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EU Parliament gives green light to tighten rules for cleaner cars

EPA/JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/FILE PICTURE<p>Click for full view<p>Old exhaust pipes lie in a junk yard in Peine, Germany.<p>Author<p>By New Europe Online/KG<p>Read Next<p>…

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Poor EU Parliament | The Freeman

When will some countries in Europe ever realize that the world has long moved on and that their former colonies have since become independent and …

Philippines

EU parliament president wants further probe of Maltese journalist's murder

ROME (AFP) -<p>European Parliament leader Antonio Tajani called on authorities to pursue those who ordered the killing of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after colleagues published more of her investigations and delved into the mystery surrounding her death.<p>Caruana Galizia was murdered last …

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Philippines decries European Parliament's 'interference' | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has denounced what it called interference in its internal affairs by the European Parliament, which urged the Southeast Asian country to end “extrajudicial killings” and halt plans to bring back the death penalty.<p>A woman weeps near the body of a man who police …

North Africa

EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The European Parliament has backed a move to bring closer regulation to cryptocurrencies.<p>The parliament's members voted by a large majority on …

European Union

Cayetano hits EU Parliament for ‘crossing red line’

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has blasted the European Parliament for pushing it too far when it claimed that 12,000 men, women and …

North Africa

EU Parliament passes law against Palestinian incitement

The European parliament in Brussels adopted on Wednesday legislation preventing the transfer of funds from the European Union's PEGASE to the …

Israel

Zuckerberg asked to face European Parliament over Facebook data scandal

Members of European Parliament (MEPs), meeting in plenary session in Strasbourg, joined their President on Wednesday in calling for the CEO of …

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EU Parliament tightens rules on money-laundering, terror finance

STRASBOURG (FRANCE) (AFP) -<p>The European Parliament on Thursday tightened rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, partly spurred by a wave of jihadist attacks in Brussels and Paris.<p>The new rules make it easier to identify owners of so-called letter box companies operating in the …

Panama Papers

Cayetano slams European Parliament resolution seeking end of drug war

MANILA - Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday lashed out at the European Parliament's latest resolution that called on the …

Asia

[Ticker] EU Parliament condemns Selmayr appointment

The European Parliament's plenary adopted on Wednesday a resolution saying Martin Selmayr's appointment as EU Commission secretary general in …

European News

Macron Champions EU in Speech Before European Parliament

Bloomberg's Caroline Connan reports on French President Emmanuel Macron's speech defending European liberal values on "Bloomberg Markets: European …

North Africa

'There is a European Civil War': French President Emmanuel Macron warns of rising 'national selfishness' in passionate speech to EU Parliament

Europe is gripped by a "sort of civil war", Emmanuel Macron warned today in a damning first speech to the EU Parliament.<p>The French President warned …

UK Politics

France's Macron: EU is a haven from world dangers | Reuters.com

The French President has urged Europeans to defend their model of liberal democracy in the face of rising autocratic regimes around the world. In an address to the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, Emmanuel Macron also said France was ready to increase its contribution to the EU budget, on condition …

North Africa

Hungary: EU Parliament report recommends triggering Article 7

A report for the EU Parliament has accused Hungary of serious violations of EU values and recommended triggering sanction proceedings. It's unclear, …

Europe

Top MEP says Zuckerberg 'must' face European Parliament

BRUSSELS (AFP) -<p>Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg must come to the European Parliament to face questions about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the head of the parliament's leading political group said Monday.<p>In an interview with AFP, Manfred Weber, leader of the centre-right European People's …

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Citizen campaign to protect minorities secures debate in EU parliament

It's attracted more than a million signatures and now has to be debated in the European Parliament. The European Citizen's Initiative aims to bring in common EU standards to protect national and linguistic minorities.<p>It was launched by the Federal Union of European Nationalities.<p>"Minorities in …

European News

European lawmaker faces accusations of defaming Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian European Parliament lawmaker has been summoned to explain comments he made in the EU parliament that allegedly defamed his country — an increasingly sensitive issue in Romania.<p>Cristian Preda will answer accusations Wednesday in Bucharest before a seven-member …

World

At last, Brussels begins to see sense about Brexit

There’s been some good news from Brussels .<p>No, I mean it.<p>I’ll never agree that we’re doing the right thing by quitting the EU. Call me a remoaner if …

United Kingdom

Gaza conundrum

Imagine how much more the Palestinian people would be suffering at the hands of their own leaders if, hypothetically, Israel were not situated …

Israel

Stanley Johnson: Boris would be an 'absolutely superb Prime Minister - the voice that roared'

To mark the anniversary of Article 50 this week, I've been speaking to a range of political figures from across the Brexit divide about how they think the last year has gone, and what they feel the future holds.<p>Stanley Johnson has a unique perspective to offer. He was a passionate Remain campaigner …

United Kingdom

HP DesignJet Z2100 44-in Photo Printer (Q6677D)

• HP is committed to providing our customers with information about the chemical substances in our products as needed to comply with legal requirements …

European Union

The Brexit Threat to British Security

Click for full view<p>Author<p>By Charles Tannock Member of the European Parliament<p>Read Next<p>Liberal World Order, R.I.P. Mar 26, 2018<p>What Putin Won in …

United Kingdom

Terror congress hears how EU's security fails to join the dots

Euronews has just been involved with a conference on terrorism, so it seemed like a natural place to ask the question "Is anywhere safe?" after the small French town of Trebes was subject to a terror attack.<p>One member of the European parliament sees failures in police monitoring.<p>"This man was put …

World

UKIP

2<p>European Parliament<p>It’s hard to know where to begin. These MEPs belong to a party whose primary objective is to yank the United Kingdom out of the …

United Kingdom

On Iran, European diplomats should listen to their parliament

Last month, when the French foreign minister visited Tehran, the most important event unfolding in Iran was strikingly missing from his agenda. While …

South Asia

EU news, business and politics

<i>(BRUSSELS)</i> - Workers sent temporarily to another EU country would from now on get equal pay for equal work in the same place, under a provisional …

European News

Renato Soru

11<p>European Parliament<p>Soru — the founder of the Italian low-cost internet provider Tiscali — is almost certainly the richest member of the European …

European Union

EU lawmakers act to address 'unfair' airline competition rules

© Reuters. The logo of Air France-KLM is seen during the company's 2014 First-Half results presentation in Paris<p>By Julia Fioretti<p>(Reuters) - Non-EU …

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EU sets May 26 for 2019 EU parliament election

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The next elections to the European Parliament will take place in most countries on May 26, 2019, EU governments agreed on Tuesday.<p>The date, favored by the parliament itself, is subject to final approvals but is unlikely to be altered. Legally, the five-yearly vote should have …

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