EU ties recovery funds to Hungary procurement reform

BRUSSELS - The European Union’s (EU) executive has told Hungary to reform its public procurement laws to curb systemic fraud before billions of euros from the EU pandemic recovery fund are made available, according to an internal document seen by Reuters. The European Commission is mandated with managing the 750-billion-euro...

US says to re-engage with UN Human Rights Council

This photo shows delegates attending the 44th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the UN's  European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 30, 2020. (DENIS BALIBOUSE / POOL / AFP) WASHINGTON - The United States will participate as an observer in the United Nations Human Rights Council,...