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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

Jul 13, 2014

Kerry in Vienna; extension of nuclear talks likely

(AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to try and advance troubled nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to... #European Union #Afghanistan #Iran #China #John Kerry #Tehran #United Kingdom #William Hague #Laurent Fabius #Catherine Ashton
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Jul 05, 2014

'I was stripped naked and then beaten by jailers'

AN Irish Leaving Cert student locked up in one of Egypt's toughest prisons for the last 324 days has revealed how he was "stripped naked and beaten" by his jailers as he prepares to face trial this month. The words of Ibrahim Halawa are heard for the... #Leaving Certificate #Cairo #Egypt #Muslim Brotherhood #Mohamed Morsi
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Jul 03, 2014

Stanishev, Commissioner Georgieva 'Could Get' Foreign Affairs Office

Bulgaria has a chance to obtain the position of foreign policy chief in the EU Commission, an analysis by a French journalist shows. Nicolas Gros-Verheyde, who has a number of articles on European affairs, foreign and security policy, believes Krista... #European Union #David Cameron #Bulgaria #Sergey Stanishev #Martin Schulz #Jean-Claude Juncker #Catherine Ashton #European Parliament #Socialist Party