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Calls for Corona Bonds Met with Familiar "Nein"

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:53:00 PM

The European Commission has waived all debt requirements for member states so that national governments can borrow at will. But this will only work as long as creditors are willing to lend money to countries at reasonable rates. Italy, as well as France, Spain and Portugal, could soon reach their limits.
Car industry calls for EU climate targets to be delayed due to Coronavirus

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:50:00 PM

The car industry is pushing for the implementation of EU climate targets to be delayed due to the Coronavirus crisis, which has seen the sector’s sales plummet and its production severely disrupted. In a statement to Unearthed , German automaker VW said: “the conditions for achieving the targets are becoming more demanding.
Europol: Criminals exploit virus crisis as fresh opportunity

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:47:00 PM

PARIS Criminals are preying on a fearful public and disrupting the provision of medical care during the coronavirus pandemic by selling counterfeit products, impersonating health workers and hacking computers as many citizens do their jobs online at home, European law enforcement agency Europol said Friday.
ANSAmed - Weekly diary from March 29 to April 5

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:44:00 PM

(ANSAmed) - ROME, MARCH 27 - The following are the main events scheduled in the Euro-Mediterranean area between March 29 and April 5: MONDAY, MARCH 30 NO MAJOR EVENTS SCHEDULED TUESDAY, MARCH 31 NO MAJOR EVENTS SCHEDULED WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 BRUSSELS - 11 AM press conference by NATO Secretary General....
EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economies

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:39:00 PM

European Council President Charles Michel, left, speaks during a joint media conference with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, on screen right, after an EU summit by video conference in Brussels, Thursday, March 26, 2020. Following the informal video conference, members of the....
Polish PM claims EU has not contributed ‘a single cent’ to fight coronavirus

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:34:00 PM

“It seems that in these very difficult times, national states are the most important. Polish people appreciate it. All EU citizens appreciate it because the EU’s reaction, everyone can see what it is like,” he added. Morawiecki and Polish Finance Minister Tadeusz Kościński have repeatedly claimed....
EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economies

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:28:00 PM

As the coronavirus claims lives, ruins livelihoods and wreaks economic havoc, tensions are rising between European Union countries over how best to respond as the pandemic overwhelms some member nations, once more raising troubling questions about the EU's ability to stand united in times of crisis.
Answer to a written question - Danger of joint jurisdiction claims over the Aegean Sea and moves to extend Turkish living space at the expense of the Republic of Cyprus and the EU - E-004211/2019(ASW)

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:24:00 PM

EN E-004211/2019 Answer given by Vice-President Borrell on behalf of the European Commission (27.3.2020) On 12 December 2019, the European Council adopted conclusions1 stating that the Turkey- Libya Memorandum of Understanding on the delimitation of maritime jurisdictions in the Mediterranean Sea....
Post-Brexit talks to continue despite Europe-wide coronavirus lockdown

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:21:00 PM

Post-Brexit talks with the European Union will continue next week despite the UK and much of the continent being on a coronavirus-enforced lockdown. Downing Street has confirmed Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove will co-chair discussions via video conference as the two sides look at implementing....
EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economies

Friday, March 27, 2020 07:21:00 PM

As the coronavirus claims lives, ruins livelihoods and wreaks economic havoc, tensions are rising between European Union countries over how best to respond as the pandemic overwhelms some member nations, once more raising troubling questions about the EU's ability to stand united in times of crisis.
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