EUROPE

Flu in Greece claims 56 lives

February 14, 2019 admin 0

A total of 56 people across Greece have died from flu-related complications during the current flu season, Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed. Greek medical officials have reiterated the significance of vaccination […]

REGIONAL

Turkey arrests net 52 Islamic State militants

February 14, 2019 admin 0

Famagusta Gazette POLICE in Turkey have detained at least 52 Syrians in the northwestern province of Bursa over their suspected links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) . Police also seized documents and digital materials […]

REGIONAL

Bulgaria holiday expo gets underway

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Famagusta Gazette THE Holiday & Spa Expo has got underway in Bulgaria, with a record attendance of participants this year. Bulgaria is keen to continue expanding its developing tourism market. Last year, more than 9.2 […]

Crime

Arrests made in Istanbul building collapse probe

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FOUR suspects have been held over the collapse of an eight-floor apartment building in Istanbul. According to Turkish state radio, a project officer, a technical implementation supervisor and a construction inspector were among the detainees […]

REGIONAL

Hackers attempt access to Malta bank

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INTERNET access to Malta’s Bank of Valetta was halted after the detection of hackers trying to obtain entry to the system. All of the bank’s functions – branches, ATMs, mobile banking and even email services […]