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European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Tonio Borg addresses the media, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The European Union's executive Commission is backing plans to cultivate a genetically modified maize despite the objections of environmental groups which considers it dangerous. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

EU execs back OK for genetically modified corn

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union moved closer to approving the cultivation of a second genetically modified corn on the continent despite years of objections by environmental groups and widespread apprehension about GMO food among […]

11/06/2013

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EU to ban reusable olive oil bottles in eateries

BRUSSELS (AP) — The small glass bottle filled, and refilled, with golden olive oil has long been a staple on many restaurant tables across Europe. Now, the European Union is going to ban it. The […]

05/17/2013

Michalis Sarris, Finance Minister of Cyprus (AP Photo)

Cypriot finance minister resigns amid crisis probe

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus finance minister, Michalis Sarris, resigned Tuesday after less than five weeks in the job, to make way for a government investigation into how the country’s economy nearly collapsed last month.

04/02/2013

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Cyprus secures bailout, avoids bankruptcy

BRUSSELS (AP) — Cyprus secured a $13 billion package of rescue loans in tense, last-ditch negotiations early Monday, saving the country from a banking system collapse and bankruptcy that could have destabilized the entire euro area.

03/24/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

EU pilots, cabin crew call for fatigue protection

BRUSSELS (AP) — Pilots and cabin crew staged demonstrations in several European airports against planned EU legislation they say could force them to fly excessive hours and threaten the safety of passengers, but critics accused them of scaremongering.

01/22/2013

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