National security

Croatian and Serbian caught with 170 kilograms of drugs

The pair were transporting the drugs in a truck.

As stated on Friday at an unscheduled press conference in the Karlovac Police Directorate, apart from marijuana, two pistols and ammunition were found in the truck.
Head of Criminal Police Department of Karlovac Police Directorate Romano Benkovic said that both suspect are known to the police, Hina agency reported.

When the lights go out

Policing in the central Athenian district of Exarchia only lasts until the TV cameras are switched off. This is the sad conclusion to be drawn from Thursday's spectacular police operation whose apparent objective was to mitigate the bad publicity in the wake of the attack on Hellenic Coast Guard officers during a drug raid in the same neighborhood earlier in the week.

Police arrest woman wanted from botched coast guard raid

Police on Thursday arrested one of two women who had eluded authorities during a botched drug crackdown by the coast guard in central Athens last week.

The woman, identified as a Greek-Australian, was tracked down at a squat in the district of Exarchia during a police sweep in the area that has resulted in three more arrests.

AG Lazar denies any employment ties to late Securitate political police

Romania's Attorney General Augustin Lazar said on Monday he is neither a commissioned, nor a non-commissioned officer or informer of the late Securitate political police or any other secret service. He told a news conference that he wanted to make a series of remarks out of respect to his colleagues and to truth, a value he said has always guided his life and professional activity.

Faded | Athens | April 12-14

In "Faded," acclaimed Greek choreographer Ioannis Mandafounis tackles the uncomfortable subject of the final curtain through the prism of a dancer's ability or proclivity to deal with his or her inevitable physical decline. His humorous approach to the subject takes the audience behind the scenes to underscore that dance is not a sprint, but a marathon.

Hacker Attack is the Cause of NSI's "Business Statistics" Problems

The Business Statistics Information System is working again, the National Statistical Institute announced today, as access to it was again limited today.

The annual activity reports of the companies are submitted in the system. It accounts for over 600,000 individuals and legal entities.

Minister Ciamba: EU must have clear norms and instruments to identify who's behind cyber attacks

Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Wednesday underscored at a debate in Brussels that the European Union must have clear norms and instruments to identify and punish those who are behind cyber attacks, reads a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE). Such measures will also increase the credibility of the European institutions among the citizens.