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2011-04-07 03:07:00

STRASBOURG, France, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Members of the European Parliament Johannes van Baaeln, Tanja Fajon, Carl Haglund, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and Krzysztof Lisek tabled a Written Declaration in the European Parliament "on the danger of Taliban presence in Pakistan". In this declaration these members show their concern over the "Taliban infiltration into Pakistani governmental structures, particularly the military, intelligence and security establishments" and are...

2011-03-14 18:44:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d21ab929-176f-4cdf-bea6-b9e37a7a4909 The chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee today called for stress tests on the 143 nuclear power stations across the EU. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free broadcast- and streaming-quality video and multimedia content directly to media around the world, 24/7. More...

2011-03-09 07:01:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=330d65b4-8fdf-4ad4-863e-c02eb2d6793b# The European Parliament marked the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day with a debate and vote on two resolutions tabled by the Women's Rights Committee: one on gender equality and the other on female poverty. The European Parliament approved on March 8, a report warning that poverty is becoming...

2011-03-03 20:55:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=34f8e0b1-09da-4662-a1eb-58be168663ed An S&D conference on media freedom took place on Thursday 3 March in the European Parliament in Brussels. S&D are greatly concerned by threats to media freedom and pluralism in several Member states of the EU and wanted to hear journalists' evaluation of the problem. About thenewsmarket.com...

2011-03-02 17:51:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=5aae14cd-88d5-4ab2-a87f-22cbd9bdbe5c# S&D President for the European Parliament, Martin Schulz insisted on the importance of the European Union's intervention in Libya to take place under the leadership of the United Nations and the rules of international law. Furthermore, he stressed on the fact that it was urgent to find who was the...

2011-02-16 18:03:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=3ed575d2-ef77-4264-9dfc-b90b52ecf0cd The EU should support Egyptian civil society in the election process and the Union for the Mediterranean could be a good tool to increase European activities in the region, says leader of the Socialists and democrats group in the European Parliament...

2011-02-16 17:59:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=8220e2ba-9842-4cdd-82a0-ec04351f16a2&lr=ls S&D Group in the European Parliament today expressed their satisfaction for the positive vote in the plenary on the 2010 progress report on Croatia, underlining that Croatia's accession to the EU will be advantageous for all citizens. It...

2011-02-16 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=030e183a-f7a3-4585-857d-389725f4fc11 The European Parliament is expected to pass a legislation later today that will prevent falsified medicines from entering the legal distribution chain in the EU. Thousands of falsified medicinal packages have reached patients in the last years. The legislation is expected to put an end to this threat to...

2011-02-10 19:12:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=e8f7a25e-fad7-4c74-8122-8143e4970235&lr=ls# Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed a positive vote in the foreign affairs committee on the Commission's progress report on Turkey. They called for the accession process to continue. S&D Euro MPs Richard...

2011-02-10 02:30:00

BARDON, England, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's 500, the association of top European growth entrepreneurs met at the European Parliament in Brussels on February 3rd for the European Growth Summit 2011. An integral part of the event, the "Europe's 500" awards ceremony honoured the top-growth-companies in Europe, and released a list of the 200 fastest-growing, job-creating businesses. One of the UK's leading independent printed packaging providers, Benson Group, was delighted to be...


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