Mon, May 20 2013
Russian official: According to our calculations and estimations, we believe that those contaminated in Russia run into the tens of thousands.
A construction worker from Georgia, aged 51, was killed and a Bulgarian citizen, aged 50, critically injured.
Greece has more than 2000 confirmed cases of swine flu, 14 of which are described as severe, two of which are said to be 'critical', a 30-year-old French woman and a 58 year-old-Greek woman.
The school year was officially inaugurated with the hoisting of the national flag at 9am accompanied by the Bulgarian national anthem
According to doctor Mira Kozhuharova, regional consultant for epidemic diseases in the Health Ministry, "this winter season there might be a case of the country being subjected to two flu pandemics spreading in parallel amongst the population".
Greek health ministry reveals strategy to tackle the H1N1 spread, ahead of the new school year which starts on September 11
The Greek health minister Dimitris Avramopoulos announced on September 1 the creation of three new state-backed expert departments to bolster the government’s scheme of arresting and managing the swine flu pandemic in the country
The Greek government has promised that 24 million vaccines are due to arrive in the country by mid-September and that the entire population will be inoculated for free
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.