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No Euro 2012 boycott, says Polish PM


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) There will be no boycott of the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine and Poland, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said after talks with European Union ... Read more...

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India, EU to clinch FTA soon, to combat terror (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) Friday agreed to intensify talks to conclude a broad-based trade and investment accord soon and signed ... Read more...

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India, EU decide to step up trade deal talks, sign research pact


February 10th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the 27-nation European Union Friday signed two key pacts, including a joint declaration on research and innovation, and agreed to step up ... Read more...

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India-EU trade deal talks ‘critically poised’


February 6th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Describing the 27-nation European Union as "a key strategic partner," India Monday indicated that negotiations for a crucial free trade area agreement are "critically ... Read more...

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Iran, trade deal high on India-EU summit agenda


February 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) With the European Union (EU) imposing fresh sanctions on Iran, the country's oil supply issue will loom large when India hosts its summit with ... Read more...

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Russian president rejects EU criticism of Duma elections


December 16th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Thursday said a European Parliament resolution calling for new State Duma elections "means nothing"."I have nothing to say on this ... Read more...

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‘Fiscal tightening should avoid spending cut in innovation’


December 6th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 6 (IANS) The European Commission chief has urged countries of the European Union (EU) to avoid cutting spending in innovation and education in spite of the tightening measures ... Read more...

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EU urges Greek government to fulfil commitments on debt crisis


November 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 10 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union (EU) Thursday urged the Greek unity government to fulfil the country's commitments to get itself out of the debt crisis."The agreement ... Read more...

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Greek referendum plan plunges financial markets into frenzy


November 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 2 (IANS) The planned Greek plebiscite on the bailout package reached at the eurozone summit and the associated austerity requirements have plunged financial markets into a frenzy, as ... Read more...

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Art of Living founder honoured with global prize


June 25th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Art of Living founder Sri Ravi Shankar has become the first Indian to receive the Crans Montana Forum Award, one of the highest civilian honours ... Read more...

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EU concerned over announced permanent customs controls in Denmark


May 14th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Friday voiced its concern over the announced permanent customs controls in Denmark to strengthen intra-EU border control."I am concerned by the announcement of the ... Read more...

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Hindus term “European Year for Combating Poverty” a “total failure” to check Roma apartheid


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Hindus have termed "European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010" as a total failure in combating Roma (Gypsy) apartheid in Europe.Well known Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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India-EU close in on trade pact


December 10th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) India and the European Union Friday said they were closing in on a key free trade agreement to be readied by early 2011. But some ... Read more...

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Kashmiris to protest during Manmohan visit


December 9th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Kashmiri groups will hold protests in Brussels during Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to denounce human rights violations in the Kashmir Valley, media reports said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Trade and terror on agenda, PM leaves for Belgium and Germany (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Counter-terrorism would figure prominently in discussions with leaders of the European Union, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday as he left on a two-nation tour ... Read more...

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India to deepen ties with EU and Germany, says PM


December 9th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India wants to deepen political and strategic cooperation with the European Union and bilateral relations with Germany, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.In a statement before ... Read more...

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EU seeks free trade deal with India


December 8th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 8 (IANS) European Union (EU) President Herman Van Rompuy said the EU-India summit in Brussels Friday "will deliver great results for the mutual benefit of our people", as the ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews laud European Parliament for strong message against France Roma expulsions


September 8th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 8 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have applauded European Parliament (EP) for sending a strong message to French President Nicolas Sarkozy regarding his apparent "witch-hunt" against Roma (Gypsy) community.EP, which ... Read more...

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Stoning of Iranian woman ‘barbaric’: EU


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "appalled" to learn of the sentencing to death by stoning of a 43-year-old Iranian woman and called it "barbaric ... Read more...

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World leaders gather in Canada ahead of G8, G20 summits


June 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (DPA) World leaders descended on Toronto Thursday for three days of summits among the Group of Eight (G8) leading industrialised nations and the Group of 20 (G20) top world ... Read more...

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EU plans action on credit rating agencies


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 2 (DPA) The European Union's executive launched a bid Wednesday to stamp the bloc's authority on credit rating agencies, by taking supervision of such agencies out of national hands and ... Read more...

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Crowds flock to first day of World Expo 2010


May 1st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 1 (DPA) Crowds poured into the World Expo 2010 site in Shanghai Saturday as the six-month event opened to the public following a spectacular opening ceremony Friday night. Tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash further hampers European air traffic (Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik/London/Warsaw, April 18 (DPA) A cloud of volcanic ash grounded a record number of flights in northern and central Europe Sunday, as repercussions continued around the world. The unprecedented four-day shutdown of ... Read more...

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EU flags at half-mast for Polish president


April 12th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 11 (DPA) The flags at the European Union's headquarters flew at half-mast Sunday in honour of Poland's president and over 90 other top officials, who died in an air crash. The ... Read more...

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Portuguese island storm toll rises to 40 (Lead)


February 21st, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madeira Island (Portugal), Feb 21 (DPA) At least 40 people were killed in floods and mudslides following heavy storms on the Portuguese Atlantic island of Madeira, authorities said Sunday. About 70 people were ... Read more...

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Pakistan-EU summit faces Zardari-Gilani protocol hurdle


February 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Feb.18 (ANI): An unexpected "protocol mismatch" could prevent the holding of the planned Pakistan-European Union summit in April.According to The Dawn, the hitch appears to be over suggestions by Islamabad ... Read more...

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World reaches minimalist deal on climate change (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 19 (DPA) The leaders of the world's biggest economies reached what even its authors described as an insufficient deal aimed at slowing global warming after 11th-hour discussions in Copenhagen ... Read more...

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India, US, Brazil join European countries at climate mini-summit


December 18th, 2009 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 18 (DPA) Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva joined leaders from European and African countries for ... Read more...

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World leaders address fraught climate summit (Third Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Persistently deep divisions threatened to scupper a climate change deal in Copenhagen Wednesday, but Africa offered a glimmer of hope by asking for less money from rich nations. "I ... Read more...

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World leaders arrive for Copenhagen climate summit


December 16th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 15 (DPA) The first of over 100 heads of state and government and other leaders arrived Tuesday in Copenhagen for the closing days of the United Nations climate change ... Read more...

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‘Not enough progress’ on climate funding, warns EU’s Barroso


December 15th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 15 (DPA) Rich countries have not offered developing states enough help to clinch a deal on fighting global warming, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso warned Tuesday as he prepared ... Read more...

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After 8 years, EU reform comes into force


December 1st, 2009 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 1 (DPA) After eight years of rows and soul-searching, the European Union finally managed to reform itself Tuesday as the Lisbon Treaty entered into force. The treaty is meant to make ... Read more...

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Russia pledges 25 percent emissions cut by 2020


November 19th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Nov 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 25 percent below the 1990 level by 2020, President Dmitry Medvedev told an EU-Russia summit here Thursday. Speaking after ... Read more...

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Berlin celebrates the fall of the Wall


November 9th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (DPA) International leaders were congregating in Berlin Monday, 20 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall augured the end of Europe's East-West divide. On Nov ... Read more...

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India-EU free trade agreement by 2010, expects Manmohan Singh


November 6th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today said that India and European Union have set one-year deadline to conclude a free trade agreement, at ... Read more...

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