Member states of the Council of Europe

Cyprus Returns Smuggled Jewellery Items to Bulgaria

Cyprus has returned to Bulgaria three ancient pieces of jewellery, part of Bulgaria`s cultural heritage.

According to, the items were smuggled to Cyprus through the post in 2006 and were withheld by customs authorities under legislation for tracing and returning cultural items smuggled to an EU member state.

Nations of Turkic world meet in Baku

A number of Turkish-speaking countries came together to discuss how to strengthen cooperation in education at the 5th Turkish National Commission for UNESCO meeting in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, on Dec. 18.

The meeting's main purpose was to discuss mechanisms that enable the International Organization of Turkic Culture to act together.

Mihajlovic:Corridors 10,11 - strategic importance for Serbia

BELGRADE - Infrastructure connects the countries, and Corridors 10 and 11 are very significant and have strategic importance for Serbia, Zorana Mihajlovic, Serbian deputy prime minister and minister of construction, transport and infrastructure, said after the meeting with Ivan Brajovic, Montenegrin minister of transport and maritime affairs.