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EU set to drop Algeria from safe country travel list

29 July 2020, 5:05 PM

The European Union is set to exclude Algeria from its safe list of countries from which the bloc allows non-essential travel after a meeting of EU ambassadors on Wednesday.

Mali govt criticised by UN, EU for lethal response to protests

13 July 2020, 2:55 PM

The United Nations and the European Union have condemned the Malian government’s use of lethal force during protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to resign, and urged it to release detained opposition leaders.


Poles vote in presidential election that highlights country’s deep divisions

12 July 2020, 11:23 AM

Poles were voting on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election that has highlighted the country’s deep political divisions and may shape its future relations with the European Union.

UN rights expert urges EU to punish any Israeli annexation in West Bank

26 June 2020, 5:32 PM

A UN rights investigator urged the European Union on Friday to consider measures to prevent or punish any Israeli annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, a few days after over 1 000 European lawmakers made a similar call.

Germany takes EU reins to steer towards green COVID-19 recovery

24 June 2020, 12:28 AM

Germany will use its upcoming presidency of the European Union to steer the bloc towards a climate-friendly economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s Environment Minister said on Tuesday.



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