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Headscarves can be banned at work under certain conditions: EU courts

"A prohibition on wearing any visible form of expression of political, philosophical or religious beliefs in the workplace may be justified by the employer's need to present a neutral image towards customers or to prevent social disputes," the court said. However, that justification must correspond to a genuine need on the part of the employer, it added.

Jul 15, 2021, 15:10 PM IST

Pakistan try to gain sympathy by playing victim card on Afghanistan chaos, reveals intelligence

Internal communication within Pakistan government circles is to play on this narrative as aggressively as possible and try and gain sympathy from the global community, intelligence sources reveal.

Jul 11, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

European Union deploys aerial assistance as Cyprus tries to contain ‘worst’ forest fire

The European Union has deployed aerial assistance to help Cyprus turn down huge forest fires raging north of the cities of Limassol and Larnaca. The blaze has resulted in widespread power cuts in the area.

Jul 04, 2021, 13:50 PM IST

'Any WHO approved vaccine should be allowed for travel'

Many western countries have decided to only allow people who have taken jabs from a list of limited vaccines as approved by them to enter their territory. The World Health Organization said that such moves are undermining confidence in life-saving vaccines that have already been shown to be safe and effective.

Jul 01, 2021, 20:32 PM IST

EU leaders defend LGBT rights as new Hungarian legislation bans homosexual content for children

European Union leaders condemned Hungary's new legislation that will ban showing content about LGBT issues to children, a measure that has been widely criticised across the region and has angered human rights groups

Jun 25, 2021, 08:45 AM IST

International Criminal Court, here's all you need to know

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and the crime of aggression when member states are unwilling or unable to do so themselves.

May 14, 2021, 16:59 PM IST

PM Modi asks support for COVID vaccine patent waiver, EU extends solidarity

The first-ever summit between India and 27 EU member nations began Saturday (May 8, 2021) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling EU leadership to support Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) waiver at WTO for COVID-related treatments and vaccines.

May 08, 2021, 19:05 PM IST

EU accuses China of endangering peace in South China Sea

European Union accused China of endangering the peace in the South China Sea. Philippines protested against China for not withdrawing 'threatening boats.'

Apr 26, 2021, 17:27 PM IST

Facial recognition should be banned, EU privacy watchdog says

Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its "deep and non-democratic intrusion" into people`s private lives, EU privacy watchdog the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said on Friday.

Apr 23, 2021, 20:51 PM IST

Facial recognition should be banned, EU privacy watchdog says

Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its "deep and non-democratic intrusion" into people`s private lives, EU privacy watchdog the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said on Friday.

Apr 23, 2021, 20:51 PM IST

EU releases Indo-Pacific strategy, aims for 'regional stability, security and sustainable development'

The European Council said that the EU intends to reinforce its role as a cooperative partner in the Indo-Pacific.

Apr 20, 2021, 06:37 AM IST

EU parliamentarians back India-South Africa proposal for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

European Union Parliamentarians have strongly backed India and South Africa's joint proposal at the World Trade Organization for a waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID vaccine patents in a letter to EU leadership. The letter by 14 EU MEPs or members of the European Parliamentarians have called for a moratorium on the suspension of covid-19 vaccine patents.

Feb 05, 2021, 06:55 AM IST

DNA: Is your privacy also auctioning?

In this section of DNA, we will know the 'International Model of DATA Security'.

Jan 14, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

UK clinch narrow Brexit accord from European Union, week before deadline

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal just seven days before it exits one of the world`s biggest trading blocs the European Union.

Dec 25, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

EU and UK clinch narrow Brexit accord, British PM Boris Johnson says 'the deal is done'

Britain has clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union.

Dec 24, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

UK and EU still apart on Brexit but PM doesn't want to walk yet: Minister

Britain and the EU agreed on Sunday to "go the extra mile" in coming days to try to reach an elusive trade agreement. 

Dec 14, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

UK tells EU: Back down by Sunday night or we'll walk

British PM Johnson and the EU chief executive gave themselves until the end of the weekend to seal a new trade pact.

Dec 10, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

In WHO overhaul push, EU urges changes to handling of pandemics

The EU wants the WHO to become more transparent about how states report emerging health crises, a draft proposal on reforming the UN agency said.

Oct 22, 2020, 13:23 PM IST

With EU help, Taiwan gets rare win in China naming dispute

Taiwan expressed satisfaction on Monday and said the European Union had stepped in to help after a global alliance of mayors stopped referring to Taiwanese cities as part of China, in a rare win for the island amid growing Chinese pressure.

Sep 28, 2020, 11:23 AM IST

With echoes of Brexit, Switzerland set to vote on immigration

Swiss voters will decide on Sunday whether to tear up a pact with the European Union on the free movement of people, after a referendum campaign that exposed rifts in society over foreigners who make up a quarter of the population.

Sep 23, 2020, 12:43 PM IST