biden ends EU aircraft trade war in renewal of transatlantic ties

US President Joe Biden ended one front in a Trump-era trade war when he met European Union leaders on Tuesday by agreeing a truce in a transatlantic dispute over aircraft subsidies that has dragged on for 17 years.

EU agrees to open doors to vaccinated foreigners

EU agrees to open doors to vaccinated foreigners

European Union countries agreed on Wednesday to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions on non-EU visitors ahead of the summer tourist season, a move that could open the bloc's door to all Britons and to vaccinated Americans.

'Pandora's box' of Northern Ireland could be opened unless EU changes Brexit deal-loyalists warn

'Pandora's box' of Northern Ireland could be opened unless EU changes Brexit deal-loyalists warn

Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement is under threat and a "Pandora's box" of protest and political crisis will be opened unless the European Union agrees to significant changes to the Brexit deal, a senior loyalist warned on Friday.

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

EU chiefs express relief as 'friend' replaces Trump

The European Union's top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump.

EU's marathon Covid vaccination drive off to uneven start

EU's marathon Covid vaccination drive off to uneven start

The EU campaign to vaccinate Europeans against Covid-19 has got off to an uneven start in what will be a marathon effort to administer shots to enough of the bloc's 450 million people to defeat the viral pandemic.

Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Europe begins vaccine roll-out as new virus strain spreads fears

Several EU nations were set to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable groups Sunday as a new coronavirus variant spread internationally and the WHO warned the current pandemic will not be the last

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Brexit trade talks difficult as EU and UK still split on key issues

Britain and the European Union remained divided over competition and fishing on Wednesday as they tried to clinch a Brexit trade deal in time to avoid a turbulent split at the end of the year.