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Turkey, Qatar ink 10 new deals

November 27, 2020
Turkey and Qatar signed 10 new deals on Thursday at a joint meeting held at the presidential palace in Ankara.

Bangladesh to get 68M doses of coronavirus vaccine from Gavi

November 27, 2020
Bangladesh will get 68 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine from the Gavi Vaccine Alliance, a public private health partnership, a South Asian country’s Health Ministry official said.

China imposes heavy tariffs on Australian wine

November 27, 2020
China\'s Ministry of Commerce said Friday it would impose anti-dumping measures on wine imports from Australia.

South Africans target foreign truck drivers over jobs

November 27, 2020
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned ongoing attacks and vandalism targeting the road freight industry, days after protesters demanded that companies stop hiring foreign nationals as truck drivers.

Nile dam to begin work in June

November 26, 2020
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is expected to begin work in June, Ethiopia\'s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Seleshi Bekele said on Thursday.

UK quarantine exemption removed for arrivals from Estonia and Latvia

November 26, 2020
Estonia and Latvia have been removed from the travel corridors list, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said.

New stricter coronavirus measures to come into effect in Croatia from Friday midnight

November 26, 2020
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Thursday that the new measures aimed at containing the coronavirus outbreak, which the government presented this afternoon, would be in force from Saturday, November 28 until Monday, December 21.

Uganda launches door to door investigation amid coronavirus cases surge

November 26, 2020
Uganda has adopted the Village Health Team (VHT) strategy as a new battlefront to quell the resurgence of coronavirus in the country, said the health ministry.

Commission approves Austrian measures to support rail freight and passenger operators

November 26, 2020
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, two Austrian measures supporting the rail freight sector and one measure supporting the rail passenger sector in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.

Conte calls for EU coordination on Christmas, ski-slope rules

November 26, 2020
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte called for EU coordination for rules regarding the Christmas holidays and the use of ski facilities amid the coronavirus pandemic during a joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Palma.

Commission approves competitive tender to compensate for early closure of coal plants in Germany

November 26, 2020
The European Commission found that a competitive tender mechanism introduced by Germany to compensate hard coal-fired power plants for phasing out earlier than foreseen promotes European Union climate objectives and is in line with State aid rules.

India extends international flights ban till December 31

November 26, 2020
India has extended the suspension of all scheduled international commercial passenger flights till December 31, an official order stated on Thursday.
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