As data cables buckle under a heavier load, streaming service Netflix announced on March 27 that it is set to reduce its share of telecommunications traffic in Turkey and elsewhere by 25 percent.
The statement came amid the global coronavirus outbreak, which first emerged in Wuhan, China last December and has spread to over 176 countries and regions.
Turkey will start a distance education program for around 18 million students through six channels provided by the state-run Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the education minister has said, stressing that nearly 900 million students cannot go to schools worldwide and there is a need for an effective education system for children.
Readers are advised that all public and private museums, archaeological sites, galleries, entertainment and concert spaces, restaurants, bars, cafes and other public venues in Greece have been closed on the orders of the country's health authorities in a bid to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. Kathimerini English Edition will be back with its What's On listings when the crisis blows over.
Eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Bulgaria on March 15, bringing the total to 51, the head of the national task force, prof. Ventsislav Mutafchiyski said at the regular daily briefing at 5 pm.
Six cases were confirmed from 83 samples tested in the Military Medical Academy and two from 51 samples from the National Reference Laboratory.
A retired gendarmerie intelligence officer, allegedly involved in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007, has been murdered in the Black Sea province of Düzce.
Former intelligence officer Şeref Ateş was released from prison in December 2017 after being arrested as part of the case into the murder of the journalist.