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European Union doesn't renew order for AstraZeneca vaccine

The EU Commission did not renew its order for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, the European Union's Internal Market Commissioner said Sunday.

May 09, 2021, 19:25 PM IST

India, European Union to re-launch trade talks at virtual summit today

Partly overshadowed by the COVID-19 crisis in India, the summit will gather Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all of the bloc`s 27 leaders for the first time.

May 08, 2021, 08:14 AM IST

EU accuses Russia, China of spreading misinformation about Western vaccines

According to a European report, Russian and Chinese media are spreading misinformation to undermine Western COVID-19 vaccines.

Apr 29, 2021, 09:34 AM IST

Google battles landmark UK class action over alleged iPhone tracking

A proposed multi-billion pound British class action against Google, which alleges the Internet giant secretly tracked millions of iPhone users, is not viable and should not be allowed to proceed, the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday.

Apr 28, 2021, 20:33 PM IST

COVID-19 crisis: European Union member states team up to support India

Several EU member states have pledged their support to India on COVID-19 crisis with Ireland sending 700 oxygen concentrators, one oxygen generator and 365 ventilators; Belgium sending 9,000 doses of antiviral medicine Remdesivir and Romania sending 80 oxygen concentrators and 75 oxygen cylinders.

Apr 27, 2021, 23:17 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

France to provide medical oxygen assistance as India battles COVID-19 surge

France plans to help India with medical oxygen capacity in the coming days to help the country combat the record surge in COVID-19 cases.

Apr 25, 2021, 23:50 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

NATO Summit: European Union, United States diplomats agree to form a coordinated approach towards China

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Wednesday (March 24) said that top EU and US diplomats agreed to launch a dialogue to form a coordinated approach towards China.

Mar 25, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

European Union tightens COVID-19 vaccine export rules

The European Commission presented a revised version of its export transparency mechanism for COVID-19 vaccines, with Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis claiming that it does not constitute an export ban.

Mar 25, 2021, 07:34 AM IST

G7 expresses 'grave concern' over electoral changes in Hong Kong

The group called on China to act in accordance with the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its other legal obligations and respect fundamental rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, as provided for in the Basic Law.

Mar 13, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

United States, United Nations & European Union welcomes India-Pakistan ceasefire agreement

The United States, the United Nations and the European Nations have welcomed the announcement by the militaries of India and Pakistan to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and other sectors, and hoped that it would lead to greater peace and stability in South Asia.

Feb 26, 2021, 23:51 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir visit an opportunity to see ground situation, says European Union Envoy

The European Union (EU) ambassador Ugo Astuto has termed his visit to Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir an "opportunity" to see the "situation on the ground" and during his interaction took note of the recent district development council (DDC) elections and resumption of the 4G high-speed internet.

Feb 19, 2021, 23:14 PM IST

Turkey-Pakistan nexus is immediate terrorist threat to India, Greece: Experts

The recent report of Pakistan transferring nuclear missile technology to Turkey sent shockwaves around the globe, it exposed the nexus between Ankara and Islamabad, which in turn has far-reaching ramifications for regional stability and security. The growing threat of terrorism as a result of this nexus is of serious concern to India and Greece.

Jan 23, 2021, 23:54 PM IST

WHO's big gift on New Year, makes key announcement on Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine

Every country that has a drug regulatory agency will have to issue its own approval for any COVID-19 vaccine, but countries with weak systems usually rely on WHO to vet the shots.

Jan 01, 2021, 07:37 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

16th India- EU summit proposed for May 2021 in Portugal

The 16th India-EU leaders' summit has been proposed to be held in Portugal in May 2021.

Dec 24, 2020, 07:39 AM IST

European Union clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for first inoculations

The European Union will start mass vaccinations against COVID-19 after Christmas as the shot developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech cleared a regulatory hurdle.


Dec 22, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

EU urges China to allow 'meaningful access' to independent observers in Xinjiang region

European Union has called on China to allow meaningful access to Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region for independent observers, including for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Sep 26, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

UK sees 'a way through' parliamentary maze for Brexit treaty breach bill

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson`s government sees a `way through` the parliamentary maze for his bill that would break the Brexit divorce treaty as it talks with rebels in the Conservative Party, a minister said on Wednesday.

Sep 16, 2020, 13:56 PM IST