EU extends ban on deep-sea shark fishing

EU nations have extended their ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another two years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.

US exempts EU nations from Iran oil sanctions

The US has said it was granting 6-month sanctions exemptions to 10 European countries so they can restart imports of Iranian crude oil after a year`s hiatus.

Iran threatens to cut oil to more EU nations

Iran exports about 20 per cent of its crude to the European Union, most
of which goes to Italy, Spain and Greece.

Vodafone, RIM launch BlackBerry Storm2 in 7 EU nations, SA

Leading telecom firm Vodafone along with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) today launched the new version of the Storm2 smartphone in seven European countries as well as South Africa.

EU nations slam NATO strike in Afghanistan

EU ministers on Saturday slammed NATO
over its air strike that left scores dead in Afghanistan, just
as Europe was hoping to shift its attention from conflict to

EU nations agree to take Guantanamo detainees: Report

The United States has secured promises from a clutch of European nations to take in detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, bolstering efforts to close the prison, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.