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Congo says it will launch a tender for a new passport maker after Semlex talks failThe Democratic Republic of Congo will tender for a new passport-maker after talks with Brussels-based manufacturer Semlex fell through, the country's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
EU weighs single bid for WTO job; trade chief Hogan confirms interestBRUSSELS — European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan confirmed on Tuesday that he was considering a bid to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, as EU governments debated..
UK facing legal action for failing to comply with free movement rules despite leaving EUBrussels gives government four months to comply or be referred to European Court of Justice
EU sees new Brexit talks 'at an impasse': sourcesNegotiations between the European Union (EU) and ex-member Britain over new trade arrangements from next year are at an impasse due to disagreements and the coronavirus crisis, according to diplomats..
Coronavirus: Brussels rubbishes UK government claim it missed EU ventilator scheme due to 'communications problem''Member states and the UK had the opportunity to signal their interest to participate in any joint procurements,' says EU spokesperson
NATO chief hails US-Taliban deal as opening for ‘sustainable peace’BRUSSELS: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday welcomed a historic US-Taliban agreement, saying it had opened a possible route to sustainable peace in...
US House speaker Pelosi warns allies against using HuaweiBRUSSELS (AP) — No NATO ally should succumb to the temptation of letting Chinese tech giant Huawei into their next-generation cellular networks, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday at Allied..
US to seek more help from NATO to counter Islamic StateBrussels, Belgium – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday he is looking to NATO allies for more help countering the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and in bolstering U.S. defense efforts..
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EU leaders extend Russia sanctions for six months over 2014 annex of CrimeaEuropean Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday agreed to extend their main economic sanctions against Russia for six months to the end of July 2020, four diplomatic sources told Reuters.
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From bubble tea to disaster: How one Vietnamese dreamer apparently met her fateIn Berlin she posed outside a beer garden, a beaming smile upon her face. In Brussels she sipped sugary bubble tea and posed on the steps of the old stock exchange.
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Apple goes to EU court over $14bn tax caseLuxembourg/Brussels — Apple is fighting the world’s biggest tax case in a quiet courtroom this week, trying to rein in the EU's powerful antitrust chief ahead of a potential new crackdown on..
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