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EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target

EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs.

Jun 20, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group

While parties committed to strengthening the EU won two-thirds of seats in last month`s Europe-wide election, nationalist leaders hailed their strong gains as a vindication.

Jun 13, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot: Exit poll

An exit poll by pollster IPSOS showed PiS heading towards its best result ever in a general or European Union election with 42.4 per cent of votes.

May 27, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament over privacy

Facebook has come under scrutiny for the way it handles personal data.

May 17, 2018, 00:42 AM IST

Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave conditional approval to move the Brexit negotiations onto the second phase.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

EU parliament toughens law to limit cheap Chinese imports

The European Parliament overwhelmingly passed a law today that gives the EU far more legal freedom to tighten trade barriers against cheap imports from China.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Theresa May's party suspends two EU lawmakers over Brexit vote

Britain`s ruling Conservatives barred two of their own lawmakers in the European Parliament after they broke the party whip and voted for a motion demanding London do more to meet EU demands in Brexit talks.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

World leaders accuse Pakistan of state-sponsored terrorism at UNHRC conference

Israeli Minister of Science Technology and Space, Yakoov Peri and Fulvio Martuschiello, Member of European Parliament, have accused Pakistan of state-sponsored terrorism at the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Sep 15, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

EU lawmaker condemns Amarnath terror attack

Seven pilgrims were killed and 19 injured in the attack.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Turkey: EU Parliament vote to end talks 'terrible mistake'

The minister also said Turkey would never accept any proposal to reformulate EU-Turkish ties through a series of agreements on immigration, combating terrorism, and trade. 

Jul 06, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

French Holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies at 89

Simone Veil, a former magistrate and Holocaust survivor best known in France for legalising abortion in the 1970s, died on Friday. She was 89 years old.

Jun 30, 2017, 15:25 PM IST

European Union slams Pakistan over use of military courts in country

European Union has lambasted Pakistan over human rights violation and persecution of minorities. The Union observed that Pakistan govt failed in protecting religious minority groups.

Jun 16, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Hungary tightens rules on foreign-funded NGOs, defying EU parliament

The European Parliament has called for it to be withdrawn.

Jun 13, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

European Parliament chief denies British PM's allegations

May stated that Britain would not allow the "bureaucrats of Brussels run over us" and urged voters to "give me your backing to fight for Britain."

May 04, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

UK may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has said that Brexit, a term that describes United Kingdom`s withdrawal from European Union, could be reversed after the snap elections.

Apr 21, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

EU Parliament head bans top Syrian official after attack: Document

European Parliament head Antonio Tajani has banned a top Syrian official from a conference on the conflict after the suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town earlier this week.

Apr 07, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to centre-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign.

Mar 27, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

European Union to hold special Brexit summit April 29: President Donald Tusk

The EU`s remaining 27 member states will hold a special summit on April 29 to decide the political objectives for Brexit talks, president Donald Tusk said on Tuesday.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

German Social Democrats steady just behind Merkel's conservatives: Poll

In a direct matchup, Angela Merkel gained one percentage point to 39 percent support, compared to 36 percent for Martin Schulz.

Mar 15, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Marine Le Pen loses immunity over Islamic State tweets

The European Parliament has revoked French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen`s immunity for tweeting pictures of violence by Islamic State (IS) terror group.

Mar 02, 2017, 18:47 PM IST