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Coronavirus: Europe in vaccine race to save summer
Europe could be on the brink of a roaring twenties-style summer to remember, with budget airline flights packed and beachside bars brim-full of happy tourists.
Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'
Greece and Austria are urging other EU states to adopt coronavirus vaccination "passports" which could help revive Europe's stricken tourist industry.
EU Leaders Agree to Introduce Vaccination Certificates, They Will Be Ready Within 3 Months
The concept of vaccination certificates was rolled out as an idea that could facilitate travel between the countries of the bloc during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
‘Can you hear us Angela?’ PM asks German Chancellor to mute on G7 call
Boris Johnson was forced to intervene and ask Angela Merkel to mute herself after she interrupted him during the G7 meeting.
Joe Biden Declares America, Transatlantic Alliance "Back"
The address to the annual Munich Security Conference -- held by video link because of the Covid-19 pandemic -- dovetailed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's welcoming of a return to "multilateralism" after the confrontational years o...
From spy to singer, world leaders' surprising former jobs
Everyone’s got to start somewhere, even world leaders. Yet you might be surprised by the variety of first jobs held by these prolific politicians – from comedians to composers, bus drivers to bouncers. Click or scroll through to discover...
Russia Expels European Diplomats For Attending Protest For Kremlin Critic
The move comes hours after the European Union's top diplomat Josep Borrell met Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow and described the bloc's ties with Russia as at a "low point" over Navalny's jailing.
German minister criticises Von der Leyen over Covid vaccines 'disgrace'
Junior partner in Merkel-led coalition aims to capitalise on frustration over slow vaccine deployment
Moscow gains new leverage with coronavirus vaccine breakthrough
Europe risks being caught short once again in its vaccine strategy.
COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns Divide Nations At Davos
With more than 100 million people now infected, rich countries that funded vaccine research are now raising their voices to ensure they get doses as tensions mounted over delayed deliveries.
We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
Joe Biden Has a Europe Problem
The new president has a daunting list of foreign-policy challenges. Among the biggest will be managing a longtime ally.
What Angela Merkel's exit means for Germany — and Europe
The European Union is about to lose one of its last anti-populist voices.
The tech supremacy: Silicon Valley can no longer conceal its power
‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite easy for the part to be greater than the whole or for two o...
Glenn Greenwald blasts 'dangerous irony' of Twitter warning Ugandans of censorship ahead of elections
Twitter 'leading the way ... in doing exactly that which they are lecturing other countries that they can't do,' journalist tells 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'
Opinion divided over Trump's ban from social media
Actions spark debate on free speech and whether chief executives of tech firms are fit to act as judge and jury
Angela Merkel criticized Twitter’s decision reg President Donald Trump
Hongkongers, world leaders denounce US violence
Hongkongers from across the political spectrum condemned mob violence at the US Capitol, 18 months after protesters stormed their own legislature to demand greater democracy. The activists, led by Lee...
‘Restrict contact to absolute minimum’: Merkel extends German national lockdown until at least end January
Germans will have to limit contacts to a “minimum,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said, as she announced that the national Covid-19 lockdown is being both toughened and extended until the end of January, amid soaring infection numbers.
Europe strikes major investment deal with China despite US concerns
Europe has finalized an investment agreement with China that is designed to rebalance trade with the world's second largest economy, despite US concerns that the deal could be counterproductive.
China, EU leaders conclude investment deal talks via video link
EU praises Beijing for making an ‘unprecedented commitment’ to provide certainty and predictability to EU businesses.
President Trump is most admired man in 2020, Gallup poll reveals
President Trump tops the list of the most admired man for 2020, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday.
Conspiracy theories run wild on Amazon
The e-commerce giant has become a hotbed for COVID-19 and QAnon disinformation.
European leaders welcome Brexit deal as least-worst outcome
EU states say they need to examine the detail of the deal before deciding whether to approve it
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