June 23, 2021
  • REGIONAL

    Turkey pushes ahead with indigenous COVID-19 vaccine

    (Famagusta Gazette) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the phase III trials of its indigenous COVID-19 vaccine named Turkovac. The vaccine, which is made with inactivated coronaviruses, is expected to be available for use [...]
REGIONAL

Turkey pushes ahead with indigenous COVID-19 vaccine

June 23, 2021 0

(Famagusta Gazette) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the phase III trials of its indigenous COVID-19 vaccine named Turkovac. The vaccine, which is made with inactivated coronaviruses, is expected to be available for use […]

Israel

Israel launches plan to streamline energy consumption

June 23, 2021 0

Israel has launched a plan to streamline energy consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Ministries of Energy, Economy, and Environmental Protection announced in a statement on Tuesday. As part of the plan, a total […]

Israel

Squeeze on exports from Gaza to Israel

June 23, 2021 0

For the second day in a row, dozens of trucks loaded with agricultural goods and clothes arrived at the Kerem Shalom commercial crossing in the southern Gaza Strip. These goods from Gaza were allowed to […]

Business & Money

Germany and Australia seek closer economic ties

June 23, 2021 0

German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan have discussed closer economic collaboration at the second meeting of the German-Australian business committee. “We want […]

EU urge no complacency in war against the pandemic

June 23, 2021 0

The vaccines against COVID-19 have brought optimism, but there should be no complacency in the war against the pandemic, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said in Athens during a visit to […]

Italy aims to lift face mask rules from next week

June 23, 2021 0

As of next week, Italy is preparing to lift the outdoor face mask mandate as the country’s main COVID-19 indicators appear to have stabilized. The decision was confirmed by Health Minister Roberto Speranza  after the […]

Grim figures reveal high Covid rate in Britain

June 23, 2021 0

Britain has reported another 11,625 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest since mid-February, according to official figures. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 4,651,988. The country […]

Finland energy company to quit burning coal

June 23, 2021 0

The energy company Helen, owned by the city of Helsinki, plans to close its coal-fired power plant in spring 2023, nearly two years earlier than originally planned, the company said in a press release. Helen […]

New strict Covid regulations for Moscow

June 23, 2021 0

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has announced stricter anti-coronavirus restrictions in the Russian capital amid a drastic increase in new COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. From June 28, restaurants and cafes can only receive visitors who […]

TOURISM

EU seeks to normalize travel with United States

June 23, 2021 0

European Union (EU) officials said on Tuesday they hoped an agreement can be reached with the United States on the reciprocal lifting of travel restrictions in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic following their meeting […]

TOURISM

Norwegian appoints Geir Karlsen as new CEO

June 22, 2021 0

Geir Karlsen has been appointed new CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (“Norwegian”). Karlsen succeeds Jacob Schram. The appointment will be effective June 21st 2021. “I am pleased to announce that Geir Karlsen on request […]

Covid-19 Situation

India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 30 million

Covid
June 23, 2021 0
India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 30 million-mark and the death toll crossed 390,000 on Wednesday, said the federal health ministry. While the tally rose to 30,028,709, the aggregate death toll reached 390,660. As many as 50,848 [...]
Covid

Sweden to vaccinate 16-17 year olds

June 23, 2021 0
Famagusta Gazette: Unlike many other countries that have started to vaccinate people from the age of 12, the Swedish Public Health Agency announced on Tuesday that it has decided to vaccinate the 16-17 year olds, [...]