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EU hits Ukraine with sanctions, threatens more over bloodshed

Feb 21, 2014

EU hits Ukraine with sanctions, threatens more over bloodshed

The European Union agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions on those responsible for deadly violence in Ukraine and warned it would ratchet up the pressure if the situation there got worse. #World #Russia #European Union #Ukraine #Catherine Ashton #Kiev #Viktor Yanukovich
Italian marines case: Strong message needs to be sent to India, says EU

Feb 11, 2014

Italian marines case: Strong message needs to be sent to India, says EU

The case of the marines has "huge implications for Italy but also for all countries engaged in anti-piracy" measures, Ashton said after a meeting with 28 EU foreign ministers here yesterday. #NewsTracker #Europe #EU #Catherine Ashton #Italian Marines #Kerala fisherman
EU asks India to find urgent solution to Italian marines' case

Jan 14, 2014

EU asks India to find urgent solution to Italian marines' case

The European Union on Monday said it is following the case of two Italian marines in India "very closely" and noted that any decision on this case would be "very carefully assessed" even as an EU commissioner has called on the EU to stop free trade negotiations with India. #United Nations #Kerala #NewsTracker #European Union #Catherine Ashton #Salvatore Girone #Massimiliano Latorre #Maja Kocijancic
EU, Iran to discuss resumption of nuclear diplomacy

Sep 06, 2013

EU, Iran to discuss resumption of nuclear diplomacy

Talks between Iran and six world powers overseen by the EU's top diplomat have been stalled since April. #Europe #Iran #EU #New York #UN General Assembly #Catherine Ashton #Hassan Rouhani #Javad Zarif
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

May 02, 2013

Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Thousands of workers paraded through central Dhaka on May Day to demand safer working conditions and the death penalty for the owner of a building housing garment factories that collapsed last week in the country's worst industrial disaster, killing at least 402 people and injuring 2,500. #World #Bangladesh #Catherine Ashton #Pope Francis #Rana Plaza #Bangladesh building collapse #Europeean Union

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Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Aug 01, 2014

Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

(AP) -- As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia's aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc's new foreign-policy chief -- kicking off a race in which the candidates... #European Union #Iran #NATO #Bulgaria #Radek Sikorski #Catherine Ashton #Frans Timmermans #Crimean Peninsula
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Aug 15, 2014

EU says status quo for Gaza 'not an option'

(AP) -- The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a durable truce and saying a return to the status quo before the latest war "is not an option." As EU foreign min... #European Union #Cairo #Israel #Egypt #U N Security Council #Brussels #Hamas #Qatar #Palestinian Authority #Gaza Strip
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Aug 27, 2014

Poroshenko-Putin Talks Fail to Yield Ceasefire Deal for East Ukraine

A meeting between the presidents of Ukraine and Russia has failed to yield an agreement to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Talks between Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart  Vladimir Putin in Belarus’ capital of Min... #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Kazakhstan #Belarus #Minsk #Petro Poroshenko #Catherine Ashton