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(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 01, 2020 A sign is seen in the window of a shop explaining to customers that it has temporarily closed due to the coronavirus outbreak in Portobello Market in west London, following the easing of the lockdown restrictions during the novel coronavirus pandemic. - Britain's economy shrank by more than a fifth in April from March, official data showed on June 12, 2020, as the first full month of coronavirus lockdown ravaged activity. Gross domestic product nosedived by a record 20.4 percent from the previous month, after a 5.8-percent contraction in March, the Office for National Statistics said. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June […]

Global employment crisis deepening, equivalent of 400 million jobs lost: UN

The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier economic toll than previously feared, with the UN warnng that the equivalent of 400 million jobs have been lost during the pandemic
Paolo Gentiloni, European Economy Commissioner, speaks at a press conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Dati Bendo/European Commission/dpa
Paolo Gentiloni, European Economy Commis […]

EU report laments lack of progress on gender equality, climate goals

The "United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" is a global initiative to help the world achieve more sustainability and equality. Accordingly, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, has evaluated and examined the European Union's performance towards implementing and achieving these goals.
24.04.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Staffan de Mistura, UN envoy to Syria, speak at a press conference at the Syria Conference. At the beginning of a two-day donor conference for the victims of the Syrian civil war, aid organizations have called for generous financial commitments. Photo: Thierry Roge / BELGA / dpa +++ (c) dpa -Bildfunk+++
24.04.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Federica […]

EU to urge regional powers to ensure progress on Syria peace talks

The European Union on Thursday called for a swift restart of the stalled United Nations peace talks for Syria, worried by Russia’s efforts to tighten the grip on power of its ally, President Bashar al-Assad.
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