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Explosion destroys a dry cleaning company in Varazdin

By   /  21/11/2013  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Explosion destroys a dry cleaning company in Varazdin

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – An explosion has destroyed a dry cleaning company in the north-western Croatian town of Varazdin on Wednesday night. Police and firemen were at the site of the Format dry cleaning company soon, but the cause of the explosion is still under investigation. Luckily no one got injured. A […]

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Suspected suicide bomber identified

By   /  21/11/2013  /  Headlines, Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Suspected suicide bomber identified

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – An unidentified person, posed as wearing explosives, was identified as 52-year old Tugrul B. who attempted to enter the Prime Ministry building on Thursday in Turkish capital Ankara. Tugrul B., who was neutralized by the security forces, was taken into custody. Intense security measures were taken around the building in the wake of the […]

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Suspected suicide bomber captured in front of Prime Ministry building in Ankara

By   /  21/11/2013  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Suspected suicide bomber captured in front of Prime Ministry building in Ankara

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – A man allegedly wearing a device that resembled a bomb has been captured by security guards on Vekaletler Avenue, after attempting to enter the Prime Ministry building in Ankara. Interior Minister Muammer Güler said the man was not carrying a bomb device and that he had psychological problems, […]

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Shutdown in Zagreb Airport, strike imminent

By   /  20/11/2013  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Shutdown in Zagreb Airport, strike imminent

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – A strike will close Croatia’s main airport on Thursday and Friday in a dispute over extension plans and how it will be run in the future, state news agency Hina reported. Only emergency, military or government flights will be allowed to use Zagreb airport during the strike that […]

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War veterans enraged with Croatian Premier Milanovic

By   /  19/11/2013  /  Croatia, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on War veterans enraged with Croatian Premier Milanovic

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Croatian war veterans prevented top officials including Prime Minister, Zoran Milanovic, from joining a march yesterday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1991 fall of Vukovar at the start of the Yugoslav wars. The observance was held amid growing tensions between Croatians and minority Serbs in the eastern […]

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Croatian referendum against the use of the Cyrillic script fuels anger in Serbia

By   /  18/11/2013  /  Croatia, HR Social, RS Social, Serbia, Social  /  Comments Off on Croatian referendum against the use of the Cyrillic script fuels anger in Serbia

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The Coalition of Refugee Associations in Serbia condemned on Sunday the collection of signatures supporting a call for a referendum against the Cyrillic script in Croatia. Head of the coalition Miodrag Linta stressed that the realization of the initiative would be limiting the rights of the Serbs in […]

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“Turkey must raise diabetes awareness”

By   /  14/11/2013  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on “Turkey must raise diabetes awareness”

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – The rising diabetes figures in Turkey, where twenty percent of the population suffers from the ailment, reveals the need to raise public awareness on the illness, Turkey’s Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu said Thursday. “We should make sports a part of our lifestyle to stay healthy,” Muezzinoglu said while speaking about November 14 World Diabetes […]

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Top Croatian businessman involved in major economic scandal

By   /  14/11/2013  /  Croatia, Finance, Headlines, HR Finance, HR Social, Social  /  Comments Off on Top Croatian businessman involved in major economic scandal

  By Christos T. Panagopoulos – Police authorities in the Croatian capital of Zagreb began yesterday a large-scale investigation into the country’s Economic Chamber (HGK), after the arrest of Nadan Vidosevic, head of the institution and top businessman, who has been allegedly suspected of financial irregularities. According to the country’s media, investigators have already taken […]

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VMRO-DPMNE and LSDM clash over social issues

By   /  13/11/2013  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on VMRO-DPMNE and LSDM clash over social issues

Skopje, November 13, 2013 The largest political parties in the country, VMRO-DPMNE and LSDM have clashed on Wednesday in a debate over social problems in the FYR Macedonia. This clash has taken place after the largest opposition party, Social Democrat League (LSDM) has proposed a new package of reforms in the social domain, by offering […]

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Man arrested for trying to kill himself in front of the Turkish Parliament

By   /  13/11/2013  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Man arrested for trying to kill himself in front of the Turkish Parliament

  Review by Christos T. Panagopoulos – Police detained a man on Wednesday morning in front of an entrance to the Turkish Parliament after he threatened to commit suicide. The man was parked in front of the Parliament entrance holding a gun to his head inside of his car. After an hour-and-a-half of dissuasion efforts […]

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