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Why the EU Would Be Better Served Keeping its Fisheries Agreement With Morocco

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 07:06:00 PM

Rabat – On January 10 , Melchior Wathelet, Advocate General of the Luxembourg-based ECJ (European Court of Justice), made the comments that EU-Morocco fisheries agreement should be declared null and void because it includes Western Sahara. “The fisheries exploitation by the EU of the waters....
Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:59:00 PM

Tehran (AFP) - Iranian rescue teams struggled to recover bodies on Tuesday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak two days earlier with 66 people on board. "Deep and dangerous crevices in the area of the crash have made it impossible for helicopters to....
BLOG: Despite the spin, new report shows NPEs are responsible for a fraction of European patent litigation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:58:00 PM

For several years executives from various US-based NPEs have been talking about the much more appealing litigation environment in various European countries as they have seen the climate become far tougher in their home market. Germany, in particular, is probably the most talked-about jurisdiction....
Hazardous effort to recover bodies from plane crash in Iran mountains

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:54:00 PM

A handout picture released on February 19, 2018 by the Tasnim news agency shows relatives of passengers accompanying members of a rescue team as they search for the wreckage of Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 in Iran’s Zagros mountain range. — AFP pic TEHRAN, Feb 20 — Iranian rescue teams struggled to....
EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:48:00 PM

Presenting the findings during a launch event, ‘Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union' - developed at the request of the European Commission - IRENA's Director-General Mr. Adnan Z. Amin highlighted that achieving higher shares of renewable energy is possible with today's technology, and....
Qualcomm opens maw, prepares to swallow Dutch chipmaker NXP Increased offer gives shareholders food for thought 20 Feb 15:59

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:44:00 PM

Qualcomm opens maw, prepares to swallow Dutch chipmaker NXP Increased offer gives shareholders food for thought. While fending off from a determined suitor , chip-maker Qualcomm has had an increased bid for NXP Semiconductors accepted. The chip biz, whose products are found in most smartphones,....
Dalli resolution for global ban on animal testing approved by European Parliament

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:43:00 PM

The European Parliament’s health and environment committee has today voted in favour of a resolution which calls on the European Council and European Commission to push for a worldwide ban, at United Nations level, on animal testing in the cosmetic industry.
Ukraine's agri-food exports to EU increase to EUR 5.52 bln in 2017

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:41:00 PM

The value of Ukraine's agri-food exports to the European Union increased by 27%, or EUR 1.2 billion, to EUR 5.52 billion in 2017. Together with Indonesia, it is the most significant increase of EU imports from a third country, according to the latest monthly trade report published by the European Commission on February 19.
Our pro-European stance stronger than PD's - Bonino (5)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:39:00 PM

Rome, February 20 - +Europa leader Emma Bonino told a Facebook-ANSA live forum Tuesday that her party's pro-European stance was stronger than that of her centre-left coalition ally the Democratic Party (PD). "Our Europeanism, with respect to the PD's, is more determined, constant, obdurate, not seesawing and more impassioned," she said.
Poland illegally logged in ancient forest: EU court advisor

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 06:37:00 PM

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, the legal advisor to the EU's top court said Tuesday (Feb 20), setting up a new clash between Brussels and Warsaw. Logging in the Bialowieza Forest began in May 2016 but the European....
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