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Human rights, multilateralism and battling COVID-19, top focus of European Union

New York: The European Union has been at the forefront of international cooperation to defeat “the same common enemy”, COVID-19, the President of the European Council, told the UN General Assembly on Friday.

EU reopens border for 15 countries, excludes US and puts conditions for China

Brussels/IBNS: The European Union on Tuesday decided to open its border for 15 'safe countries', excluding the United States while for China it is ‘subject to confirmation of reciprocity' by Beijing.

EU deplores China's approval of Hong Kong security bill - European Council

Moscow/Sputnik: The European Union has deplored China's approval of the new national security bill for Hong Kong and criticized the legislation as detrimental to the Hong Kong autonomy, European Council President Charles Michel said on Tuesday.

European Union chief diplomat calls for EU-US dialogue to counter Beijing

Brussels: A key European Union diplomat this week called for talks between Europe and the US with an aim to forge a common transatlantic front against China.

China engaged in targeted influence operations and disinformation campaigns: EU

Brussels: When Beijing is facing heat over the origin of the deadly COVID-19 virus from China, European Union has now claimed that  it is running disinformation campaigns.

Europe should now look for an alternative to China: Experts opine during webinar

Brussels:  Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and experts have said that it believes the ongoing economic loss suffered by the European Union due to COVID-19 outbreak must make the region look for an alternative to China.

US, three other allies target China over Hong Kong national security law

Washington: China's decision to impose the new national security law on Hong Kong has earned criticisms from the United States and its three major allies.

China’s leaders ‘arrogant and aggressive’ over Hong Kong security law, says EU politician

Brussels: The head of European Parliament department that handles relations with China has said Beijing’s proposals for a national security law for Hong Kong are “aggressive and arrogant”.

Slovenia becomes the first European country to call off COVID-19 pandemic

Ljubljana(Slovenia)/IBNS: Slovenia has become the first European nation to call an end to Coronavirus pandemic after a joint assessment by its government and healthcare professionals.

EU raises coronavirus infection risk as 2,100 cases confirmed - Health Commissioner

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has increased the risk level of infection with the novel coronavirus in the EU from low-moderate to moderate-high, as the number of cases in the bloc reaches 2,100, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said Monday.

UK leaves EU after 47 years together

London/Sputnik/UNI: The United Kingdom left the European Union on 23:00 GMT January 31, after 47 years together, including 3.5 years post-referendum.

Britain prepares to leave EU amid public concerns over uncertainty

London/Xinhua: Amid continuing public concerns over uncertainties, Britain is set to leave the European Union (EU) on Friday after its Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was given the final seal of approval in the European Parliament Wednesday.

UN moves to tackle ‘hidden abuse’ and violence against Europe’s children

New York/IBNS: Each year, at least 55 million children in Europe suffer some form of physical, sexual, emotional or psychological violence, the UN health agency (WHO) said on Tuesday.

European Union agrees Brexit extension till Jan 31

London/IBNS: The European Union has agreed to extend  Brexit till Jan 31, 2020.

EU, Britain reach new Brexit deal

Brussels, Oct 17 (UNI/IBNS) European Union (EU) and Britain have reached a new Brexit deal, Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, said Thursday on his twitter account.