New communications facility at Dhekelia

Cyprus
January 17, 2022 0
The United Kingdom will build a new communications facility on one of two bases it maintains on Cyprus, a British Defense Ministry spokesman has said. The spokesman told the Associated Press that the purpose of [...]

Air Malta to halve workforce in bid to stay afloat

North Africa and Mediterranean
January 17, 2022 0
Air Malta, the country’s flag carrier, will reduce the number of employees by half as the government plans to make the airline financially viable, Finance Minister Clyde Caruana said here on Friday. The airline currently [...]

Russia’s daily COVID-19 cases near 30,000

World
January 17, 2022 0
Russia has recorded 29,230 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 10,803,534, the official monitoring and response center said Sunday. Meanwhile, the death toll grew by 686, below 700 [...]

Portugal registers new case of birds flu

Europe
January 17, 2022 0
Another outbreak of birds flu was identified on Friday in an aviary in the central Portugal region, said the Directorate-General for Food and Veterinary Medicine (DGAV). The case was detected in domestic animals in the [...]
Europe

French National Assembly adopts vaccine pass law

January 17, 2022 0
The French National Assembly, or the lower house of the Parliament, adopted on Sunday evening a law which will transform the health pass into a stricter vaccine pass in a bid to curb the country’s [...]