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An official in Afghanistan has warned that the country’s actual number of Covid-19 infections is higher than the official figures state. Meanwhile the war-torn nation is facing a lack of compressed oxygen for an increasing number of patients, while the health ministry detected 542 new cases on Tuesday amid a continued surge of transmission in the capital and Herat.Wahid Majroh, the deputy...

EU clears acquisition of CC&I to boost energy transmission in Spain, Chile and Brazil

The acquisition of Celeo Concesiones e Inversiones (CC&I) of Spain by Pasterze Investments Holding (PIH) of the Netherlands and Elecnor of Spain complies with EU Merger Regulation, the Commission said on 16 December, noting that CC&I, currently part of Elecnor, will serve as a joint platform to develop and manage energy transmission infrastructure projects and renewable energy projects...