EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on EU ministers discuss medicine shortages, vaccination, tuberculosis 

BRATISLAVA, Oct. 5 — Health ministers of EU member states discussed medicine shortages at an ongoing informal health meeting here, Slovak health minister Tomas Drucker announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Ireland's unemployment drops below 8%

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ireland's unemployment drops below 8% 

DUBLIN, Oct. 5 — Ireland's unemployment has fallen from a peak of 15 percent in 2011 to 7.9 percent, according to official figures released on Tuesday.

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Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Malindo Air has teamed up with Turkish Airlines to tap new markets as well as enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between ASEAN and Europe.

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EU banks free to engage in commerce with Iran under nuclear deal – Kerry

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on EU banks free to engage in commerce with Iran under nuclear deal – Kerry 

WASHINGTON, May 11 — European banks are permitted under the terms of the Iran nuclear deal to engage in transactions with Tehran, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

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Sensex springs up 123 pts on monsoon forecast

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sensex springs up 123 pts on monsoon forecast 

MUMBAI, April 13 — Equities jumped for the second straight session on Tuesday, led by gains in auto stocks on forecast of an "above normal" rains this year, while domestic investors and foreign funds increased buying ahead of key macroeconomic data due later in the day.

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Greek island celebrates Valentine's Day with festival to attract tourists

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on Greek island celebrates Valentine's Day with festival to attract tourists 

ATHENS, Feb. 15 — The Greek island of solidarity Lesvos in the Aegean Sea, which has attracted the attention of the entire world for being the largest refugee gateway into Europe over the past year, marked Saint Valentine's Day with a two-day festival during this weekend.

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Sports Focus: NBA commissioner talks global All-Star game, Kobe and Yao

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Sports Focus: NBA commissioner talks global All-Star game, Kobe and Yao 

TORONTO, Feb. 15 — As part of the All-Star Weekend festivities in Toronto, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the media on various topics prior to Saturday evening events held for the first time outside of the United States in 65 years.

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European insurance offices ready for presence in Iran market

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on European insurance offices ready for presence in Iran market 

TEHRAN, Feb. 3 — Head of the Central Bank of Iran Mohammad-Ebrahim Amin said on Tuesday that European insurance houses are ready to be present in Iranian market.

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US pledges 'significant' addt'l aid for asylum seekers from Syria

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on US pledges 'significant' addt'l aid for asylum seekers from Syria 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 — US President Barack Obama spoke with UK Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of a London conference on Syria, with the president pledging to help Europe cope with a refugee crisis created by the Syrian civil war, the White House said in a press release on Tuesday.

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EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 29 — The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which is suspected of causing birth defects, has reached Europe with reported cases found in Britain, Denmark and Portugal.

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