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Serbia Risks Civil Strife After Imitation Elections

The government and the opposition accuse each other, moving the political struggle from institutions to the individual level.

Thus, politics is reduced to personal confrontations between politicians, instead of discussions about ideas and political programmes. In such clashes, the citizens who do not see a political option that can articulate their dissatisfaction are most at a loss.

Election law should be revised: Justice minister

 

Considering and preparing a new election law is useful and necessary, Turkey's justice minister said on June 8. 

Abdulhamit Gül evaluated the agenda in an appearance on journalist Cüneyt Özdemir's YouTube channel.

Three former opposition party lawmakers were sent to prison last Friday, a day after parliament revoked their seats.

Vietnam ratifies trade deal with EU in boost for economy

Vietnam ratified a landmark trade deal on June 8 with the European Union that is expected to energize the country's manufacturing sector and exports, as it recovers from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Lawmakers approved the agreement in their first National Assembly session since the pandemic began. 

May 24 - Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

 

Bulgaria celebrates May 24 as the day of the Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavic Script, the official Day of Holy Brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius - the Byzantine scholars who wrote the first Slavic alphabet in 855 A.D., and translated into Old Bulgarian the Bible and the religious literature of Orthodox Christianity.

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