Russian plane takes off for US with coronavirus help onboard

By |april 1st, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, News, Russia, United States, Vladimir Putin|

A Russian military transport plane took off from an airfield outside Moscow early on Wednesday (1 April) and headed for the United States with a load of medical equipment and masks to help Washington fight coronavirus, Russian state TV reported.

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EU’s INSTEX mechanism facilitates first transaction with pandemic-hit Iran

By |april 1st, 2020|#jcpoa, coronavirus, Donald Trump, EU-Iran relations, INSTEX, Iran, Iran nuclear deal, Josep Borrell, News, United States|

The EU says that its Iran-trading mechanism INSTEX, designed to allow Europeans to bypass US sanctions and continue trade with Tehran, has successfully concluded its first transaction. However, the humanitarian deal actually doesn't appear to contraven...

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As Europe reels, US braces for staggering virus death toll

By |april 1st, 2020|Africa, coronavirus, Donald Trump, G20, News, United States|

Americans were told Tuesday (31 March) to brace for "very painful" weeks ahead in a worsening coronavirus pandemic projected to claim up to a quarter million US lives, as fatalities spiked in European hotspots Spain, France and Britain.

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G20 leaders to inject $5 trillion into global economy in fight against coronavirus

By |marec 27th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, G20, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, News, Russia, Saudi Arabia, WHO|

Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies pledged on Thursday (26 March) to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to limit job and income losses from the coronavirus and "do whatever it takes to overcome the pandemic."

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Trump cancels G7 at Camp David over coronavirus, to hold video-conference instead

By |marec 20th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, G7 summit, News|

President Donald Trump will cancel an in-person meeting of G7 leaders at Camp David in June because of the coronavirus and will hold a video-conference instead, the White House said on Thursday (19 March).

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Coronavirus Western Front: Italy deaths hit record

By |marec 19th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Italy, News, Ursula von der Leyen, WHO|

Italy on Wednesday (18 March) reported nearly 500 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation, as Donald Trump ordered sweeping new action against the pandemic and declared himself a war president.

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Amid COVID-19 recession concerns, US aircraft tariffs come into effect

By |marec 18th, 2020|Airbus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, EU-US trade, News, Phil Hogan, US tariffs, US-EU trade, USA, WTO|

The Trump administration enacted its planned duty rate increase for aircraft imported from the EU on Wednesday (18 March), amid the continuing spread of COVID-19 and fears of a subsequent recession. These measures will increase the rate from 10 to 15%,...

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US, UK ‘going big’ in economic fightback against virus

By |marec 18th, 2020|Boris Johnson, coronavirus, Donald Trump, economic stimulus, News, Rishi Sunak, United States|

The United States and Britain led a multi-billion-dollar global fightback against economic havoc wreaked by the coronavirus as the European Union shut its borders to travellers from outside for 30 days to stem the pandemic's ferocious spread.

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EU offers support to German vaccine company coveted by Trump

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, Germany, News, Ursula von der Leyen, vaccines|

The European Commission said on Monday (16 March) it offered up to €80 million of financial support to German company CureVac to scale up development and production of a coronavirus vaccine in Europe.

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Europe locks down as global virus panic spreads

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, News, Olympic games, Ursula von der Leyen, WHO|

European leaders are set to ban non-essential travel into the continent on Tuesday (17 March), the latest drastic attempt to curb the coronavirus pandemic that has upended society, battered markets and killed thousands around the world.

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