EU Foreign Policy Chief Says Discussed Nuclear Talks, Afghanistan In Saudi Visit

RIYADH / Saudi Arabia – European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said during a visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday that he had briefed his partners about the prospects  of restarting nuclear talks with Iran and hoped that would happen ‘soon’. Borrell, speaking at a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart, said he had … More EU Foreign Policy Chief Says Discussed Nuclear Talks, Afghanistan In Saudi Visit

Security – Focused EU Ramps Up Humanitarian Aid For Afghans

Paris / France –  – The E.U. announced a ramped – up Afghan aid program that an official said it would seek safety guarantees on the ground and coordination with the United Nations to deliver, as the bloc’s executive  ang G7 leaders prepare to discuss the crisis in the country. European Commission head Ursula von … More Security – Focused EU Ramps Up Humanitarian Aid For Afghans

Qatar Urges Taliban To Cease Fire At Meeting In Doha

Qatar said it had urged the Taliban to cease fire and pull back their offensive in Afghanistan during a meeting between the Qatari foreign minister and a top representative of the Afghan insurgents in Doha on Saturday. Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulraham Al – Thani met the head of the Taliban’s political bureau, Mullah Abdul … More Qatar Urges Taliban To Cease Fire At Meeting In Doha

HEALTH | EU Warns Against Suspension Of Children Vaccination Amid Coronavirus Crisis

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The European Union warned on Monday that decisions by some European countries to suspend vaccination of children during the coronavirus epidemic could cause serious problems. ‘It is very clear we will get pockets of people, children, who have not been vaccinated’, Andrea Ammon, director of the European Centre for Disease and … More HEALTH | EU Warns Against Suspension Of Children Vaccination Amid Coronavirus Crisis

WORLD NEWS | Trump Administration To Extend European Travel Ban To Include UK And Ireland

RIYADH – The Trump administration will extend its European travel ban to include the U.K. and Ireland as part of continuing efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump said Saturday, before saying he was also looking at the possibility of  domestic travel restrictions as well. ‘We are looking at it very seriously, yeah, because … More WORLD NEWS | Trump Administration To Extend European Travel Ban To Include UK And Ireland

BUSINESS | Too Early To Assess Impact Of Coronavirus On EU Economy: Commission

BRUSSELS – It is still too early to assess the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the European Union economy, the bloc’s economics commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday. ‘An assemenet and a serious forecast is not yet possible’, Gentiloni told a news conference in Brussels, acknowledging that there had already been ‘a partial materialization’ … More BUSINESS | Too Early To Assess Impact Of Coronavirus On EU Economy: Commission