EU sanctions on Hamas and Israel ‘no longer taboo’, says S&D leader

Gianni Pitella speaking in parliament

S&D group chair Gianni Pittella has called on EU council president Herman Van Rompuy to hold an extraordinary council meeting in the wake of another missile strike outside a UN school in Gaza.

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MEPs urge Russia to be ‘part of the solution’ in Ukraine crisis

A pro-Russia separatist in Ukraine

MEPs have called for an end to “fighting and bloodshed” and for immediate arms restrictions as the conflict in Ukraine shows little sign of de-escalation.

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