France’s Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail big-plus
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Opinion France’s Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

The court found that Sarkozy and his co-defendants sealed a “pact of corruption,” based on “consistent and serious evidence”. The court said the facts were “particularly serious” gi ...

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Commission proposes to provide €230 million to Estonia under SURE big-plus
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Opinion Commission proposes to provide €230 million to Estonia under SURE

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

SURE is a crucial element of the EU’s comprehensive strategy to protect jobs and workers, and mitigate the severely negative socio-economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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Open Society calls for global sanctions on Saudi crown prince after US intelligence report on Khashoggi murder big-plus
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Opinion Open Society calls for global sanctions on Saudi crown prince after US intelligence report on Khashoggi murder

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

In response to the release, Amrit Singh, lawyer for the Open Society Justice Initiative, said: “We welcome the Biden administration’s release of this long-awaited report. This is an ...

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Coronavirus disinformation: Online platforms took more actions fighting vaccine disinformation big-plus
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Opinion Coronavirus disinformation: Online platforms took more actions fighting vaccine disinformation

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Values and Transparency Vice President Věra Jourová said: “Online platforms need to take responsibility to prevent harmful and dangerous disinformation, both domestic and for ...

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Migration: Commissioner Johansson in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania big-plus
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Opinion Migration: Commissioner Johansson in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

She will visit the Lipa camp together with representatives from the Ministry of Security as well as IOM, other UN agencies and partners. Bosnia and Herzegovina hosts some 8,000 migr ...

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Coming up: EU recovery, vaccines, sustainable tourism big-plus
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Opinion Coming up: EU recovery, vaccines, sustainable tourism

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Vaccines The health and research committees will look into ways to boost COVID-19 vaccine production and improve delivery with industry representatives on Thursday (25 Februa ...

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President von der Leyen participates in the launch of Global Citizen’s new campaign for global recovery big-plus
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Opinion President von der Leyen participates in the launch of Global Citizen’s new campaign for global recovery

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Last year, the European Commission and Global Citizen joined forces in the fight against the coronavirus. The Global Goal: Unite for Our Future campaign helped raise significant fun ...

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UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions big-plus
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Opinion UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

The EU already recognises other countries around the world as adequate including Argentina, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay — and the UK freely exc ...

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Has Europe finally lost patience with its imported oligarchs? big-plus
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Opinion Has Europe finally lost patience with its imported oligarchs?

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell’s disastrous trip to Russia in early February has cast a long shadow over the continent. It’s not the first time that a top European diplomat h ...

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Commission sets course for an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy big-plus
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Opinion Commission sets course for an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Addressing one of the biggest challenges of our time and responding to the expectations of its citizens, the Commission is putting sustainability at the heart of its new trade strat ...

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G7: EU to support COVID-19 vaccination strategies and capacity in Africa big-plus
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Opinion G7: EU to support COVID-19 vaccination strategies and capacity in Africa

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Ursula von der Leyen said: “We’ve always been clear that the pandemic won’t end until everyone is protected globally. The EU stands ready to support the vaccination strategies in ou ...

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West must help vaccinate Africa’s healthworkers now, says Macron big-plus
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Opinion West must help vaccinate Africa’s healthworkers now, says Macron

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 02:06

Earlier this week, Macron urged Europe and the United States to allocate up to 5% of their current vaccine supplies to developing countries in an effort to avoid an unprecedented ac ...

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