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Catholic Church in Bosnia to Hold Controversial WWII Mass

Ivo Tomasevic, secretary-general of the Bishops' Conference, the permanent assembly of Catholic bishops in Bosnia and Herzegovina, told BIRN on Friday that a mass to commemorate the killings of Croatian Nazi-allied troops and civilians by the Yugoslav Partisans at the end of World War II will not be cancelled despite condemnation from politicians, anti-fascist activists and many public figures.

Vienna Museum gathers pandemic-related artefacts

Vienna's museum of city history said May 5 an appeal to submit photos of everyday objects to document the coronavirus pandemic for future generations had so far drawn hundreds of submissions.    

Some 1,800 photos of masks, signs, and other objects have been received since the Vienna Museum launched its appeal on March 25, spokeswoman Konstanze Schaefer said.    

Eurostat: The Highest Share of Expenditure on Fire-Protection Services is in Bulgaria

Firefighters are one of the groups in the forefront of the coronavirus crisis response. In many countries they are involved not only in their traditional role, but also in helping to assure other essential services to their communities such as driving ambulances, delivery of medicines and food, covid-19 testing or retrieval of the deceased.

Josip Broz Tito - 40 years since the death of the lifetime President of the SFRY

Josip Broz Tito, as President of Yugoslavia, first of all, built his reputation with the people of Yugoslavia. For years, a cult of leader was developed, so the marshal's photographs hung above school boards, but also in the homes of many Yugoslavs - from Vardar to Triglav. He remained remembered for his turbulent political and private life.

Two more Romanians infected with novel coronavirus dead in UK take number of Romanians dead abroad to 95

Another two Romanians infected with the novel coronavirus died in the United Kingdom, and the number of deaths of Romanians citizens abroad, due to COVID-19, has reached 95, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Monday.

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