A surge of cases has caused many member nations to again increase their restrictions and mask requirements. The EU's current vaccination rate is 66 percent.
The European Commission retracted an internal communication suggesting swapping the term "Christmas period" to "holiday period" following Christian outrage.
Migrants have been gathering along Belarus' shared borders with European Union countries, which some say is a retaliatory move against EU sanctions on Belarus.
Plans emerged as Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu made closely watched visits to Slovakia and the Czech Republic this week.
The former French finance minister, Thierry Breton, said it was "probably time to pause and reset" the transatlantic relationship.
What the EU Commission wants is a homogeneous European population, without strong ethnic identities and even weaker regional characteristics.
A German MEP said on Thursday that China's ambassador in Brussels tried to stop lawmakers from adopting the resolution, which seeks to upgrade EU-Taiwan ties.
A recent proposal signed by over 1.1 million Europeans requesting the European Commission establish a protection package for national minorities was rejected without debate, highlighting Europe's lack of interest in protecting its minorities and Indigenous groups.
Our government must not allow erratic, precedent-setting FTC malfeasance to unduly harm patients or the trust of the business community.
The EU's suit against AstraZeneca claims vaccines were disproportionately given to the U.K.
"Any violation of international air transport rules must bear consequences," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.
The EU's shifting of the blame toward AstraZeneca throughout last week's crisis was as baseless as it was pointless.
"While we recognize we have more to do, these results suggest we are moving in the right direction and have systems in place which continue to lead our industry," one Facebook executive said.
"Both the depth of the recession and the strength of recovery will be uneven," the EU's economy commissioner said.
EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager accused Google of "illegal misuse of its dominant position."
The fine will only take the company two weeks to pay, however.
"This is the first administration that thinks it is in the American interest to have a divided Europe rather than a united one," Frans Timmermans said.
More than 90 percent of the seafood Americans consume is imported, according to the executive director of the East Coast Shellfish Growers Association.
Social media companies have stepped up both the speed and number of removals of content on their platforms.
European politicians have stated strong opposition to Turkey trying to reintroduce the death penalty.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said that Britain will leave the EU by 2019.
EU members meet this week to plan for different realities based on 'what the British interest is.'
Günther Oettinger, Germany's European Commissioner, used the phrase to refer to Chinese people.
Euroskeptics have leapt on his proposals for greater defense co-operation, branding them an "EU army."