Divided regions

Cyprus police use teargas to disperse fans hurling firebombs after League Cup final

Cyprus police used tear gas to disperse dozens of soccer fans who attacked them following the end of the island nation's league cup final.

Before the final between Omonia Nicosia and AEL Limassol on Wednesday at Nicosia GSP Stadium, police arrested six people for possession of fireworks, while a search of the stadium parking lot turned up a bag containing four Molotov cocktails.

Cup Final is news to Cyprus

Casting doubt on an announcement last week by the Greek soccer federation (EPO) that the Greek Cup Final will take place at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia on May 20, the spokesman for the Cyprus Police said it has not received any formal notification of such an arrangement.

Romanian Heritage Police Recover ‘Unique’ Lost Viking Helmet

Romanian police specialising in heritage crimes on February 7 recovered a medieval helmet "of Viking origin" that disappeared a decade ago, and which they called "unique in Romania" and very rare in the rest of Europe in an announcement issued on Friday.

A Romanian expert in historical illustration, Radu Oltean, said the helmet dated from the 11th century.

Some 30 migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq, caught trying border crossing illegally

About 30 migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq were caught in Romania in the past 24 hours trying to cross the border illegally into Hungary, hidden in lorries checked at the Nadlac II Border Crossing Point (PTF) or walking in the field. Migrants were found in six lorries checked at PTF Nadlac II, hidden among cargo, the Arad Border Police reported on Friday.

Approximately 4,800 persons enter Romania through Nadlac II in 24 hrs; in total - 17,000 since corridor opening

Approximately 4,800 persons with 2,700 vehicles entered Romania through the Nadlac II Border Crossing Point (PTF Nadlac II), in the past 24 hours, the total number of people crossing Hungary since the opening of the green corridor reaching 17,000 persons who had been blocked in Austria.