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2011-02-03 14:16:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=0be02a0c-94e2-4b78-971e-f50926a15d4f&lr=ls# The European Parliament today put an end to the long lasting "banana war" by giving its consent to EU agreements with eleven Latin American countries and with the United States. The EU will gradually reduce its import tariff on bananas from Latin America from 176 euros to 114 euros by 2017....

2011-02-03 13:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d10392f9-222c-4dc2-806c-0421f2eac030 The European Parliament today passed legislation reviewing the existing directive on EU produced electric and electronic equipment waste and setting stricter rules on their recycling. The S&D Group welcomed the new target to collect and treat 85 per cent of...

2011-02-03 13:36:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=67388594-9054-49e0-abbf-1495aea09d10 Italy must comply with EU law on waste management without delay, improve transparency to combat the involvement of organised crime and rebuild trust with local people, says Parliament in a resolution on the waste crisis in Campania approved on Thursday. Available...

2011-02-03 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=65b94afb-869c-4f2e-8b62-00e0fd96e5d9# The main progressive group in the European Parliament is calling on the Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, to resign. "Everybody think that Mr. Mubarak has to leave, with very small exceptions, but I don't think that enough people say it clearly and loudly," said the Vice President of the Socialists and Democrats...

2011-02-02 07:12:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=70bbc5b2-a155-47d0-8959-290b1bb55d71&lr=ls The leader of the main progressive group in the European Parliament today called on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to resign. "President Mubarak should resign, he should be so consequent that to respect that he is no longer supported by the Egyptian people. "Martin Schulz called on the EU to...

2011-01-27 10:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=86e00efe-fa78-4487-b950-def75ea69c1e The leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Martin Schulz , reacts to the declaration of the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Janosh Martonyi, demanding a new draft of the Hungarian media law. Edited video with soundbites in English and French. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com...

2011-01-27 05:19:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=ef97b8f7-c717-4cf1-b6b4-a6fbd0bfcc0b&lr=ls Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the outcome of the vote in Foreign Affairs committee on the 2010 progress report on Croatia, underlining that they will continue to be fully committed to promote Croatia's membership of the European Union. About thenewsmarket.com...

2011-01-25 17:46:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=e59b3c25-b3cb-4dd8-bbbe-2c5a80e08675# An immediate EU-wide ban on the export of lethal injection drugs was called today in Brussels after British NGO Reprieve revealed that a UK based company, Dream Pharma, supplied the state of Arizona with the drugs needed for an execution. Claude Moraes, S&D spokesperson on civil liberties, called on...

2011-01-20 16:29:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concrete measures aimed at helping mayors on both sides of the Atlantic to tackle the issue of global warming will be launched today by Committee of the Regions (CoR) President Mercedes Bresso at the Plenary Session of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in Washington, DC. Among the measures proposed by President Bresso are a city-twinning and visit programme that would facilitate direct knowledge sharing between mayors on key climate...

2011-01-19 18:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=1cdf3794-15e5-434c-89f9-ef204bbc9c22 The European Commission on behalf of the Council, is negotiating a new Framework Agreement with the Libyan authorities. "Not at any rate" the S&D Group at the Parliament warns. Ana Gomes elaborates on that issue. Available Content: European Parliament (interiors and exteriors), soundbites with Ana Gomes...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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