Tag: EU

EU removes Switzerland, UAE from tax-haven list

The EU removed Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates from its list of tax havens on Thursday. The EU's grey list has included Switzerland...

EU urged to share refugees as boat tragedies mount

A nucleus of four EU countries was trying Tuesday to coax more reluctant member states. The meeting came after a boat packed with around...

EU extends protection for whistleblowers

The legislation calls for reporting channels to be set up in EU companies. Those protected include civil servants, trainees and shareholders and others who...

Washington tariff move will hurt US consumers: EU spokesman

The European Union on Thursday deplored a wave of fresh anti-EU tariffs by the United States. This is a move that will first and...

Britain’s Johnson sets out defence of new Brexit plan

Boris Johnson met his senior ministers on Thursday before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders. UK Brexit Secretary Steve...

EU ready to impose more sanctions on Venezuela, to hold donor conference

The European Union warned on Friday it was ready to impose new economic sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hasten change. EU...

Brexit may have ‘gravest of consequences’ for health: UK lawmaker

Britain's looming exit from the EU carries real risks that medicines and healthcare supplies will be delayed, the UK's public spending watchdog said on...

EU hopes more will join four-country migration pact

The EU said Tuesday it hopes that a temporary pact to distribute migrants between France, Germany, Italy and Malta. The details of the four-nation...

Qureshi urges EU to speak out for upholding fundamental rights in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore and discussed the growing scale and...

EU pours cold water on Johnson’s Brexit strategy

BRUSSELS: Brussels on Wednesday warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against the idea he could strike a new Brexit deal with EU leaders before Britain crashes...