Can Malaysia’s new prime minister tighten ties with EU?
29 November 2022 | 5:13 am
Anwar Ibrahim is seen as a reformist willing to work with the West. However, his affinity for Europe will be put to the test over an ongoing dispute with Brussels over palm oil.
Leaks in Nord Stream gas pipelines likely 'sabotage,' European leaders say. Leaders of several Western countries have said leaks in two Russian gas pipelines are likely the result of sabotage, vowing a strong response as investigations continue.
Rebuilding Ukraine is a "generational task that must begin now," said Germany's Olaf Scholz and the EU's Ursula von der Leyen. Ukrainian and German experts are meeting in Berlin to discuss support for the reconstruction.
The coronavirus pandemic has meant progress on gender equality in the European Union is slower than hoped, the Gender Equality Index reports. The domains of work, education and health were hardest hit.
The EU wants to reduce dependence on incoming Chinese investment. But given the geopolitical turmoil unleashed by the war in Ukraine and technological demands, many ask if it can realistically lay down the law to China.
Kazakhstan is actively seeking closer European Union ties as a result of the war in Ukraine and the ambition is reciprocated by Brussels. But can Astana seize the moment without angering Moscow?
The EU aims for zero harmful pollution in its air, water and soil by 2050. By 2030, the bloc wants to tighten rules that most members already struggle to follow. Critics warn it's still short of WHO guidelines.
Created to reduce the gaps and inequalities between the different regions of the European Union, the bloc's cohesion policy was caught out by the unexpected arrival of Covid-19. But did it fail to act against the pandemic? We take a closer look.
The party of Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he suffered minor injuries after a gunman opened fire at his convoy. While the gunman is in custody, no individual or group has claimed responsibility.
As world powers prepare to begin crucial climate talks at the COP27 summit in Egypt, we speak to Chiara Martinelli, director of the Climate Action Network Europe, which describes itself as Europe's leading NGO coalition fighting dangerous climate change.
Revelations about reported surveillance of journalists and politicians with spyware continue to surface in the European Union. Four EU member states have been accused of illegitimate snooping.
The EU's asylum agency said a rise in monthly figures of people seeking refuge in Europe has "accelerated," putting further pressure on host countries.
The European Commission’s energy supremo, Estonian Kadri Simson, recently visited Ukraine to discuss what can be done to help energy infrastructure damaged in Russian missile attacks. She details plans to transfer specialised machinery and devices to Ukraine through a dedicated fund. The Commissioner also updates us on the negotiations among EU member states on a possible price cap on gas imports – a potential response to Europe's energy crisis.
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