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EU launches Operation Irini to enforce Libya arms embargo

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The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya through the launch of a new CSDP (Common...

EU immigration conundrum

European Union countries offered further funding for border policing in Greece and humanitarian aid in Idlib, Syria, but are in a bind over Turkey...

EU Mediterranean operation to support Libya arms embargo

The European Union will launch a new naval and air mission in the eastern Mediterranean to stop weapons reaching warring factions in Libya, foreign...

European powers condemn Turkish plans to send troops to Libya

The European Union’s top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy condemned Turkey’s plans to send military experts and trainers...

Europe going it alone on weapons development

European Union governments gave the green light for 13 new defence projects in a step to develop firepower independently of the United States. Under...

EU warns of 5G cybersecurity risks

The European Union warned the risk of increased cyberattacks by state-backed entities but refrained from singling out China and its telecoms equipment market leader...

European Central Bank hacked

The European Central Bank (ECB) shut down a website after it was hacked and infected with malicious software. The ECB said no market-sensitive data...

EU/Italy asylum stand-off over

The European Union ended a standoff with Italy over African immigration, agreeing to take 116 asylum-seekers rescued at sea but denied permission to go...

Zimbabwe and EU to move on from Mugabe era

Zimbabwe and the European Union started political talks aimed at turning the page on hostile relations during Robert Mugabe’s rule, a step that could...

EU aid sought for illegal migration in Morocco

Spain wants the European Union to increase financial aid allocated to Morocco to help counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said. “Morocco is...

EU vice president visits Horn of Africa

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EU vice president Federica Mogherini this week visited the Horn of Africa calling on three EU common security and defence policy missions as well...

EU calls for Libya ceasefire

All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to UN-led mediation, the European Union said, calling the situation a threat...

France blocks EU call to stop Haftar’s offensive in Libya

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France on Wednesday blocked a European Union statement calling on Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern forces’ offensive in Libya, diplomatic sources said, in...

Migrants disembark in Malta

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Forty-nine migrants disembarked in Malta after spending over two weeks on board rescue ships, ending a stand-off in which European Union countries had refused...

EU renews DR Congo sanctions

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The European Union renewed sanctions against the ruling coalition's candidate for presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary and 13 other...

Uganda helped South Sudan breach EU arms embargo – claim

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Uganda helped funnel European arms and ammunition to South Sudan at the height of its civil war, circumventing a European Union arms...

EU to review Tanzania policies

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The European Union is launching a comprehensive review of its policies towards Tanzania and would resume dialogue with authorities there once it...

EU to review Tanzania relations

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The European Union recalled its envoy in Tanzania and will review relations with the country in response to a planned crackdown on...

EU to renew DR Congo sanctions

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The European Union is set to renew sanctions in December on senior officials in Democratic Republic of Congo, including presidential candidate Emmanuel...

EU moving to end migration feud

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The head of the European Parliament said EU countries who refuse to host refugees could pay more for EU migration and development...

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