EUROPE

Italy counts cost as tourism slumps

July 26, 2020 admin 0

July without foreign tourists cost Italy more than 3 billion euros (3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in lost revenue in the hospitality, food, transportation, entertainment and retail sectors, according to a new report released Sunday by […]

Middle East

Iraq to impose full curfew in Eid al-Adha holiday

July 26, 2020 admin 0

The Iraqi health authorities on Sunday decided to impose full curfew during the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday, while the Health Ministry reported 2,459 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total nationwide infections to 110,032. The Higher […]

WORLD

Russia’s COVID-19 cases top 810,000

July 26, 2020 admin 0

Russia registered 5,765 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 812,485, the country’s COVID-19 response center said in a statement Sunday. Meanwhile, 77 new deaths were reported, taking the nationwide […]

Greece

5.5-magnitude quake jolts Greece’s Crete island

July 26, 2020 admin 0

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Crete island in southern Greece on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported. The tremor’s epicenter was located in the sea area off the island’s southeastern coast, it said.

EUROPE

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Portugal top 50,000

July 26, 2020 admin 0

Portugal on Sunday reported 209 new COVID-19 infections, raising the tally to 50,164 cases, according to the Portuguese Director-General of Health. One person died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the […]