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Europe not to back unilateral US sanctions on Iran

Britain, France and Germany said on Friday they would not back US efforts to unilaterally trigger the re-imposition of United Nations sanctions on Iran, but said they wanted talks with Tehran over ...

An Iranian locally made cruise missile is fired during war games in the northern Indian Ocean and near the entrance to the Gulf, Iran on 17 June 2020

Pandemic 'seriously affected' one-fifth of Belt and Road projects: China

About 20 per cent of projects under China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative to link Asia, Europe and beyond have been "seriously affected" by the coronavirus pandemic, an official from China's ...

This picture taken on 8 February 2020 shows a part of the first rail line linking China to Laos, a key part of Beijing's 'Belt and Road' project across the Mekong, in Luang Prabang

Trump authorises sanctions over ICC for war crimes probe

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorised US economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war ...

US attorney general Bill Barr speaks as secretary of state Mike Pompeo listens during a joint briefing about an executive order from US president Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court at the State Department in Washington, US, on 11 June 2020

EU to use $2.7b fund to buy promising COVID-19 vaccines

The European Union is preparing to use an emergency 2.4-billion- euro ($2.7 billion) fund to make advance purchases of promising vaccines against the new coronavirus

A laboratory technician is seen at the Inselspital Universitaetsspital Bern university hospital during researches for a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bern, Switzerland.

Where can you go on holiday in Europe as COVID-19 restrictions ease?

European countries are starting to relax travel restrictions, keen to lure back foreign tourists this summer as the number of new coronavirus infections falls.

A view of Oia, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, on the island of Santorini, Greece, 7 May 2020.

COVID-19: Global cases near six million

The number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases reached 5,923,432 as of Saturday morning, according to figures compiled by the US based Johns Hopkins University.

A leader of health workers, infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), takes part in a remote video interview with a local media, while her colleagues attend a demonstration to ask the Mexico's government to provide more means and better working conditions to hospitals workers, in Mexico City, Mexico, 29 May 2020.

EU to unveil trillion-euro rescue package

European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen will on Wednesday propose a roughly one-trillion-euro post-virus recovery fund for Europe, but will have to win over sceptical member states

EU to unveil trillion-euro rescue package

Europe's virus cases top two million

More than two million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially declared in Europe, nearly two-thirds of which were reported in Russia, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and France, according ...

Europe's virus cases top two million

Foreign minister for ensuring transparency in dev partners’ aid activities

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has conveyed the European ambassadors stationed in Dhaka that freedom without responsibility may result in social chaos and indiscipline

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen holds a meeting through videoconferencing with the ambassadors of Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the European Union delegation in Dhaka on 20 May 2020

France revises down COVID-19 death toll due to counting error

France’s health ministry on Tuesday revised down the country’s death toll from the novel coronavirus by 217 from 28,239 on Monday, citing “an error of double counting in several nursing homes”

A man runs wearing a protective face mask in front of the Eiffel Tower during a lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Paris, France on 8 April.
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