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Trump reiterates offer to mediate on Kashmir

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 03:01:00 AM

Speaking ahead of talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, Trump said trade and borders were both critical points for discussion, while Imran said that for him Afghanistan was the top priority. This is the third meeting of the two leaders in less than a....
How do EU, UK stack up against each other?

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 03:00:00 AM

Brexit negotiations have not officially begun yet, but Britain’s insistence on regulatory independence will be at odds with the bloc’s demand for alignment, says Therese Raphael. The UK-EU trade talks haven’t started officially, but both sides are testing out negotiating lines, some of which Britain is colouring red.
MIL-OSI Europe: European Commission and EIB Group join forces to boost space sector investment...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:51:00 AM

Source: European Investment Bank EUR 100 million contingent loan for the new Ariane 6 launcher programme, a European Space Agency programme with ArianeGroup as Industrial lead contractor and design authority; First EUR 100 million venture capital programme under InnovFin to support innovation and....
Austria not to rule out Huawei in building 5G networks

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:43:00 AM

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz would not rule out deploying Chinese technology group Huawei's equipment in building his country's future 5G networks, but said that Austria would work with its European Union (EU) partners on a decision. "We want to be technology-neutral while guaranteeing maximum....
Novartis (NVS) Gets Approval for MS Drug Mayzent in Europe

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:39:00 AM

Swiss pharma giant Novartis AG NVS announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved its multiple sclerosis drug, Mayzent (siponimod). Mayzent is a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator that selectively binds to S1P1 and S1P5 receptors. The drug is approved for the treatment of adult....
Roche's (RHHBY) Lymphoma Drug Polivy Gets Approval in Europe

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:09:00 AM

Roche RHHBY announced that the European Commission (EC) granted conditional marketing authorization to oncology drug, Polivy. Polivy is a first-in-class anti-CD79b antibody-drug conjugate (ADC). The EC approved Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin) in combination with bendamustine plus MabThera (rituximab)....
Merkel ally sees growing German support for tough Huawei stance

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:09:00 AM

By Andreas Rinke. BERLIN (Reuters) - There is a groundswell of support among lawmakers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc to require firms that roll out Germany's 5G network to be free of political influence in their home country, a senior conservative told Reuters on Tuesday.
EU Commission Chief Raises Concerns Over Brexit Deadline

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:03:00 AM

The new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen has expressed concerns over the ability to roll out Brexit in the timeline sought by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Following a landslide general election victory by Mr. Johnson’s Conservative party on December 12 th , the UK is due to leave the European Union on January 31 st.
Dispute Over Commissioners Leads to Postponement of von der Leyen’s Start

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:03:00 AM

The European Commission continues to wait for President-elect von der Leyen. Newly appointed EU Commission President von der Leyen was scheduled to begin her new role on November 1st. However, the ongoing dispute regarding three designated EU Commissioners has changed the scheduled timetable. Yes, the saga could come to an end soon.
EU’s Trade Negotiators with Mercosur Stuck in a Latin Limbo

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 02:03:00 AM

Frustrations have emerged among leaders of South American trade bloc Mercosur over a long-delayed trade deal with the EU, which Brussels officials had said were nearing a conclusion. Mercosur is now seeking trade agreements with Asian and other non-EU countries as a Eurozone deal looks to have....
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