Bulgaria's anti-corruption commission (the Commission for Countering Corruption and Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Property) made a decision on 26 June to terminate the proceedings against EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. The commission was tipped off that Mariya Gabriel rented a municipal housing for BGN 400, and the contract was signed in October 2010 while she was a MEP.
A businessman is hoping to navigate the tricky business of recycling Qur'ans in Pakistan as any purported desecration of Islam's holy text could lead to the most severe of penalties Deep inside the dry, biscuit-colored mountains surrounding Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta lies an unexpected treasure: a honeycomb of tunnels bursting with cases of Qur'ans, hidden safe from desecration.
President Traian Basescu on Saturday sent a message to the Romanians to mark the feast of Sts Michael and Gabriel, informs the Presidential Administration in a release.
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BELGRADE - German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, who is also minister of economy and energy, will pay a one-day visit to Belgrade in mid-November, the Danas daily reported on Friday.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic spoke to Gabriel during a working visit to Berlin in late August.
Executive chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Deputy PM Liviu Dragnea, said on Tuesday in Craiova, in the opening of the party's National Council meeting, that PSD chairman Victor Ponta decided to hold the event despite flooding incidents in several counties precisely for such events to never occur again.