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Croatian Serbs Attacked by Masked Assailants in Two Bars

Croatian Serb leaders condemned on Thursday two attacks by masked assailants on local Serbs watching a televised football match near the town of Knin.

The Serbs in the villages of Uzdolje and Djevrske were watching a game involving Red Star from the Serbian capital Belgrade when the attackers burst into the bars, media reports said. Five, including a minor, were lightly injured.

Samothraki wants ATM fee exemption

The Greek association of small businesses has asked Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras and Public Power Corporation CEO George Stassis for relief measures for businesses on the northern Aegean island of Samothraki that have suffered as a result of the 12-day suspension of ferry connections earlier this month.

Mass Prison Break in West Papua - Police is Looking For 250 Prisoners

The mass escape from prison occurred on Monday.

Indonesian authorities are searching for more than 250 prisoners who escaped from a prison in West Papua, according to BGNES.
The mass escape from the prison occurred on Monday as protesters took to the streets in several cities, blocking roads and setting fire to buildings, including the prison.

Embarrassing reports

The news reports about Samothraki, the northern Aegean island which was disconnected from the mainland following the breakdown this month of two passenger ferries, did not come like a bolt from the blue.

Measures announced to deal with Samothraki ferry link woes

In the wake of the disruption caused by the breakdown this month of two passenger ferries serving the northern Aegean island of Samothraki, the government on Monday announced a series of measures to improve connections to the island, modernize its port and complete stalled infrastructure projects.

Man, 24, charged with arson over Arcadia blazes

A 24-year-old man was detained on arson charges on Friday in connection with a wildfire in the area of Palaiohori in the municipality of southern Kynouria in the Arcadia prefecture of the Peloponnese. 

The fire broke out on three separate fronts virtually simultaneously, fuelling the authorities' suspicions that it was a case of arson.