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 2020-04-08 12:18 

ANA-MPA

Opening of child refugee facility in Thessaloniki to delay due to coronavirus...

The opening of a new accommodation facility for unaccompanied minors seeking asylum in Greece,......

 2020-04-08 12:16 

ANA-MPA

SYRIZA's Charitsis: Frontloaded support programme for the Greek economy now...

SYRIZA spokesperson Alexis Charitsis on Wednesday noted that if the country fails to initiate a......

 2020-04-08 12:14 

TASS

Some 7,000 social workers, 1,000 volunteers assist Moscow residents in self-isolation...

Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin introduced the self-isolation regime for Moscow residents starting March 29 - all stores, besides groceries, pharmacies, essentials and animal products stores are closed, as well public palces and entertaiment venues...

 2020-04-08 12:11 

Ukrinform News

Ukraine expands list of goods, works, services needed to combat Covid-19...

The Cabinet of Ministers has amended a resolution of March 20 on some issues of procurement of goods, works and services needed to take measures to prevent the occurrence and spread, localization and elimination of outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics of co...

 2020-04-08 11:54 

TASS

New START marks 10th anniversary with ambiguous prospects, experts note...

According to experts interviewed by TASS, the accord's future after the epidemic will show whether the world will shift gears to search for ways for common security or return back to the Cold War-era logic of rivalry...

 2020-04-08 11:31 

Zero Hedge

Coronavirus Cases Pass 1.4 Million As Scientists Discover Reinfection Risk For Patients Much Higher Than Expected: Live Updates...

Coronavirus Cases Pass 1.4 Million As Scientists Discover Reinfection Risk For Patients Much Higher Than Expected: Live Updates Though the coronavirus outbreak figures reported out of Europe yesterday were probably more mixed than health officials would h...

 2020-04-08 11:29 

ANA-MPA

Strong winds keep ships docked at several ports for second consecutive day...

Strong winds blowing in the Aegean continued to keep ferries docked at most Greek ports for......

 2020-04-08 11:28 

RT.com

Sweden using ice rinks and shipping containers as morgues overflow due to Covid-19 deaths...

Swedish authorities are resorting to refrigerated shipping containers, ice rinks and canteen fridges to store the nation's dead as the Covid-19 death toll rises and burials are postponed across the country....

 2020-04-08 11:27 

TASS

More than 750 people die from coronavirus in past 24 hours in Spain...

Overall, the number of daily infections and fatalities in Spain is slowly decreasing following the nadir, April 1...

 2020-04-08 11:25 

TASS

Nearly 250,000 coronavirus tests conducted in Moscow...

More than 910,000 tests have been conducted across the country...

 2020-04-08 11:23 

Sputnik International

Iran Won't Agree to OPEC+ Meeting Unless Outcome Is Known - Report...

An OPEC+ video conference is slated for Thursday, with President Trump having earlier asserted that Washington is not completely ruling out cutting US oil production. The new talks are hoped to reverse the current state of affairs in the oil industry, whi...

 2020-04-08 11:22 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Burger King restaurants put on hold while emergency situation continues...

Burger King restaurants scheduled to open in Estonia in mid-April and early May have been put back as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, franchisee Tallink Group says....

 2020-04-08 11:18 

Ukrinform News

Government has no plans to soften quarantine measures in April Shmyhal...

The government is not planning to soften quarantine measures in Ukraine in April, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has stated. — Ukrinform....

 2020-04-08 11:18 

SeeNews.com

TBS Group shares to start trading on Sofia bourse on June 1...

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 8 (SeeNews) - The Bulgarian Stock Exchange said on Wednesday that it has decided to admit to trading the share issue of local...

 2020-04-08 11:18 

RT.com

'We have found more idiots': Piers Morgan slams Jose Mourinho as Spurs boss breaks isolation rules to train with players (PHOTOS)...

UK television host Piers Morgan has condemned Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho after he flouted coronavirus lockdown procedures to lead several Spurs players through a training session in a public park on Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 11:17 

Accent TV

The former Prime Minister of Moldova Valeri Muravsky passed away...

In Moldova, the former Prime Minister of the country, Valery Muravsky, died. He was 70 years old. It is reported that the tragedy occurred last night in a hospital in Chisinau. According to...

