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Profit fall for German carrier Lufthansa

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of Lufthansa declined by 4 percent to 2.8 billion euros (3.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the fiscal year 2018, Germany’s largest airline announced on Thursday. According to Lufthansa, […]

FEATURES

Russian population falls, but migration helps

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Russia’s population decreased by 93,500 or 0.06 percent in 2018 to 146.8 million as of Jan. 1 this year. However, a 57.2 percent growth in migration helped offset the decline in the local population, according […]

BYGONES

Positive signs for growth in Greece

March 15, 2019 admin 0

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 2 percent year-on-year in 2019, according to a survey released by Greece’s National Bank, Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Thursday. According to the report of […]

EUROPE

Russian bombers patrol over Black Sea

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Two Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have carried out a planned patrol flight over the neutral waters of the Black Sea. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the crews flew for more than five hours and […]

Health

Flu claims 118 people this winter in Greece

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Greece has registered 118 flu-related deaths during the current flu season which started last autumn, with most of them linked to the H1N1 strain, according to the country’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) […]

EUROPE

Fury at Antonio Tajani praise for Mussolini

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from Croatia have called for the resignation of European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on Thursday following his statements about Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini. The resignation request was submitted […]

Health

Brest cancer study uses statistical tols

March 15, 2019 admin 0

Scientists have been trying to better predict if and when women’s breast cancer could come back using statistical tools. A team consisting of researchers from the University of Cambridge and Stanford University has examined the […]

Featured

EU welcomes vote to avoid ‘no deal’ Brexit

March 14, 2019 admin 0

The European Commission welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of contingency measures for a “no-deal” Brexit, the Commission said Thursday in a statement. This will help ensure that the EU is fully ready for […]

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UK rules out second Brexit vote

March 14, 2019 admin 0

British MPs on Thursday voted to reject an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum. MPs voted by 85 to 334, a majority of 249, to turn down the amendment which calls for a delayed […]