“Europe must work with the Biden administration, countries in the region and the parties on the ground to prevent unilateral action undermining the possibility of peace, advance the rights and security of all people under Israel’s effective control.”
EU sanctions include an asset freeze and bans on travelling in the 27-nation EU for 88 people, including politicians, state security personnel and business people, and asset freezes on seven organisations.
EU sanctions will hit military leaders responsible for the ouster of Aung San Suu Kyi but will not curtail its trade preferences for the Myanmar.
The shell-shocked tourism sector is expected to enter another dark season due to Covid-19 variants and a slow vaccination rollout within the bloc.
Disease experts warned that vaccines won't end the pandemic unless all countries receive doses in a fast and fair manner.
Some Western European countries have fared better at integrating Syrian refugees, while others failed amid rising far-right nationalism.
Border pushbacks that deny migrants their right to apply for asylum and collective expulsions are illegal under international refugee treaties, which allow people fearing for their safety to seek protection.
To receive their share of the money, EU members must submit their plans for the funds by the end of April, with at least 37 percent of planned budgets dedicated to fighting climate change.
Germany, Poland, and Sweden throw out three Russian diplomats in a coordinated retaliation for expulsion of three EU diplomats by Moscow, drawing angry response from Russia, which called the decision "unjustified and unfriendly."
With majority of games being played without spectators since June, matchday revenue for top European clubs is likely to remain close to zero until the end of the 2020-21 season.
EU's Health Commissioner said the British pharmaceutical firm's announcement led to "deep dissatisfaction" from EU member states, which "insisted on a precise delivery schedule."
The US has long employed the power of its currency to dictate the foreign policies of other countries.
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