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EU, Finland, Italy provide €17 million to East Jerusalem Hospitals

EU, Finland, Italy provide €17 million to East Jerusalem Hospitals   JERUSALEM, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (WAFA) – As part of the Team Europe approach, the European Union, Finland, and Italy are making a contribution of €17 million to the Palestinian Authority, supporting the

Cambridge Union panellists consider whether the European Union can sur…

The European Council ChamberBarzdonas/wikimedia As European states seek to ease Covid-19 lockdown restrictions this weekend by opening restaurants and some shops, the Cambridge Union has asked what implications the pandemic poses for the future of the European Union. Panellists at Friday night’s debate (15/05)

Vietnam is ready to ratify FTA with European Union

12 de mayo de 2020, 13:12Hanoi, May 12 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is expected to ratify EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) on May 20, official sources confirmed on Tuesday. The necessary steps have been taken for the 14th

EU calls on countries to coordinate lockdown exit strategies

BRUSSELS — The European Commission is urging European Union states to coordinate as they begin to ease lockdown measures, warning that failure to do so could result in new spikes of the coronavirus epidemic. Several EU states have announced plans or have already begun

Europe has a rescue package. But who’s going to pay for its coronaviru…

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Airlines Must Issue CoronaVirus Cancellation Refunds, Says EU

AFP via Getty Images Passengers across Europe are not being offered refunds by airlines which have cancelled flights due to Coronavirus. But today the European Commission said that such a refusal violates European Union law. “The airlines have to offer passengers a choice between

EU court rules three member states broke law over refugee quotas | Law

Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic broke European law when they failed to give refuge to asylum seekers arriving in southern Europe, often having fled war in Syria and Iraq, the EU’s top court has ruled. The three central European countries now face possible

EU Commission to revise its budget proposal in light of COVID-19 crisi…

The European Commission will issue a new EU budget proposal to deal with the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen announced on Saturday. On 21 February, EU leaders failed to agree on the next EU budget,

EU states need 10 times more coronavirus equipment, internal document

BRUSSELS — European Union states need 10 times as much personal protective equipment and other medical devices, such as ventilators, to tackle the coronavirus than traditional supply chains can provide, an internal EU document showed on Wednesday. The 27-nation bloc has been scrambling for

Bulgaria says received virus help not from EU, but Turkey, China

Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov slammed the European Union for failing to provide assistance to the country amid the growing coronavirus outbreak. Karakachanov said that instead, help has been provided by neighboring Turkey, as well as China. “It turns out that the only institution