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Up to 95% of world population still at risk of COVID-19 – EU Commission

The European Commission said on Thursday that up to 95 per cent of the world’s population was still at risk of the corona virus, particularly in developing countries.

Corruption: EU blacklists Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, others as dirty-money jurisdictions

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday.

EU unveils bigger post-Brexit budget

The EU unveiled plans Wednesday for a bigger 1.279-trillion euro budget for the seven years after Brexit, featuring a controversial move to cut funding...

Britain’s May asks for transition deal after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May called for a two-year transition after Brexit on Friday in which Britain would largely maintain its current ties with...

EU’s Juncker says ‘hard Brexit’ unlikely

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday he did not envisage Britain leaving the EU in 2019 without a deal for future trade...

Brexit talks face ‘very big gap’ as new round begins

Britain and the EU kick off a third round of Brexit talks Monday still sharply divided over what comes first -- London's future relationship...

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