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Thai police said Monday over 100 people have been arrested in a crackdown on human trafficking since the European Union threatened to boycott the country's multi-billion dollar fishing industry over the issue.
The EU said Friday it was in "intense negotiations" with the United States in a bid to strike a new deal on personal data transfers within days.
The Secretary-General’s Office of the EFTA Secretariat is looking to recruit a Senior Legal Adviser.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is looking to recruit a Head of Legal Services.
An EU court on Thursday annulled European Union sanctions against five Ukrainians, including two former prime ministers, because the bloc had wrongly found them at fault over embezzling state funds.
The EU on Wednesday warned Bulgaria and Romania they must do much more to combat crime, corruption and weak judicial systems amid growing criticism they are failing to meet reform commitments.
Bulgaria's ruling right-wing coalition Tuesday made an unprecedented demand for the resignation of the country's top judiciary body after a series of scandals.
Bulgaria came under fire from its trading partners Monday over its failure to strengthen the rule of law, two days before an EU report expected to be highly critical of the lack of reforms.
The Islamic State group has honed the ability to launch global attacks and is set to focus more on Europe following the Paris massacre, the chief of the EU police agency Europol said Monday.
A court in Turkey's western region of Izmir placed under arrest six people on charges of trafficking migrants seeking to cross the Aegean to the European Union, including a sergeant in the Turkish gendarmerie, reports said Saturday.
The EFTA Surveillance Authority has a vacancy for a Legal and Executive Affairs Officer.
The European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg is seeking a junior lawyer with particular expertise and experience in employment law.
The number of counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation decreased in the second half of 2015, the European Central Bank said on Friday.
The European Union should impose sanctions on Chinese state media, a journalism advocacy group said Thursday, denouncing broadcasts and reports of "forced confessions" by detainees.
The European Union's ambassador to China said Wednesday it was "deeply concerned" about Beijing's detention of EU citizens, hours after state media broadcast the purported confession of a Swedish activist held by authorities.
The European Commission proposed on 19 January to facilitate the exchange of criminal records of non-EU citizens in the EU by upgrading the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS).
A Danish nightclub has been accused of discrimination over its language requirements for entry by asylum seekers, prompting fears more establishments could follow suit amid a spate of reports of sexual harassment.
"She kissed him -- it's an invitation to have sex." The asylum seeker's answer hangs in the air. The instructor's smile falters, and an explanation is required.
The top US and European trade groups have warned their leaders of enormous fallout for businesses and customers if the two sides fail to reach a new deal on data transfers by end January.