Alahednews Alahednews Borrell Warns EU Likely to Lose Player Status in Int’l Arena Borrell stressed that the EU should work on strengthening both European and NATO security capacities. Study: Antibodies in Fully Vaxxed with Pfizer, AstraZeneca Decline Steeply After Several Months Over 2,000 healthcare employees have been included in the study, whose goal is to learn more about immunity after COVID-19 and the effect of vaccines. Explosion Rocks Residential Building in Gothenburg, at Least 25 Injured Emergency services and Swedish police appeared on site and started working to evacuate people living in the area. EU Backs France in Submarine Row As Paris Urges Clarification from US EU rallies behind angry France in submarine row as Paris demands clarification from US. Sweden Raises Taxes to Finance Largest Military Investment in Modern Times This expansion has been billed as Sweden’s largest investment in modern times, implying a 40% hike in military expenditures. EU Says Has No Choice but to Engage with Taliban Borrell said that the bloc would stress the importance of human rights in talks with the Taliban. Denmark, Iceland Say Vaccination Has Not Led to Herd Immunity Estimates placed the threshold for herd immunity at between 60 to 70 percent of the population. Wildfires Hit Ancient Olympia in Greece and Thermal Plant in Turkey Greece and Turkey have been suffering from an unprecedented heatwave for more than a week. AstraZeneca: Small Clot Risk after 1st COVID Shot, Less after 2nd The vaccine had been hailed as potentially the world’s best weapon against the pandemic 160 Academics Urge EU to Stop Funding ‘Israeli’ Universities Complicit In Human Rights Violations The academics said that “the crux of the problem goes beyond the occupied Palestinian territory.” 160 Academics Urge EU to Ban “Israeli” Universities Complicit in Tel Aviv Crimes The academics include the past and current recipients of some of the most prestigious EU research funding programs. Danish Military Shares Pictures of Iranian Navy Vessels Spotted in Baltic Sea The Sahand is expected to take part in the parade on Sunday among other ships, the total number of which will reach 54. European Leaders Blast Use of ‘Israeli’ Spyware to Target Activists, Journalists European Commission chief said the reports of NSO Group’s activities were “completely unacceptable” if true. Death Toll Exceeds 150 in Europe Floods  The death toll from catastrophic floods in western Germany and Belgium has risen to more than 150. Over 1,200 Danes Sick with COVID-19 after Both Vaccine Shots A total of 1,233 fully vaccinated Danes have subsequently been infected with coronavirus, Danish Radio has reported. Southern Netherlands Ravaged By Floods as Thousands Evacuated From ‘Disaster Zone’ In Limburg Province The national government deemed the province a disaster zone late on Thursday night. Islamophobia in Europe: Top EU Court Says Companies May Ban Hijab in Some Cases Top EU court says companies may ban Muslim employees from wearing headscarf in some cases. Massive Sunken Continent Could Be Resting Underneath Iceland An international team of geologists believes they have identified a sunken continent hidden under Iceland. Lack of COVID Awareness at Euro Final ’Devastating’ - WHO Am I supposed to be enjoying watching transmission happening in front of my eyes? Over 1,250 Irish Artists Pledge to Boycott “Israel” The IPSC announced that the ’Irish Artists’ Pledge to Boycott ‘Israel’’ has just passed the 1,250 signatory mark. Oxfam: Every minute, 11 People Die of Hunger 155 million people around the world now live at crisis levels of food insecurity or worse Merkel, Macron Discuss EU Ties, Trade, Climate with China’s Xi They also discussed in a video conference on Monday international trade, climate protection and biodiversity. 450 Fully Vaccinated Norwegians Sick with COVID-19 Among the 450 diagnosed with COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated, 26 have been admitted to hospital. WHO Warns of 3rd Covid-19 Wave in Europe There will be a new wave in the WHO European Region unless we remain disciplined. Merkel: EU Must Seek ’Direct Contact’ With Putin to Settle Differences Merkel said it was ’not enough for the American president to talk to the Russian president.’