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Germany said it has reached a long-term deal with Qatar for the supply of liquefied natural gas as Berlin seeks alternative energy suppliers to Russia. In Doha, as part of a tour of the Gulf, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Sunday that the deal would open the door for the country’s economy as …

President Biden taking part in a virtual meeting with Prime Minister Micheal Martin of Ireland in the Oval Office on Thursday.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times President Biden canceled face-to-face meetings with Prime Minister Micheal Martin of Ireland on Thursday after the Prime Minister tested positive for coronavirus at a gala event in Washington on Wednesday …

As Italy prepares to end its Covid-related state of emergency, it has taken the decision to end pre-travel testing for vaccinated visitors from outside the EU. Changes to Italian travel rules mean that from March 1 non-EU travelers will no longer need to show a negative Covid test result to enter the country if they …

Update on the Russian-Ukrainian crisis: —— BRUSSELS – The European Union said it was planning the “strongest and toughest sanctions package” it had ever considered at an emergency summit on Thursday, as the Russian military attacked the Ukraine. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said “the goal is stability in Europe and the whole …

India’s one-year COVID-19 vaccination campaign ended on January 16. On January 13, the government told the Supreme Court that it had issued no guidelines urging vaccination without consent or making a vaccination certificate mandatory for any purpose. The Union Department of Health and Family said ‘no one can be forced to take a vaccination against …

ROME (AP) — To mask or not to mask is a question Italy settled at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak with a resounding “yes.” Now Europe’s former epicenter of the pandemic is hoping even tougher mask rules will help it beat the latest wave of infection. Other countries are taking similar action as the …

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi once again left India on a “short personal trip”, apparently to Italy. As the MP for Wayanad is not in India, his rally in Punjab has been postponed. It should be noted that Gandhi’s trip to Italy came as all political parties prepare for campaigns and rallies for the upcoming Assembly …

The black of England football gamers suffered racist abuse online after losing over the summer. Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the online attacks at the time. The people who lead racism Online soccer players could be banned from attending matches in the UK for up to 10 years, Reuters reported. UK House secretary Priti Patel …

MADRID – Covid-19 infections were on the rise across Spain, but the country’s leader’s message was clear: The government was not entering 2022 with the 2020 restrictions. “The situation is different this time, and because of that we are taking different measures,” Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister, said this week, adding that he understands that his …

PARIS – The Dutch can now only invite two guests to their home as part of a new confinement. In Denmark, where masks and other social restrictions had all but disappeared thanks to a successful vaccination campaign, cinemas, amusement parks, zoos and other establishments are again closed. In contrast, France has ruled out blockades, curfews …

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was on a multi-faceted inspection tour of Hambantota International Port (HIP) to assess ongoing development projects in the port. Johnson Liu, CEO of Hambantota International Port Group, welcoming the Prime Minister and his delegation, said: “It is a real pleasure for me to have the Honorable Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at …

Keystone / Gian Ehrenzeller At the Findlerhof restaurant, above the Swiss village of Zermatt, the terrace is packed. This content was published on December 13, 2021 – 08:47 December 13, 2021 – 8:47 AM Sam Jones in Zermatt, Financial Times On the first day of the season at one of Europe’s best ski resorts, staff …

Italian media released documents on Friday which appeared to confirm long-standing accusations that Italy had agreed to a deal not to interfere with Palestinian terror attacks on Jewish targets and failed to prevent an assault. in 1982 against a synagogue in Rome in which an old boy was killed. The documents showed that Italian intelligence …

Britain, Germany and Italy say cases of Omicron have been detected UK Prime Minister Johnson unveils new measures to try to stop the spread Many states announce travel restrictions and bans in southern Africa Dutch authorities test airline passengers for Omicron variant LONDON / BERLIN / AMSTERDAM, November 27 (Reuters) – Britain, Germany and Italy …

ROME – Austria on Friday became the first Western democracy to announce that it will impose Covid vaccination on its entire adult population as it prepares for a nationwide lockdown from Monday. Austria’s extraordinary measure, which just days ago split off from the rest of Europe by introducing a lockdown for the unvaccinated, which is …

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tour Italy and the UK on October 29 to attend the 16th G20 Summit and World Leaders’ Summit of the United Nations Climate Conference, also known as the Conference of parties (COP26), according to a statement from the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. The stage in Italy …

(CNN) – The people of Melbourne spent 260 days in lockdown, but that ended this week. Residents celebrated the lifting of restrictions on October 21 by going to bars, hugging friends and dancing in the streets. Whether that’s the same energy you’re taking this weekend, whether your plans involve taking the fall time, scrambling to …

The reopening of the restaurant Melbourne dreams of has been plunged into chaos by conflicting and confusing messages from the Victorian government. The confusion lies in the vaccination requirements for hotel workers: do they need a dose or two to be able to go to work? Current legal guidelines require workers to have a dose …

