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India's Balochistan push works, European Parliament warns Pakistan of sanctions over atrocities on Balochi people

India's Balochistan push works, European Parliament warns Pakistan of sanctions over atrocities on Balochi people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to corner Pakistan over Balochistan issue seems to be yielding positive outcome.

Exploitative nature of CPEC raised at 33rd UNHRC session

Exploitative nature of CPEC raised at 33rd UNHRC session

Friends of Gilgit Baltistan, an international organization set up by a few Members of the European Parliament, held a seminar last week on the sidelines of the 33rd UNHRC session in Geneva, on the exploitative nature of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan Administered Kashmir.

EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform

EU seeks to spur fast broadband roll-out with telecoms reform

The European Union aims to spur the roll-out of fast broadband across the 28-nation bloc by relaxing rules that force telecom companies to open up their networks to competitors.

EU proposes more common asylum rules to limit refugees' movement

The European Commission proposed to harmonise further EU asylum rules.

Boost for UK Labour leader against party rebels

Boost for UK Labour leader against party rebels

Jeremy Corbyn won a crucial victory against rebels seeking to unseat him.

Boost for UK Labour leader against party rebels

Boost for UK Labour leader against party rebels

Jeremy Corbyn won a crucial victory against rebels seeking to unseat him.

Mahmud Abbas rejects charges of 'blood libel' against Jews

"Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic faiths. We stand strongly against any attack on any religion," says Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

European Parliament approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

European Parliament approves sharing air passenger data to fight terror

The European Parliament voted Thursday to allow airlines to share passenger information with EU states in a bid to detect jihadists, the culmination of a five-year debate that intensified after the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Brussels bomber 'had cleaning job' at European Parliament

One of the jihadists who blew themselves up in Islamic State attacks in Brussels on March 22 briefly worked as a cleaner at the European Parliament several years ago, the EU body said today.

British PM David Cameron to talk `Brexit` with EU Parliament head

British PM David Cameron to talk `Brexit` with EU Parliament head

The British premier will meet Martin Schulz and leaders of the two main political groups in the assembly.

Euro parliament deputies hit out at FIFA candidates for backing out of debate

Euro parliament deputies hit out at FIFA candidates for backing out of debate

With the FIFA vote less than a month away, all but French former FIFA official Jerome Champagne backed out of a debate planned Wednesday at the European parliament.

Maldives rebukes EU for adopting sanctions resolution

The Maldives government on Friday criticised the European Union for adopting a resolution seeking imposition of sanctions on the country and described the action as "inappropriate" and "irresponsible".

EU presents new border plan to stem migrant influx

The EU leaders are scheduled to discuss the proposals at a summit on Thursday and Friday in Brussels. 

European Parliament votes in favour of food innovation

The European Parliament, meeting for a plenary session in Strasbourg, voted on Wednesday in favor of the application of a new procedure for the authorisation and evaluation of "novel foods" originating from scientific and technological research.

European Parliament demands surveillance authority following Volkswagen scandal

The European Parliament, gathered for its plenary session in Strasbourg, adopted a resolution on Tuesday demanding the creation of an European Union-level surveillance authority in order to reinforce the monitoring system for automobile emissions under fire since the breaking of the Volkswagen scandal.

European Union's asylum rules 'obsolete', says German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday described as "obsolete" European Union asylum rules that put the onus on EU states where migrants first arrive to process their refugee claims.

EU Parliament chief urges `solid` Greek government `ready to deliver`

 European Parliament President Martin Schulz Sunday urged a "solid" government to be formed quickly in Greece, calling on the new authorities to be "ready to deliver" after leftist Alexis Tsipras appeared to have won re-election.

EU Parliament backs refugee relocation plan

 The European Parliament on Thursday strongly backed plans to relocate 120,000 refugees around the EU to ease pressure on Greece, Hungary and Italy, which ministers failed to agree on earlier this week.

Lok Sabha Speaker meets European Parliament President

Speaker of India's Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan met European Parliament President Martin Schulz here and discussed the parliamentary ties and cooperation between both sides.

France`s Le Pen recruits Polish, British MEPs to form anti-EU group

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen on Tuesday recruited Polish and British MEPs to launch a new eurosceptic party dedicated to challenging every ambition held dear by champions of the EU.