EU issued 2.3 M first residence permits in 2014: official data

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU issued 2.3 M first residence permits in 2014: official data 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 20 — European Union member states issued 2.3 million first residence permits to non-EU citizens in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday.

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Albania to reform food safety measures to ensure quality exports to EU

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Albania to reform food safety measures to ensure quality exports to EU 

TIRANA, Oct. 7 — Albanian agriculture minister Edmond Panariti on Tuesday said reforms would be undertaken in the field of veterinary and food safety to ensure domestic food security and Albanian exports to European Union (EU) countries.

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Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 — Diseases of the respiratory system, including lung cancer, were the cause of death for 671,900 persons in the European Union (EU) in 2012, 13 percent of all deaths, according to a report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, on Thursday.

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Iran welcomes EU investments, says tourism chief

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran welcomes EU investments, says tourism chief 

TEHRAN, Sept. 8 — Iran welcomes all European contractors and investors who are interested to help develop Iran's tourism infrastructure, says the head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.

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Euro zone industrial producer prices fall slightly in June

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Euro zone industrial producer prices fall slightly in June 

BRUSSELS, Aug. 4 — Industrial producer prices fell by 0.1 percent both in the 19-member euro area and the 28-member European Union (EU) in June compared with the previous month, according to estimates released Tuesday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

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Analysis: Health care in Slovakia still lags behind

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Analysis: Health care in Slovakia still lags behind 

By Richard Kvasnovsky

BRATISLAVA, July 27 (PNA/Xinhua) — slovakia is lagging behind the advanced world in terms of life expectancy and quality amid the risk of a rapid rise in the deficit in the health-care sector, the long-term analyses of the health-care sector in slovakia have shown.

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EU approves aid for electrical vehicles charging stations in the Netherlands

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU approves aid for electrical vehicles charging stations in the Netherlands 

BRUSSELS, July 27 — The European Commission announced Monday that it has approved Dutch plans to provide almost 33 million euros (about USD 36.7 million) of public funding for the installation and operation of charging stations for electric vehicles, under the state aid rules of the European Union (EU).

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Greece fails to repay its USD 1.8-B debt to global financial regulator — IMF

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Greece fails to repay its USD 1.8-B debt to global financial regulator — IMF 

WASHINGTON, July 1 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that Greece failed to repay its 1.6 billion euro debt (USD 1.78 billion) to the global financial regulator as the deadline expired on June 30 at 6 p.m. Washington time (22:00 GMT).

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Chinese banks curtailing transactions with Russia over Western sanctions

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese banks curtailing transactions with Russia over Western sanctions 

MOSCOW, June 16 — Most Chinese banks are not conducting any interbank operations with Russian banks and have considerably decreased their participation in foreign trade deals after Western sanctions were imposed, VTB Bank First Deputy Chairman Yuri Soloviev said Tuesday.

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Eurozone construction production up by 0.8% in March

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Eurozone construction production up by 0.8% in March 

BRUSSELS, May 20 — Seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector rose by 0.8 percent in the eurozone and by 1.5 percent in the 28-nation European Union (EU) in March, compared with the previous month, the EU statistics office Eurostat said Wednesday.

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