News archive of November 2018

Ensuring Council of EU presidency, an important task for the Romanian government, says Manfred Weber

 Ensuring the quarterly presidency of the Council of the European Union is an important task, for in the first half of 2019 we will have the Brexit to deal with, we will have the European elections and we hope to agree on the multiannual financial framework, in which context the rest of the Europe is worried about the discussions in Romania related to the government's capacity to presid

Harran to serve astronomy centuries later again

An observatory is under construction in the eastern province of Şanlıurfa's Harran district, which is among the first "observation places" in the world.

Four million toiling under tax

The policy of high taxation and levies, such as the solidarity tax and the exorbitant ENFIA property tax that has wrought destruction on the middle class, is taking an unbearable toll on Greek households, according to the latest data published by the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR).

Flu claims one life in Greece

Greek health authorities have recorded the first death from complications caused by flu, according to weekly data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) on Friday.

The victim was a 49-year-old man who had been infected with type A flu and had been hospitalized in an intensive care unit. He had not been vaccinated.

Siemens set to start manufacturing in central Serbian town

The factory is located in the Sobovica industrial zone, close to this central Serbia town.

The first deliveries will go to Austrian Railways, Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti writes on Friday.

The report added that the factory will soon start producing parts for trams.

Euro Area Unemployment at 8.1%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in October 2018, stable compared with September 2018 and down from 8.8% in October 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since November 2008, according to data of the National Statistical Institute.

Amazon's Next Healthcare Move is Software that Can Mine Medical Records

Amazon is offering a new software that can mine medical records for information, the Wall Street Journal reports. The software can reportedly scan digitized patient records and pull out data, a service that healthcare professionals can use when considering treatments and hospitals can use to cut costs.