News archive of June 2018

Mausoleum of Halicarnassus draws tourists

Some fragments of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus may have been smuggled to the British Museum in 1857, but the 2,000-year-old structure's ruins in the Aegean city of Bodrum have been drawing many visitors.

Citizenship Offer For Rich Investors Divides Moldova

Parliamentarians in Moldova are involved in a row over amendments to the country's citizenship law, initiated by the ruling pro-European Democrat Party and expected to pass next week - which some say will worsen corruption.

Macedonia to Lift Nighttime Ban on Liquor Sales

To the delight of both liquor lovers and producers, Macedonian stores shelves lined with bottles of beer, wines and spirits will no longer be off limits during the evening and night hours.

Kosovo Telecom Staff Threaten Strike Over Pay Cut

The union representing workers at Kosovo Telecom, formerly Post and Telecommunications of Kosovo, PTK, has warned of strikes if their salaries are cut - after Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said a pay cut of 20 per cent might be needed to save the company from bankruptcy.