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Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

Britain should not extradite Assange, European rights chief says

The Council of Europe's human rights chief has called on Britain not to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States due to the potential impact on press freedom.

European stocks lower on Trump impeachment move, trade fears

European stocks lower on Trump impeachment move, trade fears

European stocks slid Wednesday after US Democrats launched a formal impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump and the US president renewed trade war fears.

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF calls for unified European approach to protect refugee and migrant children

UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights ...

EU moves to discipline Italy over budget, Rome stays defiant

EU moves to discipline Italy over budget, Rome stays defiant

The European Commission took the first step on Wednesday toward disciplining Italy over its expansionary 2019 budget after Rome refused to change it ...

EU to respond to any US auto tariff move: report

EU to respond to any US auto tariff move: report

The European Union will respond to any US move to raise tariffs on cars made in the bloc, a senior European Commission official said, the latest comments in an escalating trade row.

Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend

Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend

Poland lowers its retirement age on Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives which goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age ...

Diplomats gather at European Language Day celebrations

Diplomats gather at European Language Day celebrations

A number of European ambassadors and diplomats serving in Qatar met yesterday at the French Cultural Centre to mark the European Day of Languages, celebrated ...

European tech investors spot safe havens from Brexit worries

European tech investors spot safe havens from Brexit worries

Technology investors seeking refuge after Brexit are picking companies delivering instant access to services...

European markets beat a retreat amid weak sentiment

European markets beat a retreat amid weak sentiment

European stocks fell yesterday, shrugging off an earlier rebound in Asia, as poor data and concern about major upcoming data and economic meetings

European court quizzes Italy over Knox trial

European court quizzes Italy over Knox trial

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said yesterday...

EU to lay out plans to fight terror financing

EU to lay out plans to fight terror financing

The European Commission will unveil plans Tuesday to choke off financing of terrorist groups, with France pushing hard for a crackdown after a series of deadly attacks.

General Electric to cut 6500 jobs in Europe

General Electric to cut 6500 jobs in Europe

General Electric said Wednesday it plans to cut up to 6,500 jobs in Europe in the energy units it acquired from France's Alstom last year.