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    Brexit sparks £1t UK assets switch to EU: study

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:42pm on April 16, 2021

    UK banks and insurers have shifted more than £1.0 trillion to the European Union in response to Brexit, a study published on Friday found. More...

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    US authorities face tangle of sanctions in talks with Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:21am on April 15, 2021

    Reviving the Iran nuclear deal would seem like a simple task for United States president Joe Biden. Iran wants him to lift sanctions in exchange...

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    Iran suspends cooperation with EU for blacklisting its officials

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:26am on April 13, 2021

    Iran’s foreign ministry said on Monday it is suspending cooperation with the European Union in various fields following the bloc’s decision to blacklist several Iranian...

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    EU medicine regulator says AstraZeneca jabs’ clot risk very rare

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:06am on April 08, 2021

    The EU’s medicines regulator said on Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits...

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    Myanmar military brass hit with new US, EU sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:38am on March 23, 2021

    The European Union and the United States slapped sanctions on Monday on top police and military commanders linked to last month’s coup in Myanmar, as...

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    EU countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:32am on March 19, 2021

    Leading European Union countries said on Thursday that they would resume AstraZeneca vaccinations after the European medical regulator said the jab is ‘safe and effective’...

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    Major EU nations halt AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:43am on March 16, 2021

    The European Union’s largest countries joined a stream of states halting their rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs on Monday over blood clot fears, as the World...

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    EU faces fresh shortfall of AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:32pm on March 13, 2021

    The European Union is facing further shortfalls in its coronavirus inoculation programme after Anglo/Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said production problems and export restrictions would...

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    Bangladesh calls for more Finnish investment

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:42pm on March 10, 2021

    Bangladesh urged Finland and other European Union member states to work towards quick, safe and dignified repatriation of the Rohingya people to Myanmar...

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    Ryanair loses EU court bid against airline bailouts

    Agence France-Presse . Luxembourg | Updated at 11:23pm on February 17, 2021

    Ryanair on Wednesday lost EU court challenges to massive public bailouts of rival companies such as Air France and SAS designed to help them get...