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UN health agency urges action now in European countries to prevent Zika virus spread

New York, Feb 4: European countries were called on on Wednesday by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to act early and in a coordinated way to protect the region from Zika virus, just one day after another case was confirmed in the United States. “Now is the time for countries to prepare themselves to reduce the risk to ...

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UN calls for full, swift implementation of European proposals for refugee crisis

New York, Sept 12: The United Nations refugee agency on Friday welcomed the European Commission’s proposals unveiled last Wednesday to address the current refugee crisis in Europe, adding that given the urgency of the situation, these proposals need to be implemented fully and swiftly. “The proposed relocation scheme for 160,000 refugees from Greece, Italy and Hungary would go a long ...

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Kolkata hosts 20th European Union Film Festival

Kolkata, June 3 : An European Union film festival got underway in Kolkata from Tuesday offering a bouquet of 21 award winning films for the cine lovers of the city. The Delegation of the European Union and embassies of Member States in association with Cine Central are organizing the EU Film Festival from June 2 to 9. The eight-day long ...

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European Parliament expresses concern over funneling of EU aid to terrorist organizations

Luxembourg, Mar 2 : In a supposed jibe at Pakistan, the European Parliament has issued a declaration explicitly expressing its concern over the misuse of European Union funds in the name of counter terror measures and misusing the same to aid the terror outfits. The EP declaration, titled funneling of EU aid to terrorist organizations, mentioned that EU funds are ...

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