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Greece reopens restaurants and cafes, allowing travel to all islands

Greece took more steps to normality on Monday, reopening restaurants and cafes while allowing travel to all the islands.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/26 9:09:58

Top German court grants buybacks for VW diesel car owners

A top German court ruled Monday that Volkswagen must buy back a diesel car it modified to appear less polluting, a decision that could influence the outcome of tens of thousands of other "dieselgate" cases.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/25 18:48:40

Italian police reduce illegal migrant number from Sicily

Italian police on Sunday corrected a report that a record 400 migrants had landed on a beach in Sicily, saying the number was only around 70, the ANSA news agency reported.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/25 17:23:40

French churches reopen as coronavirus restrictions loosened

French churches were preparing to hold their first Sunday masses in more than two months after the government bowed to a ruling that they should be reopened - provided proper precautions were taken.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/24 18:03:41

Dozens infected with virus at Frankfurt church mass

More than 40 people were infected with the novel coronavirus after attending a mass in Frankfurt in earlier May, German media reported on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/24 17:58:41

France's 1st known COVID-19 case found last December: media reports

France's first known COVID-19 case was detected last December, according to media reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/24 9:51:28

UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 36,675 after another 282 patients die

Another 282 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 36,675, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/24 13:23:50

France to hold delayed 2nd round of municipal elections on June 28

France has decided to organize the delayed second round of mayoral elections on June 28, which Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Friday is "reversible" if the coronavirus epidemic situation turns against it.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/23 10:18:49

Russia says ready for dialogue with US on Open Skies treaty based on equality

Russia is open to dialogue with the United States on the Treaty on Open Skies, but only if it is based on equal rights and aimed at mutual consideration of interests and concerns, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/23 9:57:06

EU 'green' recovery to target buildings, clean power, hydrogen – draft

European Union plans for an environment-friendly economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will target building renovation, renewable energy and clean hydrogen fuel, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
Source: Reuters | 2020/5/21 18:53:41

Global COVID-19 cases top 5 million -- John Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases top 5 million -- John Hopkins University
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 14:05:22

Ukraine extends quarantine measures till June 22

The Ukrainian government has approved a decision to extend the quarantine measures introduced in the country till June 22, while the second stage of easing the restrictions will begin from May 22, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 13:22:55

Berlin Tegel Airport to halt operations due to low passenger traffic

The Berlin Tegel Airport, the largest in German capital, was given permission to close its doors on June 15 due to low passenger traffic caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Berlin senate announced on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 10:25:31

Turkey confirms 972 new COVID-19 cases, 152,587 in total

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Wednesday reported 972 new COVID-19 cases and 23 more deaths in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 8:08:26

Russian Prime Minister Mishustin Discharged From Hospital After COVID-19 Treatment, Resumes Work

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, previously diagnosed with COVID-19, has been discharged from hospital and is already fulfilling his duties, press secretary Boris Belyakov said on Tuesday.
Source: sputnik | 2020/5/20 22:04:45

Facemask use to be obligatory in Spain from Thursday

The use of facemasks will be obligatory in Spain from Thursday, the Spanish government has confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/20 20:25:37

Court rules German spies' foreign internet surveillance illegal

Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) violated the constitution by spying on internet data from foreigners abroad, the nation's top court ruled Tuesday in a victory for overseas journalists who brought the case.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/20 17:53:41

EU recovery plan uncertain

The road to clinch an EU recovery plan remains difficult, officials warned on Tuesday, despite a surprise entente between Berlin and Paris to back a 500-billion-euro ($546 billion) rescue.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/20 17:48:40