Day: October 8, 2020

Columbia Sportswear Company Selects Adyen as its Payments Partner in the US and Globally

October 8, 2020

Adyen will power unified commerce payments for Columbia Sportswear Company and its brands including Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hardwear, and prAna AMSTERDAM, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced today that it has been selected by Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), a […]

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Turkey reports 1,615 new coronavirus patients

October 8, 2020

Turkey reported 1,615 new patients of the novel coronavirus and 1,398 more recoveries over the past 24 hours, the country’s Health Ministry said on Thursday.       The overall patient count now stands at 330,753, with recoveries totaling 290,352, according to ministry data.       Some 117,101 more COVID-19 tests were conducted over […]

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UPDATE 2 – Top Turkish, Greek diplomats talk Eastern Med dispute

October 8, 2020

The Turkish and Greek foreign ministers on Thursday discussed the dispute over the Eastern Mediterranean and issues concerning Cyprus.       Turkey’s MevlutCavusoglu and Greece’s Nikos Dendias met for about a half-hour on the sidelines of the GLOBSEC Bratislava Global Security Forum in Slovakia’s capital.       Speaking to reporters afterwards, Cavusoglu said […]

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Turkey rescues 13 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea

October 8, 2020

Turkey on Thursday rescued 13 asylum seekers, who were pushed back by Greek coastal authorities into Turkish waters off the Aegean coast.   In a statement, the Turkish Coast Guard said that teams were dispatched off the Kusadasi district of western Aydin province upon the notification that there was a group of stranded asylum seekers […]

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Azerbaijan: Christians, Jews pray for army’s success

October 8, 2020

Russian Orthodox and Jewish residents in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku prayed for the country’s success in ongoing operations to liberate occupied territories from Armenia.   In the ceremony held at the Holy Myrrbearers Cathedral, Orthodox clerics prayed for a swift victory for the Azerbaijan and peace to be restored in the region.   Ashkenazi Jewish people […]

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EU Parliament chief in self-quarantine

October 8, 2020

The head of the European Parliament said Thursday he will self-quarantine at his home in Brussels because of contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.   “I was recently in contact with a member of my staff who today tested positive for COVID-19,” David Sassoli wrote on Twitter, adding he has no symptoms. […]

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‘Need for mental healthcare in Africa significant’

October 8, 2020

Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates, and therefore the need for mental healthcare is of utmost importance, a WHO official said on Thursday.   Speaking at a virtual media briefing on COVID-19 and mental health in Africa, MatshidisoMoeti, the health agency’s Africa director, said government expenditure on mental health is “very low” […]

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Iran’s ‘greatest musical maestro’ Reza Shajarian dies

October 8, 2020

Iran’s legendary classical musician Mohammad Reza Shajarian died on Thursday after prolonged illness, his family confirmed.       He was 80.       Known as the “greatest living maestro of classical Persian music,” Shajarian was admitted to Tehran’s Jam Hospital last week after his health condition deteriorated.       He was battling […]

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