Latest Updates on the Ukraine War, Zelensky’s Global Outreach, and US-Ukraine Relations

2023-12-11 04:50:15 War in Ukraine Updated on December 11, 2023, 6:02 a.m A Russian soldier holds a kamikaze drone in Luhansk. © IMAGO/SNA/RIA Novosti For the countries of South America, the war in Ukraine is far away. But their President Zelensky tried to get them on board during a visit to Buenos Aires. The events … Read more

India seeks to settle WTO import duty dispute with EU on ICT goods through free trade talks

2023-12-10 07:57:23 New Delhi: India seeks to resolve a WTO import duty dispute with the European Union on certain information and technology products through the proposed free trade agreement, which is under active negotiations, an official said. Following a ruling of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) dispute panel on April 17 that import duties imposed … Read more

Tiny for Anti-Corruption Day: Protect the EU’s financial interests and deal with the Social Democratic corruption scandal

2023-12-09 11:15:06 Do not use EU funds against EU values/More transparency and control mechanisms for EU funding to NGOs Brussels (OTS) – “We must better protect the EU’s financial interests. We work together across Europe to prevent corruption and other criminal activities. Especially when it comes to dealing with our citizens’ tax money, the EU … Read more

Rauch/Waitz: Commission proposal for stricter animal transport rules is a step in the right direction

2023-12-07 10:00:58 Shorter transport times, especially restrictions on ship transport, are necessary Vienna/Brussels (OTS) – Today the EU Commission finally presented a proposal for a new EU animal transport law. The proposal provides for shorter maximum transport times, more space for animals during transport and a ban on transporting calves under five weeks of age. … Read more

global south: ​One-sided carbon tax measures by advanced nations go against Global South: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

2023-12-07 08:57:10 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday voiced concerns against the “one-sided” move by advanced jurisdictions like the EU to impose tariffs on high-carbon goods coming from other sources, saying it goes against the interests of the Global South and that the green agenda shouldn’t be pursued by some at the expense of others. … Read more

FPÖ – Vilimsky: “EU skepticism is homemade” | Freedom Parliamentary Club

2023-12-07 08:41:40 Many promises surrounding Austria’s accession to the EU were broken Vienna (OTS) – “An above all home-made problem”: This is how Harald Vilimsky, head of the liberal delegation in the European Parliament, commented on the Eurobarometer survey published on Wednesday. According to her, only 42 percent of Austrians see EU membership as positive, … Read more