Category: Europe

EDITORIAL – Commitments

Published by Philippine Star The Philippine Star November 27, 2021 | 12:00am Did the Philippine government commit to Beijing the pullout of the BRP Sierra Madre from Ayungin Shoal? Despite a denial from Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the question lingers, after Chinese coast guard vessels stopped blocking and harassing Philippine boats delivering supplies to Armed

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Google Fined $11.2 Million By Italian Regulator Over Data Use

Published by ValueWalk Google – Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) – has been fined by Italy’s antitrust regulator over “aggressive practices” linked to user data’s commercial usage. The ruling comes after the General Court of the European Union upheld a $2 billion fine earlier in November. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Antitrust CaseAccording to

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Lukashenko promises migrants at border food, clothes

Published by Al-Araby Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday promised food and warm clothing to migrants who opt to stay at the border between the ex-Soviet nation and Poland and won’t return to their homeland. Lukashenko made the pledge during a visit to a facility that accommodates migrants at the border. “My task is to

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Poland says migrants in detention centres ‘rebelled’

Published by Al-Araby A group of migrants started a riot in a detention centre in Western Poland on Thursday, demanding better conditions or a transfer to Germany or Iraq, Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wasik said on Friday. Thousands of migrants are stranded on the European Union’s eastern frontier, in what the EU says is a

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Two planes bring more migrants back to Iraq from Belarus

Published by Reuters ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Two flights brought hundreds of Iraqis who had sought to enter the European Union back to Iraq from Belarus on Friday, as more migrants begin to lose hope of getting safely into the prosperous bloc. The planes touched down in Erbil, capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, in

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Second group of Iraqis return after EU entry failure

Published by Al-Araby Defeated but somewhat relieved, a second group of Iraqis returned home to northern Iraq on Friday after a failed quest to reach the European Union, citing maltreatment and abuse suffered at the hands of Belarusian authorities. Over 170 people returned on a flight that landed in Irbil International Airport after 2 a.m.

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Slew of FTA negotiations set to take place next year

Published by The Bangkok Post Thailand aims to embark on talks on new free trade agreements with the European Union (EU), the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the European Free Trade Association (Efta) and vows to accelerate ongoing FTA talks with Turkey, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Auramon Supthaweethum, director-general of the Trade Negotiations Department, said

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Union win in Haifa to keep Conference League ambitions alive

Published by DPA Union Berlin won 1-0 at Maccabi Haifa on Thursday to set a winner-takes-it-all European Conference League finale next month against Slavia Prague. Norway’s Julian Ryerson headed the winner in the 66th minute off Gerardo Becker’s cross for the Germans. Union have six points and on December 9 host Slavia who are one

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