Romania has to break the ice in events for older athletes, says retired champion Szabo

AGERPRES special correspondent Teodora Oprea reports: Aboard a TAROM flight on Thursday carrying her to the 33rd edition of the European Indoor Athletics Championships, to be hosted by Prague City, March 5-8, Romania's Minister of Youth and Sports Gabriela Szabo, a retired multiple-time athletics champion herself, said Romania will hopefully break the ice in the events for older athletes.

Czech Shooting 'Not Terrorist Attack', Interior Minister Chovanec Says

The gunman who killed eight people in the Czech town of Uhersky Brod on Tuesday had a gun licence and the shooting wasn't a terrorist attack, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec has said.

The perpetrator, a local man aged 60, shot himself dead after killing seven men and one woman in Druzhba restaurant in the town situated about 300 kilometres southeast of Prague.

At Least Nine People Killed After Shooting in Czech Republic

At least nine people were killed after a shooting took place in the town of Uhersky Brod in the eastern part of the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

According to Czech state television, an armed man burst into a restaurant and started shooting, the BBC reported.

The suspected gunman has also been killed, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said.

Tourist Destinations in Bulgaria To Be Listed on Register

Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has made clear that a register of tourist destinations in the country is being prepared.

Angelkova, as cited by the Bulgarian National Radio, informed Monday that seven tourism attaches would be tasked with boosting Bulgaria's popularity abroad and developing potential markets.

ECB's Nowotny: Greek banks can go back to usual funding in case of bailout deal

Greek banks can return to normal European Central Bank (ECB) funding mechanisms if there is a new agreement on the country's debt pile but a lack of an agreement would not automatically close the door to emergency funding, ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday.

Deputies Chamber Speaker Zgonea participates in 'Let my people live' International Forum in the Czech Republic

Speaker of the Deputies Chamber Valeriu Zgonea on Monday and Tuesday is going to participate in the International Forum dubbed 'Let my people live' to be held in the Czech Republic.

Photo credit: (c) Mihai POZIUMSCHI / AGERPRES PHOTO

Romania will be represented in this event by high officials of Parliament, the Government, delegates of the political parties and MEPs.