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Thieves steal returnee's tractor donated by EU
BELGRADE -- The Serbian Government Office for Kosovo condemned on Monday the theft of a tractor belonging to Serb returnee Vlada Rašković from the village of Duge Njive.
BELGRADE – The Belgrade Police Administration, in collaboration with the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office, has issued an order for nine persons, including former city manager Aleksandar Bjelic, to be taken into police custody on suspicion of fraud allegedly perpetrated by them during a reconstruction of the Serbian capital’s longest street, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra.
A treasure of 15 000 golden elements was put on display on Monday in Sofia's National History Museum (NHM).
The pieces, which are presumably parts of three different necklaces, are dated at around 3000 BCE and were recently confiscated by the Agency for National Security (DANS) during an operation against attempted trafficking of cultural artifacts.
Naydenov said that although no violations of Bulgarian airspace had been observed, Russia’s regular Black Sea military overflights were still worrying.
"You don't think that [Russian aircraft] are flying just for an innocent air stroll or to flap their wings at sea tourists, do you?" Naydenov said in an interview with newspaper 24 Chasa.
In the EU there are Trojan queens and Trojan rooks of Russia, but Bulgaria is at most a Trojan pawn, said former Bulgarian foreign minister Solomon Passy.
Passy was invited to the national TV channel bTV morning talkshow to comment on a recent publication in Reuters, which said Bulgaria was Russia's Trojan horse in the EU.
As talks on forming a new Serbian government continue, a group of the country's NGOs said the new cabinet should be 30 per cent female, with a female deputy prime minister.
Israeli citizens prefer to spend the Passover festival in Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, according to Turkish tour operators, Bulgarian National Radio reported.
Turkey is the destination of choice for some 6,300 Israeli citizens celebrating the eight-day festival of Passover, also known as Pesach, beginning on 15 April, Turkish Haberler informed.