News archive of August 2018
Local authorities in the Karasu district of the western province of Sakarya are working to determine the source of an epidemic that is believed to have been caused by norovirus.
The Turkish nurse had filed a criminal complaint against the Algerian man
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A military helicopter crashed in Ethiopia's Oromiya region on Thursday and all 18 people aboard, including 15 soldiers, were killed, the state-affiliated news agency Fana said.
The other three dead were civilians, Fana said. There was no immediate word on exactly where the helicopter came down and whether there were any casualties or damage on the ground.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale was registered in the area of Trikala, Central Greece, reported Kathimerini, referring to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Institute.
The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers and was also felt in Attica. There are no reports of casualties or damages.
The fiscal adjustments enforced through Greece's three bailout programs ended on August 20 and policies will now shift towards supporting those who have borne the brunt of the economic burdens, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday in his first address at the new cabinet that emerged from a reshuffle earlier this week.
Prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 22 active serving and former soldiers, over their alleged links to FETÖ, the group behind the July 2016 defeated coup.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned on Aug. 31 the EU would hit back with tariffs of its own if Donald Trump made good on threats to slap duties on foreign cars, as an EU-U.S. trade truce wobbled.