Culture

Bulgaria Among Popular Passover Destinations for Israeli Tourists

Israeli citizens prefer to spend the Passover festival in Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, according to Turkish tour operators, Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Turkey is the destination of choice for some 6,300 Israeli citizens celebrating the eight-day festival of Passover, also known as Pesach, beginning on 15 April, Turkish Haberler informed.

Bulgaria 2nd Most Preferred Destination Among Turkish Tourists

Bulgaria ranks second after Georgia as the most preferred destination among Turkish residents, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute data.

A total of 7.5 million Turkish citizens traveled abroad in 2013, where they spent USD 5.3M, the statistics showed, cited by the Turkish Haberler.

Exarchia drug dealers snatched by anarchists


A text uploaded on the Indymedia website on Wednesday appeared to confirm police suspicions that a mysterious incident in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarchia on Saturday night, when up to 20 armed men wearing hoods or helmets abducted two people, was a case of local anarchists removing drug dealers from the area.

Shelter opens in Patra for vulnerable migrants


Greek nongovernmental organization Praksis and the Hellenic Red Cross have inaugurated a new shelter in Patra aimed at providing relief to dozens of migrants sleeping on the streets of the western port city.

The project is funded in part by the governments of Norway, Ireland and Liechtenstein through the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Pages