After searches of the Crimean Tatar ATR TV premises and attacks on its journalists in the past weeks, ATR TV has been taken off air.
The murder of Washiqur Rahman in Dhaka on 30 March is the second attack in a month that has targeted bloggers in Bangladesh. The killings of Washiqur Rahman and Avijit Roy are an attack on free speech and democracy.
The impact on the civilian population, in particular on children, of the ongoing fighting between different militias, bombardments and disruption of essential services is reaching alarming proportions and exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation.
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, and Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement negotiations, issued the following statement today:
On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March, the Nigerian people voted in presidential elections, the final results of which have been announced today. Firstly, tribute is due to all those involved in making the election peaceful, transparent and credible – the...
The European Union has followed closely the presidential elections of 29 March 2015 in the Republic of Uzbekistan, including the pre-electoral phase, the campaign and the level of engagement of political parties and citizens.
The Nigerian Presidential elections are a crucial step in consolidating democracy in the country. I congratulate the people of Nigeria on their patience and perseverance in completing the voting process, the security services on ensuring that the voting...
Le Président du Conseil européen, Donald Tusk, et la Haute Représentante / Vice-présidente de la Commission Federica Mogherini, accompagnés par le coordinateur de l'UE pour la lutte contre le terrorisme, Gilles de Kerchove, se rendront en Tunisie, mardi...
The HRVP Federica Mogherini will travel to Lausanne today, 28 March 2015, to meet with E3+3 Foreign ministers and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in the context of the ongoing nuclear talks.
I welcome Israel’s decision to resume the transfer of the Palestinian Authority’s tax revenues.
The latest events in Yemen have dramatically worsened the already fragile situation in the country and risk having serious regional consequences.
Today we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the entry into force of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC).
The European Union Delegation for the Pacific issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Fiji
With the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), Angola has confirmed its commitment to the objective of eliminating all nuclear test explosions worldwide.
I have started by meeting this morning with the Cardinal Ortega, with whom we discussed not only the role of the Church in Cuba but also the diplomatic efforts of the Catholic Church in the region. I followed the day with a meeting with two economic...
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 March 2015 The 2015 ENP package "Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2014" consists of a joint Communication and a set of country specific and regional reports.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 March 2015 Today the European Union pledged €160 million for Guinea-Bissau to consolidate democracy, strengthen the rule of law, accelerate economic recovery and improve people's lives.
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 March 2015 In a set of annual reports adopted today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy assessed the implementation of the...
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