Wed, Mar 03, 2021

European-Union News
  • Egypt FM, EU envoy discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process Egypt FM, EU envoy discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks with visiting EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal on reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

  • EU calls on AstraZeneca to honour commitments EU calls on AstraZeneca to honour commitments

    European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides has called on AstraZeneca to live up to its contractual, societal, and moral obligations as the European Union (EU) has criticised...

  • EU bloc has slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines EU bloc has slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines

    The 27-nation EU is coming under criticism for the slow rollout of its vaccination campaign. The bloc, a collection of many of the richest countries in the world, is not faring well in comparison to...

  • EU strongly discourages non-essential travel EU strongly discourages non-essential travel

    Leaders of the European Union (EU) have agreed to consider further restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus by strongly discouraging non-essential travel between member states, European...

  • U.K., EU in spat over diplomatic status of bloc's ambassador U.K., EU in spat over diplomatic status of bloc's ambassador

    Britain has sparked a post-Brexit spat with the European Union by declining to grant the bloc's first-ever ambassador to the country full diplomatic status. Joao Vale de Almeida is the 27-nation EU's...

  • EU to hold video summit to assess new virus restrictions EU to hold video summit to assess new virus restrictions

    Worried that the new coronavirus variants could result in another surge of deaths across the European Union and push hospitals to the verge of collapse, the 27-nation bloc's leaders will hold a video...

  • 'Brexit carnage': Shellfish trucks protest in London over export chaos 'Brexit carnage': Shellfish trucks protest in London over export chaos

    More than 20 shellfish trucks parked on roads near British parliament and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street residence on Monday to protest against post-Brexit bureaucracy that they say has...

  • U.S. Capitol siege a 'wake-up call' for democracies, top EU diplomat says U.S. Capitol siege a 'wake-up call' for democracies, top EU diplomat says

    The European Union’s top diplomat said on Sunday that last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol exposed the dangers of allowing the degradation of democratic values to go unchecked and disinformation to...

  • EU secures deal to double Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine supply EU secures deal to double Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine supply

    The European Union (EU) has secured a deal to double the supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, bringing its total to 600 million doses, President of the European Commission Ursula von der...

  • Migrant entries into EU drop to lowest levels since 2013 Migrant entries into EU drop to lowest levels since 2013

    The number of attempts by migrants to enter the European Union without authorisation dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2020, the EU border and coast guard agency Frontex said Friday.