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EU agrees to add 11 names to Ukraine sanctions list

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 02:05

The European Union agreed to add 11 new names on Wednesday to the list of persons targeted with asset freezes and travel bans over the Ukraine crisis and the sanctions are likely to take effect on Saturday, an EU diplomat said on Wednesday.

EU to hold high-level meeting on Ukraine Tuesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:10

The European Union (EU) said Monday the EU institutions, member states, the Ukrainian government and international donors will hold a high-level meeting Tuesday here to discuss key priorities and support for Ukraine.

EU to hold high-level meeting on Ukraine today

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:44

The European Union (EU) said on Monday the EU institutions, member states, the Ukrainian government and international donors will hold a high-level meeting Tuesday here to discuss key priorities and support for Ukraine.

EU wants to discuss illegal migration with Modi government

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:58

The European Union (EU) hopes it will be able to discuss with the Narendra Modi government this year the issue of illegal immigration from India that has assumed worrying proportions. .

EU banks watchdog advises lenders to shun bitcoins

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 02:14

Banks in the European Union should refrain from offering customer accounts in virtual currencies like bitcoins until regulatory safeguards are in place, the bloc`s banking watchdog said on Friday.

EU court scraps sanctions on Iranian university

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:45

A European Union court has annulled sanctions placed by the 28-nation bloc on a leading Iranian university because of its alleged involvement with the country`s nuclear program.

Greece says EU presidency proves it is `normal`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 01:53

Greece on Monday wrapped up its leadership of the rotating EU presidency by claiming the six-month stint had proved it was a "normal country" capable of managing its finances.

Bulgaria scrambles to stop bank run after EU approves aid

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:30

Bulgaria on Monday scrambled to reassure savers its beleaguered banking system was "functioning normally" after Brussels extended a credit line to stop a run on two banks turning into a full-blown crisis.

British PM ready to `do business` with Juncker

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:29

Britain`s David Cameron faces parliament on Monday over his failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next president of the European Commission, insisting he could "do business" with him to win concessions from the EU.

Hamas slams EU`s criticism over missing Israeli teenagers

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 11:18

Hamas slammed the European Union (EU) for criticising them for the abduction of three Israeli teenagers from the West Bank, media reported Monday.

Britons pessimistic about promised EU reforms: Poll

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 20:29

British voters are pessimistic about Prime Minister David Cameron's ability to achieve reforms to the European Union that he believes are crucial to persuading Britain to stay in the bloc, a new poll said Sunday.

US, EU must combat Mideast `terrorism`: Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:42

Russia`s Deputy Foreign Minister has called on the United States and Europe to take "serious" steps to combat terrorism, warning that several Middle Eastern countries are threatened.