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France to ban plastic bags by 2016
France plastic bagsJune 30, 2014 ET
Plastic shopping bags at supermarket checkouts could soon become a thing of the past in France after the government's environment minister Segolene Royal proposed the measure this week.
EU sets guidelines for cloud services
Cloud servicesJune 30, 2014 ET
Guidelines to help business users save money and get the most out of cloud computing services are being presented to the European Commission.
Cameron: Juncker's appointment a bad day for Europe
David CameronJune 28, 2014 ET
British Prime Minister David Cameron said the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker for European Commission president was "a serious mistake".
India, the Netherlands to strengthen agriculture
India agricultureJune 28, 2014 ET
The Dutch Ambassador to India Alhponsus Stoelinga called on Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi to brief him about the current status of Indo Dutch Agriculture cooperation.
EU leaders clash over limits on budgets
EuropeJune 28, 2014 ET
With economic growth still anemic across the European Union, the bloc's leaders clashed Friday over whether to loosen rules limiting government budget deficits and debt.
Iran to build 20 mini LNG refineries
Iran LNGJune 27, 2014 ET
The Natural Gas Storage Company has identified 20 locations in Iran for small liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, NGSC chief Massoud Samivand said.
Iran, Sudan sign cooperation agreement
Ali RabiyeeJune 27, 2014 ET
Iranian and Sudanese officials in a meeting in Tehran signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase their cooperation in technical training and social services development.
EU, Canada sign new deal on air passengers data
Air CanadaJune 27, 2014 ET
The European Union and Canada signed a new agreement on the processing and transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data by air carriers to the Canadian authorities.
India to pay oil debts to Iran
India IranJune 27, 2014 ET
India will transfer the 6th and 7th installments of its oil debts to Iran in the near future, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi said.
Russia to attract investors with Invest in Russia website
Invest In RussiaJune 27, 2014 ET
Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) presented the Invest in Russia information portal (investinrussia.ru) to attract both domestic and foreign direct investment into the Russian regions.
France adopts anti-Amazon bill
France bookstoreJune 26, 2014 ET
France adopted a bill that will prevent online giants from offering free deliveries of discounted books.
Rwanda and Uganda to replace 100-year old railway
Rwanda Uganda railwayJune 26, 2014 ET
Rwanda and Uganda have signed a consultancy services contract for the preliminary design of the Kigali-Kampala standard gauge railway.