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Report: 5,400 US troops withdrawn from Germany to stay in Europe

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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,...
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Trump finds himself isolated among allies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Less festive Easter observed across Europe despite signs of hope in anti-virus battle

Europeans observed a less festive Easter Sunday, as their attention is still grabbed by the coronavirus, which, according to the data from the World...

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

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

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...

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

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”

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

Why coronavirus hits Spain hardest in Europe

by Paul Giblin There is still no verifiable scientific explanation for why two Mediterranean countries -- Italy and Spain -- have become...
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COVID-19 cases top 200,000 in Europe as daily numbers rebound in Italy

The coronavirus continued to sweep across Europe, with the combined number of confirmed cases on the continent exceeding 200,000 as of Tuesday evening, accounting...
People wear masks as they walk in Milan, Italy, Feb. 24, 2020. Six people have died and 222 have tested positive for the novel coronavirus nationwide in Italy, Angelo Borrelli, chief of Civil Protection Department and Extraordinary Commissioner for the Coronavirus Emergency, told a press conference at 6 p.m. local time on Monday. (Photo by Daniele Mascolo/Xinhua)

What has caused the high COVID-19 mortality rate in Italy?

Italy has been the hardest-hit country since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe, with the highest mortality rate and the most confirmed cases in...

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Europe, more measures expected

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...

U.S. embassy in Zimbabwe stops processing visas for traveling via Europe

The United States Embassy in Harare has said that it has stopped processing visas for those intending to travel to the U.S. transiting Europe...

With rising COVID-19 deaths, Europe becomes epicenter of pandemic

The chief of World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday in Geneva that Europe has now become the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more...

COVID-19 outbreak declared pandemic as it takes rising toll in Europe

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...

Patapaa cuts short Europe tour, set to tour USA

Patapaa after his amazing performance in Amsterdam and Dusseldorf has decided to cut short his tour of Europe. According...
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

European countries saw the number of coronavirus cases climb on Saturday as the World Heath Organization (WHO) announced that the figure outside China already...
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Erdogan says 18,000 refugees cross Turkey’s borders to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that over 18,000 irregular migrants have so far crossed the Greek border after Turkey decided to...

Irregular migrants pour in northwestern Turkey to cross border to Europe

Thousands of irregular migrants on Saturday continued to pour in Turkey's northwestern border province of Edirne to make their way to Europe. ...