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UNITED NATIONS: The European Union has decided to extend the mandate of its piracy mission off the coast of Somalia until the end of 2010, Sweden’s UN envoy has said. The European Union — through the naval Operation Atalanta — continues to contribute to maritime security in the area, and has decided to extend the [...]
Luxembourg: European Union foreign ministers on Tuesday lifted a four-year-old arms embargo on Uzbekistan, but issued a one-year deadline for progress on ending human rights abuses. According to conclusions issued following a meeting of member states in Luxembourg, the bloc removed the last remaining sanction given “positive steps” in the central Asian country. The EU [...]
Brussels: EU defence ministers on Monday launched a 100-million-euro (135-million-dollar) project to counter the threat against biological weapons. The programme baptised “Bio-Edep” is an initiative of five EU nations — the Czech Republic, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. “Other (EU) member states have expreessed their intention to join,” the European Defence Agency said in [...]