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EU Lifts Travel Restrictions on 14 Countries, Excluding US

The European Union (EU) has lifted COVID-19 related travel restrictions on visitors from 14 nations, but its list excludes American travelers. People from Algeria, Australia,...

Global Covid-19 Cases Climbing Towards 10 Million Mark

The global number of Covid-19 infections is steadily climbing toward the 10 million mark. Johns Hopkins University reported early Saturday there are more than...

EU, US Work Together to Reopen International Travel

The United States is working with the European Union (EU) and countries across the world on how to "safely reopen international travel" after months...

Covid-19 Vaccine to be Ready Within One Year: WHO Chief

Scientists predict the world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, said the Director-General of the World...

EU Debates Over Multi-Billion-Dollar Economic Recovery Package

European Union (EU) members were debating Friday a multi-billion-dollar economic recovery package to help the 27 member nations pull out of the downturn –...

EU to Ensure Equal Availablity of Covid-19 Vaccines Worldwide

The European Union called on the international community Wednesday to ensure potential coronavirus vaccines are equally available to all nations. In a video statement, EU...

EU Commission: Beware of Cyber Attack Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The president of the European Commission is warning EU citizens to beware of on-line scams, particularly for counterfeit medical products and medicines during the coronavirus...

Google Having Access to Fitbit’s Data a Privacy Risk: EDPB

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) was warned the European Commission of the potential privacy risks of Google having access to Fitbit's data. This comes...

EU Countries may Exclude High-Risk 5G Providers Under New Guidelines

EU countries can restrict or exclude high-risk 5G providers from core parts of their telecoms network infrastructure under new science and technology guidelines to...

EU Leaders Agree Making the 28-member Bloc Carbon Neutral by 2050

BY VISHAL GULATI European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to make the 28-member bloc carbon neutral by 2050. However, coal-reliant Poland has been given...

Facebook Raises Questions Over EU Ruling on Removing Content

Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc's member countries can not only order the removal of content in...

EU Ruling set a ‘Very Troubling Precedent’, Says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

With the European Union’s top court ruling that Facebook may be ordered to remove illegal content globally, the social network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said...

FSS Expands in EU to Set Up a Transaction Processing Centre in US

Targeting 50 per cent of its turnover from overseas operations, payments technology and transaction processing major Financial Software and Systems (FSS) is expanding its...

European Deal Signatories Criticize U.S. Decision of Ending Waivers on Iran’s Oil Sanction

The European Union and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Germany expressed concern about the U.S. decision not to extend two waivers related...

Google Will Start Giving EU Smartphone Users a Choice of Browsers and Search Apps on Android

Google said Thursday it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on its Android operating system, in...

Cambodia’s Interior Minister Claims, Loses EU Trade Preferences Will Create Economic Hardship

Cambodia will face severe economic hardship if the European Union proceeds with threatened plans to suspend beneficial trade preferences, Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Admits, Cannot Guarantee Interference-free European Parliament Elections

Facebook is much better than it was in 2016 at tackling election interference but cannot guarantee the site will not be used to undermine...

Brexit Deadlocked: “The Only Option Is To Find A Way Through Which Allows The U.K. To Leave With A Deal”

Britain was no nearer to resolving the chaos surrounding its departure from the European Union after parliament failed on Monday to find a majority...

EU Fines Google $1.7 bn for Unfair Online Ad Rules

The European Union's antitrust regulators on Wednesday fined Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for abusing its dominance in the online search market by blocking rivals. Google has abused its...

European Union Regulators Commission Slaps Google With An Antitrust Penalty of $1.68 Billion

European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It's the third...

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25M Couples in India Had No Access To Contraceptives During Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme...

Puff-Throated Babbler Spotted in Rajasthan

The spotting of a new species of babbler bird has added a new dimension to Rajasthan's rich biodiversity. The small resident bird spotted in...

Holiday Homes Demand Increased During Pandemic

As the pandemic has significantly impacted the operations of businesses and people's working model, housing preferences also have changed and the demand for holiday...

Researchers Discover Galaxy Surviving Black Hole’s Hunger

Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized...