EU court upholds ban on Russia’s RT France

In this Jan 9, 2018 photo, Xenia Fedorova, chief executive of RT France, attends an interview with the Associated Press in Paris. (FRANCOIS MORI / AP) BRUSSELS – The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Wednesday rejected a request by Russian state news network RT (Russia Today) France to lift...

WHO: Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest

Empty vials of vaccines against Monkeypox lie on a table after being used to vaccinate people at a medical center in Barcelona, Spain on July 26, 2022. (FRANCISCO SECO / AP PHOTO) GENEVA – Europe and the Americas have been affected the most by the monkeypox outbreak, Director General of...

EU to ban Russian gold imports in new sanctions package

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during a press conference on the EU membership applications by Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on June 17, 2022. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS / MOSCOW / KYIV / TEHRAN - The European Commission on Friday adopted a proposal...

New COVID-19 wave seen in many EU countries

A man gets tested with an antigenic test for COVID-19 in Paris on July 6, 2022. (ALAIN JOCARD / AFP) GENEVA / STOCKHOLM / JOHANNESBURG / LONDON / OTTAWA / THE HAGUE / CAIRO / BOGOTA - Europe is facing a new wave of COVID-19 driven by the highly-transmissible BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron, said the...

France reports over 200,000 new COVID-19 cases

People queue outside the Stade de France stadium, which has been converted into a temporary COVID-19 vaccination site, in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, April 6, 2021. (THOMAS SAMSON / POOL VIA AP) PARIS / BERLIN / DUBLIN / MEXICO CITY / ROME / MADRID - France on Tuesday reported 206,554 new COVID-19 cases...