Cypriots are urged to stay home after floods and snowfall caused by heavy rain

In Cyprus, the streets of the capital, Nicosia, were flooded on Friday night after heavy rains, power was cut off in many parts of the country, traffic was disrupted and the authorities urged people not to leave home unnecessarily on New Year’s Day. There are no reports of the victims, but firefighters have received more […]

In the United States, more than 500 homes are burned by forest fires in Colorado

Forest fires have spread rapidly in the U.S. state of Colorado, which could have burned more than 500 homes, officials said Thursday. At least 1,600 acres (646 acres) of land were burned in the Boulder area of ​​the state. Warnings have been issued of possible deaths and injuries as the fire swept through hotels and […]

WHO: The risk of the covid-19 omicron variant is still “very high”

The risk posed by the omicron covid-19 strain is still “very high,” the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday. The warning came after the number of new Covid-19 cases in the world rose by 11% last week from a week earlier, but the number of new deaths fell by 4%. “This equates to less […]

More than 7,500 flights have been canceled worldwide during the Christmas holidays

More than 7,500 flights have been canceled and several thousand more delayed worldwide over the Christmas holidays, according to data compiled by Flightaware.com. The site reported that 2250 flights worldwide were canceled on Sunday. Flightaware.com data shows that at least 735 more flights were canceled worldwide on Monday, but at least 160 pre-scheduled flights will […]

The Prime Minister of Canada calls on the West not to allow China to divide them

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudo told local media in a year-end interview that Western democracies must be united against China, which is trying to “face us up.” “We need to work better together and be strong so that China cannot, you know, schema and divide us against each other,” Trudo told Global Television. The Canadian […]

In his Christmas address, Pope Francis urges dialogue

In his traditional Christmas address “Urbi et orbi” (“City and the World”) on Saturday, Pope Francis of Rome called for dialogue at both the personal and political levels at a time of growing isolation due to the coronavir pandemic. Addressing believers gathered in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican, the Pope said that “during this […]

The Spengler Cup has been canceled due to Covid-19

The world’s oldest hockey tournament, the Spengler Cup, in which the hockey team of Slovan “Slovan” represented by Latvian goalkeeper Krister Gudlevsky was to take part this year, will not take place, Slovak hockey expert Tomáš Prokops reports on Saturday. It has already been reported that the Canadian national team and the Ambri-Piotta team left […]

Dombrovskis: China’s blockade of Lithuania also affects other EU countries

EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis warned in an interview published on Friday that the blockade of Lithuanian imports imposed by China in response to Vilnius’ rapprochement with Taiwan is increasingly affecting companies in other EU member states as well. In a conversation with the German newspaper Die Welt, Dombrovskis said that the European Commission (EC) […]