Tag: European Union

Arms Control and International Security: EU imposes sanctions on Syrian officers and scientists Involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The European Council has decided (17 July, 2017) to sanction sixteen senior military officials and Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre Scientists (SSRC) for their roles in the development and use of chemical weapons against civilian populations. This action follows sanctions designations recently undertaken by the United States, similarly aimed at holding

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Britain’s Vote Leave: A case of misplaced national egoism

Jamsheed Rizwani  Paris Democracy has spoken in the U.K., but democracy does not always make the best rational choice. Great Britain has lost it’s Empire in the last century, now it’s in the process of loosing Scotland and Northern Ireland…..Great Britain has lost what was great about it…. a leader in a bigger entity that

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Modi salutes the resilience of the Belgian citizens, talks of India’s robust ties with Saudi Arabia

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Before his departure for Belgium, USA and Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi today saluted the resilience and spirit of the people of Belgium and said:”We stand shoulder to shoulder with them in the wake of the horrific attacks in Brussels and share the grief of those who lost

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Australia and EU sign historic arrangement on Earth observation

Newsroom24x7 Desk Brussels : Australia’s access to vital satellite data has been assured through the signing of a cooperation arrangement in Brussels between the Australian Government and the European Commission. The agreement provides access to Copernicus, the European Union’s Earth Observation and Monitoring program, which captures imagery of planet Earth and its environment for the ultimate

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EU Quota plan proposes entry gate for refugees

Newsroom24x7 Desk France: More than 160,000 asylum seekers are to be relocated from Italy, Greece and Hungary.The European Union (EU) has drawn up a new schedule of national quota under which Germany will take in more than 40,000 and France will allow 30,000 refugees into their territories. European Commission proposes to add around 120,000 people

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Historic deal that will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: After many months of principled diplomacy, the P5+1 — the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia and Germany — along with the European Union, have achieved a long-term comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran that will verifiably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and ensure that Iran’s nuclear program

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Food, clothing, shelter and Internet: For a world more equitable and E-nnovative

Opinion: Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup​ ​As regulator TRAI is primed to secure the interest of the Consumer and to safeguard Constitutional guarantees such as the freedom of speech and expression but it is indeed an irony that it has set in motion proposals that would not only hurt the consumers because access to

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Australia brings in force expanded sanctions against Russia

Newsoom24x7 Desk Canberra: Expanded sanctions by Australia have come into force against Russia due to the “threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.” Sanctions against Russia were announced by the Australian Prime Minister on September 1, 2014 closely matching those implemented by the European Union, Canada and the United States. They supplement targeted

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Friends of the Lower Mekong and the sustainabilty initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: Friends of the Lower Mekong, a donor coordination group, have come together with the countries of the Lower Mekong to discuss the connection between water resources, energy needs, and food security. Carrying forward this objective, US Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led

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