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WHO reiterates warning that kids are hit by coronavirus too

WHO reiterates warning that kids are hit by coronavirus too

The World Health Organisation on Thursday reiterated its warning that children can also be affected by the new coronavirus, which has claimed the lives of several young people.

Global virus cases near a million as Spain sees record deaths

Global virus cases near a million as Spain sees record deaths

Confirmed coronavirus cases approached one million around the world on Thursday as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported record numbers of people out of work.

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first transaction under the Instex mechanism set up to evade American sanctions on Tehran, the German foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

Europe, US virus deaths surge as Trump reverses New York lockdown threat

The global coronavirus death toll surged past 30,000 over the weekend as Europe and the United States endured their darkest days of the crisis.

Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Netflix Inc said it will cut traffic by 25% on networks across Europe in a relief measure for internet service providers (ISPs) experiencing a surge in usage ...

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

UK set to follow Europe in banning large events as virus toll jumps

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to follow other European countries in banning mass gatherings, media reported Saturday as the country registered a jump in its number of coronavirus cases and deaths.

Trump stops flights from Europe, global alarm over coronavirus spreads

Trump stops flights from Europe, global alarm over coronavirus spreads

Travellers scrambled to rebook flights and markets reeled on Thursday after US President Donald Trump imposed sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe, hitting battered airlines and heightening global alarm ...

Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

Coronavirus to drive European airline industry shakeout

The coronavirus will accelerate a Darwinian shakeout in Europe's overcrowded airline industry that ultimately benefits Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG, industry experts predict.

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece to build new camps after migrant surge: minister

Greece plans to build two new temporary camps to house hundreds of additional asylum seekers who arrived after a surge enabled by Turkey, the migration minister said Saturday.

Europe 'panicking' over India's pharmaceutical export curbs: industry group

Europe 'panicking' over India's pharmaceutical export curbs: industry group

India's top pharmaceuticals export group said a government curb on some drug exports as the coronavirus outbreak spreads has caused panic in Europe and will ‘severely impact’ businesses in the sector.

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus fears migrant influx from Turkey

Cyprus' president said Tuesday his country fears a migratory influx after Ankara allowed refugees to leave for the European Union and people massed on the Turkish-Greek border.

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, EU industry chief says

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, EU industry chief says

Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on US and Chinese companies harvesting personal data, but it can win the war of industrial data, Europe's industry policy chief said ...