Tag: European Union

staffJune 8, 2018

Top U.S. allies scramble to keep G-7 on track

Top U.S. allies scrambled Friday to keep a Group of Seven nations summit from veering off track as U.S. President ...

staffMay 29, 2018

EU prepares to hit Venezuela with new sanctions

The European Union (EU) is calling for “fresh presidential elections” in Venezuela as it prepares to impose more targeted sanctions ...

staffMay 28, 2018

EU proposes ban on straws, other single-use plastics

BRUSSELS – The European Union proposed Monday a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery and cotton buds ...

staffMay 26, 2018

Iran seeks guarantees as nuclear deal signatories meet

The remaining signatories of a multinational nuclear deal with Iran have met for the first time in a bid to save the ...

staffApril 12, 2018

EU privacy watchdogs to look into harvesting of data from social media

BRUSSELS – European Union privacy watchdogs will look deeper into the harvesting of personal data from social networks for economic ...

staffMarch 5, 2018

Zarif criticizes EU ‘extremism’ toward Tehran

TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign minister slammed the European Union for “extremism” in relationship to Tehran in an interview published Monday ...

staffJuly 26, 2017

Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures

The European Union has expressed concern about US plans to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, amid concern they could hurt ...

staffMarch 17, 2017

Trump, Merkel optimistic trade negotiations can be fair for both sides

U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed optimism that trade relations with the European Union can more ...

staffDecember 5, 2016

Italian prime minister to resign after voters reject referendum

Another European leader has gone down in the wave of populism washing over Europe as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ...