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Europe grapples with 'socio-economic tsunami' of Covid-19 crisis

President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen says the EU is ready to do everything that is required and will not hesitate to take additional measures as the situation evolves.


ITALY's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday declared that the coronavirus was causing a "socio-economic tsunami" as European leaders agreed to seal off external borders, but many countries thwarted solidarity by imposing frontier curbs of their own.

Separately, European...

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