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Belarus opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions

Belarus opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions

European Union foreign ministers failed to overcome a diplomatic standoff over Belarus on Monday despite an appeal by the country's main opposition leader to approve sanctions on officials accused of rigging the election last month.

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Protesters called on European Union states to allow in migrants stuck in Greek camps at a demonstration in Berlin on Sunday before the EU sets out proposals this week on how to help after a fire in one of the camps left..

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said today that he was not confident that the European Union and Britain could strike a trade deal after London explicitly stated it would act outside international law by breaching their divorce treaty...

EU health commissioner: Vaccine could be available by end of 2020

EU health commissioner: Vaccine could be available by end of 2020

European Union Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said a vaccine for Covid-19 could become available by the end of 2020.

EU 'no closer' to agreement on economic recovery plan

EU 'no closer' to agreement on economic recovery plan

European Union leaders' views on a mass stimulus plan remained "diametrically different", Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said yesterday, after hours of talks on how to breathe life into economies ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

Britain unveils plans to impose EU border checks in stages

Britain unveils plans to impose EU border checks in stages

Britain will introduce border checks with the European Union in stages from Jan. 1, reversing an original plan so it can now give companies struggling with the coronavirus crisis more time to fill out forms and pay tariffs.

Malta refuses to let migrant ship dock, awaits EU deal

Malta refuses to let migrant ship dock, awaits EU deal

Malta plans to keep 57 rescued migrants aboard a private ship anchored just outside territorial waters until the European Union

Air travel resumption will require social distancing, says EU

Air travel resumption will require social distancing, says EU

The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus pandemic lockdowns end, including social distancing in airports and planes, the EU's transport chief said on Wednesday.

HBKU holds seminar on platform economy

HBKU holds seminar on platform economy

A number of issues shaping and surrounding the platform economy provided the basis for a colloquium held recently at the College of Law, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

On the last train to Europe before Britain left the EU on Friday evening, passengers leaving London expressed sorrow, optimism and anger, reflecting the emotions of a nation conflicted ahead its great leap into the unknown.

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars.

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Brexit is the United Kingdom's biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 GMT?