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Politics : Page 1069

EU can't beat telecom regulators
Telecom regulatorsDecember 10, 2013 ET
The European Commission will this week issue a rebuttal against the Italian telecoms regulator for its proposed reduction of broadband fees.
Gibraltar 'a risk' for Spain
GibraltarDecember 10, 2013 ET
The Spanish Government has included Gibraltar in a list of potential "risks or threats" to its national maritime security.
Spain, France: banking union possible by year's end
EuropeDecember 10, 2013 ET
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urged more unity for Europe and said a banking union for the region should be finalised this month, El Pais reported in an interview published on its website.
Brazil: Argentina will open the doors to trade
Fernando PimentelDecember 9, 2013 ET
Argentina will from next week open the doors for Brazilian imports held up on the border between the two nations, according to Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Fernando Pimentel.
Lisbon Council: France is 'sick man'
FranceDecember 9, 2013 ET
A study by The Lisbon Council, a Brussels think-tank, says France is the sick man of Europe and singles out resistance to change as being responsible for a large part of the country's woes.
EU to Mercosur: Decide the nature of talks
BrazilDecember 9, 2013 ET
The European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso called on Mercosur to decide whether it wishes to advance in trade talks with the European Union jointly, as a block, and suggested the idea of a two-speed negotiation, since it is clear that Brazil is interested in advancing and wants to reach an agreement.
France goes in war for ivory and rhino horns
IvoryDecember 9, 2013 ET
France is to burn three tonnes of ivory as part of the fight against poaching. Paris pledged to destroy its ivory stocks and increase fines on traffickers of endangered species.
Zimbabwe will not allow GMO grain
ZimbabweDecember 9, 2013 ET
Zimbabwe will not allow the production of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) cereals in order to protect the local seed industry, said Agriculture Mechanization and Irrigation Development Minister Joseph Made.
EU, China, Russia against US ICANN's hegemony
InternetDecember 9, 2013 ET
French lawmakers, supported by the EU's Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes, are pressing the European Union to stand up more firmly against American domination in cyberspace.
Developing countries to get €400 million for WTO agreement
Developing countriesDecember 9, 2013 ET
In a move to support the timely implementation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs and Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, committed to cover a significant share of the funding needs of developing countries to implement the agreement.
Azerbaijan one step closer to EU
AzerbaijanDecember 9, 2013 ET
The EU and the Republic of Azerbaijan officially launched a Mobility Partnership. Measures will be launched to enhance Azerbaijan's ability to manage legal and labour migration.
Another €50m for peace in Central Africa
Central African RepublicDecember 8, 2013 ET
The Political and Security Committee of the EU endorsed a request from the African Union addressed to the European Union for funding of €50 million for the African-led International Support Mission in the CAR (AFISM-CAR).