 2020-04-08 11:17 

Accent TV

Japan will provide Moldova with a drug for the treatment of COVID-19...

Japan will provide Moldova with humanitarian aid to treat coronavirus patients. An anti-influenza medication called Avigan or Favipiravir is currently in the testing phase and has already sh...

 2020-04-08 11:15 

Sputnik International

Zoom Shareholders File Class-Action Lawsuit, Citing 'Zoombombing' Security, Encryption Service Flaws...

Company and senior officials have been accused of hiding flaws related to the app's software encryption, including being vulnerable to hackers and disclosing personal information to third-party platforms such as Facebook, it was revealed on Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 11:14 

TASS

Iran welcomes Russian initiative to create 'green corridor' instead of sanctions...

The top diplomat noted that different countries close their geographical borders to curb coronavirus spread but open them to provide assistance...

 2020-04-08 11:13 

Pravda.ru

Russian citizens unable to return to Russia from Covid-19 epicenter...

Three quarters of Russians, who were willing to fly from the United States back to Russia, could not board the flight. Reportedly, only those registered in Moscow and the Moscow region were allowed to board a New York-Moscow flight - less than 50 people i...

 2020-04-08 11:12 

Radio Prague

Many parishes to hold online services during Easter...

Up to a third of the parishes in the Catholic Archdiocese of Olomouc, whichcovers much of Moravia and parts of Eastern Bohemia, will organise specialonline services during Easter time, the Czech News Agency reported onWednesday, citing the Archbishopric&#...

 2020-04-08 11:11 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Judges' retirement age might be increased in Moldova...

Chisinau, 8 April /MOLDPRES/ - The judges' retirement age might be increased. The parliament's juridical commission for rules and immunities considered a draft law to this end at a meeting today. The draft sees a gradual increase in the judges ret...

 2020-04-08 11:10 

SeeNews.com

Bulgaria's Rubiterm grows stake in Sofia Commerce-Pawn Brokerage...

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 8 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian pawnshop chain operator Sofia Commerce-Pawn Brokerage [BUL:6SOB] said on Wednesday that local Rubiterm...

 2020-04-08 11:09 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

Price of protective masks now for sale in pharmacies may vary...

The first protective face masks from the shipment of personal protective equipment delivered to Estonia on Sunday are now for sale in Tallinn's pharmacies....

 2020-04-08 11:09 

SeeNews.com

Albania's coronavirus cases reach 400 - report...

TIRANA (Albania), April 8 (SeeNews) The number of coronavirus cases in Albania rose to 400, as the death toll from the infection reached 22, l...

 2020-04-08 11:07 

SeeNews.com

Bosnia's industrial producer prices flattish in Feb...

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 8 (SeeNews) Bosnia's industrial producer prices fell 1% year-on-year in February, after...

 2020-04-08 11:05 

Sputnik International

UFO in Siberia? Video of Bright Spots Making Triangle Over Russian City Goes Viral...

The 15-second clip immediately prompted netizens to start guessing about whether the video was a fake or something that showed an unidentified flying object....

 2020-04-08 11:04 

Sputnik International

Coloured Eggs and Chocolate Bunnies Ready for Easter Amid COVID-19 Pandemic...

Since the advent of Easter, it has become a time of feasting and many traditional games. Over time customs developed, such as egg rolling, egg tapping, and egg decorating....

 2020-04-08 11:03 

SeeNews.com

Business process outsourcing co CGS Romania to open 450 jobs...

BUCHAREST (Romania), April 8 (SeeNews) - The Romanian unit of business process outsourcing company Computer Generated Solutions (CGS) said on Wednesday it...

 2020-04-08 11:02 

TASS

Situation in labor market constantly monitored — Kremlin...

According to official data, about 29% of Russian companies sent employees on unpaid leave, another 22% plan to do this in the near future whereas many companies have either reduced salaries or intend to do so...

 2020-04-08 10:56 

Estonian Public Broadcasting

More domestic violence cases in beginning of April compared with last year...

By the end of the first week of April, 286 intimate partner violence cases had been reported to the police so far this year, which is 30 percent higher than at the same time last year. However, the number of calls made to the victim support crisis phone h...

 2020-04-08 10:55 

Interfax-Ukraine

Kyiv's entrepreneurs exempt from social security contribution until April 30 Kyiv mayor...

