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March 11, 2020, by VOANews

The World Health Organization determined Wednesday that the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic and warned that the worst is likely yet to come. “In the past two weeks, […]

WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

January 30, 2020, by VOANews

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China to 18 other countries a global health emergency. Thursd ...

Croatia’s presidential hopefuls to face runoff election

December 23, 2019, by VOANews

Croatia’s conservative president trailed her leftist rival in Sunday’s election, but garnered enough votes to force a runoff early next ye ...

Runoff expected in Romania presidential elections

November 11, 2019, by VOANews

Romania’s pro-European Union President Klaus Iohannis has taken a lead in the presidential elections Sunday, but will likely have to contest a r ...

  • Britain asks for Brexit delay until June 30
    March 20, 2019, by VOANews

    British Prime Minister Theresa May asked the European Union on March 20 to delay Britain’s exit from the 28-nation bloc for three months, until June 30. Britain had been set […]

  • Russia attacks, seizes three Ukrainian Navy vessels
    November 26, 2018, by VOANews

    Russia fired on two Ukrainian naval ships and rammed a third vessel in the Black Sea on November 25, accusing the Ukrainians of illegally entering what it claims as its […]

  • EU lawmakers vote to sanction Hungary for eroding democracy
    September 12, 2018, by VOANews

    European Union legislators took the unprecedented step Wednesday to begin process of imposing sanctions on Hungary for presenting a “systematic threat” to the bloc’s Democratic values. The European Parliament voted [&helli ...

  • Kosovo, Serbia mull territorial swap to end dispute
    August 18, 2018, by VOANews

    A decade-long dispute between Kosovo and Serbia is compelling both countries to consider a territorial swap along ethnic lines — a move that has long been opposed by both Brussels […]