European Parliament votes to crack down on trade in torture goods

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on European Parliament votes to crack down on trade in torture goods 

STRASBOURG, Oct. 5 — The European Parliament, gathered for its plenary session here on Tuesday, voted overwhelmingly to crack down on European Union (EU) trade of goods and services used for torture and capital punishment in third countries.

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Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism 

PHNOM PENH, June 16 — The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016, said its press release issued late Wednesday.

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Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association 

KIEV, Jan. 22 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the EU-Ukraine relations with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, coordinating their positions ahead of a referendum on the approval of the Association Agreement between Brussels and Kiev, the presidential press service said Thursday.

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Roundup: Lithuania to receive up to 250 refugees, expecting EU funding

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Lithuania to receive up to 250 refugees, expecting EU funding 

VILNIUS, June 24 — Lithuania expects European Union financial support while resettling foreign migrants in the country, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said Tuesday.

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Visiting Romanian president discusses with Croatian officials on entering Schengen area

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Visiting Romanian president discusses with Croatian officials on entering Schengen area 

ZAGREB, June 16 — Visiting Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis expressed his support to the enlargement of European Union in Zagreb on Monday.

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EU's Tusk congratulates formation of new Ukraine gov't

December 4, 2014 by · Comments Off on EU's Tusk congratulates formation of new Ukraine gov't 

BRUSSELS, Dec. 4 — European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday congratulated on the successful installation of a new Ukraine government, saying it brings hope for furthering needed political and economic reforms.

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Cyprus's president to undergo heart surgery in New York

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cyprus's president to undergo heart surgery in New York 

NICOSIA, Nov. 25 — Cyprus's President Nicos Anastasiades will undergo heart surgery in a New York specialized center on December 4, the government spokesman said on Tuesday.

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