European Union

Type: Organization
Name: European Union
Nationality: Belgium
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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 98 reports

EU formally adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet

The European Union formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks over Moscow’s support for rebels in Ukraine.Russia has denounced the measures, agreed by the 28 EU member states on Tuesday, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 8 reports

EU identifies 5 Russian banks for sanction

:03:46 A A- A+ The European Union (EU) has revealed the names of five Russian banks it is sanctioning over what the 28-nation bloc decries as Moscow's meddling in Ukraine. The sanctions limit access to European capital markets for the banks, in which ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 21 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

The CBR is ready to help trapped under penalty of EU banks

The Central Bank is ready to support banks that fall under the punishment of the EU, and to provide them with liquidity in the framework of the existing instruments, stated at the press service of the Bank of Russia." Banks that fall under the scope of ... [Published RIN.ru - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

EU adopts agreement to take additional restrictive measures on Russia

BRUSSELS, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The Council of the European Union (EU) adopted the agreement to take additional restrictive measures on Russia in view of its actions "destabilizing the situation in eastern Ukraine", according to the statement released by ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 10 reports

EU gives extra $2m to fight Ebola crisis

Brussels — The European Union yesterday allocated an extra €2m to fight the Ebola outbreak spiralling out of control in West Africa, bringing total EU funding to €3.9m. “The level of contamination on the ground is extremely worrying and we need to scale ... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 23 reports

EU sanctions will backfire, warns Russia

Moscow, July 31Russia has said that the latest sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) against Moscow, will have an adverse effect on European countries.The EU has agreed on a package of "significant" additional restrictive measures targeting Russia's ... [Published ProKerala.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 59 reports

Foreign Secretary Warns Russian Sanctions "Will Hit UK Economy"

More blowback... UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond suggests imposing sanctions on Russia are a shared sacrifice that European nations must make. While the sanctions were "designed to maximize the impact on Russia and minimize the impact on EU economies," ... [Published Zero Hedge - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 19 reports

Putin's judo partner among Russians hit by sanctions

Sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin's associates have been agreed by European leaders. Included on the list of individuals is Putin's former judo partner.The US and European Union also announced a raft of new penalties to limit the trade ... [Published itv.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 169 reports

Germany ups pressure on states to join sanctions

Switzerland is an important hub for Russian banking and trading activitiesGermany and the European Union are trying to convince several non-EU countries to join the bloc, and the United States, in imposing sanctions against Russia.A spokeswoman at Berlin's ... [Published RTE Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 111 reports

EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, ... [Published Truth - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 201 reports

Euro hits eight-month low after EU, US sanctions on Russia

NEW YORK: The euro sank against the dollar on Tuesday (July 29) after the European Union and the United States broadened sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.The euro fell as low as $1.3404, the lowest level since ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 31 reports

EU meets to thrash out economic sanctions on Russia

By BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU diplomats met to forge a deal on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia, to try to force President Vladimir Putin to defuse the crisis in Ukraine.After months of hesitation from the European Union, the ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 29 2014]

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"Good examples of such partnerships include the UN's support for OSCE's mediation efforts in the Ukraine and the tightening cooperation between the UN, the European Union and the African Union" Tuomioja says...
...Young, professor at Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs added that it is in “a stormy patch” in Europe right now and called it "unusual for a company to be hit by so many big policy threats at the same time.”"
"NPPC will not support the TPP unless the Gate Price in Japan is eliminated and all tariffs on pork in Japan and the other TPP nations are abolished" Hill added
"The EU sanctions imposed against several Russian companies and banks have not undermined Gazprombank’s fiscal sustainability and stability of operations,” the bank’s press service told Itar-Tass."

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Uighur professor may be tried within weeks: lawyer [Published Taipei Times Online - 29 mins ago]
Ebola fears put EU and Asia on alert [Published Taipei Times Online - 29 mins ago]
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Without EU Cash, Russian Business Is Sunk [Published Moscow Times - 32 mins ago]
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Google Says It Has Right To Notify Publishers O... [Published Digits - 46 mins ago]
Google on Thursday answered EU regulators who questioned its implementation of the 'right to be forgotten,' saying that only by informing publishers of removals can it receive complaints that may expose illegitimate requests it has erroneously grante ...
Argentina Defaults for 3rd Time in 28 Years [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
If you are a 28-year-old millennial in Argentina, you would have lived long enough for your nation to default for a third time in 28 years at 12:01 AM on August 1. The nation’s Economy Minister Axel Kicillof  acknowledged  the default after a flurry ...
MH17 investigators reach crash site two weeks a... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago. Clashes ...
German politics: For curvy cannons and extra sleep [Published The Economist - Europe - 2 hours ago]
The chairman and the faux fanatics“SATIRE cannot have any consequences,” argued Martin Sonneborn in his masters thesis in 1994. Almost by accident, he has proved himself wrong. Die Partei (“The Party”), the elaborate joke of a party he heads, won 0.62% ...
Turkey’s foreign policy: Nasty neighbourhood [Published The Economist - Europe - 2 hours ago]
ON A sunny October day in 2009 Turkey’s foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, beamed with pride as he inaugurated his country’s consulate in Mosul, an Iraqi city that was once part of the Ottoman empire. “We see you as a part of ourselves; I am your minister,” ...
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Ukraine’s War of Independence [Published Slate Magazine - 20 hours ago]
EU/US sanctions: Russia unfazed? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 30 2014]
Sanctions and IMF put Russian econ in the dock [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 25 2014]
EU ramps up Russia rhetoric [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 22 2014]
EU at crossroads on Russia sanctions [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 21 2014]
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