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Slovakia Introduces Curfew amid World Highest Covid Mortality Rate

Slovakia imposes a curfew from today, the country is struggling with the highest death toll from Covid-19 in the world, AFP reported.

Slovaks will not be able to leave their homes from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., a government decree states.

During the day, citizens are urged to stay at home with some exceptions - visits to the doctor, walking to work and walking pets.

Romania's COVID-19 daily case count rises by 4,278; tests performed in last 24 hours: over 35,000

As many as 4,278 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Romania were recorded in the last 24 hours following over 35,000 tests nationwide, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Wednesday. These are cases of patients that have not previously tested positive.

Bosnian War Rape Survivors ‘Still Afraid to Speak Out’

According to estimates by the United Nations, between 20,000 and 50,000 people were raped during the Bosnian war.

Wartime rape victims often keep quiet about their experiences for years in order to avoid being stigmatised or condemned by their families and communities. Tursunovic did not tell anyone about what she suffered for 17 years.

Turkey should follow EU's path towards green economy: Ambassador

Turkey should follow the path of the European Union towards a more sustainable, efficient and green economy, a member of the EU delegation to Turkey said on March 2. 

Against the backdrop of the Circular Economy Week of Turkey, Ambassador Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut pointed out that the Green Deal is one of the most important programs for the EU in the post-pandemic period.

FIC: Investments planned for 2021 are an all-time high, can serve as catalyst to relaunch economy

The investments planned for this year, amounting to 61.4 billion lei, represent an all-time high and can act as a catalyst for the relaunch of economic growth, said the representatives of the Foreign Investors Council (FIC), which welcomes the adoption of the budget by Parliament. FIC considers that the budget reflects a balanced vision that favors Romania's economic recovery.

COVID vaccination campaign/ 38,158 people inoculated in past 24 hours

The National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs that according to data provided by the National Public Health Institute through the National Electronic Vaccinations Registry app, 38,158 people have received the coronavirus jab in the past 24 hours, with 28,693 injected with the Pfizer vaccine and 9,465 with the AstraZeneca serum.

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