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Mariana Nikolova to Participate in the Israel CyberTechnology Forum

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Demographic Policy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Council Mariana Nikolova is leaving for Tel Aviv, Israel, to participate in the International Conference on Cybertechnology.

Serbia Mulls Banning Import of Euro 3 ‘Junkyard’ Cars

Amid complaints that Serbia is importing too many ancient, high-polluting cars, the government is reportedly considering banning the further import of so-called Euro 3 cars - passenger vehicles that meet the EU emissions standards set for 2000 to 2005.

TAIPED heralds new privatization projects

Greece's privatization agency TAIPED is planning a series of selloffs over and beyond the scheduled sale of 30 percent of the firm managing the capital's international airport and of 100 percent of gas distribution network DEPA Infrastructure in  order for the government to achieve the target set by international creditors of 2.4 billion euros, TAIPED's executive president Aris Xenofos has said

A new case of suspected coronavirus in Europe

A new suspicion of the presence of coronavirus in the country comes after a Chinese flight attendant, who was brought to hospital late Saturday night, was found not to be infected with the virus.
Director of the Vienna Hospital Association (Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund - KAV), Michael Binder, said that a Chinese national had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night.

‘Never Forget’: Europe Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

See also: 

Poland's Holocaust Commemorations Marred by Politics

Forgetting Auschwitz: The Chilling Return of Anti-Semitism

Croatia Commemorates Holocaust amid Divisions over WWII History

Slovenian Prime Minister resigns and calls for early elections

Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said he would send his resignation to the National Assembly on Monday and called for an early election, because his minority government did not have the influence to push through important legislation.
"There is nothing I can do with this government. Therefore, it is fair to hold an early election," he told a press conference.

Property sector looking forward to best year in a long time

This will likely be the year of the property sector, as the interventions already set in motion and those expected will contribute toward the recovery of construction activity and sales.

Romania Demands Justice Monitoring System for Whole EU

Romania has signalled its growing frustration with the CVM - a system of checks on its adherence to the rule of law - by demanding that similar monitoring be extended to the rest of the European Union.

Mandra flood trial to resume Tuesday

The trial of local authority officials accused of negligence in connection with the deadly floods that devastated Mandra, western Attica, in 2017, is to resume at an Athens misdemeanors court on Tuesday.

Turkey Rushes Aid to East After Quake Strikes

Turkish authorities said victims of the weekend quake that hit eastern Anatolia were being temporarily accommodated in sports centres, schools, tent camps and religious facilities and will soon be transferred to a proper camp, which will be built soon.

Police probing fatal shooting in Dionysos, north of Athens

Police have launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of a 53-year-old municipal official that occurred on Monday morning in Dionysos, north of Athens.

The suspected shooter is a 77-year-old man and the victim an employee of the municipality's water supply department, according to police. 

PM Borissov on a Working Visit to Poland to Mark 75 Years since the Liberation of Auschwitz

Leaders from countries around the world will participate in the event.

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is on a working visit to Poland, where he will participate in the official ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the of liberation of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the cabinet's press service said.

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