Tag Archives: European Union

UK sending patrol boats to Jersey over post-Brexit dispute

Britain’s government says it is sending two patrol vessels to monitor the situation on the island of Jersey amid a dispute with France over fishing rights following Britain’s departure from the European Union By SYLVIA HUI Associated Press May 5, 2021, 8:16 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON […]

Attention travelers! EU proposes reopening external borders – Times of India

In an announcement sure to be welcomed by travelers worldwide, EU officials on Monday proposed easing restrictions on visiting the 27-nation bloc as vaccination campaigns across the continent gather speed. Source by [author_name]

Human rights chief warns Poland becoming ‘undemocratic’ – Times of India

Polish human rights chief Adam Bodnar criticised the EU for its slow response to the government’s rule of law violations. AP Photo WARSAW: Polish human rights chief Adam Bodnar criticised the EU for its slow response to the government’s rule of law violations, warning in an interview that Poland risked becoming “undemocratic”. The ombudsman told […]

AstraZeneca delays filing for US authorisation of Covid shot – Times of India

LONDON: AstraZeneca said Friday that it intends to seek US authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine in the “coming weeks,” acknowledging a delay in the much-anticipated filing that had been expected by mid-April. The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker revealed the new timetable as it released first-quarter financial results, which showed that the company delivered 68 million doses of […]

EU accuses Apple of antitrust breach over App Store rules

European Union regulators are accusing Apple of violating the bloc’s antitrust rules, alleging that the company distorts competition for music streaming through rules for its App Store ByThe Associated Press April 30, 2021, 10:26 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — European Union regulators are accusing Apple of […]

Russia produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine for animals: Regulator – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russia has produced the world’s first batch – 17,000 doses – of Covid-19 vaccines for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday. Russia registered Carnivac-Cov in March after tests showed it generated antibodies against Covid-19 in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. The first batch will be supplied to several regions of Russia, the regulator […]

UN faces tough task to get Cyprus peace talks restarted

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres will host an informal gathering this week in Geneva for the rival Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS Associated Press April 26, 2021, 7:33 AM • 4 min read NICOSIA, Cyprus — Normally, trying to get the two sides on ethnically divided Cyprus to sit down for yet […]

Boris Johnson: UK denies report that PM Johnson said ‘let the bodies pile high’ | World News – Times of India

LONDON: A newspaper report that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he would rather bodies piled “high in their thousands” than order a third lockdown is not true, defence secretary Ben Wallace said on Monday. Johnson is facing a stream of allegations in British newspapers about everything from his muddled initial handling of the […]

Joe Biden to make first overseas trip in office to UK, EU – Times of India

US President Joe Biden (AFP) WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden will embark on his first overseas trip in office in June, the White House is set to announce on Friday, with the aim of demonstrating his administration’s commitment to the transatlantic alliance and reengagement with key allies. Biden will attend the Group of Seven summit in […]

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

British lawmakers have approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China’s policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region amounted to genocide and crimes against humanity ByThe Associated Press April 22, 2021, 5:47 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British lawmakers on Thursday approved […]