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Six Tribes | Athens | February 8-13

New Zealand-based photographer Guy Needham has put together a collection of photographs from his quest to meet and record far-flung tribes all over the world in a show at the Blank Wall Gallery from February 8 to 13. "Six Tribes" is open Mondays to Wednesdays and Fridays from 4.30 to 9.30 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 2.30 p.m.

The Economist Democracy Index: Bulgaria ahead of 4 Countries in the EU

Our country is 46th out of 167 countries "Democracy in ... dies!" Or "Victory of democracy in ...". Every day in world media and social networks there are generalizations about trends and events in one or another country. Where do we judge whether they are true or not?

Serbia 56th in Forbes Best Countries for Business list

Slovenia (31) is the top-ranked former Yugoslav state, followed by Croatia (52), with Macedonia (68), Montenegro (72) and Bosnia-Herzegovina (98) ranked behind Serbia.

As for other countries in the region, Albania is in the 74th place, while Hungary ranks 40th, followed by Romania (41), Greece (42) and Bulgaria (46).

145 Whales Die on Remote New Zealand Beach

Up to 145 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding in a remote part of New Zealand, with authorities saying Monday they made the "heart-breaking" decision to euthanise dozens that lay stricken on the shore, reports AFP. 

The stranding was discovered by a hiker late Saturday on Stewart Island, 30 kilometres (19 miles) off the southern coast of the South Island.

Doing business in Greece gets ever harder, data shows

Greece has slipped further in the international competitiveness chart in terms of starting an enterprise, dropping five more places this year in the list of countries surveyed for the World Bank's annual Doing Business report.

This country's scores have headed south in all but one field examined, to end up 72nd in the world.

Queen Elizabeth 'Will Abdicate in Three Years

The Queen will abdicate in three year's time and make Charles king, it has been claimed.

Her Majesty will step down at the age of 95 letting her son take over as Prince Regent while she is still alive, The Sun reports.

Queen Elizabeth, at 92, is the oldest and longest-serving monarch following her coronation in 1952.

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