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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya says keen on bolstering trade, investment ties with Europe

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday his country is keen on strengthening trade and investment ties with Europe. Kenyatta expressed the need...
Covid Medical Supplies

Countries in Europe reimpose lockdowns as COVID-19 cases surge unabated

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Europe is seeing a drastic resurgence of COVID-19 cases, forcing countries to reimpose restrictions in a bid to curb further spread of the virus. Austria...
Indonesia Floods

Death toll rises after weekend storms across Europe

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Several people were killed as devastating storms and heavy floods hit regions in France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland over the weekend, inundating homes and...
Health Ngo Donation

Volta Union UK/Europe donates PPEs to Ho Teaching Hospital

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The Volta Union in the United Kingdom and Europe has donated personal protective items to the Ho Teaching Hospital to help in the...
Syrian refugees stand as they gather during the visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to al-Dalhamiyeh camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Europe should not turn a blind eye to Moria, Greek president says after refugee...

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Europe should not turn a blind eye to Moria, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Thursday after the country's largest refugee and migrant camp...
Evacuation Travellers

Stranded Ghanaians returned home in Europe

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About 2,000 Ghanaians who could not return to various countries in Europe where they reside because of Covid-19 travel restrictions have been evacuated to...

Mozambique bans cultured fish from Malawi

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Mozambique has banned the importation of cultured fish from neighboring Malawi following the outbreak of a lethal disease in fish reared in captivity in...
E-commerce

Train for cross-border e-commerce exports departs for Europe

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A China-Europe freight train for cross-border e-commerce B2B exports departed from southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Tuesday morning, marking the first of its...
Brexit-dice

Brits across Europe “financially fearful” of no-deal Brexit

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The majority of the estimated 1.8 million Britons living in the European Union are “increasingly financially fearful – and rightly so” over the rising...
VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Young people enjoy their social gathering at a park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Aug. 8, 2020. The provincial increase of British Columbia over the last month is overwhelmingly concentrated in young people -- of the 893 COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C. between July 6 and Aug. 6, two-thirds have been in people under the age of 40. The majority are in their 20s. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)

WHO Europe head warns young people as COVID-19 infection rates soar

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Thursday called on young people to "spread fun, not the virus"...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened...
Donald Trump

Report: 5,400 US troops withdrawn from Germany to stay in Europe

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The United States will send 6,400 troops currently stationed in Germany back to their home country as part of a planned troop withdrawal, a...
Huawei Nova I Picture

Xulio Rios warns Europe of “American trap” over Huawei ban

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Europe should resist U.S. pressure to isolate China and remain independent in its decision making in the face of so-called security concerns, a Spanish...
Alitalia

Restructured Alitalia to see fleet reduced to 70 from 113, as Europe opens skies...

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Italy's embattled air carrier Alitalia will emerge from its state-guided reform plan far smaller than in the past, though government officials said Tuesday the...
face masks

Mask-wearing plays big in Europe’s post-lockdown protocol

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France on Monday joined the ranks of European countries which have mandated the use of face masks in all indoor public places, in another...
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to set up over 150,000 public charging points across Europe

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German carmaker Volkswagen announced on Monday that it would implement a new charging service in Europe with over 150,000 public charging points by mid-August. ...
Health Official

Virus in Beijing’s Xinfadi from Europe, but older – China CDC

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The novel coronavirus found in Beijing's recent outbreak at Xinfadi market has come from Europe, but it is older than Europe's most recent virus,...
Donald Trump

Trump finds himself isolated among allies

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After having experienced years of American unilateralism, U.S. allies in Europe no longer believe that President Donald Trump will offer them much, reported The...
Ethiopian Airline

Ethiopian Airlines starts to ferry Tanzania’s Nile perch to Europe

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Ethiopian Airlines made its flight from Tanzania's Mwanza city on Thursday night, ferrying 17,262 kilograms of processed fish from Lake Victoria to European...
Environment Plastic Waste

Alliance to End Plastic Waste partners ASASE Foundation for projects

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The ‘Alliance to End Plastic Waste’, a not-for-profit organisation made up of companies that manufacture and process plastics has partnered the ASASE Foundation to...
Illegal Immigrants

25 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

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About 25 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast and brought back to Libya, said the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Thursday. "Tonight,...
A man wearing face mask walks on the street in Moscow, Russia, April 9, 2020. Russia's COVID-19 cases grew by a new daily record of 1,459 in the last 24 hours to reach 10,131 on Thursday, covering most regions of the country, official data showed. The death toll rose to 76 from the previous day's 63, and 698 people have recovered, including 118 in the last 24 hours, Russia's coronavirus response center said in a statement. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

Global COVID-19 cases top 3.5 million as Mideast, Europe witness continued slowdown

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Global COVID-19 infections topped 3.5 million on Sunday as Mideast and Europe witnessed a continued slowdown in new cases. Global cases of...
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)

“Mixed picture” in Europe as UK COVID-19 deaths top 20,000

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The coronavirus pandemic is showing a mixed picture in Europe, as Britain's death toll surpassed 20,000 on Saturday, making it the fifth nation globally...
Dead Bodies

WHO Europe director says almost half of Europe COVID-19 deaths in care homes

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Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization (WHO) regional director for Europe, said on Thursday that a "deeply concerning picture" was emerging from the coronavirus...
Lockdown

COVID-19 treatment evaluation speeds up as countries in Europe relax lockdown rules

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As countries in Europe started to relax their confinement measures with caution, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that...
Easter

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...
Passenger

Hong Kong to require travelers from U.S., Europe to have virus tests upon arrival

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Hong Kong will require air travelers from the United States and Europe to have coronavirus tests upon their arrival, and aims at expanding the...
Europe Week

Start-ups in Europe to face existential challenge

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A "massive slump" in start-up financing was expected for 2020 in Europe due to the coronavirus crisis, according to a study published by the...
fruit

COVID-19 may cause price hikes in fruits, vegetables across Europe

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on Friday warned that while today there were still enough fruits and vegetables in shops and...
Sergio Mattarella

Italy’s president calls on Europe to “overcome old ways of thinking”

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Italian President Sergio Mattarella used a rare national address Friday to call on Europe to change the way it deals with threats like the...