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Macedonia renamed as the Republic of Northern Macedonia

The Parliament of Macedonia has passed the resolution to amend the constitution of the country to rename it as the Republic of Northern Macedonia. The opposition parties had boycotted the vote and the proposal narrowly got the two-thirds majority vote required for the constitutional amendment. The renaming is in line with a landmark agreement with Greece to end ..

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12th ASEM Summit held in Brussels, Belgium

The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit was held in Brussels, Belgium. The theme of summit was ‘Global Partners for Global Challenges’. It was chaired by European Council President Donald Tusk. The summit was attended by heads of state of 51 European and Asian countries, representatives of European Union and Secretary General of Association of Southeast ..

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National Conference on Counterfeiting & Role of Enforcement Agencies held in New Delhi

The National Conference on Counterfeiting and Role of Enforcement Agencies was held in New Delhi. It was organised by Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) in collaboration with European Union (EU). It was inaugurated by Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu. Key Facts The conference aimed to provide common platform to national and ..

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EU, France give 3.5 Million Euros as Grant to Curb Emissions in India

EU and France will give a grant of 3.5 million euros to three Indian cities- Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement to curb emissions and promote sustainability in these cities. Salient Highlights The grants have been provided to help India’s smart city programme under the ‘Moblise Your ..

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India rejects attempts of EU, Canada for global investment agreement

India, along with Brazil, Argentina and some other nations rejected an informal attempt of European Union (EU) and Canada to work towards a global investment agreement at World Trade Organisation (WTO)-level. The EU and Canada proposed agreement incorporates a contentious Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism. They wanted their investment pact to be the template for ..

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