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    EU leaders meet to haggle over top jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    Half a dozen European leaders met behind closed doors Friday to haggle over Brussels’ top jobs as rival camps in the new EU parliament cobble...

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    EU adopts powers to respond to cyber attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyberattacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal...

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    Neymar scores name win in EU court ruling

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Brazilian superstar Neymar scored a legal win on Tuesday as a top EU court ruled against a businessman who tried to claim copyright on the...

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    Europe warns US against further escalation of tensions over Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on May 14, 2019

    Europe on Monday urged the US not to further escalate tensions over the Iran nuclear deal, with Britain issuing a stark warning of the risk...

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    EU extends ban on arms sales to Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 02:10am on April 30, 2019

    The EU on Monday extended a ban on selling arms to Myanmar and prolonged sanctions against high-ranking officials over their role in the Rohingya crisis.The...

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    EU money laundering blacklist plan hits the rocks

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2019

    A proposal to add seven countries, including Saudi Arabia, to the EU money-laundering blacklist faces ‘overwhelming’ opposition from member states, sources told AFP on Thursday....

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    EU derails train-maker merger, reaping France’s fury

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    The EU’s powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, vetoed the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses on Wednesday, in defiance of Germany and France.The tie-up, announced...

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    EU urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 05:02pm on January 29, 2019

    The EU on Tuesday urged advertising trade associations and US internet giants to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns from suspects such as Russia, ahead...

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    US, regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as Venezuela leader

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:26am on January 25, 2019

    The United States and major South American nations recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim leader Wednesday while the EU called for free elections...

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    EU opens probe of Nike’s tax deals in the Netherlands

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    The EU on Thursday launched an in-depth probe into Nike’s tax affairs in the Netherlands, following revelations in the ‘Paradise Papers’ scandal that exposed low...

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