PNO announces 48-hour strike for Feb 8-9

Ferries will remain tied up at ports across Greece February 8-9 after the umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, announced a 48-hour strike on Tuesday.

The workers are striking at what they say is the reluctance and refusal of employers to enter into negotiations for the drawing up and signing of new collective labor agreements for 2023.

Israelis press on with protests against new government

Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the judicial system, measures that opponents say imperil the country's democratic foundation.

Israeli media, citing police, said some 100,000 people were out protesting.

Bulgaria: The National Security Service removed Kiril Petkov's Security as “There is No Threat”

The National Security Service (NSS) has removed the security of former Prime Minister Kiril Petkov.

This was confirmed today by Petkov, currently an MP and co-chairman of "We Continue the Change".

The reason - a lost necessity, i.e. lack of threat to the person.

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office is Collecting Data on NEXO which will Send to the US

"There is no political focus in investigating Nexo's work." This was announced by the prosecutor general Ivan Geshev before the meeting of the parliamentary committee on legal issues.

He specified that the investigation was initiated in September and actions are planned for December.