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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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European Parliament calls for sanctions against Iran’s human rights abuses


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Parliament on Tuesday called for new sanctions to combat Iran's human rights abuses following the execution of a woman.On January 29, Iran executed Dutch-Iranian citizen Sarah ... Read more...

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Morocco clarifies Western Sahara raid to EU lawmakers


November 20th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by BNO News
RABAT, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Taib Fassi Fihri, on Friday informed that he provided full details on the raid at a camp in the disputed ... Read more...

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European delegation to study India’s financial, economic reforms


October 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Following the fallout of the worst financial crisis in Europe, a delegation comprising members of the European Parliament are on a three-day visit to India to ... Read more...

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New bonus rules for British banks, more in store


July 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 8 (IANS) It is payback time for British banks whose heavy risk-taking caused the country's worst financial downturn two years ago. New rules, led by cash caps on ... Read more...

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EU to ban selling eggs by the dozen


June 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Shopkeepers in the European Union (EU) will be banned from selling eggs or fruit by the dozen under new food labelling regulations proposed by the European parliament, a ... Read more...

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EU lawmakers’ flew to the moon and back 29 times!


May 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Believe it or not, Brussels politicians have clocked up more than 14million air miles, which the equivalent of flying to the moon and back 29 times.The new study ... Read more...

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European Parliament raises serious concerns over Pak’s proxy rule in Gilgit-Baltistan


December 18th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.18 (ANI): The European Parliament, while raising serious concerns over the way in which Gilgit-Baltistan is being administered by Pakistan, has tabled a written declaration on the threat facing the region ... Read more...

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First EU president to be picked Nov 19


November 10th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 10 (DPA) European Union (EU) leaders are expected to choose the first ever president of the 27-member bloc next week, at a summit scheduled for Nov 19, diplomats in ... Read more...

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Allow people’s will in Gilgit: EU members tell Pakistan


November 5th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 5 (IANS) Some members of the European Parliament have expressed "great concern" over Pakistan imposing its rule in Gilgit Baltistan rather than allowing the people to decide their political future. The ... Read more...

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Brit taxpayers spend 500m pounds annually on 30,000 government employees!


July 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): According to figures revealed through Freedom of Information, British taxpayers are spending a whopping 500 million pounds on almost 30,000 government employees in a year.The breaking up of ... Read more...

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Barmaids may be barred in Europe


March 18th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): British barmaids would no longer be called so, for the members of the European Parliament are all set to ban the title because it is sexist and ... Read more...

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EU Parliament calls for political solution in Sri Lanka


February 6th, 2009 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 6 (IANS) The capture of Tamil Tiger strongholds by the Sri Lankan army "may constitute a turning point in the crisis" and could pave the way for peace and stability ... Read more...

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China has to improve moral authority to be seen as a super power: Dalai Lama


December 5th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.5 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama, has said that if China wants to be seen as a super power in the 21st century, it has to first acquire ... Read more...

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Indian groups call for halt on secret EU-INDIA FTA talks


November 26th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Indian organizations representing NGOs, farmers groups, trade unions, health groups and peoples movements today called for an immediate halt to negotiations between India and the European Union ... Read more...

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India to give due consideration to EU report on Kashmir mass graves


July 17th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 17 (IANS) India is aware of the resolution adopted by a "miniscule" number of members of the European Parliament on missing people in Jammu and Kashmir and will give it ... Read more...

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European Parliament holds hearing on caste discrimination


June 4th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 4 (IANS) Untouchability continues to exist in India in 144 different forms, Dalit activists told a hearing of the European Parliament (EP), EuAsiaNews reported Wednesday. "India is called the largest ... Read more...

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I want to bring peace to Sri Lanka: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


April 18th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is keen to play the peacemaker in war-torn Sri Lanka. Claiming that he enjoys the trust of ... Read more...

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European MPs concerned at rights violations in Pakistani Kashmir


April 13th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, April 13 (IANS) Several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have expressed concern over human rights violations in Gilgit and Baltistan, and urged the Pakistan government to establish democratic institutions and ... Read more...

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EU, Kashmir Alliance to discuss Gilgit and Baltistan rights violations


April 8th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Apr.8 (ANI): Representatives of the European Parliament and the International Kashmir Alliance (IKA), are meeting in Brussels in a short while from now to discuss problems afflicting the under-developed and ... Read more...

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End reign of terror, deprivation in Gilgit, Baltistan: EU-Kashmir Alliance


April 8th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Apr.8 (ANI): Brussels, Apr.8 (ANI): Representatives of the European Parliament and the International Kashmir Alliance (IKA) on Tuesday called for an end to Pakistans reign of terror and deprivation in ... Read more...

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Focus on plight of people in Gilgit Baltistan


April 8th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, April 8 (IANS) The plight of people living in the Gilgit and Baltistan areas of northern Kashmir will be in focus at a two-day conference on that begins at the European ... Read more...

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We have excellent ties with India: Bangladesh


April 5th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, April 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has stressed there can be no reversal to "excellent" bilateral ties with India. "Both (Indian Foreign Minister) Pranab Mukherjee and I have worked very hard to put ... Read more...

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EU sees India as very important strategic partner


February 28th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Feb 28 (IANS) India is a very important strategic partner for the European Union, a top EU official has said, pointing out that the two sides were working closely together in ... Read more...

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