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European Union may add Pakistan to its money laundering blacklist

The list will be submitted to the European Parliament and Council for approval within a month

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EU urges internet companies to do more to remove extremist content

FILE PHOTO – A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person’s eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic NEWS DESK: Internet groups such as Facebook (FB.O), Google’s YouTube (GOOGL.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N) need to do more to stem the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms, the European Commission said after…

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EU officials to visit Iran in February to develop energy ties

BRUSSELS: The European Commission will undertake a first “technical assessment mission” in February to explore energy ties with Iran following the lifting of international sanctions, European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said on Sunday. Late on Saturday, the European Union, the United Nations and the United States lifted sanctions on Iran, opening the…

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France to take in 24,000 refugees over next two years

PARIS: President Francois Hollande said Monday France would take in 24,000 refugees over the next two years and proposed to host an international conference on Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II.

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