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Global Europe 10-11-2015

Israel fumes over planned EU labelling of settlement products

Few issues have caused more friction between Israel and the European Union than EU plans to impose labelling on goods produced in Jewish settlements on occupied land. And if Israel is right about the timing, the tensions could get worse.
Global Europe 04-11-2015

EU decision to boycott settlement products will hurt Palestinian jobs

The EU decision to adopt new labeling on Israel's settlement products is perceived as an act of discrimination which will not help the diplomatic process, writes Yossi Lempkowicz.
Sports 25-05-2015

Minister: After the Baku games, Azerbaijan will be an even more popular destination

SPECIAL REPORT / After events such as the Eurovision song contest in 2012, and the Baku 2015 European Games, which start on 12 June, people across the world will know that Azerbaijan is in Europe, Azad Rahimov, Minister of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Sports 25-07-2014

German politicians mull moving 2018 World Cup from Russia

Several senior German lawmakers have raised the possibility of stripping Russia of its right to host the 2018 World Cup. Germany's football association said it was very worried about events following the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.
Energy 09-07-2013

Rabobank, Storebrand boost fossil fuels divestment campaign

The campaign to persuade financial groups to divest shareholdings in fossil fuels firms has won a major victory, with one Dutch bank banning investments in ‘unconventional fuels’ and a Norwegian pension fund divesting from 19 companies.
Europe's East 21-05-2013

Keeping politics on ice at the Minsk hockey championship

Even if the West decides not to use the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus as a means of pressure over the country’s dictatorial regime, Alexander Lukashenko will highlight the fact that he carried out the sports event in his 2015 re-election campaign, writes Uladzimir Matskevich.
Sports 02-07-2012

Ukraine, Poland end highly-politicised football cup

Most commentators were positive about Ukraine and Poland's hosting of the Euro 2012 football championship, despite media badmouthing of Kyiv and a boycott at the political level over the imprisonment of the country's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Sports 30-04-2012

Merkel to boycott Ukraine football tournament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel could cancel her visit to Ukraine during the Euro 2012 football tournament in June if jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is not released by then, Germany's Der Spiegel magazine reported yesterday (29 April). 
Global Europe 14-07-2011

EU anxiety as Israel bans ‘boycott speech’

EU officials are getting nervous about moves to limit free speech in Israel, after the Knesset voted to sanction individuals and groups that call for a boycott of settlements.

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