Cities in Europe

Sarajevo Exhibition Documents Perils of Wartime ‘Sniper Alley’

'Watch Out, Sniper', a multimedia exhibition documenting the wartime siege of the Bosnian capital through photographs, research into Hague Tribunal archive material, witness testimonies and 3D modelling, opens at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Thursday evening.

Sarajevo Unveils Memorial to Victims of Kazani Pit Killings

Sarajevo mayor Benjamina Karic, accompanied by the top international official in Bosnia and Herzegovina, High Representative Christian Schmidt, and the vice-president of the Federation entity, Milan Dunovic, unveiled the new memorial on Monday and laid flowers next to the Kazani pit where the remains of those killed in 1992 and 1993 were found.

Romania Struggles as COVID Death Toll, New Infections, Soar

Romanian authorities on Friday reported 13,854 new cases of people infected with COVID-19 in the last 24 hours while Thursday to Friday saw a new record death toll of 385 from COVID, raising the total death toll in the country to 38,927.

The Public Health Department on Friday said the number of infections of COVID-19 in Bucharest had increased to 12.24 per thousand.

Mutzner, Piliuta and Romanians who made history in plastic arts - homage at Art Safari 2021

Art Safari starts on Thursday, with works by Samuel Mutzner and Constantin Piliuta, but also an homage brought to female artists of Romania and "superheroes". Wednesday saw the unveiling of a gigantic floral copy of the painting Bowl with Chrysanthemums by Samuel Mutzner at the entry into the Dacia-Romania Palace..

Ljubljana graphic arts biennial paying tribute to Iskra Delta

Ljubljana – The 34th Ljubljana International Biennial of Graphic Arts is opening on Friday in several venues in the capital. Running until 21 September, the festival is themed around nostalgia of a former computing company while also looking towards the future in featuring young artists.

FIHR head: Mandating Covid digital certificate at hotel check-in, inevitable if 4th wave gains steam

The authorities' mandating the check of the Covid digital certificate at hotel reception desks will be inevitable if the 4th pandemic wave escalates, the president of the Romanian Hotel Industry Federation (FIHR) Calin Ile told AGERPRES on Thursday.

Thousands of participants at Bucharest Pride, no major incidents

Placards read: "A lot of gender ideology", "Houses for everyone", "Queers against capitalism", "Our rights are not negotiable", "Stop using us for capitalism's disasters". Banner reads: "Diamonds stronger than gold" [e.n. - AUR, meaning gold, is the Romanian-language acronym for the Alliance for the Union of Romanians, a right-wing parliamentary formation].