Sat, May 25 2013
A worker sits between docked ships during a 24-hour labour strike at port of Piraeus near Athens May 20, 2010. Thousands of Greeks will march on parliament on May 20 in the first major anti-austerity rally since three people died in a massive demonstration this month.
BDZ will also offer families, with two or more children aged 18 or younger, second-class tickets at half price for all fast and express trains.
Computerised integrated system for online booking and issuing of train tickets is poised to be implemented in 2010 for the Bulgarian state rail (BDZ).
Members of the European Parliament voiced concerns about relying on a system dominated by national interests, which, they said, had acted too slowly. Some MEPs argued that the European Parliament, given its role under the Lisbon Treaty, should have been more closely involved in the setting up of the support mechanism.
General strike on May 20 will cause cancellation of international trains serving Romania, Bulgaria and Greece.
Be careful when calling a locksmith to fix your door. Under no circumstances should you allow him inside your home.
Hungary, Greece and Romania recorded the highest annual rates of inflation in April 2010, among a total of 17 EU member states where inflation rose.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.