European Commission: 70% of EU Citizens Vaccinated

European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday that 70 percent of adults in the bloc have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

World » EU | July 27, 2021, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1145

Passports for Pubs, Mandatory Shots: Europe Ramps Up Covid Fight

Covid-19 vaccination rates are rising across Europe, restaurants and bars are reopening, people are traveling for work and leisure, and life is returning to something resembling normal.

World | July 27, 2021, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1743

Philippines to Impose Travel Ban on Malaysia, Thailand to Prevent Delta Variant

 The Philippines will ban inbound travelers from Malaysia and Thailand from July 25 to 31 to prevent the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus Delta variant, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.

World | July 23, 2021, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1832

France Introduces New Measures: Covid Passport to enter Cinemas, Museums, Matches

People who want to go to cinemas, museums, sports matches and other cultural events in France will have to show proof of the Covid-19 vaccine or a negative test starting Wednesday, as the country faces a sudden jumping new cases of coronavirus highly tran

World » EU | July 21, 2021, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1958

EC Annual Report on Bulgaria: Unlimited Powers of Prosecutor General Is still Issue

The new law concerning the accountability and criminal liability of the Prosecutor General and his or her deputies has been declared unconstitutional and challenges remain, 2021 report on the Rule of Law situation in Bulgaria, presented by the European Co

World » EU | July 20, 2021, Tuesday // 23:57 | Viewed: 2058

Russia Tests Hypersonic Missile

Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov has successfully test-fired the Tsirkon hypersonic missile against a surface target at the range of over 350 km and the flight speed reached 7 Mach, the Russian Defense Ministry announced.

World » Russia | July 19, 2021, Monday // 23:38 | Viewed: 2122

England to Abandon Almost all Coronavirus Restrictions

On Monday, England will do away with all of its legal coronavirus restrictions in what many people have dubbed "Freedom Day".

World | July 19, 2021, Monday // 09:17 | Viewed: 2027

Europe Remains Suspicious about Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes and novel tobacco products have been around for more than a decade as alternatives to cigarette smoking, which kills nearly 700,000 people in the EU every year.

World » EU | July 18, 2021, Sunday // 23:48 | Viewed: 1710

EU Reveales Target for Green Deal by 2030

The European Union must increase the amount of renewable energy it uses and cut energy consumption by 2030 under proposals the bloc’s executive Commission published on Wednesday (14 July) to help meet a more ambitious goal for reducing greenhouse gas emis

World » EU | July 15, 2021, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 2189

Thousands of Anti-Vaccine Demonstrators Protested in Greece

Thousands of anti-vaccine demonstrators protested in Greece’s two largest cities Wednesday against plans to make coronavirus vaccines available to children 15 and older.

World » EU | July 15, 2021, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2212

New Covid Restrictions in Greece

Following up on Monday’s announcement by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias reiterated Tuesday that the vaccination of all staff at private and public nursing homes and units for the disabled is mandatory and that all mu

World » EU | July 14, 2021, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 3408

EU Parliament to Inspect Spending of EU Funds in Bulgaria

Monica Holheimer (EPP), chairwoman of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control (EPP), suggested on Monday that MEPs travel to Bulgaria for an on-the-spot check on the absorption of European budget funds.

World » EU | July 13, 2021, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3335

Only Fully Vaccinated Can Enter Malta

Malta said  it was tightening entry rules to allow only fully vaccinated people to enter the country due to an increase in coronavirus cases.

World » EU | July 10, 2021, Saturday // 23:34 | Viewed: 2395

Lebanon Stroke by Major Electrical Power Crisis

Lebanon's two main power plants were switched off on Friday, plunging much of the country into a near-total blackout.

World | July 9, 2021, Friday // 23:57 | Viewed: 2259

UN Chief Calls for Global Vaccination plan as COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 4 Million

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday repeated his appeal for a global vaccination plan to boost vaccine equity as deaths from COVID-19 topped 4 million worldwide.

World | July 8, 2021, Thursday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2575

Scotland becomes 'COVID capital' of Europe

Scotland has become the 'COVID capital' of Europe with five in ten of the areas with highest infection rates, according to the Scottish newspaper.

World | July 7, 2021, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 3096

Chinese Millennials 'lying flat' Doing Nothing, Worries Beijing

Young people in China have set off a nascent counter-culture movement that involves lying down and doing as little as possible and Beijing is not happy about it.

World | July 5, 2021, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 3072

Russia Records 23,218 COVID-19 Cases in past 24 hours

Russia recorded 23,218 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, down from 23,543 the day before, bringing the total to 5,561,360, the federal response center said on Friday.

World » Russia | July 2, 2021, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2274

Biden's Plan Wins Support, 130 Countries Agree to Join Global Minimum Tax Rate

US President Joe Biden's tax plan has been accepted by 130 countries worldwide including India and China.

World | July 2, 2021, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 2562

Stolen Picasso Painting Found in Greece

Nine years after it was stolen, the Greek authorities presented the recovered painting "Woman's Head" by Pablo Picasso to the public.

World | June 29, 2021, Tuesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2224

Israel Declines Restrictions despite Increase in COVID-19 Cases due to Delta Variant

Expressing faith in the country's COVID-19 vaccination rate, Israel's new government led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has declined to impose new restrictions, even as the Delta variant is leading to a resurgence of infections here.

World | June 29, 2021, Tuesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 2196
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