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Luxembourg court denies Iran demand to unblock assets

Luxembourg - A Luxembourg court on Wednesday denied a demand by Tehran to repatriate $1.6 billion of Iranian assets claimed by the US as compensation for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

LuxLeaks whistleblowers get reduced sentences

Luxembourg - A Luxembourg court on Wednesday gave reduced sentences on appeal to two "Luxleaks" whistleblowers convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.

EU court rules workplace headscarf ban is legal

Luxembourg - European companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols including the Islamic headscarf, the EU's top court ruled Tuesday in a landmark case.

EU court says states can deny visas to refugees

Luxembourg - The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that states can deny short-term humanitarian visas to people trying to enter to claim asylum, in a case of a Syrian family trying to come to Belgium.

Driver killed in Luxembourg train crash

Luxembourg - The driver of a passenger train was killed in Luxembourg on Tuesday after he ran a red light and collided with a freight train, officials said.

Luxembourg prosecutes unknown person in VW scandal

Luxembourg - Luxembourg has filed a criminal case against an unknown person in an unusual step related to the Volkswagen "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

EU states can reject asylum for 'terrorists', court rules

Luxembourg - EU states can reject asylum applications from people who have worked with terrorist groups, even if their role was only logistical, the bloc's highest court ruled Tuesday.

EU states can reject asylum seekers with terror links: court

Luxembourg - EU nations can reject asylum seekers who have taken part in a terrorist groups' activities even if their role was confined to logistics, the bloc's top court ruled Tuesday.

EU court rejects Russian missile-maker sanctions appeal

Luxembourg - A top European court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict.

Britain and Gibraltar 'one EU entity': court advisor

Luxembourg - Britain and Gibraltar count as one EU state in terms of a key aspect of the single market, a senior EU lawyer said Thursday, in an opinion that could effect the territory's life after Brexit.

EU top court rules against bulk retention of emails

Luxembourg - The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday against the bulk retention of emails and other electronic data by EU member states, such as that under new British legislation.

Prosecutors recommend reduced sentences for LuxLeaks whistleblowers

Luxembourg - Prosecutors on Monday recommended reduced sentences for two whistleblowers in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal during closing arguments at an appeal trial in Luxembourg.

EU court upholds Monsanto GM soybean approval

Luxembourg - A top EU court on Thursday upheld the European Commission's approval of genetically modified soybeans made by US agri-chemicals giant Monsanto which environmentalists claim may harm human health.

LuxLeaks whistleblowers appeal jail sentences

Luxembourg - Two whistleblowers and an investigative reporter in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal return to court on Monday for leaking thousands of documents that exposed Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for major international companies.

Luxembourg PM says Britain can't 'have cake and eat it' over EU

Luxembourg - Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said Britain cannot "have its cake and eat it" and ruled out any transitional Brexit deal with the EU if negotiations are not completed in two years.

Trump must learn about Europe says EU's Juncker

Luxembourg - US President-elect Donald Trump must get up to speed on how Europe works in order to avoid "two years of wasted time" when he assumes his new role, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said."Mr.

Rubik's cube loses EU trademark

Luxembourg - The makers of the Rubik's cube, the multicoloured puzzle that has baffled millions of people around the world, on Thursday lost a battle with the EU's top court to trademark its distinctive shape.

Strauss-Kahn must pay 75,000 euros in back taxes: Luxembourg court

Luxembourg - Luxembourg's administrative court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, confirming his obligation to pay 75,000 euros in back taxes from a now-bankrupt investment firm he once chaired.

Eurozone approves 2.8 bn euros in bailout funds for Greece

Luxembourg - Eurozone officials announced Tuesday they have approved 2.8 billion euros for Greece from its huge third bailout after the cash-strapped nation delivered the needed reforms.

EU: Russian, Syrian Aleppo bombing may be 'war crimes'

Luxembourg - The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes.
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