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Malta's PM Muscat should resign now, European Parliament tells EU leaders

12 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

Malta's PM Muscat should resign now, European Parliament tells EU leaders

12 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS, Dec 12 Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.

EU leaders offer money to reluctant east to push 2050 climate neutrality

12 Dec 2019

* New climate target, 2021-27 budget dominate EU leaders' summit

EU states block green finance deal in setback for climate goals

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS European Union states have blocked a set of new rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable", EU officials said, in a major setback for the bloc's climate ambitions.

UPDATE 2-EU states block green finance deal in setback for climate goals

11 Dec 2019

* EU governments halt deal on green taxonomy struck last week

EU states reject green finance law in setback for climate goals

11 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS European Union states have rejected a set of rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable", an EU official said, in a major setback for the bloc's climate ambitions.

'Less action plans, more action': EU Commission under fire over money-laundering overhaul

10 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission said it would only consider money-laundering reforms after it completes a thorough assessment of the issue, dashing hopes the EU executive would act rapidly to crack down on dirty money flowing through the continent.

Explainer: What an EU carbon border tax might look like and who would be hit

10 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission plans a carbon border tax aimed at shielding European steel producers and other energy-intensive industries against cheaper imports from countries with less strict climate policies.

EU to consider tougher tax haven listing

06 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS A group of European Union countries is calling for the bloc to cast a wider net when listing tax havens and to consider imposing stricter sanctions for countries facilitating tax avoidance, according to an EU document and an EU official.

EU agrees steps toward tighter money-laundering supervision

05 Dec 2019

BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers on Thursday backed plans for greater powers to combat money laundering after a series of revelations about large amounts of dirty money flowing through European banks.

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