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EU failure to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia condemned

Juncker says failure of EU to keep its promises was ‘major historic mistake’Leaders of the EU institutions have condemned the bloc’s refusal to open membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania as a “historic mistake”.In a blow to pro-EU politicians in the small Balkan states, EU government leaders missed a deadline to approve the launch of talks. Continue...

Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests – The Straits Times

Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests  The Straits Times Source link : https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/thousands-converge-on-barcelona-for-fifth-day-of-catalan-protests Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 14:25:31 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Kenya begins to nationally vaccinate girls with Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Kenya has Friday launched the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into the country’s routine immunisation programme. Around 800,000 girls across Kenya will be protected against cervical cancer annually, Sicily Karuiki Cabinet Secretary for Health announced. The vaccines, provided through support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will aim to reach all girls aged 10 in two doses administered six months apart.  “Scaling up access...

Catalonia protests and general strike paralyse Barcelona

The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged demonstrators in Catalonia. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50098268 Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 13:37:21 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and Aids, summit told

Dutch government warns there will be 75 million people with condition worldwide by 2030Dementia poses a threat to global health on the same scale as HIV and Aids, the Dutch government has said, warning that the number of people with the condition will not be far off the population of Germany by 2030.In a speech to the World...

Kansas City Southern profit beats on increased petroleum shipments to Mexico

Railroad operator Kansas City Southern on Friday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by an increase in refined fuel products and liquid petroleum gas shipments to Mexico and lower fuel and equipment costs. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/mdNC-9daxiQ/kansas-city-southern-profit-beats-on-increased-petroleum-shipments-to-mexico-idUSKBN1WX1IC Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 12:25:13 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Visions for Europe: 'Buccaneering Brexit versus European civilisation'

The European project is an ambitious, unprecedented civilizing enterprise. Partly thanks to the single market that formed its core, it managed to tame ... Source link : https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/opinion/visions-for-europe-buccaneering-brexit-versus-european-civilisation/ Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 12:00:00 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Green surge expected in Swiss elections as climate concern grows

Polling suggests climate crisis will be a key factor for more than a quarter of votersMore than 27% of Swiss voters say the climate crisis will be a determining factor in their vote, prompting predictions of a green surge and a fall in support for the nationalist Swiss People’s party (SVP) in parliamentary elections on Sunday.Most voters have...

‘The most important people have been here’: Rome’s oldest cafe fears closure

Caffè Greco has welcomed patrons from Charles Dickens to Princess Diana – but a rent hike is forcing the management company outStellario Baccellieri has been Caffè Greco’s artist in residence for more than 40 years, capturing the conviviality of Rome’s oldest coffee bar on canvas every day and painting the portraits of its illustrious patrons.“I’ve seen everything and...

UN investigates alleged use of white phosphorus in Syria

Kurdish Red Crescent say six people, some civilians, in hospital with mysterious burnsUN chemical weapons inspectors have announced they are gathering information following accusations that burning white phosphorus was used by Turkish forces against children in Syria earlier this week.The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said on Friday morning that “it was aware of the...

6 Must-Watch Games From Around Europe This Weekend – Sport.co.uk

6 Must-Watch Games From Around Europe This Weekend  Sport.co.uk Source link : http://www.sport.co.uk/news/6-mustwatch-games-from-around-europe-this-weekend/576516/ Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 11:04:00 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

The girl in the box: the mysterious crime that shocked Germany – podcast

On 15 September 1981, 10-year-old Ursula Herrmann headed home by bike from her cousin’s house. She never arrived. So began one of Germany’s most notorious postwar criminal cases, which remains contentious to this day. By Xan RiceRead the text version here Continue reading... Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2019/oct/18/the-girl-in-the-box-the-mysterious-that-shocked-germany-podcast Author : Written by Xan Rice produced by Esther Opoku-Gyeni and read by...

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EU failure to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia condemned

Juncker says failure of EU to keep its promises was ‘major historic mistake’Leaders of the EU institutions have condemned the bloc’s refusal to...

Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests – The Straits Times

Thousands converge on Barcelona for fifth day of Catalan protests  The Straits Times Source link : https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/thousands-converge-on-barcelona-for-fifth-day-of-catalan-protests Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18 14:25:31 Copyright for...

Kenya begins to nationally vaccinate girls with Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Kenya has Friday launched the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into the country’s routine immunisation programme. Around 800,000 girls across Kenya will be protected against cervical...

Catalonia protests and general strike paralyse Barcelona

The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged demonstrators in Catalonia. Source link : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50098268 Author : Publish date : 2019-10-18...

Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and Aids, summit told

Dutch government warns there will be 75 million people with condition worldwide by 2030Dementia poses a threat to global health on the same...

Kansas City Southern profit beats on increased petroleum shipments to Mexico

Railroad operator Kansas City Southern on Friday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by an increase in refined fuel products and liquid...

Visions for Europe: 'Buccaneering Brexit versus European civilisation'

The European project is an ambitious, unprecedented civilizing enterprise. Partly thanks to the single market that formed its core, it managed to tame ... Source...

Green surge expected in Swiss elections as climate concern grows

Polling suggests climate crisis will be a key factor for more than a quarter of votersMore than 27% of Swiss voters say the...