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Health Nov 03Europe tightens restrictions as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise
Coronavirus have hit new daily highs this week in Russia, and Germany and the U.K. have announced plans to expand virus testing as European countries battle rapidly increasing infection and hospitalizations.
World Oct 30Quake kills 6 in western Turkey, rattles Greek island
A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and scores…
World Sep 29Pompeo voices support for talks between Greece, Turkey
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed support for talks between Greece and Turkey, NATO allies whose relations deteriorated to the point where both had warships facing off in the Mediterranean Sea.
World Sep 17Greek police begin moving asylum-seekers into new camp
A Greek police operation was underway on the island of Lesbos Thursday to move thousands of migrants and refugees after a fire destroyed their overcrowded camp into a new facility on the island.
World Sep 12Some migrants move into tents after fire guts Greek camp
Some asylum-seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos moved into temporary tent housing Saturday, part of the thousands left homeless after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria migrant camp.
World Sep 11Thousands protest after Greek refugee camp burns down
Thousands of refugees and migrants left without shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp have held a brief protest demanding to be allowed to leave.
Health May 13WATCH: As new clusters emerge, WHO warns virus may be here to stay
New coronavirus clusters have appeared as nations struggle to balance reopening economies with preventing a second wave of infections and deaths.
Economy May 01Around the world, virus worries haunt workers demanding rights on May Day
Millions of workers worldwide are marking international labor day trapped between hunger and fear because of the virus pandemic, either with no job at all or a job without enough health protections.
World Apr 28New Zealand tames virus as France, Spain announce lockdown exit plans
France and Spain were laying out separate roadmaps Tuesday for lifting their lockdowns, while signs emerged that the virus has been all but vanquished in New Zealand and Australia.
Health Apr 21UN urges world to quickly scale up medicines, vaccines
The U.N. resolution asked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to work with the WHO and make recommendations to ensure that all people have equitable and timely access to testing, medical supplies, drugs and future vaccines, especially in developing countries.