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Man charged for pirating, reselling subscription-based TV content

A man from Crete was charged for violations of laws on copyright and the protection of subscription television services, Hellenic Police (ELAS) said on Thursday.

The suspect was arrested by the police's cyvercrime division on Tuesday after a companies was filed against unknown individuals who pirated and resold subscription-based televisions services.

Romania's coronavirus death toll rises by three to 1,299

Another three people infected with the novel coronavirus have died in Romania, taking the number of COVID-19 fatalities to 1,299, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday.

The Weather Today in Bulgaria - June 4

Today it will be mostly sunny. Cumulus clouds will develop in the afternoon clouds but only in some places it will rain lightly. It will blow to a moderate west-southwest wind. Daily temperatures will rise and the maximum will be between 24 ° and 29 °, in Sofia around 25 °, according to the NIMH forecast.  

"From Belgrade to Loznica in 65 minutes"

The president asked journalists from Loznica how the results of the works seemed to them and whether the people saw the changes.
"Where the standard is the best, birth rate is the lowest," said Vucic, citing the Belgrade municipalities of Vracar and Stari Grad as examples.

Police searching for missing man on Mt Hymettus

Police officers and firefighters on Thursday were searching for a man who went missing in the area of Mt Hymettus in southeastern Athens on Wednesday.

The man, aged about 50, went for a walk in the area on Wednesday and never returned, police sources said.

There service sent six people with three vehicles to assist the search efforts.

Cyprus' finance minister rules out ‘catastrophic year’ for tourism

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides is confident the tourism industry in the Republic of Cyprus won't have a catastrophic year following the pandemic, while calling on Europe to step up its recovery plan equally across the board.

Turkey reopens customs gates with Iran, Iraq

Turkey on June 4 reopened its customs gates with Iran and Iraq after months of closure due to COVID-19, Turkey's trade minister said onTwitter.

The Habur and Gürbulak customs gates have been reopened for international freight transport, said Ruhsar Pekcan.

Passenger traffic jumps in first days of June

Passenger traffic in Greek public transport jumped 13.94 percent on June 1, when further restrictive measures for the prevention of coronavirus eased, compared with the same day a week ago (May 25), according to data by the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) on Thursday.

A total of 931,876 tickets were validated on all public transport on June 1, versus 817,900 on May 25.

Attic Epitaphs | Online | June 8

The British School at Athens presents a virtual lecture with Dr Carrie Sawtell (BSA, Macmillan-Rodewald Student), on the use of the epithet χρηστὸς / χρηστή when used in 4th century BC Attic epitaphs to denote the servile status of the deceased in the broader context of master-slave relationships. The lecture will take place on June 8 at 8 p.m. local time on Zoom.

One hundred years since Treaty of Trianon - June 4, 1920

The signing of the Treaty of Trianon, on June 4, 1920, marked, from an international law standpoint, the conclusion of peace between the Allied and Associated Powers and Hungary at the conclusion of the First World War.