Charles Michel, President of the European Council, speaks to Becky Anderson about waiving vaccine patents, the EU’s stance on allegations of human rights abuses in China, and on the origins of the pandemic.
Boris Johnson meets with Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Cornwall as wrangling over the Northern Ireland Protocol threatened to overshadow his hosting of the international gathering.Along with the European Commission and European Council presidents, Mr Johnson has also held talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expressed solidarity with India and said that European Union (EU) stands with the country in the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic. "It was for us a very historical moment to make sure that EU stands firmly at the side of India in this challenging time and assure PM Modi of our solidarity and support with all that's needed at moment, from oxygen generators to medicines and ventilators," she said at a press briefing in the presence of European Council President Charles Michel and Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa. Watch the full video for more.
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Public health officials in Africa are concerned there could be a similar Covid-19 crisis as in India as the COVAX vaccine-sharing program is running out of doses. The international scheme to ensure equal access to Covid-19 vaccines is 140 million doses short because of India’s continuing Covid crisis. CNN’s Larry Madowo reports from Nairobi, Kenya.
Are journalists being censored and intimidated in Slovenia? The Prime Minister of the next country to hold the Presidency of the European Council has come under fire for waging a war on the media. Journalists, the authorities, and citizens tell their stories about press freedom in the country.
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Belarusian authorities scrambled a fighter jet and flagged what turned out to be a false bomb alert to force a Ryanair plane to land on Sunday and then detained an opposition-minded journalist who was on board, drawing condemnation from Europe and the United States. The Irish airline's CEO is calling it "state-sponsored hijacking." Bryan Wood reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched six crash course programmes to train and upskill around one lakh frontline workers to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The training will be imparted to Covid warriors in six customised roles - Home Care Support, Basic Care Support, Advanced Care Support, Emergency Care Support, Sample Collection Support, and Medical Equipment Support.
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