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‘Catastrophic’: Balkan healthcare overwhelmed by virus surge (source — www.thesundaily.my) 29/11/2020 10:47:22

BELGRADE: Not enough beds and not enough doctors: a skyrocketing coronavirus caseload is pushing hospitals in the Balkans to the cusp of collapse, in chaotic scenes reminding some medics of the region...

The Guardian view on the Vienna attack: refusing division | Editorial (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/11/2020 21:42:36

Terrorism left dozens dead in Austria and Afghanistan on Monday. Politicians must be both staunch and responsible as they face itUntil a few weeks ago, the cloud that spread across the world in the sp...

5 dead in Vienna attack, including assailant who had previous conviction (source — www.foxnews.com) 03/11/2020 13:35:36

Five people died, including an assailant, and 17 others were wounded in a shooting in the heart of Vienna hours before a coronavirus lockdown started, Austrian authorities said Tuesday. The dead attac...

Quiz: how well do you understand the UK's coronavirus lockdown restrictions? (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/08/2020 10:00:35

With different regulations applying in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, test yourself on the current restrictionsAfter a University College London study recently suggested that confidenc...

Race too close to call as North Macedonia holds first poll since name change (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/07/2020 07:00:00

Vote will decide whether country continues on course of pro-European reformNorth Macedonia goes to the polls on Wednesday in an election viewed as crucial for the Balkan state’s future after months of...

North Macedonia reports new virus spike (source — www.news.com.au) 01/06/2020 20:57:01

Authorities in North Macedonia have announced the second-highest daily increase of new COVID-19 infections since late February, after restrictions were recently eased.

For Balkan Roma, hunger is the first curse of coronavirus (source — www.thesundaily.my) 16/04/2020 11:46:03

TIRANA: Inside a dark shack outside Albania’s capital, 18-year-old Mirela tries to soothe her newborn with the only food she has: a can of powdered milk scrounged from a rubbish bin.“But what to do af...

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