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Pandemic of Vaccinated Is Over, We're Seeing Start of Pandemic of Unvaccinated: Ursula von der Leyenn

The pace of vaccination against Covid-19 must be quickened to avert "a pandemic of the unvaccinated", the European Union's chief executive said on Wednesday, also urging countries around the globe to step up the fight against climate change, Reuters reported.

EU's High Agenda in EC President's Annual Address to European Parliament

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is to give her annual State of the Union address to the European Parliament on Wednesday in the French city of Strasbourg. Likely talking points include her proposals to help tackle the climate crisis - set out in July - and frozen efforts to reform the bloc's migration system could also feature in her speech, dpa reported.

Clock is Ticking for Jansa and his Alternative Reality

The left-liberal bloc in Slovenia is made up of four parties, for whom the polls predict a good overall result in the election. The right-wing bloc is made up of the SDS and its satellites, which have had warnings in the polls for months about the toxicity of participating in a coalition led by Jansa.

3.524 newly infected

15 people died.
There are currently 79 patients on respirators.
The number of infected people is growing day by day, and the authorities are appealing to the citizens to receive the vaccine because that is the only way to bring the epidemic under control.

Bulgaria Censured for Expelling Turkish Journalist Fleeing Arrest

A refugee waits near the Pazarkule Border gate early morning at the Turkish-Greek border, in Edirne, Turkey, 04 March 2020. EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA

The Bulgarian state was ordered to pay the journalist 15,000 euros in damages.

The court in Strasbourg found that he was forced to leave Turkey amid a widespread crackdown in the aftermath of a failed coup in July 2016.

MEPs convey stark message about rule of law in debate on EU presidency priorities

Strasbourg – MEPs from the majority of political groups in the European Parliament sent PM Janez Janša some stark messages about the rule of law after he presented Slovenia’s EU presidency priorities in the Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. His European People’s Party (EPP) too urged him to promptly appoint European delegated prosecutors.

Janša at EU Parliament: EU should start acting more strategically

Strasbourg – PM Janez Janša said as he addressed the European Parliament on Tuesday he believed the time had come for the EU to start acting more strategically, including in the Western Balkans. Presenting the Slovenian EU presidency’s priorities, he said the first short-term priority was to do everything to prevent the fourth wave of the pandemic.

President Iohannis: Digital certificate an important step forward in fully restoring fundamental freedoms

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday had a meeting with the ambassadors of the EU member states accredited to Romania, on the occasion of the conclusion of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council, in which context he stated that the introduction of the EU COVID digital certificate is a very important step forward, towards the full restoration of the fundamental freedoms of the Internal Marke

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