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  • Italy’s PM Conte signs new emergency decree

    Italy’s PM Conte signs new emergency decree

    Italian PM Giuseppe Conte on Sunday signed a new package of anti-coronavirus measures, including the mandatory closure of all bars and restaurants by 6 pm, dpa reported. Conte's decree also shuts down cinemas, theatres, gyms and swimming pools, ski resorts, concert halls, trade fairs and conferences. Museums are to remain open, but with limits on visitor numbers.

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  • EU welcomes the signature of a Libyan ceasefire agreement

    EU welcomes the signature of a Libyan ceasefire agreement

    The European Union and its Member States warmly welcome the signature of a Ceasefire Agreement by the Libyan representatives of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission in Geneva on 23 October and commend UN Acting Special Representative Stephanie Williams for her successful efforts and determination, says on Sunday EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/EC Vice-President, Josep Borrell, in a declaration on behalf of the EU.

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  • Brussels closes museums, introduces 8-hour curfew

    Brussels closes museums, introduces 8-hour curfew

    As the daily average confirmed positive cases for Covid-19 in the Brussels Region increased over the last 7 days to 10,675, the Crisis Unit took an additional measures for curbing the spread of the virus, that are stricter than the restrictions announced a day before, concerning the territory of the whole kingdom. 

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  • EU commemorates the 75th anniversary of the United Nations

    EU commemorates the 75th anniversary of the United Nations

    On 24 October, the UN Day, the United Nations marked its 75th anniversary. This date commemorates the signing in 1945 of the UN Charter in San Francisco. On this occasion, the key buildings and places in Brussels turned blue on Saturday evening. Among them were the seat of the EC – Berlaymont Building, the Council’s Europa Building and the iconic Grand Place.

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  • Borrell, Pompeo launched a new bilateral dialogue on China

    Borrell, Pompeo launched a new bilateral dialogue on China

    EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, and US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, met via telephone to discuss a range of issues of common interest in the context of the Transatlantic Partnership, the EEAS and Department of State announced in a joint press release, published Friday evening.

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  • OLAF helped for uncovering €17m in illicit cash flows in one week

    OLAF helped for uncovering €17m in illicit cash flows in one week

    A major customs operation has uncovered illicit cross-border currency flows of €17m potentially linked to money laundering, transnational criminal networks and terrorism financing, OLAF Press Office announced. Operation Daphne, led by the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), with the support of Europol, involved 24 EU countries. 

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  • Bulgaria and US sign key documents

    Bulgaria and US sign key documents

    Bulgaria and the US signed key documents on 5G wireless communication networks security and civil nuclear power, the Government Information Service announced. The signing took place in the presence of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, and the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, joined via video conference.

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  • New constraints in Poland as infections reach record high

    New constraints in Poland as infections reach record high

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Friday announced tougher rules designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus as infections in the country hit a daily record, Radio Poland reported. From Saturday, all restrictions that were in effect in areas most affected by the coronavirus, will apply throughout the country, Morawiecki said.

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