Latest European Parliament Stories

2009-12-23 03:29:00

STRASBOURG, France, December 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the European Parliament attentively followed the unfolding of the latest surge strategy for Afghanistan by President Barack Obama and issued a letter stating their apprehension about increasing the number of American Troops and sought additional forces from NATO allies.

2009-12-16 04:36:00

STRASBOURG, France, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the South Asia Peace Forum of the European Parliament met at Strasbourg on 16th December 2009 to review international developments of concern to the members and to plan the future activities of the forum. The members expressed considerable concern at the possibility that Afghanistan might once again be left with elements of the Taliban in power in Kabul.

2009-12-10 11:06:22

Members of the European Parliament Heart Group (MEP HG) meet today, in Brussels, with the Cardiology profession and representatives of national Heart Foundations to evaluate the achievements at EU level in combating Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), and to reveal the need for further action.

2009-12-04 05:37:00

BRUSSELS, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the European Parliament and Members of the South Asia Peace Forum today jointly hosted a briefing session on "Khalistan: The Hidden Story". The briefing was attended by 15 MEPs.

2009-12-02 10:43:00

BRUSSELS, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the European Parliament and Members of the South Asia Peace Forum paid their condolences to the Prime Minister of India Shri Manmohan Singh for the massacre done by terrorists last year in Mumbai. The German Member of the European Parliament

2009-11-27 07:30:00

The European Parliament has adopted legislation giving phone and internet users broader rights than they had before.

2009-06-22 16:26:21

Authorities in Europe have resurrected the debate over so-called “Frankenfoods” on Monday by keeping open the possibility that cloned animal products would be sold in Europe.

2009-05-07 06:25:00

The European Parliament opposed tries by EU governments to make a concentrated effort to penalize people who download copyright-protected music and films over the Internet, because of concern the rights of guiltless consumers would be squashed.

2009-05-06 05:35:00

New legislation from the European Parliament will ban the sale of seal products in the 27-nation EU.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.