Day: August 21, 2020


Mortality among COVID-infected people in Azerbaijan lower than in other countries

By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend: About 900 patients with coronavirus have been admitted to the Central Oilmen Hospital so far, Infectious Disease Doctor at the hospital Farrukh Sadirov said, Trend reports. Sadirov made the remark at a briefing of the Operational Headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers on August 21. “The mortality in the […]

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Greece is open for dialogue as Turkey searches for an exit strategy

The situation in the Eastern Mediterranean has not improved in recent days, though it hasn’t, however, deteriorated to a point of no return. The Turks oil exploration vessel the Oruc Reis remains in the area where Ankara issued an international navigational warning, or a NAVTEX, that is set to expire on August 23. The NAVTEX […]

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Has Europe turned its back on the duty to care?

Five years ago, the lifeless body of three-year old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach in Bodrum, Turkey. At the time, this heart-breaking image sparked a wave of solidarity across Europe. “We can do it” said Angela Merkel, as she welcomed over one million refugees to Germany.  Refugees should be welcomed because it’s the […]

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