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    With mainstream news outlets tripping over themselves to declare Democratic candidate Joe Biden the winner of the U.S. presidential election, rogue states, terrorists, and hostile foreign powers are breathing a sigh of relief. Ignoring President Donald Trump's legal challenge in several battleground states, they cheered the media-orchestrated coronation of the Biden-Harris ticket.  

    Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday accused the European Union of threatening a food blockade of the country if it failed to agree to the 'divorce' terms imposed by Brussels. "We are now hearing that, unless we agree to the EU's terms, the EU will use an extreme interpretation of the Northern Ireland protocol to impose a full-scale trade border down the Irish Sea," the British prime minister wrote in an op-ed for the Daily Telegraph

    European Union economies have taken a big hit in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, registering their biggest decline in recent history. The eurozone economies, comprising of 19 out of 27 EU member states, reported an annualized GPD decline of 40.3 percent, higher than the annualized drop of 32.9 percent registered in the United States. 

    The European Union wants to restart its tourism sector as the spread of coronavirus recedes, a newly released policy document shows. A strategy document compiled by the European Commission, EU's executive arm, titled “Europe needs a break” recommends gradual lifting of border restrictions between member states to promote inner-European travel, the news agency Reuters reported.

    With Europe now officially the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic, Germany has announced its decision to close its borders with France, Austria, and Switzerland starting Monday, German news agency dpa reports. The German borders will remain closed barring some exceptions. Daily commuters and movement of goods have been exempted from the closure.

    With thousands of migrants amassing at Europe's outer borders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's left-wing coalition partner has called for a "Pact for Humanity" to bringing these asylum seekers directly into the country. Germany's ruling Social Democratic Party wants to take in "unaccompanied minors" trying to enter into Greece from Turkey, German media reports said.
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