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Code Yellow for extreme heat all over Romania, until Saturday

07:24 | broj komentara 0 | Agerpres

The National Administration of Meteorology (ANM) has issued a new Code Yellow advisory for extreme heat, to stay in force until Saturday all over Romania.

Romania: Nearly 74,000 public employees made redundant

07:26 07:27 | broj komentara 0

The Government has passed normative acts under which nearly 74,000 public employees will be made redundant, Prime Minister Emil Boc reported.

Wildfires scorch parts of Albania

07:28 | broj komentara 0 | SEtimes.com

Fuelled by high temperatures and strong winds, the flames spread fast. The mountainous terrain further impeded efforts by firefighters and the military to approach the fires, which they managed to contain later in the day.

Swine Flu: PACE rapporteur renews call for greater transparency

07:30 07:35 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

 Paul Flynn (United Kingdom, SOC), former rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the handling of the H1N1 pandemic, has welcomed yesterday’s publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the list of members of its Emergency

Five people associated with Wahhabi movement arrested in B-H

06:45 | broj komentara 0 | EMGportal

Five people associated with the Wahhabi movement have been arrested in the area of Kozarska Dubica and Novi Grad in the Republic of Srpska this morning.

Sofia Airport breaks records

07:00 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

Sofia Airport has offered service to some 327 000 travelers in July, accounting for a 12% growth up on 2009, the capital’s airport informed.

Vietnam pays communist-era debt to Bulgaria

07:02 | broj komentara 0 | Focus News Agency

Under the deal, USD 600,000 (EUR 469,000) of the debt was written off in exchange for Bulgaria receiving the remaining USD 725,000 in cash.

No cases of West Nile Fever in Bulgaria

07:03 | broj komentara 0 | BNR

So far, there have been no cases of West Nile Virus in Bulgaria, medical tests of a woman from the town of Blagoevgrad, who was hospitalized in Sofia on the doubt of being contracted with the fever, show.

Borissov says roads could widen deficits, financiers disagree

07:04 | broj komentara 0 | Dnevnik

Over a couple of weeks, government and World Bank experts will join forces to carry out an analysis and decide which road projects will be unblocked first, Borissov said on Tuesday after meeting with World Bank president Robert Zoellick in Sofia.

Greece extends until September 10 of visas Russian tourists

07:06 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Greece extends until September 10 of visas Russian tourists because of fires in Russia, said Tuesday the Greek Foreign Ministry.

Power restored in Aegina

07:07 | broj komentara 0 | ERA

Full power was restored on Thursday after many days power outage in the island of Aegina. Highly skilled DEH technicians managed to repair failure in one of the two cables that caused the several days power outage in Aegina.

Encephalitis cases rise in Greece

07:09 | broj komentara 0 | NET

The Control Center for Disease Prevention says that cases identified with West Nile virus have risen to 32 following laboratory tests, 11 more cases of the ones referred yesterday.

Greek PM stresses need for "Fourth Way"

07:11 | broj komentara 0 | ANA/MPA

Prime minister George Papandreou stressed the need for a "Fourth Way" that will "ensure that the markets have the freedom to innovate and grow" but, above all, will also guarantee that "democracy is never subordinated to markets", in an interview

Greece: Summer sales turnover down

07:12 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

Turnover during the summer sales has plunged this year, despite discounts reaching up to 80 percent, due to the economic crisis, and market factors said that this was only to be expected.

Ancient theatre on Limnos opens after 2,500 years

07:14 | broj komentara 0 | ANA

The ancient theatre of Hephaistia, on the eastern Aegean island of Limnos, opens for the first time after 2,500 years on Aug. 11 with a performance of ancient Greek dramatist Sophocles' play "Oedipus the King" directed by Spyros Evangelatos.

Ohrid Agreement remains indispensable to building a multiethnic society

07:15 | broj komentara 0 | MIA

The Delegation of the European Union, NATO HQ Skopje, OSCE Spillover Monitor Mission to Skopje and US Embassy issued the following statement Thursday to mark the ninth anniversary of the Ohrid Framework Agreement.

FYRMacedonia: Political marginals protect the name

07:20 | broj komentara 0 | Focus News Agency

Political marginals are protecting the name of FYRMacedonia, Utrinski Vesnik reads.


09. August - 15. August 2010.