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EU unemployment rate rises to 7.6 percent in October

According to Eurostat, the number of unemployed fell by 91,000 month-on-month in the 27-member bloc in the shadow of the pandemic. The EU’s unemployment rate hit 7.6% in October, the bloc’s statistical office announced Wednesday. Compared to September, the number of unemployed in the

Greece marks highest single-day rise since the start of pandemic

The country’s health system is continuing to experience pressure with 80% of all intensive care unit beds occupied at public hospitals and the number of incubated patients continuing to rise. Greece registered 108 deaths in the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day rise

Oxford vaccine: Phase 2 findings are encouraging

Researchers said that the vaccine shows a strong immune response in the elderly. A potential vaccine developed by the Oxford University has shown a strong immune response in adults in their 60s and 70s, according to data published in the Lancet medical journal on

Azerbaijan’s Aliyev visits wounded soldiers

Aliyev, accompanied with his wife Mihriban Aliyeva, thanked the soldiers for their gallant efforts. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday visited the soldiers who were wounded in Nagorno-Karabakh amid the weeks-long armed clashes which ended with a peace deal. He said that the “Karabakh War II” will

Armenia’s Pashinyan: War is over

Armenian premier Nikol Pashinyan announced that the agreement with presidents of Azerbaijan and Russia to end the weeks-long conflict. Armenia’s prime minister said on Tuesday (Nov. 10) it was “a very hard decision” to sign a deal to end the conflict in the Upper

Azerbaijani President announces end of the Karabakh conflict

Ilham Aliyev announced the end of the Karabakh conflict between Baku and Yerevan with the new agreement. Azerbaijan’s president described a deal reached early Tuesday (Nov. 10) to halt fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region as the defeat of Armenia. “PASHINYAN SIGNED AGREEMENT DUE TO

Authorities confirm Vienna gunman known by intelligence service

A top Austrian Interior Ministry official said the terrorist was arrested and deported to Austria over suspicion by Turkish authorities. Austria’s interior minister said Wednesday that the gunman who killed four people in the capital Vienna on Monday had tried to illegally purchase bullets

Mitsotakis announces nationwide lockdown

Greek premier said the government was obliged to take these measures because of the exponential rise in cases. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a full nationwide lockdown for three weeks in a news conference along with the government’s infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras.

Armenia continues cross-border attacks against civilians

According to the reports, Armenian military units fire at the positions of the Azerbaijani army with mortars and howitzers. Armenian forces continue incessant cross-border attacks on Azerbaijani civilian settlements 40 days after the first clashes broke out. Despite several cease-fires, the Armenian side on