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Citizens spend around RSD 22 million on internet daily

BELGRADE - Serbian citizens spent over RSD 22 million daily on online shopping in 2013, the data of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS) show.

According to the data, around RSD 8.16 billion were spent on online shopping via local and foreign internet portals, which is by RSD 2.3 billion more than in 2012.

Russian Govt, Central Bank Websites Shut Down by Cyber Attacks

The official websites of the Russian president and the Bank of Russia became target of a series of coordinated cyber attacks by hackers, officials said Friday.

"A powerful attack on the site is ongoing," a spokesperson for the Kremlin said Friday. "Measures are being taken to restore the normal functioning of the site."

Irina Bokova: Cultural Heritage Key for Bulgaria’s Tourism Strategy

Irina Bokova is a Bulgarian politician and diplomat, the Director-General of UNESCO. In 2013, she was re-elected for a second term as the head of the organization.

Bokova has been a Foreign Minister of Bulgaria (1996-1997) during the government of PM Zhan Videnov, as well as a former Ambassador of Bulgaria to France and to Monaco.

Turkish PM promises to ban Facebook and YouTube

Turkish PM promises to ban Facebook and YouTube

ANKARA -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he would ban the use of Facebook and YouTube in Turkey after the March 30 elections in that country.

"There are new measures that will be taken after March 30, including a ban on Facebook and YouTube," Erdogan told private Turkish television ATV.

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