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May 1 - International Labor Day

On May 1, many countries around the world celebrate International Labor Day and Workers' Solidarity.

The beginning was made on May 1, 1886 in the US when unions conduct unofficial national strike, which involved over 300,000 workers across the country demanding the introduction of an official eight-hour day.

Athletes returning to training, competition ban to be lifted for individual sports

"We are also lifting measures for competitive sports. This will primarily apply to individual sports and under specific security conditions also to collective sports. Competitions in individual sports will also be allowed, but without spectators," the minister told commercial broadcaster POP TV on Wednesday, adding she hoped competitions would be broadcast live.

Bulgarians who Traveled Abroad in March with over 50% Less

In March 2020, the trips of Bulgarian citizens abroad and visits of foreigners to Bulgaria registered a decline due to the suspension of international flights and the closure of the land borders because of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the National Statistical Institute said in a press release.

Sakellaropoulou speaks with Austrian counterpart

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou held a telephone conversation Tuesday with her Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen on the need for Europe-wide coordination to minimize the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

More specifically, talks between the two leaders of state focused on the repercussions of the pandemic on tourism and the economy.

Nearly 13,800 Unaccompanied Minor Migrants Sought Asylum in the EU in 2019

In 2019, 13 800 asylum seekers applying for international protection in the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU) were considered to be unaccompanied minors, nearly 20% fewer than in 2018 (16 800), continuing the downward trend that started after the peak year 2015 (92 000). In 2019, at the EU level, unaccompanied minors accounted for 7% of all asylum applicants aged less than 18.

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