Social change

Candidate Athens mayor speaks against high-rises around Acropolis Hill

Costas Bakoyannis, who is running for Athens mayor in the upcoming municipal elections, spoke against the construction of high-rise buildings around the Acropolis Hill on Wednesday, adding his voice to that of local residents who have opened a relevant petition on the Avaaz platform.

Transport disruptions hit Greece as union protests cutbacks

Train and island ferry services in Greece were suspended Wednesday and most Athens public transport was idle as the country's biggest labor union held a strike against persisting austerity measures. The transport shutdown prompted Athenians to drive to work, causing major traffic jams in the capital whose center was shut down ahead of planned protest marches.

Serbia won't miss out on this industrial revolution - PM

Their goal is to stimulate faster development of industries based on knowledge and digital transformation, Brnabic told a panel dedicated to blockchain technology - the central theme of an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) conference.

According to her, digitization represents the greatest potential for Serbia to "growth, be competitive, and leapfrog."