Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

US to keep pressure on Tehran – Panetta

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off


Photo: EPA    

Washington will keep on imposing tougher sanctions on Tehran, Pentagon chief Leon Panetta said.

He added that the White House was also intended to keep 11 of its aircraft carriers on high alert despite defence budget cuts in order to be ready to repel possible threats coming from Iran. Read more…

EU: No intention to resume talks with Iran

Saturday, January 21, 2012 Comments off

The European Union has suggested that it has no intention to resume nuclear talks with Iran.

An EU official said on Friday that no progress had been made about restarting talks. It added that EU foreign ministers are expected to agree on a ban on oil imports from Iran at a meeting next Monday. Read more…

EU to freeze Iranian central bank assets

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

Officials of the European Union have agreed to freeze the assets of Iran’s central bank as part of new sanctions against the nation’s nuclear development program. Read more…

EU mulls Iran sanctions

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Comments off

The EU plans to push up to January 23 a meeting by its foreign ministers to discuss a proposed ban on the import of Iranian oil, which was originally slated for the 30th of this month, Reuters reports, citing diplomatic sources in Brussels.

The final decision is expected to come when EU permanent representatives meet in Brussels later today. Read more…

Libya:EU unfreezes Libyan funds

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011


The EU has decided to unfreeze funds of Libya’s Central Bank and its subsidiary –Libyan Arab Foreign Bank. Read more…

EU gives no safety assessments on nuclear plants

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

The European Union has released an interim report on its stress tests for the bloc’s nuclear reactors, but gave no safety evaluations.

In response to the Fukushima nuclear accident in March, the EU has been conducting stress tests since June on all 143 reactors in 14 of its member Read more…

Moscow:Russia to the rescue

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 16,2011                Read :Russia in changing world

Vladimir Putin. Photo: RIA Novosti   

Being fiscally sound, Russia is prepared to supply the IMF with extra funds for providing rescue to Europe. Read more…

Greece:Papademos vows to keep Greece in eurozone

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

New Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos says his government will prioritize accepting the European Union’s bailout measures for his country. Read more…

Libya:EU foreign policy chief inaugurates office in Libyan capital

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

TRIPOLI, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) — Visiting European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Saturday inaugurated the new headquarters of EU’s delegation in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, and called for strengthened bilateral ties in the future. Read more…

GREECE:Greek Cabinet survives confidence vote

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 5 ,2011

The cabinet of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has survived a confidence vote in parliament. Read more…