Police seize more than EUR 4.5 million in cryptocurrencies in Europe’s biggest ever LSD bust

The Spanish Guardia Civil and the Austrian Federal Police, supported by Europol, have dismantled a criminal network producing and distributing synthetic drugs worldwide, known as new psychoactive substances (NPS), on the Darknet.
30-06-2018, 10:45, Новости » Происшествия

The future of the Council of Europe depends on respect for its underlying precept – “effective multilateralism”

“For the future of the Council of Europe to be secured, we must respect its underlying precept of ‘effective multilateralism’, in other words the process of seeking solutions together with due regard for international law”, said Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, speaking before the Assembly.
29-06-2018, 11:35, Новости » Политика

The Council of Europe is not a "menu à la carte" where we choose what we want

All Member States should realise that the Council of Europe is not a ‘menu à la carte’ where we only choose what we want.
29-06-2018, 10:29, Новости » Политика

Luxembourg must improve its strategy to prevent risks of corruption in government and in the police sector

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) publishes its fifth-round evaluation report on Luxembourg. The main focus of this round is preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies.
29-06-2018, 09:33, Новости » Политика

Renewable energy: Council confirms deal reached with the European Parliament

On 27 June 2018, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement reached by the Bulgarian Presidency on the revision of the renewable energy directive.
28-06-2018, 13:24, Новости » Экономика

Controls on cash entering and leaving the EU: Council endorses agreement

The EU's committee of permanent representatives (Coreper) endorsed an agreement between the Council, represented by the Bulgarian presidency, and the European Parliament on a draft regulation aimed at improving controls on cash entering or leaving the Union.
28-06-2018, 11:20, Новости » Экономика

Trade barriers: EU removes record number in response to surge in protectionism

The annual report on Trade and Investment Barriers, released yesterday, shows that the European Commission has eliminated the highest number ever of trade barriers faced by EU companies doing business abroad. European exporters reported a major increase in protectionism in 2017.
27-06-2018, 11:08, Новости » Политика

141 arrested in worldwide crackdown on airline fraud

Europol coordinated raids at European airports, targeting criminals trying to travel using fraudulently bought tickets.
27-06-2018, 10:04, Новости » Происшествия

Secretary General welcomes stronger NATO-EU cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed strengthened cooperation between the EU and NATO ahead of a meeting with EU Defence Ministers on Monday (25 June 2018).
26-06-2018, 11:22, Новости » Политика

Croatian Chairmanship plans put focus on fighting corruption

Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Marija Pejčinović Burić spelled out her country’s priorities for its six-month spell chairing the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in a speech to the Parliamentary Assembly yesterday.
26-06-2018, 10:41, Новости » Политика