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Politics 19-10-2020

Juncker backs sanctions against Turkey

Former EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview with Ta Nea that he has never been in favour of sanctions as a way to solve a political problem. “But if Turkey and Erdogan do not change their behaviour,...

Infections increase in Spain despite new restrictions

Data reported last Saturday (17 October) by Spain’s health ministry showed an increasing trend in coronavirus infections despite new measures and mobility restrictions adopted in Madrid, Barcelona and other big cities, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported. New restrictions limiting the occupation...

Milan in ‘critical situation’ as COVID-19 infections continue to rise

As COVID-19 infections in Italy continued to rise over the weekend as the country recorded more than 20,000 cases and 116 related deaths over the last two days, the situation is now critical in Lombardy, especially in Milan and its...

Spanish economy takes biggest hit among euro economies

The Spanish economy, which has been severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis, will shrink by 12.8% this year, predicted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its newest forecast released yesterday (13 October), EUROEFE reported. The Spanish government predicted that the...