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Asylum in the EU Member States
During the second quarter of 2016 (from April to June 2016), 305 700 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the Member States of the European Union (EU), up by 6% compared with the first quarter of 2016 (when 287 100 first time applicants were registered).
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Aviation Safety: EC removes all Kazakh airlines from EU Air Safety List09/12/2016 16:25:00
The EC has ion updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, and are therefore subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union. All air carriers from Kazakhstan were removed from the list, while Iran Aseman Airlines was added.
EASO Guidance on reception conditions: operational standards & indicators09/12/2016 15:25:00
EASO has issued the Guidance on reception conditions: operational standards and indicators. This Guidance represents one of the key measures identified by the European Agenda on Migration for the field of reception.
Capital Markets Union: EC welcomes agreement to give companies easier access to capital markets09/12/2016 14:25:00
The EU has agreed on a new set of rules that support companies raising money on capital markets to invest and grow. It will also help investors to make better and more informed decisions.
EC welcomes agreement to ensure compliance of Intergovernmental Agreements in the field of energy with EU law09/12/2016 14:10:00
Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council have agreed on having Intergovernmental Agreements in the field of gas & oil assessed by the EC before they are signed.
Car emissions: EC opens infringement procedures against 7 Member States for breach of EU rules09/12/2016 13:25:00
The EC is taking action against 7 Member States for failing to set up penalties systems to deter car manufacturers from violating car emissions legislation, or not applying such sanctions where a breach of law has occurred (including the UK).