BELGRADE - Serbia's Commissioner for Protection of Equality Nevena Petrusic has observed that gender, ethnic and other stereotypes and prejudices, and high levels of social distance towards certain ethnic, religious, sexual and other minorities, are still deep-rooted and widespread in Serbia.
Seven people are facing prison terms of up to 15 years on charges of reckless homicide in an accident which killed three workers during the construction of a viaduct for Istanbul's third bridge on April 5, 2014, according to the indictment.
The accident was "predictable and preventable, and happened as a result of imprudence and carelessness," according to an expert's report.
By Sotiris Nikas
The general government primary budget surplus posted a remarkable drop in January compared to the same month last year, official figures confirmed on Wednesday, mainly due to the deficits reported by a number of social security funds, which lost more than 620 million eros in just one year.
The whole of Chalkida remains shocked with the mother and son’s decision to end their lives on early Wednesday morning, due to financial deadlock.
The tragic suicide incident took place around 8 am on Wednesday morning, where the 63 year old mother and her 27 years of age son, jumped into empty space from their fifth floor balcony.