Tag: European Union

We expect vaccinated Indians to be treated at par with those in European Union: India

NEW DELHI: India on Friday said it expects that its CoWIN vaccination certificate would be recognised by the European Union on a reciprocal basis for travel and it is in touch with member states of the bloc over this issue. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the European Union has now instituted what […]

What now for British economy with UK-EU trade deal reached?

LONDON: The last-minute trade deal between the UK and the European Union (EU) means businesses will be spared new tariffs and border disruption at the start of the new year – an economic shock that would have compounded the employment and financial troubles inflicted by the pandemic. News of the agreement Thursday brought sighs of […]

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine, target December rollout

By Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT: Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine could be rolled out in Europe this month, the companies said on Tuesday after they applied for EU emergency approval for the shot. The application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) comes days after the companies applied for emergency use of their vaccine in the […]

European Union warns UK that Brexit deal breach will scuttle a new deal

BRUSSELS: The 27 European Union (EU) nations presented a firmly united front to the UK on Friday after the British government said it plans to violate part of their Brexit divorce agreement, warning London that there was little chance of a new trade deal unless the UK reverses course. The European Parliament’s lead lawmaker on […]

European Union names Valdis Dombrovskis as its new trade chief

BRUSSELS: The European Union’s executive commission is proposing its experienced Latvian vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis, to take over the post as trade chief of the bloc following the resignation of Ireland’s Phil Hogan. European Union (EU) Commission President Ursula von der Leyen made the announcement as she named European Parliament heavyweight Mairead McGuinness as the […]

EU seeks tougher China policy, concerned by Hong Kong law

BRUSSELS:European Union foreign ministers agreed to toughen their strategy on China on Friday to counter Beijing’s increasingly assertive diplomacy against a backdrop of concern about China’s new security law for Hong Kong. Amid European criticism of Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, EU foreign ministers met via video link for their first discussion before two […]

European Union urges China to respect Hong Kong autonomy

BRUSSELS: China must respect Hong Kong’s autonomy, the European Union (EU) said on Tuesday, amid controversy over Chinese plans to adopt a national security law for the city. “We attach great importance to the preservation of Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy in line with the Basic Law and international commitments,” European Council President Charles […]

Invest in Cypriot and Greek;become official residents of European Union in 60 days only

NEW DELHI: Cyprus’ largest developer, Leptos Estates, is the biggest and most successful provider of residency and citizenship schemes across Cyprus and Greece, processing hundreds each year, of which Indian investors make up an ever-increasing proportion. Highlighting its benefits, these countries offer a quicker, cheaper and more comprehensive residency-by-investment scheme, as compared to other countries. […]

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