Bulgaria: The Body of a 31-Year-Old Man was found under a Bridge in Gabrovo

The body of a 31-year-old man was found under the bridge of Racho the monument of Racho the Blacksmith in Gabrovo.

The police were alerted at around 8 o'clock this morning by people passing by. An on-site inspection was carried out, video surveillance cameras in the area are also being reviewed.

‘Methane gas, lack of supervision reasons behind Bartın mine blast’


The presence of methane gas and lack of adequate supervision were some of the reasons behind the unfortunate mine blast in which 42 workers lost their lives in the northern province of Bartın's Amasra district, says a report by the parliamentary commission established to investigate the incident.

Montenegro Urged to Probe Alleged Fake Signatures in Presidential Campaign

Election billboard for presidential candidate Milo Djukanovic in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

Presidential elections will be held in Montenegro on March 19, with seven candidates running for the office including the incumbent Milo Djukanovic.

Illegal Surveillance Cameras in Albania Fuel Concerns Over Gangs’ Power

The spread of illegal surveillance cameras placed in cities all over Albania is causing concern about the vulnerability of personal data and about the strength of the criminal groups that allegedly put them up.

Experts warn of a concerning situation for personal data that might have been gathered, and about the criminal groups' strength.

Police find nothing suspicious in Athens school after security alert

Police in Athens said on Thursday they found nothing suspicious in a sweep of a private school after receiving reports that two individuals had entered the school's premises holding sharp objects.

Police officers had rushed to Athens College, a co-educational private school in the northern suburb of Psychiko, after the alarm was raised by a school security officer.

Investigation launched after Athens courthouse vandalized

Police have launched an investigation after unknown individuals smashed up the main entrance and windows of an Athens courthouse.

Four people were involved in the attack on the First Instance Administrative Court in Ampelokipi.

Police said they arrived at the building shortly after 11 p.m. and, using sledgehammers, broke doors and windows before fleeing.