Thousands march in Berlin and other cities urging the European bloc and German government to do more to help migrants and refugees stuck in Greece.
WHO regional director for Europe Hans Kluge says a surge seen this month "should serve as a wake-up call" after the continent recorded 54,000 infections in a single day last week – a new record.
The operation comes more than a week after a fire burned down Greece's biggest migrant camp in Lesvos island, leaving thousands of refugees in need of emergency housing.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tells lawmakers her new ambitious plan of cutting 55 percent emissions by 2030 should help the European Union achieve climate neutrality by 2050.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' comments come ahead of an EU summit on rising Mediterranean tensions. Meanwhile, Turkey has called for the "immediate" disarmament of Chios island in the Aegean Sea.
Brussels says "significant progress" has been made and officials hope to agree a "roadmap" to get a deal done by the end of the year, but they also warn Beijing needs to do more to improve market access for European companies.
EU states agreed to provide shelter to some vulnerable refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos, after the Moria refugee camp burned down from back-to-back fires this week.
The ship had sailed from the port of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates and was heading to Benghazi in Libya, the EU military mission said, adding that its cargo of fuel was "likely to be used for military purposes".
The warnings came as the UK government published legislation that it admits breaks international law.
France’s aggressive military actions in the eastern Mediterranean have not been supported by Germany, which seeks mediation between Turkey and Greece.
After two days of heated debate, lawmakers voted 62-51 in the 120-member assembly in favour of the new government led by Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev, 46. Seven members were absent.
Lithuania has eased coronavirus restrictions to provide Belarus activists protesting against President Lukashenko's sixth re-election a place of refuge in light of violent crackdown on mass demonstrations.
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