REGIONAL

Police search for missing after Crete floods

February 17, 2019 admin 0

Four people are missing on Crete after torrential rains caused flooding mainly in rural areas. According to reports, a woman made a telephone call to the Fire Brigade that the car her husband was driving […]

Politics

Turkey to buy S-400, despite NATO opposition

February 16, 2019 admin 0

Turkey will buy S-400 missile systems from Russia despite U.S. opposition. “We made the S-400 deal with Russia, so it’s out of the question for us to turn back,” President Erdogan said on Saturday. As […]

REGIONAL

Regional Press Review, 15th February

February 15, 2019 admin 0

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE The Daily Star in Lebanon reports Prime Minister Saad Hariri saying he will not allow “attempts to hinder the work of the new government,” in remarks made at an event commemorating the death […]

REGIONAL

African migrants leave Malta for France

February 15, 2019 admin 0

A number of African migrants who were rescued from the sea off Malta last month have been relocated to France. The migrants had arrived on the island on-board the Sea-Watch 3 and Albrecht Penck in […]

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

February 14, 2019 admin 0

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

February 14, 2019 admin 0

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

February 14, 2019 admin 0

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 […]