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Polls open in Netherlands and Britain for European Parliament Elections

Elections for MEPs start today in the Netherlands and the UK.
     Elections for MEPs start today in the Netherlands and the UK. Tomorrow will be voted on in Ireland and the Czech Republic on May 25th in Latvia, Malta and Slovakia. Citizens in the other 21 EU countries will vote on May 26th.

NIMH: Code Yellow Warning For Heavy Rain with Thunder and Hail

Code Yellow warning for heavy rain with thunder and hail has been issued for 9 Bulgarian regions for 23 May, according to the NIMH website.
The warning is in place for the following regions: Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Smolyan, Plovdiv, Kardzhali, Haskovo, Stara Zagora, Gabrovo, Sliven and Yambol.

The respectful behavior of three candidates for Athens mayor

At a time when cynicism and divisions are prevalent in Greece, many will choose to ignore or minimize the support offered to Costas Bakoyannis, who is running for mayor of Athens, by his rival candidates Pavlos Geroulanos and Nasos Iliopoulos following the attack on the former's campaign kiosk in central Athens.

Slovenia gets new, military museum

The idea to convert dilapidated former Yugoslav Army barracks on the outskirts of Pivka, south-west, into a museum arose 15 years ago in the local community.

At the time, its proponents could probably not imagine it would so quickly grow into the country's largest museum area.

Greece adopts OECD's principles on artificial intelligence

Greece is among the 36 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and another six countries to sign up to the organization's Principles on Artificial Intelligence at the OECD's annual ministerial council meeting, held on Wednesday and Thursday in Paris.