Lufthansa Strike To Affect Flights To/From Bulgaria

The pilots' strike of the German airline Lufthansa will also affect the flights to and from Bulgaria. 

A special section on the Lufthansa website shows, that flights from Sofia to Munich and Frankfurt from April 2 to April 4, included, as well as the early morning flight to Munich, are cancelled. Same applies to the flights from Munich and Frankfurt to Sofia, April 2-4.

Air Serbia reintroduces Belgrade-Sofia flight after 15 years

BELGRADE - Air Serbia national airline has reintroduced direct daily flights from Belgrade to Sofia after 15 years.

The summer flight schedule includes daily flights by ATR 72 airliner which can carry 66 passengers, with flights from Belgrade departing at 1.30 p.m. and flights from Sofia departing at 4.10 p.m.

Rikalo: New election law will reduce rights of Serbs

FRANKFURT - If the Kosovo parliament passes a bill of amendments to the Law on General Elections on Thursday, Serbs' rights will be reduced, warned Nenad Rikalo, the only Serb member of the Kosovo central election commission.

The rights of Serbs in Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) would be reduced in at least four aspects, Rikalo said in a statement to the Frankfurt-based daily Vesti.

HRAP criticizes EULEX, UNMIK for human rights violations

FRANKFURT - The Human Rights Advisory Panel (HRAP) of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) recommended in its annual report for 2013 that UNMIK publicly acknowledges its mistakes to which the families of the missing persons had pointed, and recommended to the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) to conduct an investigation and provide compensation to the fam

Serbia to present at eight international book fairs

BELGRADE - Serbia will present its offer at eight international book fairs this year and seven Serbian writers will present their works at the first fair, the International Book Fair in Leipzig from March 13 to 16.

In the course of the year, the works of Serbian contemporary authors will be presented in Skopje, Sarajevo, Thessaloniki, Moscow, Frankfurt, Zagreb and Sofia.

ECB Raises Eurozone Growth Outlook

The Eurozone GDP is expected to grow 1.2% in 2014, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced Thursday.

At his monthly press conference in Frankfurt, the ECB's chief asserted that economic recovery is under way, even though it is not at the desired pace, Businessweek has reported.