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Strike Stops Ferries in Greece on July 3

All ships and ferries in Greece will remain in the ports of the country on June 3. The Executive Committee of the Pan-Hellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) decided to declare a 24-hour strike for all categories of ships on Wednesday, July 3.

Greece's National Council for Foreign Policy discusses Turkey

Greece's National Council for Foreign Policy was convening on Wednesday to discuss Turkey's activities off the coast of Cyprus and its refusal to heed warnings of sanctions from the European Union.

The Bulgarian Government Approved the CETA

The Bulgarian Government has decided to approve and sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada opens new opportunities for trade and investment for economic operators on both sides of the Atlantic.

North Korea Won't Surrender to US Sanctions

North Korea said it would not surrender to US sanctions and blamed Washington for trying to put it on its knees, the Associated Press reported.

PM Dancila: National Flag - a symbol of identity, past and the values that define us

The National Flag, a symbol of identity, past and the values that define us, moves us and brings back the light in our hearts in all the important moments of history and our successes as a nation, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila stated on Wednesday. "We are celebrating today the National Flag, a symbol of identity, past and the values that define us.

National Road Safety Coordination Center is Established

A National Coordination Center for Safe Road Traffic is being established, the government decided today. 

The main task of the new center is to reduce the response time for heavy road accidents or the occurrence of temporary obstacles on the roads as a result of severe weather conditions or other force majeure circumstances.

Open letter calls for crackdown on campus violence

An open letter published by five respected Greek academics and politicians calls for the abolition of a law preventing police from entering university grounds and an end to tolerance of campus violence.

Yellow Code for Intense Rainfall and Thunderstorms in 10 Districts in Bulgaria

Yellow code has been declared in 10 districts in southern and central Bulgaria due to intense rainfall and thunderstorms.

The code applies to the districts of Plovdiv, Smolyan, Kardzhali, Haskovo, Yambol, Gabrovska, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo, Targovishte and Bourgas. In these areas there will be intense rainfall, accompanied by thunder and wind gain.

Korydallos Prison brawl highlights tension at Greek penitentiaries

A clash between inmates in two different wings of Korydallos Prison Tuesday left an Afghan detainee and a prison guard with injuries, while underlining the tense climate at Attica's high-security penitentiary.

BVB's Tanase: Bond trading, entering unprecedented diversification

The bond segment is entering a stage of unprecedented diversification for the local capital market as investors who have had access to corporate, municipal and government bonds so far can trade the first mortgage bonds, Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) CEO Adrian Tanase told a conference on Wednesday.

Caravaggio painting sold to mystery foreign buyer

A mystery foreign buyer has snapped up a painting by Italian master Caravaggio that was discovered five years ago in a French attic before it could be sold at auction, the auction house said on June 25.

Most Often, Students Start Using Drugs at the Age of 16-18 Years

June 26th is the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2019. On June 26th, 1988, the United Nations Day for the Fight Against Drug Addiction was celebrated for the first time. The date was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987.

Security guard steals 4.8 mln euros

A security guard working at a bank in Turkey's southern province of Adana has stolen 4,795,000 euros, local security sources said on June 26.