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Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met on Tuesday with EU representative and the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy, Johannes Hahn, to sign an agreement on six projects worth €130m, according to a statement from the ministry. The projects that will receive financing from the agreement include the construction of a wind power plant in …
Capsized boat surfaces after seven days of being sunk; parliament refuses to declare arrested migrants as criminals
All grants from the European Union to Egypt for ongoing projects in the energy sector will amount to a total of approximately €200m, according to Reinhold Brender, the chargé d’affaires of the EU delegation to Egypt. Financial support from the EU significantly helped Egypt design its new Integrated Sustainable Energy Strategy for 2035, Brender explained …
The EU is planning to massively increase its border controls. Those who want to enter have to register, or apply for a visa. The goal is more security, though EU citizens will be spared.
The assets of 5 prominent NGO members and 3 organisations were frozen on Saturday by court order
Demand for alternative fuel vehicles in Europe remains stagnant. In the second quarter of 2016, new registrations only went up by 0.6 percent across the EU. That’s about 148,000 new e-cars spread across 28 member states.
An organization representing European business in China has called for less restrictive market access in the country. The criticism comes as the world’s major economies gear up for the next G20 summit in Hangzhou.
A centuries-old rivalry over English cream teas has been left hanging because of doubts over EU protected food status. British food campaigners have called on the British government to find a solution.
German activists have launched the country’s largest-ever civil lawsuit in protest of a planned free trade agreement between the EU and Canada.
Apple will fight an EU demand for 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland. The United States has warned that the EU’s order could damage trans-Atlantic economic ties.
Talks over the hugely controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US are about to fail as France pushes for an end to the negotiations and Germany said they had failed.
Turkmenistan has expressed its interest in delivering gas to EU member countries as soon as possible, the Central Asian republic’s leader has said during a visit to Berlin. But transit countries would have to agree.
Despite political instability, emerging economies have become the preferred investment destination over low-yield developed nations
Turkish authorities have cancelled an EU scholarship program. The move takes the country a step further away from EU integration and disappoints young people who could act as a bridge. Menekse Tokyay reports from Ankara.
A slight majority of young Serbs thinks their country should not join to the EU – a new development that is difficult to explain. But, disappointment and growing nationalism seem to play a role in the anti-EU posture.
Cameroon has accepted an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union on the dismantling of customs barriers, even though it told members of a regional bloc it would hold out for a better deal.
The flood of refugees coming to the EU through the Belarus city of Brest is growing. One can see them in trains between Belarus and Poland every day. Where are these people coming from, and what are they looking for?
Talks on Palestinian issue witnessed a lot of progress in recent months, says EU envoy
Sarajevo’s Klas bakery benefits from trade with the EU. It’s one of the few Bosnian economic success stories. Conditions are tough for businesses, as Daniel Heinrich reports from Sarajevo.
Among other ventures planned for the near future, the European Investment Bank expects to sign a loan worth €115m with the Gulf of Suez Wind Farm, says EIB’s chief economist Debora Revoltella
Britain’s decision to leave the EU fueled a rise in xenophobia and fears about the future. A month after the bombshell, DW talks to remain voters and EU nationals in the UK to see if they’ve come to terms with Brexit.
The decision was made to regulate imports and protect the Egyptian economy, says trade minister
Donald Trump’s economic policy has often been vague or vacillating, causing deep frowns among economists across the political spectrum. But will he change course as he positions himself for the presidential election?
The European Union today announced which European countries will have to do what, to meet the bloc’s emissions reduction commitment. But the whole proposal will have to be torn up if the UK leaves the bloc.
Bosnia has lifted a key blockage on its road to EU membership, with help from Berlin. But the Balkan country is facing other serious obstacles, says regional expert Alida Vracic.
EU holds workshop with Egyptian ministries to implement TARES project
The Turkish government has faced a deadly coup attempt from elements in the nation’s military. Responding to the unrest, foreign leaders slammed the violence and publicly supported Erdogan’s administration
It was a historic diplomatic success: the Iran nuclear deal. Tehran has stopped its nuclear program, sanctions have been lifted, and Iran has come out isolation. Still, disappointment is growing.
China’s Premier Li Keqiang has told EU officials that his country is committed to market reforms and will stay determined to tackle a steel capacity glut that has sharpened tensions between China and the EU.
Europe’s financial ministers have agreed to move towards unprecedented sanctions against Spain and Portugal for overshooting EU deficit limits. Both countries then immediately set out to convince the EU to reconsider.