News archive of June 2018

Serbian Capital to Reward Companies Using Cyrillic

Worried by the declining use of their ancient script, councillors in the Serbian capital, Belgrade on Friday adopted a decision to reward companies that promote use of Cyrillic.

The adopted by-law offers a 5-per-cent discount to companies and people who rent city-owned offices if they write their names in Cyrillic.

Tennis: Begu and Buzarnescu, finalists in WTA Eastbourne Doubles

The pair made up of Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Mihaela Buzarnescu will play in the doubles final of the WTA tournament on grass in Eastbourne (United Kingdom), an event featuring prizes worth 852,564 dollars, after they defeating on Friday, in the last but final act, the pair made up of Nadia Kicenok (Ukraine) and Ekaterina Makarova (Russia), 4-6, 6-0, 10-6.

Kosovo Prosecutors Fly Solo as EU Supervision Ends

From July 1, Kosovo prosecutors will be handling serious corruption and war crimes cases without international supervision as the EU’s rule-of-law mission switches to an advisory role.

Female Bosnian Croat Ex-Fighter Appeals Conviction

Bosnia’s Constitutional Court will hear an appeal filed by the defence of former Croatian Defence Council fighter Indira Kameric, who was sentenced to four years in prison for crimes against civilian detainees.

Leading member of Rouvikonas remanded over threat to Skai TV, radio

A leading member of the Rouvikonas anti-establishment group has been remanded for questioning after allegedly posting a threat on social media against broadcaster Skai TV and radio.

Giorgos Kalaitzidis was remanded in the downtown Athens neighborhood of Exarchia after a social media post from an account in his name threatened to "burn down" the broadcaster. 

Fashion from ancient Greece on display at Athens museum

Replicas of clothes worn by the Minoan and Mycenaeans in the period stretching roughly from 2000 to 1200 BC are currently on display at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.