The European Union intends to set up a representation in Kabul to maintain contacts with the Taliban. There is no recognition of the new regime in Afghanistan for the time being, but the EU wants to talk to the Taliban under five conditions.
Ireland is abandoning most of the coronavirus measures in October, Prime Minister Martin announced. As of 22 October, Irish people will no longer have to show a vaccination certificate to enter a café or restaurant. Also, from then on, there will be no restrictions on the number of people allowed to attend an event.
World leaders talk about frustration about the security situation in Afghanistan, even going so far as to blame British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden.
The only British soldier who was indicted for his part in the 1972 bloodbath on ‘Bloody Sunday’ does not have to stand trial. That is what the victims ‘ families have been told by the British justice system. There’s not enough evidence to prosecute him.
Tensions between the British government and the European Union over controls at the Northern Irish Sea border are once again rife. European patience becomes ‘very thin’ after a new salvo of British provocations.
A new and controversial European copyright law came into force on Monday. From now on, stricter rules apply in the field of uploading copyrighted material. This is exactly what’s changing.
Consumer prices in the euro area increased further in May. This was shown on Tuesday by provisional figures from Eurostat.
Belarus arrested a journalist on Sunday after a passenger plane the journalist was landed in the Belarusian capital Minsk.