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EU adopts 100bn euro programme to save jobs

ZAGREB:  The Council of the European Union adopted on Tuesday the regulation for temporary support to mitigate unemployment risks in…

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11 European nations arrange for reopening of borders

LISBON: Foreign ministers from 11 European countries have agreed on the terms for reopening of the borders and restoring the…

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124 nations sign resolution demanding probe into COVID-19 pandemic

GENEVA: A global coalition of 124 nations, including India have extended their support to Australia’s effort for an independent inquiry…

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Ex-Gurkha armyman dies of coronavirus in UK

LONDON: A former Gurkha armyman has died of coronavirus on Saturday. Karna Bahadur Rai, 77, had been admitted to the…

Posted in Europe Health International News

Italy claims world’s first Covid-19 vaccine

ROME: Italian researchers have claimed that they have successfully developed a vaccine to contain coronavirus (Covid-19) which is likely to…

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Italy to gradually restart activities from Monday

ROME: A gradual reopening of activities will begin in Italy from Monday, after residents spent a number of weeks in…

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WHO Chief urges Europe to ease coronavirus containment measures with caution

GENEVA: World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the European countries must find, isolate, test, and treat…

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COVID-19 positive Belgian woman gives birth to healthy baby

BRUSSELS: A pregnant Belgian woman diagnosed with the coronavirus has given birth to a healthy baby daughter, assuring the pandemic…

Posted in Europe International

British PM Johnson to return to work from Monday

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will go back to work on Monday after having recovered from novel coronavirus, a spokeswoman…

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Some European countries set to ease restrictions

PARIS: Some countries in Europe are set to ease lockdown measures this week, while others, such as the UK, continue…

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UK to trial use of COVID-19 survivors’ blood plasma for treatment

LONDON: The United Kingdom is preparing to collect the blood from COVID-19 survivors to investigate if convalescent plasma transfusions could…

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Germany sends China £130 billion bill for ‘coronavirus damages’

FRANKFURT: China has faced a backlash from some European countries following suspicions over the former’s role in the novel coronavirus…