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Europeans restart “normal” life in unfamiliar way

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Wearing masks, keeping distance, working and schooling on staggered times, Europeans are restarting their "normal" life -- but in an unfamiliar way after a...
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U.S. noticeably absent from EU-hosted global online pledging on coronavirus

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The United States is noticeably absent from the programme of an online pledging event on coronavirus hosted by the European Union (EU), which is...
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Ghana: 1st Covid-19 Case in Psychiatric Hospital

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Ensure Equal Access to Treatment; Invest in Community-Based Support Ghana's Accra Psychiatric Hospital has confirmed that a patient has tested positive for Covid-19, causing concern...
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To mask or not to mask, no longer a question for many Europeans

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In a shift which many Europeans would have never imagined, face mask-wearing is now a phenomenon in the streets of major European cities like...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (R), European Parliament President David Sassoli (C) and President of the European Council Charles Michel attend a press conference on the future of Europe at the Parlamentarium in Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 31, 2020. The United Kingdom's (UK) withdrawal agreement will enter into force upon the UK's exit from the EU on Friday night, ending the country's 47-year membership. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

European leaders fail to nail down recovery plan as infections top 1.1 million

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Leaders of European Union (EU) states, though under mounting pressure to prop up their virus-stricken economies, failed to nail down a much-awaited recovery plan...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU launches data sharing platform for researchers to fight against coronavirus

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The European Commission together with several partners on Monday launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available...
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EU auto market plummets 25.6 percent in first quarter

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Demand for new automobiles in the European Union declined by 25.6 percent in the first quarter of this year, with a dramatic drop of...
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EU presents roadmap for lifting containment measures against COVID-19

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The European Union (EU) on Wednesday put forward a roadmap for member states to phase out containment measures for COVID-19. The guideline...
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European nations voice backing, commitment to WHO after Trump’s decision to halt funding

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The decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) triggered on Wednesday a wave of criticism from...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

No reason justifying U.S. suspension of funding to WHO – EU diplomat

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The European Union's foreign policy chief expressed his regret on Wednesday over the U.S. decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). ...
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Less festive Easter observed across Europe despite signs of hope in anti-virus battle

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Europeans observed a less festive Easter Sunday, as their attention is still grabbed by the coronavirus, which, according to the data from the World...
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European nations call for sticking to restriction measures as British PM continues coronavirus recovery

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Lots of European countries on Saturday urged the public to stick to restriction measures during the Easter holiday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
A China-Europe freight train loaded with electronic products departs from the Chengdu International Railway Port, starting a 13-day journey to its destination Tilburg, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2020. Photo by Bai Guibin, People’s Daily Online

Economic toll grows in coronavirus-rampaged Europe

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The coronavirus pandemic, which had claimed over 60,000 lives and infected more than 700,000 people in Europe as of Wednesday, has begun to spread...
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Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke the law by refusing refugees

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Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke the law of the European Union (EU) by refusing to relocate refugees during the migrant crisis in...
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COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Europe, more measures expected

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Over 100,000 people across Europe had tested positive for the novel coronavirus as of Thursday evening, prompting European governments to unleash more anti-virus measures. More...
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Senior EU official says COVID-19 “not a Chinese virus”

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COVID-19 is not a Chinese virus, said a senior EU official on Thursday, as he called for global cooperation in confronting the "massive threat." "Viruses...
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COVID-19 outbreak declared pandemic as it takes rising toll in Europe

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday characterized the COVID-19 outbreak as a "pandemic." The Geneva-based WHO's assessment came as the coronavirus has infected more...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Threat of COVID-19 pandemic very real as all EU members report cases – WHO

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The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the novel coronavirus has got a foothold in so many countries and...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Coronavirus cases rise in Europe as WHO says figure outside China hit 20,000

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European countries saw the number of coronavirus cases climb on Saturday as the World Heath Organization (WHO) announced that the figure outside China already...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Big differences remain after first round of post-Brexit talks

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The European Union (EU) and the UK ended the first round of negotiations here on Thursday with big divergences. "Our differences come as no surprise,...
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EU executive proposes climate law, targets zero emission by 2050

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The European Commission introduced the European Climate Law on Wednesday, aiming to set a legally binding target of net zero greenhouse gas emission by...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

EU and Britain start post-Brexit negotiations

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The European Union (EU) and Britain started the negotiations for a new partnership here on Monday. The talks began with a...
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EU raises COVID-19 risk level, insists not to close interior borders

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The risk for people in Europe to be infected with the COVID-19 was leveled up by the European Center for Disease Prevention Control (ECDC)...
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Luxembourg confirms first case of novel coronavirus

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The first case of novel coronavirus in Luxembourg has been found, said Luxembourg's Health Minister Paulette Lenert on Saturday evening at a press conference...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

EU lays out post-Brexit negotiation stance

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The Council of the European Union(EU) on Tuesday authorized the EU's opening of negotiations with the United Kingdom on Tuesday, publishing negotiations directives which...
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European Commission unveils trust-centered AI strategy

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The European Commission unveiled its strategy for data and Artificial Intelligence(AI)on Wednesday, putting trustworthiness at the heart of its digital transformation. The...
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Operation Rubicon exposes U.S. old trick of thief crying “Stop thief”

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by Xinhua writer Wang Zichen While Washington continues to spin certain Chinese tech companies as data thieves with no solid evidence, new...
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The EU Green Deal can go global – but ‘climate diplomacy’ won’t be easy

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In the 1990s, Europe’s drive to create a single market earned international kudos. It also triggered a wave of anxiety as policymakers across the...
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Swedish telecoms continue to use Huawei as minister pledge no specific aim towards one...

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by Xinhua writer Wang Zichen Swedish telecommunication operators have continued to use equipment from Huawei, the Chinese technology firm, the national radio...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during an Atlantic Council discussion on NATO and stability on April 6, 2016 in Washington, DC.

NATO to resume, upscale operations in Iraq

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will resume its operations in Iraq, one month after the alliance suspended its mission due to the tension...