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EU Rejects Iran’s 60-Day Ultimatum on JCPOA

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TEHRAN – The EU has rejected Iran’s ultimatum to JCPOA, which calls on the bloc to keep its commitments on the nuclear deal in the next two months, otherwise Tehran would start suspending its part, MNA reported Thursday. “We reject all ultimatums and we will assess Iran’s compliance on the …

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EU Nations Live Well Beyond the Means of the Earth: Report

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BRUSSELS – All 28 European Union (EU) countries are consuming Earth’s resources much faster than they can be replenished, and none of them has a sustainable consumption policy, a report by World Wide Fund (WWF) and Global Footprint Network (GFN) said on Thursday, as European leaders meet to discuss priorities …

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Labor Officials Quit Their Posts with Blast at Corbyn Over Brexit

Brexit

LONDON – Aaron Austin Locke and Robert McIntosh announced their resignation as the top two office bearers in the Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven constituency Labor party in an email to local members, PoliticsHome said Tuesday. They said they were unhappy with the party’s failure to fully endorse another referendum on …

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EU Focus Should Be on Defense Union, Ties with Neighbors Over Next 5 Years: EC

EC

BRUSSELS – The European Commission (EC) issued on Tuesday recommendations for the bloc’s next strategic agenda in the period from 2019-2024, which provide for building an effective European defense union and improving relations with neighbors, Sputnik reported on Tuesday. “We should pursue our efforts to build an effective and genuine …

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Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

TEHRAN – The European Union Special Envoy for Afghanistan, who is on an official visit to Tehran for political consultations, has met a number of officials at the Iranian Foreign Ministry. Roland Kobia spent a whole day at the Foreign Ministry on Thursday, holding talks with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister …

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France urged to Intervene in Julian Assange Case

Julian Assange France urged to take a stand for the whistleblower nobody wants

PARIS – As whistle-blowers in Europe celebrate winning greater legal protection this week, France is being urged to intervene in the case of detained WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – the controversial new recipient of an EU Award created in honour of a slain journalist, Independent reported Friday. Debate is raging …

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European Parliament Adopts Strict Rules for the Removal of Online Terrorist Content

European Parliament

BRUSSELS – The European Parliament has voted to force social media companies to remove the terrorist content within an hour of receiving the order, The National said Thursday. The bill, which was passed Wednesday night, requires social media companies to remove or deny EU users access to the content. Companies …

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