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EU-Qatar air transport agreement to foster long-term relationship: EU official

EU-Qatar air transport agreement to foster long-term relationship: EU official

The Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA) signed between European Union and Qatar "creates strong foundations for a long-term relationship promoting fair and free trade, high standards and a single set of rules and values," said European Commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen.

Qatar, EU sign landmark air transport agreement

Qatar, EU sign landmark air transport agreement

Qatar and the European Union initialled a comprehensive air transport agreement at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Monday.

Moldovans vote for new government amid talk of protests and poisoning

Moldovans vote for new government amid talk of protests and poisoning

Moldovans voted in an election on Sunday that is likely to produce a hung parliament, splitting the eastern European country between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when its relations with the European Union have soured.

UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit

UK ministers warn PM to get her deal now or delay Brexit

Three members of Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet warned Saturday that Brexit must be delayed if she cannot persuade the British parliament to back her EU divorce deal next week.

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

US Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.

The European Union ensures Qatar beat the air blockade

The European Union ensures Qatar beat the air blockade

For a long time, the European Union was virtually silent on the ongoing Saudi-led air blockade of Qatar. While this could be perceived as perfectly normal, given the trade bloc itself has little connection to Gulf countries ...

EU rebuffs May, says no-plan Brexiteers deserve "place in hell"

EU rebuffs May, says no-plan Brexiteers deserve "place in hell"

The European Union will make no new offer on Brexit and those who promoted Britain's exit without any understanding of how to deliver it deserve a "special place in hell", European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday.

Qatar, EU reach landmark ‘open skies’ agreement

Qatar, EU reach landmark ‘open skies’ agreement

Qatar and the European Union have “concluded negotiations” for a landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement, which may take effect before the year-end.

May seeks to revise Brexit deal but EU rules out changes

May seeks to revise Brexit deal but EU rules out changes

British Prime Minister Theresa May is pinning Brexit hopes on fresh talks with EU leaders after winning a mandate from lawmakers to try to renegotiate a deal -- even if Brussels insists it will not budge.

Momentum gathers behind British lawmakers' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

Momentum gathers behind British lawmakers' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

An attempt by British lawmakers to prevent a no-deal Brexit was gaining momentum on Wednesday after the opposition Labour Party said it was highly likely to throw its parliamentary weight behind the bid.

France summons Italian envoy after Di Maio's comments on Africa

France summons Italian envoy after Di Maio's comments on Africa

France's foreign ministry on Monday summoned Italy's ambassador following comments by Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio accusing Paris of making Africa poorer and suggesting the European Union should slap sanctions on France.

EU sanctions Skripal suspects, Russia calls move groundless

EU sanctions Skripal suspects, Russia calls move groundless

The European Union sanctioned on Monday the heads of Russia's military intelligence and two of their officers blamed for poisoning a former Russian double agent in Britain last year, a decision Moscow dismissed as groundless.