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India registers diplomatic win: EU parliament defers voting on CAA

30 Jan 2020

India registers diplomatic win: EU parliament defers voting on CAA

In what qualifies as a major diplomatic win for India, the European Union Parliament chose to not vote on a resolution against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), for now.

15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda

As 15 envoys from different countries are visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the government briefed media about the objective of this trip.

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

09 Jan 2020

15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K

The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

29 Oct 2019

EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy

A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

11 Apr 2019

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.

Hundreds of German politicians, including Angela Merkel, targeted in cyber-attack

05 Jan 2019

Hundreds of German politicians, including Angela Merkel, targeted in cyber-attack

A massive cyber attack has rocked Germany, and the personal details of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been leaked online.

Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

05 Mar 2018

Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?

In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.

Macron quest for EU reforms could irk member countries

10 May 2017

Macron quest for EU reforms could irk member countries

France's newly elected president Emmanuel Macron is known to have a pro-European Union stance.

EU-UK spat: EU Parliament chief hits back at May's broadside

05 May 2017

EU-UK spat: EU Parliament chief hits back at May's broadside

Antonio Tajani, Head of the European Parliament rejected British PM Theresa May's claim that the EU was interfering with the June elections in UK.

Germany: Merkel's Christian Democrats wins Saarland bellwether

27 Mar 2017

Germany: Merkel's Christian Democrats wins Saarland bellwether

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats party (CDU) won the state election in Saarland bellwether with a comfortable margin over their opponents.

EU could place visa restrictions on Americans

04 Mar 2017

EU could place visa restrictions on Americans

The European Parliament is considering putting an end to visa-free travel to Americans.

European Union to launch a big defence research plan

01 Dec 2016

European Union to launch a big defence research plan

The European Union is going to unveil its biggest defence research plan in over a decade.