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The SMM continued to monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum and the activities of the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination. A representative of the...Read More >>

  • Consultations by OSCE Special Representative Angelo Gnaedinger in Tbilisi, Tskhinvali, Sukhumi and Moscow

    Date: Wed, 26/11/2014 - 12:01

    From 17 to 25 November 2014, Ambassador Angelo Gnaedinger, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-office for the South Caucasus joined the EU and UN co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions for consultations held with the participants in Tbilisi...
  • Investment plan is a step towards ambitious reform agenda for Europe

    Date: Wed, 26/11/2014 - 11:27

    “We have made the promise that the citizens of Europe will be central to everything we do here. This is what the investment plan is about: boosting growth, creating jobs, adapting our economies to the challenges of the 21st century. The EPP Group strongly supports the...
  • Internet wars: Kazakhstan and its fight against the terrorist use of the Internet

    Date: Tue, 25/11/2014 - 18:09

    An OSCE-supported conference on countering the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes took place today in Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • EU Budget: the Council is being extraordinarily greedy

    Date: Tue, 25/11/2014 - 17:41

    “We cannot accept the greedy proposal from the Council to include in Member States' national budgets the EU's extraordinary revenue. This amount should be used to protect the EU's credibility by allowing it to respect its commitments. The EU must pay its debts,” stated...
  • Plastic Bags: EPP Group fully backs reduction of use by 2025

    Date: Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:21

    The annual consumption of single-use plastic bags needs to be scaled down considerably. An EU-wide Regulation aims to decrease litter and the negative environmental impact of discarded plastic bags in two steps by 2019 and 2025.
  • Eradicating hunger should become top priority

    Date: Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:08

    By adopting the Davor Ivo Stier Report on ‘The EU and the Global Development Framework after 2015’ today, the European Parliament has strongly called on the EU to confirm its lead in global development policies and to make significant progress in the path of...
  • Managing Risks to good-quality Spending is essential for best use of EU money

    Date: Tue, 25/11/2014 - 14:03

    In its landscape review of risks to the financial management of the EU budget, published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) identifies key issues for good financial management of the EU's finances. All actors dealing with the EU budget, say the EU auditors,...
  • MH17 crash: Debris leaves rebel-held eastern Ukraine

    Date: Sun, 23/11/2014 - 16:46

    Remains of the wreckage from the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, have left rebel-held eastern Ukraine heading to the government-run city of Kharkiv, transported by train and overseen by Dutch experts. The debris and unidentified human remains will be...
  • Work of the Drug Squad

    Date: Sun, 23/11/2014 - 15:12

    Following an investigation and observations by the police, yesterday afternoon members of drug squad, led to the arrest of two Maltese men. A 32 year old from Hal Taxien and another 31 year old from Paola, as they emerged from inside a garage in Ħal Tarxien. From a...
  • London's Charing Cross Station closed after fire on train

    Date: Sun, 23/11/2014 - 13:57

    Charing Cross Station in central London was closed after a fire on a train. According to the London Fire Brigade said 5% of one carriage was alight on platform six but this has now been put out and they are now dealing with smoke which has spread to an adjacent hotel....