EU-open borders, despite new corona variant spread

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EU leaders keep open borders, despite new corona variant risk

  • ‘We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,’ said the president of the European Council Charles Michel (Photo: European Union)

By ELENA SÁNCHEZ NICOLÁS BRUSSELS, TODAY, 07:14

EU leaders, on Thursday (21 January), discussed how to tackle the challenges of new variants of Covid-19, which have triggered calls by some member states for tighter travel restrictions.

“We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,” European Council president Charles Michel said after the video-conference.

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EU leaders keep open borders, despite new corona variant risk

  • ‘We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,’ said the president of the European Council Charles Michel (Photo: European Union)

By ELENA SÁNCHEZ NICOLÁS BRUSSELS, TODAY, 07:14

EU leaders, on Thursday (21 January), discussed how to tackle the challenges of new variants of Covid-19, which have triggered calls by some member states for tighter travel restrictions.

“We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,” European Council president Charles Michel said after the video-conference.

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12. NOV 2020, 07:06

After the lack of coordination evidenced during the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Commission put forward a set of proposals to strengthen the preparedness of members states in cross-border health threats.

COLUMN

BioNTech: Stop talking about their ‘migration background’

6. JAN, 07:00

I understand that the German-Turkish community – often subjected to condescension in Germany – celebrated the story. Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türecki represent scientific excellence and business success at the highest level.

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  3. TODAY, 07:05Portugal’s EU presidency marks return of corporate sponsors
  4. TODAY, 07:05MEPs chide Portugal and Council in EU prosecutor dispute
  5. TODAY, 07:04EU warns UK to be ‘very careful’ in diplomatic status row
  6. TODAY, 07:03A digital euro – could it happen?
  7. 21. JAN, 07:08US returns to climate deal and WHO, as EU ‘rejoices’
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  2. CORONAVIRUS

CORONAVIRUS

EU leaders keep open borders, despite new corona variant risk

  • ‘We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,’ said the president of the European Council Charles Michel (Photo: European Union)

By ELENA SÁNCHEZ NICOLÁS BRUSSELS, TODAY, 07:14

EU leaders, on Thursday (21 January), discussed how to tackle the challenges of new variants of Covid-19, which have triggered calls by some member states for tighter travel restrictions.

“We need to be vigilant to contain as much as possible the new variants of the virus,” European Council president Charles Michel said after the video-conference.

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  1. EU targets vaccinating 70% of adults by summer
  2. EU vaccine negotiator: joint-purchase doses will ‘come first’
  3. Commission silent as Germany buys own vaccines
EU targets vaccinating 70% of adults by summer
EU vaccine negotiator: joint-purchase doses will ‘come first’
Commission silent as Germany buys own vaccines
EU: Vaccine misinformation will be ‘big challenge’
‘Difficult weeks’ ahead as EU deaths and infections soar
EU agency authorises Moderna vaccine amid blame-game

NEWS IN BRIEF

  1. TODAY, 07:29Netherlands imposes curfew to halt new corona variant
  2. TODAY, 07:28Green NGO fails to stop Europe’s biggest gas burner
  3. TODAY, 07:28Swedish minister reminds Europe of Russia’s war
  4. TODAY, 07:27Spain: Jesuit order apologises for decades of sexual abuse
  5. TODAY, 07:04NGOs urge Borrell to address Egypt rights ‘crisis’
  6. TODAY, 07:03EU conflict-area education aid favours boys
  7. TODAY, 07:03EU told to avoid hydrogen in building renovations
  8. 21. JAN, 11:44Hungary gives initial ok for UK and Russian vaccines

EU seeks more health powers after dubious Covid-19 response

12. NOV 2020, 07:06

After the lack of coordination evidenced during the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Commission put forward a set of proposals to strengthen the preparedness of members states in cross-border health threats.

COLUMN

BioNTech: Stop talking about their ‘migration background’

6. JAN, 07:00

I understand that the German-Turkish community – often subjected to condescension in Germany – celebrated the story. Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türecki represent scientific excellence and business success at the highest level.

STAKEHOLDERS’ HIGHLIGHTS

  1. UNESDAEU Code of Conduct can showcase PPPs delivering healthier more sustainable society
  2. CESIKlaus Heeger and Romain Wolff re-elected Secretary General and President of independent trade unions in Europe (CESI)
  3. NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERSWomen benefit in the digitalised labour market
  4. NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERSReport: The prevalence of men who use internet forums characterised by misogyny
  5. NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERSJoin the Nordic climate debate on 17 November!
  6. UNESDAMaking healthier diets the easy choice

LATEST NEWS

  1. TODAY, 07:14EU leaders keep open borders, despite new corona variant risk
  2. TODAY, 07:12EU and Cuba appeal for Biden to open up
  3. TODAY, 07:05Portugal’s EU presidency marks return of corporate sponsors
  4. TODAY, 07:05MEPs chide Portugal and Council in EU prosecutor dispute
  5. TODAY, 07:04EU warns UK to be ‘very careful’ in diplomatic status row
  6. TODAY, 07:03A digital euro – could it happen?
  7. 21. JAN, 07:08US returns to climate deal and WHO, as EU ‘rejoices’
  8. 21. JAN, 07:03Big tech: From Trump’s best friend to censorship machine?

STAKEHOLDERS’ HIGHLIGHTS

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  2. UNESDAWell-designed Deposit Return Schemes can help reach Single-Use Plastics Directive targets
  3. NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERSNordic Council meets Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tichanovskaja
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Published by technofiend1

Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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