EU, US to ‘immediately’ start work on green subsidies deal
13 March 2023 | 2:02 pm
US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen touted a breakthrough in their transatlantic trade dispute over subsidies for the green economy, as well as the war in Ukraine.
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An EU vote scheduled for next Tuesday on stopping the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035 has been delayed. Sweden announced the postponement amid hesitancy from one party in Germany's ruling coalition, the FDP.
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Protests outside abortion clinics and family planning centers are underway in Germany. Reproductive rights advocates point to the influence of US money and tactics on the anti-abortion movement in Germany and Europe.
Portugal will end golden visas for non-EU citizens. Officially, it's a response to limited housing. But the EU has long urged Portugal to stop issuing the visas, with officials saying they facilitate money laundering.
The passenger allegedly disarmed an emergency exit door on a United Airlines flight to Boston before attacking a flight attendant with a broken metal spoon.
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is visiting Canada and the United States, eyeing new supplies of critical raw materials and assurances on long-term backing for Ukraine.
EU cohesion policy puts a lot of emphasis on economic development, but it also makes sure that environmental criteria are at the forefront of new economic projects. So how does it work? We tell you more in this edition of Fact or Fake.
The European Parliament has been sending delegations to the region as it edges towards an EU-ASEAN parliamentary assembly. But the bloc is fractured over who should lead EU foreign policy.
Transcripts of interviews with one of the main suspects, former EU lawmaker Pier Antonio Panzeri, have shed light on the inner workings of the graft scandal linked to the Gulf State.
Georgian authorities are backing a "foreign agents" bill despite criticism from Brussels and Washington. The bill is widely seen as emulating a repressive Russian law that allows the Kremlin to crush its critics.
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