Thu, Jun 20 2013
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says he is willing to put the question of more spending cuts and other austerity measures before the voters.
Advance bookings for summer season have been boosted year-on-year in the first five months of 2011 after Greece revised its tourism marketing strategy.
Amid reports Greece is in the final stages of reaching a deal with the IMF-EU-ECB ‘troika’, prime minister George Papandreou sees a series of protests in central Athens as positive because they could help engender solutions, government spokesman says.
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.