The Latest: New cases declining in New Delhi, rest of India

NEW DELHI — India has maintained a declining trend in coronavirus infections with 36,604 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. The cases declined by 32% in November as compared to...

Brexit: EU's Barnier unsure on liklihood of reaching a deal

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned the UK on Wednesday that a deal needs to be reached by the end of this week. The Frenchman said the next 72 hours will be crucial for the fate of the ...

Points criteria for players moving to England after Brexit

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The Premier League has been unable to secure the continuation of the free movement of players from Europe after Brexit, with a new points system being adopted for all interna...

Hungarian politician admits attending lockdown party in Brussels

Jozsef Szajer, a founding member of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party and one of the architects of that country's controversial new ultra-conservative constitution, has admitted that he attended a...

EU medicines regulator says first coronavirus vaccine could be approved by Dec. 29

BERLIN (AP) — EU medicines regulator says first coronavirus vaccine could be approved by Dec. 29.

With a month until split, Brexit trade deal hangs in balance

LONDON (AP) — The British government told businesses on Tuesday to make sure they are ready for big changes when the U.K. makes its final Brexit break from the European Union in exactly a month. But w...

Coronavirus: Short on doctors, Italy looks to migrants

Italy was hit hard by the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the outbreak amplifying existing social problems and inequality in the public health care sector. Years of budget cuts and an aging ...

Eco-conscious EV drivers unlikely to transform Taiwan’s emissions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If cutting carbon emissions is a universal consensus to alleviate climate change, a holistic transition in how people get around is necessary, as almost 15 percent of gree...

Frontex chief faces EU grilling over migrant pushback claims

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union’s border and coast guard agency faces a grilling Tuesday by EU lawmakers as pressure mounts over allegations that Frontex was involved in illegal pushbac...

Pandemic proposal to shut down ski resorts divides EU

The summit of the Matterhorn towers majestically above the Swiss alpine village of Zermatt, located at Europe's highest ski resort, in the Swiss canton of Valais. Winter sports enthusiasts from ac...

How von der Leyen fared during first year as EU Commission chief

Ursula von der Leyen was never the candidate whom European Union lawmakers had envisioned for the bloc's top job. Members of the European Parliament representing Germany's Christian Democrats ...

Coronavirus: Pfizer, BioNTech apply for EU approval of vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech have applied to the European drugs regulator for conditional authorization of their coronavirus vaccine, the companies said on Tuesday. The submission to the European Medicines Ag...

Zane Morton to oversee DHL Global Forwarding in New Zealand and Fiji

The logistics veteran brings four decades of DHL experience to the key role in the South Pacific SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 December 2020 - As the business in DHL Global Forwarding New Zealand ...

IMF: Greek debt sustainable despite pandemic-linked spike

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Monday that Greece's huge public debt remains sustainable in the medium term despite “unprecedented uncertainty” to all sectors of the econom...

Scottish leader says she could seek 2021 independence vote

LONDON (AP) — Scotland’s leader said Monday that she hopes to hold an independence referendum as soon as next year, setting up a political showdown with a U.K. government that refuses to countenance a...