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Bulgarian tourists spent nearly 50 million euro in Greece over the holidays between May 1 and 6, estimates of tourist agencies show.
According to police data, 260,000 Bulgarians crossed the border to Greece over that period and at least 85,000 of them spent more than one night in Greece.
An online survey carried between June and April 2014, including 7,555 respondents from across Southeast Europe, show Albania has the lowest number of unemployed young people actually seeking a job.
Only 36 per cent of the respondents in Albania said they were actively seeking employment, followed by Macedonia and Montenegro, where the figures were 38 and 39 per cent.
The semi-finals of the Eurovision, which started on Tuesday in Denmark, will include only six participants from the Balkan region - Albania, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia and Greece.
Viewers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Turkey will only watch Eurovision from their TV sets.
BELGRADE - The event dubbed “Days of the Macedonian Culture in Belgrade” will open on May 10 with an exhibition of Macedonian carvings entitled “From Tradition to Art”.
The exhibition will be opened by Macedonian Ambassador to Serbia Vera Jovanovska at the House of Djura Jaksic in Skadarlija.
The leftist Solidarnost (Solidarity) movement, the Lenka movement for social justice, as well as the Independent Union of Journalists and Media Workers, SSNM, are among a few unions that plan to use May 1, international labour day, to hold protests in Macedonia.
The Confederation of Trade Unions of Macedonia, KSOM, has also joined the call to join Mayday protests.