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World Aug 31EU backs helping Afghanistan’s neighbors cope with refugees
European Union justice and home affairs ministers have pledged to support Afghanistan's neighbors to help them host people fleeing the new Taliban regime and prevent a new wave of migrants heading to Europe.
World Aug 30European Union takes U.S. off safe travel list, recommends restricting American tourists
The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there.
World Jun 13Djokovic claims 19th Slam with 5-set comeback at French Open
Aided by flawless serving down the stretch, a determined Djokovic summoned his imperious best and came all the way back to beat Tsitsipas 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for his second championship at Roland Garros and 19th Grand Slam…
World Apr 07Snub in EU-Turkey meeting highlights gender equality issue
Gender equality issues took center stage Wednesday in Brussels a day after Ursula von der Leyen, one the EU's most powerful executives, was treated like a second-rank official during a visit to Ankara.
World Mar 12Tussle between U.S., allies over vaccine supply escalates
Even though it is not approved in the U.S., well over 10 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine are stockpiled in the country for domestic use and cannot be exported under the terms of the company’s agreement with the federal government.
World Jan 21E.U. summit assesses virus restrictions amid worrying reports
European Union's top disease control official said Thursday that urgent action was needed to stave off a new wave of hospitalizations and deaths.
World Jan 13Belgian judge asked to investigate death of young Black man detained by police
Belgian prosecutors have requested the appointment of an investigative judge following the death of a 23-year-old Black man who was detained by police last week in Brussels, as around 300 protesters gathered in Belgium’s capital Wednesday asking for authorities to…
World Dec 17EU top official sees ‘progress’ in post-Brexit talks
The European Union's top official says there's been "substantial progress on many issues" in post-Brexit talks, just as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a no-deal outcome seemed "very likely" — with only two weeks to go before a potentially…
World Dec 01European regulator to decide Dec. 29 on 1st virus vaccine
The European Medicines Agency will convene a meeting on Dec. 29 to decide if there is enough data about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for it to be approved, the regulator said…
Politics Oct 15E.U. leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030
European Union leaders have agreed they need to raise their climate ambition above the existing target but stopped short of endorsing a proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% compared to 1990 levels.