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Kuwaiti elections praised

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(Brussels) - The European Union said the elections to the National Assembly of Kuwait saw a broad participation of political groups, reflecting the full spectrum of Kuwaiti society. "Credible and inclusive elections represent one important…

Annual inflation up to 0.2% in the EU

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(Brussels) - The Euro area annual inflation was 0.2 percent in July 2016, up from 0.1 percent in June. In July 2015 the rate was 0.2 percent. The European Union (EU) annual inflation was also 0.2 percent in July 2016, up from 0.1 percent…

UN welcomes EU proposals for migration reforms

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(New York) - The United Nations refugee agency and the world body’s top envoy on international migration, have applauded the European Union (EU) authorities’ proposals for dealing with the refugees and migrants arriving in Europe via…

UN welcomes EU measures on migrants

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(Geneva) - The United Nations refugee agency welcomed the European Union's (EU) mobilisation of resources in response to the ongoing migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, while also urging increased efforts aimed at saving lives and integrating…

European Commission commits to promote economy

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(Brussels) - The European Commission has adopted 40 new programmes under the European Cohesion Policy to support economic development and social cohesion across the European Union. An additional 10 programmes will be adopted before the end…

EU hails Yemen's PM appointment

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(Luxembourg) - The European Union (EU) welcomed the appointment of a new Prime Minister in Yemen, calling on all political powers to engage constructively in this regard. "The EU urges the swift formation of a new inclusive government in…

DFSA Signs 26 Agreements with EU Regulators

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The Dubai Financial Services Authority DFSA said it has entered into 26 supervisory co-operation agreements with European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) securities regulators. Under these agreements, each regulator agrees to…
EU Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

EU Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

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(Oslo) - The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the European Union, an institution wracked by crisis at present but has been credited for bringing more than half a century of peace to a continent ripped apart by World War II. Speaking at…
Van Rompuy reappointed as EU president

Van Rompuy reappointed as EU President

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(Brussels) - Leaders of European Union have reappointed Herman Van Rompuy as European Union President for a second 30-month term and have also appointed him as the chairman of the Eurozone. "It is with pleasure that I accept a second mandate.…
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Eurozone Ministers Meet to seek way Out of Crisis

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(Brussels) - Another week of talks has been launched by European Finance Ministers at Brussels. The leaders hope to get a deal with banks to slash Greece's debts and agreement on a new balanced budgets treaty that will mark a turning point in…