The novel coronavirus has infected more than 88 million people globally and claimed over 1.8 million lives. Here are the updates for January 7:
Romanian Prime Minister Ludovic Orban expresses his displeasure after Hungary and Poland earlier this week blocked EU's $2.1 trillion long-term budget and coronavirus rescue package and plunged the bloc into political crisis.
A 1.8 trillion euro package to finance the EU budget and coronavirus recovery plan requires unanimous approval but a clause linking funds to respect for ‘democratic norms’ has become a barrier.
The European Commission, the bloc's executive, published new plans on Wednesday for tougher border controls and streamlined procedures for expelling rejected asylum seekers.
The music-enhancing face mask has two plastic cups shaped liked life-size palms attached to the mask's strings and designed to fit around the wearer's ears.
Hungary escapes with 1-0 victory thanks to Szoboszlai's late free-kick goal.
The dismissal of the editor-in-chief of the Hungarian news website Index.hu has increased concern that Prime Minister Viktor Orban's nationalist government is intensifying efforts to muzzle critical voices.
Leaders are under pressure to find a compromise over the $2.1 trillion budget proposal, which includes an $825-billion new recovery instrument to help relaunch the European economy after the pandemic.
The Trump administration announced the decision hours after China said it would curb visas to some Americans heading to Hong Kong in response to an earlier move by the US.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
“Israel has occupied Palestinian land for over 50 years and Europe has barely mustered more than a few terse statements in opposition”.
Panicky and desperate moves by Brussels to bully Boris Johnson are going to backfire.
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