The latest annual conclusions from the European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) assess compliance with the European Social Charter in respect of its provisions relating to children, families and migrants, finding almost every member-state demonstrating failings.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - EU nations agreed on Tuesday to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi said.
21 years ago today, on March 24, 1999, NATO began a massive bombing campaign of Yugoslavia, bombarding the country with thousands of cruise missiles and bombs in what would become the largest military assault in Europe since the Second World War.
While the European Union has failed to provide coordinated assistance to Italy in time to prevent the virus, Russia has filled in and dispatched military health workers, virologists and equipment to help the country handle the pandemic.
Earlier, Russian military aircraft arrived in Italy with specialists and equipment for disinfection to help fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Live from Picadilly Circus in London following UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a ban on gatherings of more than two in an effort to battle the spreading coronavirus.
The Danish Medicines Agency has warned that the health sector is at risk of running out of protective equipment, such as face masks and sanitiser, and is encouraging everyone to use protective equipment sparingly to help prevent a healthcare crisis.
Incidentally, this is not the first time Marita Ulvskog fell victim to a fake account impersonating politicians.
According to researchers, this development marks a “textbook example” pattern similar to the flu. Given this, the virus is likely to become more contagious, but less severe, researchers predict.
Court proceedings regarding the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) have been suspended until June 8 following a brief Monday hearing that was limited due to COVID-19 novel coronavirus-related restrictions.
There are 6,724 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK, with 335 fatalities and 140 people recovered. All public places including gyms, restaurants, retail stores, pubs, libraries, parks and playgrounds are closed and all social events halted. People at high risk are receiving an NHS text urging them to stay home for at least 12 weeks.
Reporter Julian Röpcke is well known for his anti-Russian sentiments and criticisms of those politicians who maintain normal ties with Moscow, regardless of existing disagreements.
German police arrested a 51-year-old man late last week after investigators determined he purposefully removed bolts from the tracks of a high-speed rail bridge in a possible attempt to cause a derailment.
In a new report on detainees, the European branch of the World Health Organization says prisoners are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 and that states have a positive obligation to ensure they are treated appropriately and receive the same quality healthcare as other members of society.
The prominent whistleblower is in prison for breaching his last bail conditions out of fear of being extradited to the US. His concerns have been partially confirmed as he is currently facing court hearings that will decide whether Washington will have the chance to prosecute him for leaking classified data online.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel self-isolated on 22 March after being told that a doctor who had administered a vaccine to her against pneumococcal infection had tested positive for COVID-19.
ROME (Sputnik) - The coronavirus outbreak in Italy has not peaked yet, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Monday, telling the nation to brace for some more trying times.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Italy has hold the first consultations on using the Russia-provided equipment for COVID-19 fight and on engaging Russian experts in the process, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Italian government has requested support from the US armed forces amid the coronavirus pandemic, CNN has reported, citing a US defence official.
The German chancellor has gone into self-quarantine after having been treated by a doctor who later tested positive for the coronavirus infection. In the meantime, authorities have boosted security measures across the country to curb the pandemic.