Health

8 die of measles in Ukraine this year as outbreak worsens

Feb 13, 2019

Eight people have died of measles in Ukraine since the start of the year

Lithuania makes record hashish seizure, bound for Russia

Feb 13, 2019

Authorities in Lithuania have confiscated 1.5 tons of hashish with a street value estimated to be of 20 million euros, making it the largest seizure ever made in the small Baltic country

Bulgaria, UK to investigate possible poisoning links

Feb 11, 2019

Bulgaria and Britain say they will jointly investigate possible connections between a poison attack on a Russian ex-spy in England and the poisoning of the Bulgarian owner of an arms factory in 2015

Bulgaria to investigate 3rd suspect in UK ex-spy poisoning

Feb 10, 2019

Bulgaria plans to investigate reports that a third suspect in the nerve agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England allegedly was involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, a Bulgarian party official said Sunday

Convictions issued over Hungary sludge flood that killed 8

Feb 4, 2019

Two former executives of an alumina plant in Hungary have been convicted and sentenced to prison for an industrial disaster that killed eight people and injured more than 220 in flooded towns and villages, a Hungarian court said

Cyprus court rejects organ trafficking suspect's extradition

Jan 25, 2019

A lawyer representing a man sought in Russia in connection with an organ trafficking case says a Cypriot court has rejected Moscow's request to extradite him

After hip replacement, Mancuso encourages Vonn and Murray

Jan 19, 2019

Julia Mancuso knows what Lindsey Vonn is going through and she understands Andy Murray's pain too

Court orders Italian govt to publicize cellphone risks

Jan 16, 2019

A consumers' group says an Italian tribunal has ordered a public information campaign about the possible health risks of cellular and cordless phones

Report: Carbon monoxide fumes kill French tourists in Italy

Dec 25, 2018

An Italian news agency is reporting that two French tourists have died of carbon monoxide poisoning in northwest Italy

Swiss ski team: No serious injury to Gisin's skull, spine

Dec 16, 2018

The Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his nasty crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body

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