Seeking safe way out of pandemic

Seeking safe way out of pandemic

Once available, vaccines will be fairly distributed among Member States, meanwhile sick people will be send to hospitals abroad

At an urgent video conference held in the evening on 29 October, EU leaders discussed the need to strengthen the collective effort to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus on testing and tracing policies, and on vaccines distribution, the EU press service reported. “We very much agreed, it was repeated around the video conference table, to guarantee a fair distribution between Member States in the case of contracts signed by the Commission, and those we hope will be signed in the coming weeks,” Council President Charles Michel told a news conference after the summit.

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  • Seeking safe way out of pandemic

    Seeking safe way out of pandemic

    At an urgent video conference held in the evening on 29 October, EU leaders discussed the need to strengthen the collective effort to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus on testing and tracing policies, and on vaccines distribution, the EU press service reported. “We very much agreed, it was repeated around the video conference table, to guarantee a fair distribution between Member States in the case of contracts signed by the Commission, and those we hope will be signed in the coming weeks,” Council President Charles Michel told a news conference after the summit.

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  • Brexit talks moved to Brussels

    Brexit talks moved to Brussels

    The Brexit talks moved to Brussels last Thursday with EU and UK negotiators eying a breakthrough in the wrangling over the trade deal. Lead negotiators Michel Barnier and Lord Frost met in the Belgian capital after a week of intensified talks in London.

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  • Europe back into new lockdown

    Europe back into new lockdown

    French President Emmanuel Macron declared a new nationwide lockdown from 30 October to stem a surge in coronavirus patients in hospitals, warning that the second wave of the virus is “likely to be deadlier than the first”. In a prime-time televised address, Macron said the lockdown would be enforced initially until 1 December, though schools and creches will remain open.

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  • French prosecutor: Nice attacker not on intelligence radar

    French prosecutor: Nice attacker not on intelligence radar

    France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor said the Nice attacker was not on the radar of intelligence agencies as a potential threat, AP reported. At a press conference late Thursday Jean-Francois Ricard said the man who killed three in a Nice church was a Tunisian aged about 20 who entered France from Italy, and was carrying a copy of Islam’s holy book, the Quran, on him at the time of the attack.

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  • Rebel's cloister

    Rebel's cloister

    In the heart of the plain situated east of the town of Asenovgrad, in southern Bulgaria, is the location of the Monastery St Nedelya, better known as the Arapovski Monastery. It was established in 1856 near the healing holy spring outside the village of Zlatovrah, which was once named Arapovo. This is the only entirely new Bulgarian cloister built during the Ottoman rule, as it was not a restoration of a previous one.

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  • European airports slide to bankruptcy

    European airports slide to bankruptcy

    Nearly 200 airports across Europe are on the brink of an insolvency abyss following the slump in air travel, the airports' trade body has warned. A report by Airports Council International (ACI) Europe has estimated that no less than 193 airports on the continent “face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by the year-end”.

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