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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 68184

Travel Chaos in UK as Europeans Suspend Flights

The UK plunged into Christmas chaos with police deployed to stop people boarding packed trains, holidays abroad scrapped and Europe banning travel with the country after London went into an emergency lockdown.

World » EU | December 21, 2020, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3069

Boris Johnson in Brussels Tomorrow for Brexit Talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday evening to discuss Brexit.

World » EU | December 8, 2020, Tuesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 2499

COVID-19 Death Toll in France Crosses 55,000 Mark

More than 55,000 people have died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, the country's national public health agency, Sante Publique, said in a statement.

World » EU | December 7, 2020, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 3067

Latvia Extends Emergency Situation Until January 11

The emergency situation regime has been extended in Latvia until January 11 as part of the coronavirus response, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins said at a press conference.

World » EU | December 2, 2020, Wednesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2787

COVID-19 Cases in Germany Surpasses 1 Million

Germany has confirmed 22,806 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, with the total count reaching 1,006,394, the Robert Koch Institute said on Friday.

World » EU | November 27, 2020, Friday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2888

Germany Prolongs Coronavirus Restrictions until December 20

Germany prolongs the coronavirus-linked restrictions until December 20, while the limitations of social contacts are likely to be in place until January, Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a press conference after the meeting with minister-presidents of fed

World » EU | November 26, 2020, Thursday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2913

Germany Plans to Ease Restrictions for Holidays

Leaders of Germany’s 16 federal states plan to allow gatherings of up to 10 people over Christmas and New Year, offering some relaxation of coronavirus restrictions to let families and friends celebrate together.

World » EU | November 25, 2020, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 3603

COVID-19 Deaths in Romania Reached 10,000

Romania on Sunday announced 131 new COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total number of coronavirus deaths since the outbreak of the epidemic to 10,047.

World » EU | November 23, 2020, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 3060

Macron Calls for Distributing First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Low-Income Countries

French President Emmanuel Macron told the G20 summit on Saturday that the world's leading economies should join efforts to create a system that envisions disturbing first doses of potential coronavirus vaccines to least developed countries.

World » EU | November 22, 2020, Sunday // 09:55 | Viewed: 3256

COVID-19: Italy Will Vaccinate 1.7 Million People by End-January

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World » EU | November 20, 2020, Friday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2578

Greece Extends Coronavirus Measures, New Flight Restrictions

Authorities in Greece have decided to extend a number of measures on air travel in the country in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 until 30 November.

World » EU | November 13, 2020, Friday // 11:14 | Viewed: 4841

Coronavirus Lockdown in France to Remain Until December

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that the nationwide stay-at-home regime will remain in effect amid still disturbing indicators of the COVID-19 virus' evolution in the country.

World » EU | November 13, 2020, Friday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2486

France Registered Over 60 000 New Coronavirus Cases

France has registered 60,486 new coronavirus cases within the past 24 hours marking the largest daily increase since the start of the epidemic, the country's national public health agency, Sante Publique, said on Friday (local time).

World » EU | November 7, 2020, Saturday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2899

COVID-19 in Greece: Nationwide Curfew, Restaurants Close

Greece ordered a three-week nationwide lockdown Thursday to help contain a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.

World » EU | November 5, 2020, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 3972

COVID-19 in Greece: Two-Week Lockdown of the Second Largest City Thessaloniki

Greece has announced a two-week blockade of its second-largest city, Thessaloniki, to try to curb growth in coronavirus cases, AFP reported.

World » EU | November 2, 2020, Monday // 17:18 | Viewed: 5060

COVID-19 in Belgium: Restaurants Close, Quarantine and Curfew

Belgium imposes stricter quarantine measures as of today.

World » EU | November 2, 2020, Monday // 08:38 | Viewed: 3958

Portugal Announces New Measures to Contain Second Wave of Pandemic

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, after a seven-hour meeting of the Council of Ministers, announced on Saturday new restrictive measures to contain the increase of COVID-19 cases in the country, where the "state of calamity" will remain until Novem

World » EU | November 1, 2020, Sunday // 09:23 | Viewed: 2451

Poland: The Biggest Protest in Warsaw so far Against Abortion Ruling

Protesters are planning to converge on Warsaw from across Poland on Friday evening for what police said would likely be the biggest demonstrations yet against a court ruling that amounted to a near-total ban on abortion.

World » EU | October 30, 2020, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 3114

EC: Informed Decision-Making, Effective Vaccination, Safe Travel in Fight Against Coronavirus

European Commission is launching an additional set of actions to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, save lives and strengthen the internal market's resilience.

World » EU | October 30, 2020, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 3475

Spain Closes 4 More Regions Amid Worsening COVID-19 Situation

The Spanish authorities have restricted movement in the regions of Andalusia, Castile-La-Mancha, Castile and Leon and Murcia due to the worsening epidemiological situation amid the pandemic, according to the regional governments.

World » EU | October 29, 2020, Thursday // 11:10 | Viewed: 2630

French President Macron: New Lockdown Rules, People Fill Out Forms to Leave Their Homes

French President Emmanuel Macron announced new lockdown rules amid a surge in COVID-19 cases through a televised address to the nation.

World » EU | October 29, 2020, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2686
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