Ukraine Offers Cash Prize for Vaccination against Covid; Record Number of Covid-Related Deaths

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced a reward for those of his compatriots who are fully vaccinated against covid, AFP reported.

The agency notes that the measure was taken to encourage Ukrainians to be vaccinated. Only less than a third of the country's population is fully vaccinated against covid.

Mitsotakis meeting with Johnson – Focus on investments and Parthenon Sculptures

The whole spectrum of bilateral relations, from the significant prospect of deepening economic and trade relations, investments, the great margins for upgrading the tourist traffic in 2022, the issue of the return of the Parthenon Sculptures and their reunification in Greece, to the Cyprus issue.

Brutal femicide with samurai sword triggers wave of anger

In yet another case of femicide, a woman has been brutally murdered in broad daylight with a samurai sword while she was walking on a street in Istanbul.

Başak Cengiz, a 28-year-old woman, was attacked by Can Göktuğ Boz out of nowhere with a samurai sword while she was walking on a street of a housing estate where she resided in Istanbul's Ataşehir district late on Nov. 9.

Nursing staff reaches agreement with govt on pay rise

Ljubljana – Since hospitals are struggling with nursing staff shortages and trade unions have been warning that the situation has never been this bad, as many nurses quit their jobs, while those remaining are exhausted, an agreement has been reached about a pay rise for nurses. Media report the government has agreed to a 4-25% pay rise.

Bulgarian Prime Minister: Complete Lockdown is a Last Resort that we Want to Avoid

All the efforts of the official cabinet are not to reach a lockdown. This is an extreme measure that we want to deliberately avoid. This was stated by Prime Minister Stefan Yanev, who answered live questions from citizens and the media on Facebook.