According to the European Union's narcotics monitor, the EU drug market is growing more diverse and health risks are increasing. Increased trafficking has also led to increased drug-related violence.
The EU has come under flak for not loudly speaking up for LGBTQ rights in Southeast Asian countries where those rights are most at risk. But is the criticism justified?
Kenya is a major exporter of food and drink products, with around 20% of its overall exports sent to the EU. The deal was just seven months in the making, thus becoming one of the fastest Brussels has ever struck.
The EU’s climate advisory board has recommended the bloc adopt ambitious targets for 2040. Researchers say there are multiple options to slash emissions, with plenty of political wiggle room.
Since the start of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the European Union has been the largest donor of humanitarian, stabilisation and resilience assistance to Syrians, with another conference known as Brussels VII – aimed at supporting Syria and the region – held on June 14 and 15 in the Belgian capital. But the recent rehabilitation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by regional players has arguably complicated the EU's task.
Lawmakers say the groundbreaking legislation is aimed at protecting fundamental rights whilst fostering consumer confidence and nuturing responsible further development. But it's not likely to take effect until 2025.
The European Parliament wants to divide content generated by artificial intelligence into different risk categories. While some systems could be banned, services like the popular ChatGPT would hardly be affected.
Alphabet's Google was charged by EU antitrust regulators with anti-competitive practices in its digital advertising business on Wednesday and may now have to sell part of its operations to address their concerns.
The European Union's Internal Market commissioner Thierry Breton has called on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take "immediate action" or face heavy fines after a report this week revealed Instagram to be the worst social network for child sexual abuse material.
The European Commission has called on online platforms to detect and label AI-generated content to tackle disinformation. Can the EU keep pace with tech developments?
The European Commission hopes that pushing ahead long-brewing trade deals with Latin American governments can boost the EU.
Leaders of the European Political Community — all European states with the exception of Russia and Belarus — are meeting in Moldova to discuss strategy over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine.