Greek general elections to be held May 21

March 29, 2023 0
Greece’s general elections will be held on May 21, the country’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday. “The general elections will be held at the end of the (government’s) four-year term, as I had [Read More]
Mediterranean Focus

Traffic accident kills 6 in Istanbul

March 28, 2023 0
 Six people died Monday when a semi-trailer truck crashed into two automobiles in Istanbul, Türkiye’s largest city, Istanbul governor’s office announced in a statement. The accident occurred at 3:30 p.m. local time (1230 GMT) on [Read More]

Burkina Faso’s government pulls plug on France 24

Africa & Middle East
March 27, 2023 0
Burkina Faso’s government on Monday ordered the suspension of broadcasts of France 24 on its territory, following an interview by the French television channels with a leader of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Government [Read More]

Australian gov’t strikes deal on climate policy

Asia & Pacific
March 27, 2023 0
Legislation for the Australian government’s signature climate policy is set to pass parliament after the Greens agreed to support the bill. The governing Labor Party on Monday secured the support it needs from the left-wing [Read More]
Oil and Gas

More liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals for Bangladesh

 State-owned Petrobangla (Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation) has moved to set up three more liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in addition to the existing two currently being operated to regasify imported gas. The proposed [Read More]

Jordan facilitates visas for visitors

March 21, 2023 0

Jordan’s Ministry of Interior on Monday launched the Electronic Visa Project that aims to facilitate the entry procedures for travelers into the kingdom. The project would enable travelers to obtain their visas and pay their [Read More]

Hungarian parliament approves Finland joining NATO

March 28, 2023 0
The Hungarian parliament on Monday approved legislation allowing Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). 182 members of parliament voted in favor and six against, while 11 lawmakers were absent. Besides the far-right [Read More]

Traffic in Germany disabled by major strike action

March 28, 2023 0
Nationwide strikes in Germany brought train, bus, and airplane traffic to a virtual standstill on Monday, affecting millions of travelers. Freight traffic was also heavily disturbed. All major airports in Europe’s largest economy were hit [Read More]

Italy beat Malta in Euro qualifiers

March 27, 2023 0
 Italy bounced back from their defeat to England in Euro 2024 qualifying Group C with a 2-0 win over Malta on Sunday, with Mateo Retegui scoring again. The Azzurri’s campaign didn’t start on the right [Read More]