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Belarus: EU ministers begin talks on fresh sanctions

European Union foreign ministers are discussing a new round of economic and sector-specific sanctions for Belarus, during informal talks on Thursday in the Portuguese city of Lisbon. This comes just ...

Belarus: European airlines halt flights amid outrage over plane arrest

Several European airlines announced on Tuesday that they are suspending flights over Belarus after Minsk forced a Ryanair jet to land to arrest a dissident journalist. European Union leaders had urge...

EU leaders adopt Porto declaration on social rights, employment

The European Council on Saturday adopted a non-binding declaration promoting social cohesion and prosperity in the European Union, following the coronavirus pandemic that has seen inequalities widen. ...

EU says US stand on patent virus waiver is no 'magic bullet'

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — European Union leaders cranked up their criticism of the U.S. call to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents Saturday, arguing the move would bring no short or midterm relief. They inst...

Germany voices cautious hope for improved EU-Turkey ties

Relations between Turkey and the European Union are looking promising this year after a period of tensions, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday. Maas' remarks came following a mee...

EU-China investment deal dead in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The landmark EU-China investment deal is on hold, with momentum to ratify the agreement unlikely to resume while relations between the bloc and its second-largest trade pa...

EU Parliament: COVID-19 pass should guarantee free movement

BRUSSELS (AP) — European lawmakers said Thursday that COVID-19 certificates aimed at facilitating travel across the European Union should be enough to move freely this summer, a position likely to cla...

COVID vaccine passes could grant travel perks in the EU

The European Parliament has suggested that EU governments should not impose quarantines, tests or self-isolation measures on people holding COVID-19 vaccine certificates. The proposal was one of seve...

EU lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade treaty

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders, their British counterparts and European businesses expressed hope Wednesday that the final ratification of the post-Brexit trade deal will open a new, positive ...

EU chiefs to meet Biden during president's NATO summit trip

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with top European Union officials during a trip to Britain and Belgium in June. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen...

Turkey and Greece hold talks on Mediterranean gas row

The foreign ministers from Turkey and Greece were scheduled to meet in Ankara on Thursday as the two neighbors seek to resolve disagreements over natural gas claims in the eastern Mediterranean. Gree...

Australia receives AstraZeneca vaccines through UK — report

Australia received batches of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine through the United Kingdom, but the shipment was not announced to avoid controversy in Britain, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Thursd...

European leader urges foreign fighters to leave Libya

CAIRO (AP) — The European Union on Sunday called for the departure of all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya, describing it as a “precondition” for a return to stability in the war-torn country...

EU top officials to meet Turkish president next week

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top officials will travel to Turkey next week for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after EU leaders agreed to improve cooperation on migration and trade w...

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Today in History Today is Monday, March 29, the 88th day of 2021. There are 277 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 29...