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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - European Parliament
The questions concerning the safety of electronic cigarette use are neatly matched by the questions concerning how — and even whether — governments should regulate the product.
American farmers stormed Washington on Wednesday, telling a Senate committee they hope any free-trade deal with Europe would open the food markets they've been kept out of by that continent's politicians.
Abortion is not a human right, the European Parliament voted this week, effectively shutting down a measure that would have pressed all 28 member states of the European Union to provide the procedure on demand.
A British lawmaker was pressured to resign from his political party on Tuesday after making a joke about his female political colleagues being “sluts.”
From Capitol Hill to Brussels, supporters of the Iranian opposition are urging Secretary of State John F. Kerry to take action against Iraq for the massacre of 52 Iranian exiles by Iraqi gunmen.
The British equivalent of the National Security Agency launched a cyberattack against Belgium's biggest telecommunications company that is being criminally investigated in Brussels, Germany's Der Spiegel newspaper reported.
Iranian opposition leaders and their U.S. and European supporters are urging President Obama to draw a "red line" in Iraq — a week after gunmen killed 52 Iranian dissidents at a refugee camp north of Baghdad.
Scrambling to save the continent's effort to cap carbon emissions, European Union lawmakers approved this week a plan to bolster the price of carbon permits, which had fallen so low in recent weeks that some warned it could undermine the system.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Sunday that Edward Snowden — the former National Security Agency and CIA contractor still holed up in a Moscow airport after leaking classified national security information to media outlets — has more secrets to reveal and that there's nothing the U.S. government can do to stop him.
An outraged Germany plans to put pressure on President Obama to end America's Internet surveillance program, calling such tactics akin to East German's secret police security program.
A vice president of the European Parliament is complaining that comments by two State Department officials are being used for propaganda by Iran as it tries to crush exiled dissidents in Iraqi refugee camps.
The European Parliament, the elected legislative body of the European Union, voted on Tuesday in favor of a new law that caps bankers' bonuses and implements other financial-sector reforms.
Members of the European Parliament will vote next week whether to ban the display of any images that seem to demean women, especially pornography.
David Cameron, prime minister of the United Kingdom, doesn't have to face the electorate until May 2015. Yet there is a strong possibility his minority Tory government could fall earlier than expected.
An Irish meat processor recalled 10 million burgers Wednesday from supermarkets across Ireland and Britain amid fears that many could contain horse meat, a discovery that poses no danger to public health but threatens to undermine the beef business central to Ireland's rural economy.