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Britain's Raab says EU should stop treating N.Ireland as a 'separate country' 

European Union should stop treating Northern Ireland as a separat

British foreign minister Dominic Raab criticised the European Union on Sunday for treating Northern Ireland as if it were a separate country rather than part of the United Kingdom, and said that approach was causing damage to the British province.

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EU vows to shield itself from Chinese security threats, Michel says 

EU vows to shield itself from Chinese security threats, Michel says 

European Council President Charles Michel said on Thursday that the European Union was ready to stand up to aggressive actions by China and Russia, offering support to U.S. President Joe Biden on his first European tour.

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EU veto 'hostage'-taking on foreign policy must end: Germany's Maas 

EU veto 'hostage'-taking on foreign policy must end: Germany's Maas 

Germany's foreign minister said on Monday the European Union should abolish the right of individual member states to veto foreign policy measures as the 27-nation bloc could not allow itself to be "held hostage".

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UK's Frost says EU needs to change tack for N.Ireland talks 

UK's Frost says EU needs to change tack for N.Ireland talks 

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Cabinet minister David Frost walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/John SibleyJune 6, 2021LONDON (Reuters) - British negotiator David Frost said on Sunday that the European Union needs to change its attitude if talks this week on the Northern Irish Brexit protocol are …

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EU agrees to add Japan to safe travel list, holds off on Britain 

EU agrees to add Japan to safe travel list, holds off on Britain 

FILE PHOTO: Soccer fan patrons are seen at the Adega Sports Bar as thousands of English fans start arriving to Portugal's northern city of Porto for the Champions League final and hotels and bars hope for a boost after the tourism sector was ravaged by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, …

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Morocco to readmit unaccompanied minors from EU 

Morocco to readmit unaccompanied minors from EU 

FILE PHOTO: Luna Reyes, 20, a member of Spanish Red Cross, embraces and comforts a migrant Sub-Saharian as he refuses to be deported to Morocco after he crossed the border swimming from Morocco to Spain, at El Tarajal beach, after thousands of migrants swam across this border during last days, …

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EU to add Japan to safe travel list, leave UK off for now 

EU to add Japan to safe travel list, leave UK off for now 

FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing protective face masks walk at Fiumicino Airport on the day EU governments agreed a "safe list" of 14 countries for which they will allow non-essential travel starting from July, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy, June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo MangiapaneBy Philip BlenkinsopJune 1, …

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EU executive urges reopening in summer to vaccinated tourists 

EU executive urges reopening in summer to vaccinated tourists 

FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing protective face masks walk at Fiumicino Airport on the day EU governments agreed a "safe list" of 14 countries for which they will allow non-essential travel starting from July, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy, June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo MangiapaneBy Philip BlenkinsopMay 31, …

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EU persuades U.S. to ease COVID export restrictions for CureVac -sources

EU persuades U.S. to ease COVID export restrictions for CureVac -sources

Professor Gottfried Kremsner injects a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from German biotechnology company CureVac to a volunteer at the start of a clinical test series at his tropical institute of the university clinic in Tuebingen, Germany, June 22, 2020. REUTERSBy Francesco Guarascio and Ludwig BurgerMay 21, 2021BRUSSELS (Reuters) …

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EU to invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine production hubs in Africa

EU to invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine production hubs in Africa

The European Union will invest 1 billion euros to build vaccine manufacturing hubs in Africa, the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday.

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