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Facebook removes another 16,000 groups dealing with fake reviews

(dpa-AFX) - The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in Britain said Facebook has now removed a further 16,000 groups that were dealing in fake...
European Union

European markets close higher on recovery hopes

(dpa-AFX) - European markets ended on a firm note on Thursday amid optimism about global economic recovery thanks to some upbeat data out of...
European Commission

Musical chairs: EU executive decries diplomatic affront by Turkey

(dpa) - Two chairs, three leaders: the European Commission on Wednesday expressed its disappointment about its chief Ursula von der Leyen having been relegated...
European Union

Life expectancy falls across European Union amid Covid-19 pandemic

(dpa) - Life expectancy across the European Union dropped last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, interrupting a decades-long trend upward, official figures show. The starkest...
01 April 2021, Belgium, Brussels: An injured policeman arrests a protester at the Bois de La Cambre - Ter Kamerenbos as Brussels local police start the evacuation of the Park. Photo: Hatim Kaghat/BELGA/dpa

Many injured as police break up illegal mass gathering in Brussels

(dpa) - Numerous police officers were injured in breaking up an illegal mass gathering in Brussels attended by over a thousand people in spite...

Hungary trade surplus increases more than estimated

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Hungary's trade surplus increased more than initially estimated in January, final data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on...
Industry

Austria’s manufacturing sector growth gathers momentum

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Austria's manufacturing sector upturn gathered momentum in March, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The UniCredit Bank Austria Manufacturing Purchasing Managers'...
A Polish border guard stands beside a European Union flag during a ceremony at the Czech-Polish border checkpoint in Hradek nad Nisou, Czech Republic, Dec. 21, 2007. (Reuters Photo)

Thirteen states threatened with EU restrictions on visa policy

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dpa/GNA - Thirteen states in Africa and the Middle East are reportedly being threatened with restrictions on the issuing of visas for the...
European Union

After 30 years of Mercosur bloc, trade deal with EU on shaky ground

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dpa/GNA - Thirty years after four South American countries created the historic Mercosur bloc, a much-needed trade deal with the European Union stands...
European Commission

EU executive wants a quarter of all farmland to be organic by 2030

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dpa - The European Commission wants to see the proportion of EU agricultural land dedicated to organic production increase from 8.5 in 2019...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone money supply slows, credit to private sector rises

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Eurozone money supply grew at a slower pace and the credit to the private sector logged a steady growth in February,...
COVID-19

As third wave looms and EU leaders to debate ways to step up vaccination

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dpa/GNA - EU leaders are to search for pandemic strategy solutions on Thursday under immense pressure due to Covid-19 vaccine shortages and a...
HANDOUT - 23 March 2021, Belgium, Brussels: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (R) and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken give a press conference on the sidelines of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters. Photo: -/NATO/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Blinken keeps up US pressure on Berlin about Nord Stream 2

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dpa/GNA- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken used his first visit to Brussels in his new post to pressure Germany to scrap the Nord...
Nato

Blinken affirms US commitment to NATO at Brussels meeting

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dpa/GNA - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to take part in his first NATO ministerial meeting since taking office in January,...
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Sinopec enters 10-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from Qatar

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dpa-AFX/GN - China Petroleum & Chemical Corp has signed a long-term purchase and sales agreement with Qatar Petroleum to purchase 2 million tons...
Sputnik V Vaccine

EU regulator to inspect Sputnik V vaccine production sites in Russia

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dpa/GNA - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is planning a trip to Russia to inspect the Sputnik V production facility there to assess...

EU to sanction 11 involved in Myanmar coup – top diplomat

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is set to sanction 11 individuals involved in Myanmar's military coup and the repression of demonstrators there, the...

EU sanctions China for rights abuses against Uighurs

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is sanctioning China for abuses against the Uighur people, the first time the bloc has issued restrictive measures...
Growth was uneven across eurozone countries, with Germany "robust" and France losing ground ?

Eurozone current account surplus declines in January

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dpa-AFX/GNA - The euro area current account surplus declined in January, the European Central Bank said Monday. The current account logged a surplus of...
FILED - Workers help unpack a delivery of coronavirus vaccine in Mexico in December. The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, says EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: El Universal/El Universal via ZUMA Wire/dpa

EU’s von der Leyen: Vaccine donations to poor countries on hold

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dpa/GNA - The European Union is not currently in the position to directly donate coronavirus vaccines to poorer countries, said EU Commission President...
Brussels attacks

Five years after Brussels attacks, victims decry lack of support

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dpa/GNA - Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Brussels that claimed the lives of dozens of people and injured...
European Commission

European Ombudsman: EU should have vetted Mercosur deal better

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dpa/GNA - The European Commission should have vetted the EU-Mercosur trade deal for sustainability issues better before concluding the agreement, European Ombudsman Emily...

European Commissioner: EU vaccine passport to be ready by June 1

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dpa/GNA - To open up EU countries to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission is expected to present a proposal for...
AstraZeneca/Oxford coronavirus vaccine

New cluster of European nations hit pause on AstraZeneca vaccine

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France Germany, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Cyprus are the latest cluster of European countries to join the growing ranks of their peers suspending the use...
AstraZeneca

Countries in Europe divided over use of AstraZeneca vaccine

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dpa/GNA - European countries were divided in their responses to concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, with Germany and Poland continuing to use the...
European Games 2023

Muaythai Officially Included in the European Games 2023

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All eyes have been on the European Games 2023, waiting in anticipation for the announcement of which sports would be awarded the final spots...
European Union

EU divided on Covid-19 vaccine passports and border closures

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dpa/GNA - The European Union's 27 leaders are debating their shared Covid-19 strategy on Thursday, with several member states vying to break rank...
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Average EU age for women’s first birth rises to 29.4

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dpa/GNA - Women in the European Union are giving birth to their first child at an increasingly older age, the bloc's official statistical...
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Third of working-age adults in EU have no basic IT skills – Auditors

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dpa/GNA - More than 75 million European adults of working age do not have at least basic digital skills, the European Court of...
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EU officials offer condolences for Italian ambassador killed in Congo

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dpa/GNA - EU officials expressed their condolences to the family of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio, who was killed in an attack on a...