News archive of January 2019

The Success of the Dual Food Standard Affects 100 Million Europeans

Bulgaria's national Ombudsperson Maya Manolova submitted a petition to the Petitions Committee in the European Parliament in Brussels on 22nd of January, reported the Bulgarian National Television. The petition is against the double standard in foods and drink in the European Union.

Drone Disrupts Air Traffic into Newark Airport

A drone briefly disrupted air traffic Tuesday at Newark airport, one of New York's three major hubs for air traffic, US officials said.
There were no further drones sighted, and arrivals were allowed to resume after a "short" suspension, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman told AFP.

Putin and Erdogan to Hold Syria Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday, with Turkey saying they will focus on Ankara's so-called "security zone" in northern Syria, reported AFP.

Cloud and Fog, Highs Between 6° and 11°C

Today's forecast is one of cloud over the country, fog in the plains, sometimes with broken clouds before noon,the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, told Focus News Agency.

Main opposition weighing censure motion

As MPs prepare to debate the Prespes deal in Parliament's plenary session on Wednesday, conservative New Democracy was said to be weighing the possibility of lodging a censure motion against the government to underline its objections to the accord and postpone proceedings.

The vote had been expected for Thursday night, after two days of debate.

Greek stars shine abroad

After knocking out Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the fourth round of the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas on Tuesday squeezed past Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain.