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EU tells UK post-Brexit deal vital during virus crisis

EU tells UK post-Brexit deal vital during virus crisis

EU and UK negotiators will enter a fourth and last scheduled round of talks this week that could determine if a comprehensive new agreement...

Pope prays for Amazonians so ‘vulnerable’ to the coronavirus

Pope prays for Amazonians so ‘vulnerable’ to the coronavirus

According to the Association of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil, the virus has already spread through 40 native groups with 537 cases of infection and...

Spanish PM seeks final two-week lockdown extension

Spanish PM seeks final two-week lockdown extension

The sixth extension since March will need to be ratified on Wednesday by the 350-seat parliament, where Sanchez's coalition is in a minority. The...

Britain will not ‘look away’ from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

Britain will not ‘look away’ from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

"We are not going to turn a blind eye, we are not going to look away from our responsbilities to the people of Hong...

Spain to extend lockdown to 21st June

Spain to extend lockdown to 21st June

Pedro Sanchez told regional government leaders during a video-conference meeting that this would be the last lockdown as Spain's infection rates have reduced dramatically. ...

Russia says coronavirus infections pass 400,000

Russia says coronavirus infections pass 400,000

MOSCOW: Russia on Sunday reported 9,268 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the national tally to 405,843. Officials said 138 people had died of COVID-19,

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 286 to 181,482

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 286 to 181,482

BERLIN: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 286 to 181,482, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed

Russia plans coronavirus vaccine clinical trials in two weeks

Russia plans coronavirus vaccine clinical trials in two weeks

Russia has the world's third-highest toll of coronavirus infections after the United States and Brazil, and Kremlin officials have said the nation's researchers are...

Romania’s Orban breaches own coronavirus rules, pays fine

Romania’s Orban breaches own coronavirus rules, pays fine

Romania has highest number of deaths in ex-communist Europe Due to reopen restaurant terraces, beaches on June 1 Face masks mandatory in Romania in...

Russia denies US claim that Libyan banknotes seized in Malta are counterfeit

Russia denies US claim that Libyan banknotes seized in Malta are counterfeit

The US State Department said on Friday that it "commends" the seizure of $1.1 billion of "counterfeit Libyan currency" by Malta. The influx of...

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