(CNN) – It was another good week in terms of reopening travel, as tropical havens including Fiji and Bali announced relaxed restrictions. And the Dominican Republic of the Caribbean celebrated its best month for tourism. Here’s what we learned on pandemic trips this week. 1. You may be able to start planning your Asia-Pacific vacation …

All workers need a new COVID health pass starting Friday Protesters say Green Pass is discriminatory Government hopes move will encourage more people to get vaccinated More than 80% of Italians over 12 already vaccinated TRIESTE, Italy, October 15 (Reuters) – Italy has made COVID-19 health passes compulsory for all workers from Friday in a …

Hundreds of young people led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched through the Italian city of Milan to demand swift climate action, weeks before the crucial United Nations climate change conference (COP26) to be held in Glasgow. The rally took place on Friday as an extension of the “Fridays for Future” movement that took students …

MILAN, Sept. 30 (Reuters) – Young climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, met with Italian Prime Minister and current G20 President Mario Draghi on Thursday in a bid to get world leaders to combine rhetoric and action before the UN climate summit COP26. Thousands of young activists converged this week for a Youth4Climate event in Milan, …

Two technicians are said to have suffocated to death in the basement of a university hospital near Milan amid a series of fatal work accidents in Italy. The men, aged 46 and 42, were loading a tank of liquid nitrogen used to store medical samples when the crash happened Tuesday morning. Early investigations show that …

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every day of the week. Maria Grazia Zingarello couldn’t believe her ears when the Italian government warned that electricity bills could rise by 40% over the next three months. “If the prices go up further, I won’t know where to turn,” said …

Sep 25, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. France reacted with fury to American, Australian and British training plans a new defense pact in the Pacific. France was not invited to join. Australia is also canceling a contract for …

However, the vaccination rollout has kept hospital admissions well below what they were in the first months of 2021. As a result, Europe presents a varied picture as governments brace for a potential increase in cases during the fall and winter months. Here is the situation in five key European countries. Great Britain After starting …

Updates on EU state aid Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about EU state aid news. The Italian government broke EU state aid rules by granting 900 million euros in bailout loans to Alitalia in 2017, according to a verdict to be announced by Brussels. The decision by EU …

Last month, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the oldest bank in the world, got another accolade: Europe’s weakest lender. The bank did worse than any other in a test of its financial health by European regulators, the dark latest chapter in a long saga of unfortunate deals, financial shenanigans, criminal acts and even a …

Greek firefighters fight flames for ninth day Two men die in forest fires in southern Italy The heat wave in the countries around the Mediterranean ATHENS / ALGIERS, Aug.11 (Reuters) – Exhausted Greek firefighters battled fires for a ninth day on Wednesday amid sweltering temperatures that also helped fuel forest fires in Algeria, where at …

DROSOPIGI, Greece (AP) – Thousands of people fled uncontrollable forest fires in Greece and Turkey on Friday, including a major fire just north of the Greek capital of Athens that claimed lives, as a prolonged heat wave has left the forests dry. and the flames threatened inhabited areas and electrical installations. Turkey’s wildfires, described as …

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be …

Published on: 07/23/2021 – 04:18 Venice avoided being listed as a World Heritage in Danger by UNESCO on Thursday, just weeks after Italy decided to ban large cruise ships from sailing through the city center. The city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1987, but the United Nations body warned last month …

The last: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will spend 10 days self-isolating after contact with a confirmed coronavirus case, his office said on Sunday – reversing an earlier announcement that he would not have to self-quarantine. Johnson’s office said on Sunday that the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak had both been …

OLBIA, Italy, July 17 (Reuters) – Forces in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have freed around 1,000 government soldiers captured in recent fighting, the ruling party leader said, as the two sides pulled together. were preparing for a confrontation on disputed land in the western part of the region. Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of the Popular Front …

Italy has eased coronavirus restrictions and tourists have started to visit the country, but restaurants and hotels face an unexpected problem as they cannot find staff. Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s unity government is counting on a solid rebound from last year’s recession, Italy’s deepest since World War II, and counting on tourism – helped by …

Press play to listen to this article When the European Commission approves Italy’s recovery plan on Tuesday and President Ursula von der Leyen symbolically presents it to Prime Minister Mario Draghi in Rome, she will hand him a double-edged sword. Italy will be by far the largest recipient of funds from the EU’s € 750 …

Subscribe to the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economy and subscribe to our Podcast. UK consumers are the world leaders in hoarding savings during pandemic lockdowns that have closed opportunities to shop and travel, according to a survey in 17 countries. Findings from pollster YouGov Plc highlight one of the biggest questions economists are …