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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 22, 2014

Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign minis... #European Union #Malaysia Airlines #Europe #Amsterdam #Viktor Yanukovych #Kuala Lumpur #Mark Rutte #Catherine Ashton
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Jul 13, 2014

No Iran breakthrough with Kerry in Vienna

(AP) -- Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away. "There has been no breakthrough today,... #European Union #Iran #John Kerry #Tehran #Benjamin Netanyahu #William Hague #Laurent Fabius #Frank-Walter Steinmeier #Catherine Ashton
Bangladeshis demand worker safety as building collapse toll tops 400

Jul 16, 2014

Cameron's nominee for EU executive branded 'radical anti-European'

European parliament president, Martin Schulz, says he cannot imagine Lord Hill getting a majority David Cameron's nominee for the new EU executive ran into trouble on Wednesday within 24 hours of being named when he was accused of being a "radical an... #European Union #David Cameron #Gordon Brown #House of Lords #Martin Schulz #Catherine Ashton #Nigel Farage #Nick Clegg #Europe #Jean-Claude Juncker