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 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.
European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde urged European Union leaders on Friday to quickly agree on a recovery package that would pull the economy from a “dramatic fall” or risk a change in sentiment on markets, which were expecting a deal soon.
European Union leaders hope to unite behind an unprecedented stimulus to inject billions of euros into their coronavirus-ravaged economies at a virtual meeting on Friday – but many fights still separate them from a final deal.
A waste recycling project at Nquthu in northern KwaZulu-Natal has won a Platforma Award from the European Union.