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Turkey Fires 87 Secret Service Employees

Turkey has fired 87 employees of the secret service due to suspected links to the failed coup on July 15.

The officials fired are some of the 141 temporarily dismissed employees which are being investigated. 52 of the employees have been indicted on criminal charges.

Bulgarian PM Borisov Talks With Russian President Putin

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has discussed several bi-lateral issues, including those in the energy field, in a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin requested by the Bulgarian side.

Bulgaria Ranks 2nd Worldwide In Terms Of Deats Due To Air Pollution

Bulgaria ranks second in terms of deaths per capita caused by air pollution, showed data of the World Health Organisation published on Tuesday.

With 118 deaths per 100,000 people, Bulgaria occupies the unenviable second position, immediately after Ukraine with 120/100,000 cases caused by pollution of the air with fine dust particles. Belarus ranked third and Russia fourth.

Moscovici hopes for Greece debt deal by year-end

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said Tuesday he hoped a deal to secure debt relief for Greece could be reached by the end of the year.

Speaking during an event organized by the Brussels-based weekly Politico, Moscovici said that a Greek exit from the euro area was no longer in the cards.

"We are in transitional phase with many uncertainties, but things are much better than we think."

He points out that the international community needs to rethink the way it is dealing with migration, which will increase in the future as a result of climate and other changes. Despite the endless suffering and conflicts in many parts of the world, he believes that on average the human race has never had it better than it is today.

Bulgarian Kids Spend 80% of Time on Internet

Bulgarian kids spend 80% of their time on the Internet, showed data of the Child Protection Agency and the National Safer Internet Centre.

Over 30% of children have a correspondence with strangers via personal messages. 80% are willing to lie about their age in order to get access to prohibited content, one-fifth discover pornographic websites accidentally.