Bosnian Pride Activists Blame Top Politicians for Violent Attack
Bosnian LGBT activists on Monday condemned a violent attack on some of their activists by a group of hooligans on Saturday in Banja Luka, the administrative centre of Republika Srpska, one of the two entities in Bosnia, calling it a clear hate crime.
Servia bridge closes for at least a month over safety concerns
The Servia traffic bridge in western Macedonia has been closed for at least a month amid concerns over its stability.
The decision was taken by Regional Governor Giorgos Kasapidis following the recommendations of experts who found that cracks in the pylons of the 47-year-old bridge are widening, raising the risk of a possible collapse.
Man arrested in Thessaloniki for sexually abusing child
Police arrested a 47-year-old man in Thessaloniki on Tuesday night who is wanted for sexually abusing the child of his former partner.
The suspect is facing charges of sexual acts against a girl under the age of 12, repeated abuse of a minor under the age of 12, and domestic bodily harm.
Croat Detained for Posting Videos of Him Racially Abusing Foreigners
The main square in Zagreb. Photo: EPA-EFE/ANTONIO BAT
The 35-year-old man from Ivanic Grad, 30km from Zagreb, is in custody, police said on Monday.
Police said the video could qualify as a criminal offence of public incitement to violence and hatred. The law stipulates a prison sentence of up to three years for this crime.
‘Under the Sky of Damascus’ Wins Thessaloniki Doc Festival’s Top Prize
The film Under the Sky of Damascus by exiled Syrian filmmakers Heba Khaled, Talal Derki and Ali Wajeeh won the International Competition Golden Alexander at the 25th Thessaloniki International Documentary Festival, TiDF.
Clearing Thessaloniki’s streets of abandoned motorcycles
As part of the ongoing effort to upgrade public spaces in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, local authorities have begun coordinated actions to remove mopeds and motorcycles that have been abandoned on streets and sidewalks not only in the center but in all neighborhoods.
Road safety black holes
While Greece is still in mourning over the deadly train crash at Tempe, demand is widespread for a full-blown investigation into what happened and why it happened. At the same time, people expect the authorities to take measures to ensure that there will be no more innocent victims.
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More than 1,000 ancient graves uncovered in Halkidiki
Tourism development may have overshadowed the archaeological wealth found on the peninsulas of Kassandra and Sithonia in Halkidiki, but thanks to it, one of the largest cemeteries in northern Greece has been uncovered. Over a thousand burials of different types and numerous findings have been unearthed in recent years on Sithonia's Agios Ioannis coast.
Moria arson appeal trial postponed to Wednesday
The trial in the second instance at the Mixed Jury Court of Appeal of the North Aegean regarding the arson of the Moria migrant camp on the island of Lesvos on September 9, 2020, has been deferred to Wednesday.
The four Afghan defendants have been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a criminal court on the nearby island of Chios.
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Students and schoolchildren take to streets over rail disaster
Students and schoolchildren in various parts of the country have taken to the streets to express their anger and grief at Tuesday's railway disaster in Tempi. in which at least 57 people, most of them students, lost their lives.