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Omicron Covid-19 Variant May Have Been In Europe Before South Africa

Dec 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Omicron Covid-19 variant: the Netherlands' RIVM health institute disclosed that patient samples dating from November 19 and 23 were found to contain it. It was on November 24, South African authorities reported the existence of Omicron to WHO.

Chinese Construction Site In Serbia Using 'Slave Labor'

Nov 25, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Around 500 Vietnamese workers are building the first Chinese tire factory in Europe. Activists say their working conditions are inhumane: no money, no passports, no hot water. The Serbian government rejects the claims.


Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at least seven people were wounded after warning shots were fired.

These EU Countries Have Managed To Keep Covid-19 Numbers Down

Nov 09, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations are on the rise again. Many countries are going through their fourth wave, but a select few are bucking the negative trend. A look at who is doing better and why.


Covid-19 Surge Continues In Russia

The latest deaths in Russia brought the total toll to 236,220, by far the highest in Europe.

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22 October, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Meets WTO Director, Vice President European Commission

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.


21 October, 2021

Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

Associated Press (AP)

The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.


08 October, 2021

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Associated Press (AP)

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.


04 September, 2021

Children Across Europe Returning To School After 18 Months Of Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

But in many countries, there are concerns of a new surge in infections from the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus.


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Medical workers shout slogans during a protest against removal of thousands of temporary health workers who were employed by Municipal Corporation last year for coronavirus disease duty, in Ahmedabad.

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People light candles in the formation of a red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, on World AIDS Day in Kolkata.

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Medical Students & doctors hold candles to mark the World AIDS Day and demand the government to consider restructuring the academic fees according to the 2018-19 academic year, payment of COVID-risk allowance, and...

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Mohammad Umar Kumar busy in making glazed pottery items, in Srinagar. Kumar, a 26-yr old Commerce graduate, is aiming to revive the age old but dying art of glazed pottery in the Valley after learning it from an...

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Mohammad Umar Kumar busy in making glazed pottery items, in Srinagar.

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