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.
UN and EU will be part of talks over divided island of Cyprus in New York, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says, hailing EU's efforts to improve ties with Ankara.
The US has long employed the power of its currency to dictate the foreign policies of other countries.
The 1,200 page-long document lays out detail on trade, law enforcement and dispute settlement among other arrangements after the UK leaves the EU.
Britain and the European Union have struck a provisional free-trade agreement that should avert New Year’s chaos for cross-border commerce and bring a measure of certainty to businesses after years of Brexit turmoil.
British and European negotiators have found a way forward on most issues, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen says as talks on a post-Brexit trade deal continue.
New draft rules were announced as regulatory scrutiny has been growing worldwide of tech giants and their power following a string of scandals over privacy and misinformation.
The complex cases involves interchange fees and Mastercard had lost an appeal against a 2007 European Commission ruling that said the fees were anti-competitive
Both sides say they want to agree arrangements to cover nearly $1 trillion in annual trade but talks are at an impasse, with Britain standing to lose zero-tariff and zero-quota access to huge European single market.
Three main issues remain unresolved: fisheries, ensuring fair competition guarantees and ways to solve future disputes.
"Our vaccine therefore costs about the same as a flu shot" Moderna's Chief Executive Stephane Bancel said to German weekly Welt am Sonntag.
President Alexander Lukashenko's government announces that it has drawn up a list of people banned from entering Belarus in retaliation for sanctions on 40 Belarus officials imposed by the European Union.
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