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Minutes - Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - PE 616.827v01-00 - Committee on Budgets

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:50:00 PM

PV\1144383EN.docx PE616.827v01-00 EN United in diversity EN European Parliament 2014-2019 Committee on Budgets BUDG_PV(2018)0124_1 MINUTES Meeting of 24 January 2018, 9.00-12.30 and 15.45-18.30 BRUSSELS The meeting opened at 9.11 on Wednesday, 24 January 2018, with Jean Arthuis (Chair) presiding. 24 January 2018, 9.
Draft agenda - Monday, 26 February 2018 - Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - PE 618.174v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:50:00 PM

Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. ENVI(2018)0226_1 DRAFT AGENDA. Meeting. Monday 26 February 2018, 15.00 – 18.30. Tuesday 27 February 2018, 9.00 – 12.30. Brussels. Room: Paul-Henri Spaak (3C050) 26 February 2018, 15.00 – 18.30. 1. Adoption of agenda. 2. Chair’s announcements.
Rescuers locate plane wreckage

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:44:00 PM

Iranian search teams yesterday found the wreckage of a plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier with 66 people on board, a spokesman said. Aseman Airlines Flight EP3704 disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, about 45 minutes after taking off from Tehran.
Central bank chief suspended in Latvia corruption scandal

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:43:00 PM

Imagine the turmoil if Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, had spent the weekend under arrest following allegations from a leading bank that he had been seeking and accepting bribes - all as payments from another top UK bank had been suspended while it was under investigation for laundering....
EU vows to retaliate if hit by US trade curbs

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:36:00 PM

The European Union has warned that it would take "appropriate measures" to defend its interests if the US imposes tough trade sanctions. European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said during a daily briefing in Brussels on Tuesday that the 28-nation bloc would be "deeply concerned" by any sanctions hitting EU businesses.
EU mulls retaliation over Trump tax overhaul

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:35:00 PM

Complaining to the WTO would further ramp up tensions between the EU and the United States after ministers from the bloc’s five biggest economies warned Trump about breaches to global agreements in a December letter. Two months later, EU finance ministers are still scrambling to come up with a common response.
Premier Viorica Dancila, in Brussels on her first visit abroad as head of Gov’t. EP President Tajani: I’ve asked Romanian Gov’t to continue to consolidate rule of law, to continue fight against corruption

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:34:00 PM

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani stated on Tuesday, after meeting Premier Viorica Dancila, that he asked the Romanian Government to continue to consolidate the rule of law, to continue the fight against corruption. Antonio Tajani told ex-MEP Viorica Dancila “Welcome home!” The EP....
Central bank chief suspended in bribery scandal

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:26:00 PM

Imagine the turmoil if Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, had spent the weekend under arrest following allegations from a leading bank that he had been seeking and accepting bribes - all as payments from another top UK bank had been suspended while it was under investigation for laundering....
Katainen explains: My friend Barroso did not lobby me

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:26:00 PM

, days after the Brexit vote. major controversy in 2016 Although the official cooling off period of 18 months had passed since Barroso left as head of the European Commission, the move was widely criticised because of Goldman Sachs' role in the Greek debt crisis.
European Parliament lauds Pakistan’s implementation of core conventions

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:20:00 PM

International Committee on International Trade also agreed to deliberate upon the possibility of up-scaling the relationship with Pakistan from a beneficiary of GSP Plus Scheme to a FTA partner in the future. PHOTO: EXPRESS. ISLAMABAD: The European Parliament has expressed satisfaction on the....
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