International relations

Plovdiv Initiates Free Public Transport Cards for Children Aged 7 to 14

Starting this morning, the city of Plovdiv commenced the distribution of free travel cards for public transport to students aged 7 to 14.

There were no reports of overcrowding at the service desks, where parents could obtain the new travel documents for their children.

Even wars have rules

How can human rights be safeguarded in the midst of war? Dr Photini Pazartzis, the Constantine G. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and European Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and former vice chair of the UN Human Rights Committee ICCPR, emphasizes that international law establishes clear rules in cases of armed conflicts.

The entry of Finland and Sweden into NATO is a mistake; Serbia should...

According to Professor Grtner, Finland is now changing its position as a neutral country and buffer zone to a NATO country.
On the other hand, as he adds, Serbia and Moldova have a self-proclaimed neutrality based on decisions at the state level, and that neutrality can be changed more easily and quickly.

€86.4 mln given to flood victims, so far

Victims of the September floods which mostly hit the region of Thessaly have received €86.4 million in aid thus far, the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry announced Tuesday.

The sum includes €4.24 million disbursed Tuesday, the ministry added.

There are 22,458 aid recipients, individuals and businesses alike.

Exports climb to $22 billion in May

Türkiye's exports rose 14.4 percent from a year ago to $21.7 billion in May, after plunging 17 percent annually in the previous month, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

Imports, which declined nearly 5 percent in April, increased by 15.5 percent last month to stand at $34.2 billion.

Greece congratulates newly elected members of the UN Security Council

Greece congratulated Slovenia, its partner and ally in the European Union, for its election as member of the UN Security Council for the term 2014-2025, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.

The FM also congratulated Algeria, Guyana, Sierra Leone, and South Korea who were elected new members of the UN Security Council for 2024-2025.