News archive of July 2018

Cartier-Bresson photos from Teriade collection on show in Lesvos

The friendship and professional relationship between the acclaimed Lesvos-born art collector Teriade (Stratis Eleftheriadis) and celebrated French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson is the focus of "The Decisive Moment," an exhibition on display through September 5 at the Teriade Museum in the village of Varia on the southeast Aegean island.

Mitsotakis to hold press conference on deadly fires on Tuesday

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis is holding a press conference on Tuesday morning to comment on the deadly wildfires that ripped through the east coast of Attica a week ago, New Democracy said in a press release.

The event will be held at the party's headquarters at noon.

CHP dissidents challenge leader Kılıçdaroğlu to extraordinary convention

Muharrem İnce, the main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) presidential candidate in the June elections, has once again defied party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to bring the party to an extraordinary convention, in what is seen as a major leadership challenge to the CHP's longtime chair.

FYROM sets Sept. 30 for referendum on name deal with Greece

The parliament of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on Monday set Sept. 30 as the date for a referendum on NATO and EU membership bids and on its agreement with Greece on the country's name.

Serbia Parliament Urged to Sack Nationalist Deputy Speaker

The opposition Democratic Party filed a motion to dismiss ultra-nationalist deputy parliament speaker Vjerica Radeta for insulting a prominent Srebrenica activist when she died a week ago.

Divers pull body out of water in fire-ravaged east Attica

Greek coast guard officials with the help of divers on Monday pulled an unidentified body out of the water near Kokkino Limanaki in east Attica, an area ravaged by a deadly blaze a week ago.

According to the coast guard, the body was transferred to the port of Rafina.

More and more Bulgarians Get Sick Leave Because of Stress

More and more Bulgarians get sick leave because of stress in the workplace. Nearly 70 million leva - or half of the money earmarked by the hospital business goes to workers suffering from excessive stress.

Five Bulgarians were Injured in a Car Crash in Germany

Two cars had a direct crash in the city of Stade, which is located 45 km from Hamburg. 7 people were injured in the incident, writes Bild.

Five Bulgarians traveled in one car, including an 11-month-old baby. All passengers in the car are injured.

The car with the Bulgarians had a Dutch registration, and a signal of the incident was received around 17:40 yesterday.

19-year-old Girl Stabbed her Boyfriend with a Knife, Doctors are Fighting for his Life

A 19-year-old girl from Radnevo stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife, the Interior Ministry announced.

This happened during a scandal between the two.

The 28-year-old man is stabbed in the chest area.

He was transported to a hospital where he was placed in treatment, his condition is life-threatening. Doctors at UMHAT-Stara Zagora are fighting for his life.