The most contested aspect of the bill, Article 13, will require content sharing sites to deploy tools that harshly filter out copyrighted material from user posts
(UPDATED) Members of European Parliament (MEPs) meeting in the French city of Strasbourg voted 438 in favor of the measure, 226 against, with 39 abstentions
Taxing content indexing services by Google may have a negative net effect on the diversity of content and perspectives shown on the platform, says tech lobbyist
Paris says the proposed tax will ensure that global tech platforms pay their fair share. However, some EU members argue the tax would also punish European companies and stifle innovation.
Critics, however, say that the new proposed copyright law in Europe may restrict the usage of memes and remixes by everyday internet users who often use content without securing the rights
The European Union is extending this aid even as President Rodrigo Duterte lambasts them for supposedly interfering in his bloody anti-drug campaign
The first of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in at 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries, including cars and carpets
'I think the intransigence of the commission is pushing us towards no deal,' International Trade Secretary Liam Fox says
(UPDATED) The leaders agree to 'launch a new phase' in the relationship and 'to work together towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto industrial goods'
UK earlier promised to pay £35 to £39 billion that ministers said depended on agreed trade ties with the EU
The European Union's $5 billion anti-trust fine challenges the core of Google's Android licensing model, possibly leading to more expensive Android devices
Less than 9 months before Britain leaves the EU, May's government is finally setting out exactly what it wants following public splits about how aligned it will remain with the regional bloc
In Spain, Italy and Poland, an explanatory protest statement about the upcoming vote comes up when the online encyclopedia is consulted
Italy's new hardline Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has vetoed joint conclusions for the entire agenda of the summit in Brussels until his demands are met
EU President Donald Tusk warns on the eve of the summit that time is running out for leaders to reassure their citizens that they can control migration before authoritarian politicians win the 'high-stakes' debate
'I think we have satisfied the EU's curiosity over the judicial reforms in Poland,' says Polish secretary of state for EU affairs Konrad Szymanski
The vessel Lifeline had rescued the 234 migrants, including children and pregnant women, but Malta and Italy initially refused to take it in
The talks involving 16 of the 28 European Union leaders aim to mend rifts over the migrant crisis
The tariffs will further fuel jitters on world stock markets that are already alarmed by trade tensions between the United States and China
French President Emmanuel Macron accuses Italy's leaders of "cynicism and irresponsibility" and said they had broken international maritime law by refusing the boat the right to dock.
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Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.
Washington angers its major allies by slapping duties of 25 percent and 10 percent on imports of aluminium and steel
The proposals call for banning banning plastic cotton buds, cutlery, plates, straws, drink stirrers and balloon sticks
'The ball is in the court of the EU. They have presented different proposals, we will see if they materialize,' Iran's atomic organization head says
This comes after EU president Donald Tusk lashed out at Donald Trump, saying that 'looking at the latest decisions of President Trump, someone could even think with friends like that who needs enemies'
(UPDATED) 'Pang-diplomat talaga, which I can never be one, ever,' says President Rodrigo Duterte of the late Edgardo Angara, his former special envoy to the EU
The force, known as the European Intervention Initiative, would be separate from other EU defense cooperation, meaning there would be no obstacle to Britain taking part after it leaves the bloc
'With this ground-breaking operation we have punched a big hole in the capability of IS to spread propaganda online and radicalize young people in Europe,' says Europol head Rob Wainwright
In an update to its terms of service, WhatsApp says the minimum age for users outside the EU is still 13 years
(UPDATED) Days after calling out Rigoberto Tiglao, Vice President Leni Robredo reveals that the 'Manila Times' columnist sent her office an e-mail 'threatening to print more fake news'
'Na saan na po 'yung mga bangkay?' asks Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque as he disputes the 12,000 figure used by the European Parliament in its resolution calling for an end to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
(UPDATED) Giacomo Filibeck, who belongs to a socialist European party, was 'determined as a person we don't want to be in our territory,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
Giacomo Filibeck of the Party of European Socialists is one of the critics of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody anti-drug campaign. He was supposed to join an Akbayan event in Cebu City.
'He must not underestimate the capacity of the European Parliament to do actions against Facebook and against him as CEO of Facebook,' says the head of the parliament's leading political group
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has clashed with European Union institutions, is seeking a 3rd straight term
(UPDATED) The moves by Russia come after a coordinated campaign by the United Kingdom and its allies over a nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter
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European Union President Donald Tusk says improved relations would depend on progress on issues, including the rule of law and press freedom as well as Syria
(3rd UPDATE) Canada, Ukraine, Albania, Australia, and most European Union states match the United States' move with smaller-scale expulsions, after Britain urged allies to respond to the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal
A number of member states are considering following Britain's lead and expelling Russian intelligence agents posing as diplomats, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying further coordinated actions were "necessary"
The EU's top trade official says the US failed to provide full clarity on how Europe and Japan could be spared set to continue next week
The European Union will modify the standard text of its future financial deals with the Philippines to avoid reiterating the condition on respect for human rights, which has angered Duterte
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Stefano Manservisi, director-general for international cooperation at the EU Commission, says the amount would be released in the 'next days'
A European Union Commission official says there is no need to reiterate the condition on respect for human rights, as the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the two parties already states that
A top EU official, Director-General Stefano Manservisi, also visits the Philippines for a series of meetings this week
Future relations between Britain and the EU is far from certain and the British government is deeply divided over how to proceed
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'What am I supposed to do there? Ask me a question, insultuhin 'nyo ako, eh putahin ko kayo lahat doon,' says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte