Catalan separatists take seats as EU lawmakers, promise to push secession
Monday, 13 January 2020 Catalan separatist leaders Carles Puigdemont and Antoni Comin took their seats in the European Parliament on Monday, vowing to force their secessionist cause onto Europe's agenda just days after Spain repeated its call for their arrest.
The leader of the Spanish region of Catalonia called on residents of an area that has seen a surge in coronavirus cases to stay at home, despite a ruling by a judge who threw out a mandatory lockdown order for the district of 160,000 people. Soraya Ali reports.
Europe has a good relationship with the United Arab Emirates, says Andrea Matteo Fontana, the EU’s Ambassador to the UAE. The next step is creating a future that is more sustainable, where there is more solidarity.View on euronews
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The 15th India-EU summit concluded in late evening on July 15. While talking on the outcome of the summit, Ministry of External Affairs informed that both parties agreed to set up a high level dialogue on trade and investment relations. "During the 15th summit discussion today, the most important outcome was the setting up of high level dialogue on trade and investment relations which will discuss all trade and market issues as well as supply chain linkages," said the Secretary (West) of Ministry of External Affairs, Vikas Swarup in a press conference in Delhi.
Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, a German Green party deputy who was born in Mali, told the European Parliament on Wednesday that she was a victim of "extremely traumatic" police violence outside a Brussels railway station. Olivia Chan reports.