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  • European Commission proposes visa-free travel for Kosovo

    BRUSSELS: The European Commission on Wednesday proposed that Kosovo citizens be allowed to travel to the EU’s passport-free Schengen zone without a visa, a day after the Balkan nation became a UEFA member...

    I hope that the European Parliament and the Council will adopt our proposal very soon,” Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos said in Brussels...

  • Pakistan withdraws WTO case against European Union

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering withdrawing a suit filed against the European Union at the World Trade Organisation in 2014 over imposition of countervailing duties on export of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...

    The EU had imposed countervailing duties on import of polyethylene terephthalate from Pakistan, Iran and the United Arab Emirates in June 2009...

  • ‘The European Union is a friend of Pakistan’

    KARACHI: “The European Union (EU) is a friend of Pakistan,” said Anne Marchal, EU Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan, during her lecture on ‘EU-Pakistan relations in current regional and international scenario’ organised by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi, on Tuesday...

    While categorically discussing areas in EU-Pakistan relations such as trade, policy,...

  • Classy Barcelona claim fifth European crown with Juve win

    "Barca overcame a nervous start when a sublime combination, in which all 10 outfield players touched the ball, eventually saw Neymar feed captain Andres Iniesta, who picked out Rakitic to score the fourth fastest goal in a European Cup final...

    Juventus, the second oldest team in a European final with an average age of just over 30, fought bravely but ran out of steam as Neymar scored with the last kick in stoppage time...

  • Five European countries want Shafqat Hussain’s execution stopped

    KARACHI: Foreign diplomats of five European countries called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Monday and urged him to stop the execution of death row prisoner Shafqat Hussain...

    The diplomats praised the then federal government of the Pakistan Peoples Party for not implementing the death penalty during its entire tenure...

  • Who will lead European Central Bank?

    Less explored has been succession at the European Central Bank (ECB)...

    If, as widely expected, Chancellor Angela Merkel wins re-election in Germany, a slew of top European Union positions will come increasingly into play, culminating in the presidency of the ECB...

  • Crucial double date in European World Cup qualifying

    LONDON: The race to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia is hotting up and with just four rounds of games remaining in the qualifying campaign, all 13 European slots are still up for grabs...

    A win for Dick Advocaat’s Netherlands at Stade de France will move them level with European Championship runner-ups France, and turn the group it into a three-way scrap with three matches remaining...

  • Ancelotti unsure of future after European exit

    MADRID: Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti said he isn't the man to judge whether he will stay in charge of the Spanish giants next season after Juventus dumped the holders out of the Champions League...

    The Italian champions will face Madrid's eternal rivals Barcelona in the final on June 6 after former Real striker Alvaro Morata struck the vital away goal to secure a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday night as...
  • Barca cruise past Juve to win fifth European Cup, second treble

    BERLIN: Barcelona were crowned kings of Europe for the fifth time after beating Juventus 3-1 in a pulsating Champions League final at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday as the Spaniards became the first team to twice win the European treble...

    The Catalans lived up to their tag as favourites and added the European Cup to their La Liga and Copa del Rey triumphs as coach Luis Enrique celebrated his first season in memorable fashion by...

  • Woody Allen, the New Yorker who wants to be European

    He has shot eight of his last 11 films on the old continent — in London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona and the south of France — and spoke last year of his dream of emulating the greats of European cinema...

    “My dream has come true: to become European — or nearly,” he said...

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