From March 1 through April 30 private entrepreneurs were exempted from paying single social security contribution, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said....

 2020-04-08 10:55 

Sputnik International

Fiji Starts Evacuating Nationals Due to Devastating Harold Cyclone - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Fiji authorities have begun an evacuation after tropical cyclone Harold hit the island nation, flooding roads and destroying houses, media reported on Wednesday....

 2020-04-08 10:54 

romea.cz

Coronavirus: Three Lessons for International Roma Day...
 2020-04-08 10:54 

SeeNews.com

Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom repurchases 19,500 own shares...

ZAGREB (Croatia), April 8 (SeeNews) - Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom [ZSE:HT] said on Wednesday it held 693,648 of its own shares as of April 8, representi...

 2020-04-08 10:53 

SeeNews.com

Serbia aims to limit GDP drop to 1.8% in 2020 - President Vucic...

BELGRADE (Serbia), April 8 (SeeNews) Serbia's government aims to limit the decline of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) to 1....

 2020-04-08 10:51 

The Moscow Times

For Mild Virus Cases, Moscow Doctors Are Video-Calling...

Doctors at Moscow's new telemedicine center treat coronavirus-positive patients via video calls....

 2020-04-08 10:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Violence Against Women: What Do Russians Think?...
 2020-04-08 10:47 

Sputnik International

Iran's Rouhani Calls on IMF to Provide Nation With $5Bln to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic...

TEHRAN (Sputnik) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to provide Tehran with $5 billion worth of support to combat the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-08 10:45 

RT.com

Stocks drop as eurozone fails to agree new coronavirus stimulus...

European stock markets traded lower on Wednesday after eurozone finance ministers failed to reach a deal on additional stimulus to weather the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 10:45 

SeeNews.com

Passenger traffic at Turkey's airports down 19% in Jan-March...

ANKARA (Turkey), April 8 (SeeNews) - Passenger numbers at Turkey's airports were down 19% year-on-year in the first three months of...

 2020-04-08 10:43 

SeeNews.com

Wizz Air cancels all Sofia-Lisbon flights until April 13...

SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 8 (SeeNews) - Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air said on Wednesday that it is cancelling all of its flights connecting the Bulgari...

 2020-04-08 10:42 

SeeNews.com

Turkey unveils additional measures for coronavirus relief - report...

ANKARA (Turkey), April 8 (SeeNews) - Turkey's finance minister Berat Albayrak said the country will provide additional financial aid to...

 2020-04-08 10:41 

TASS

Russia's UFC Champ Nurmagomedov ready to face winner of Ferguson-Gaethje bout...

The Russian boxer was to face off American Tony Ferguson at a UFC event in Brooklyn, New York, on April 18, 2020 if it hadn't been for the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-08 10:41 

The Moscow Times

Russian Food Prices Rise in March as Coronavirus Panic Buying Takes Hold...

Staples including sugar, bread and buckwheat are more expensive....

 2020-04-08 10:40 

RT.com

Great escape: Truck drivers narrowly avoid grim fate on the collapsing bridge in Italy (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)...

One driver escaped unharmed, and another was taken to hospital for treatment of a minor chest injury after the bridge they were driving on collapsed....

 2020-04-08 10:36 

TASS

Kremlin says too early to speak about reducing lockdown period...

The lockdown is important for breaking the virus chain, according to the Kremlin spokesman...

 2020-04-08 10:36 

Sputnik International

Meghan Markle Wants Hollywood Star Angelina Jolie to Become Her Mentor - Report...

The Telegraph earlier reported that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle allegedly plan to establish a non-profit empire, following their resignation as royals. The fund, Archewell will provide a number of services, including emotional counseling, nutr...

 2020-04-08 10:36 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Electronic signature to be able to have two-year validity term in Moldova...

Chisinau, 8 April /MOLDPRES/ - The public institution, Centre of Information Technologies in Finances (CTIF), as centre of registrations of the government's single certification centre, today informed that it had extended up to two years the validity ...

 2020-04-08 10:36 

Radio Prague

Slavia Prague to help fellow coronavirus affected football teams...

Current football league leaders SK SLavia Prague have announced they willbe using some of the money they recently earned through Europeancompetitions to support fellow Czech league one and two football teams whohave been hit by the ongoing cancellation of...

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