News archive of February 2019

Tensions around Gibraltar

After that, the Spanish ship left with uncovered weapons, and manned, Reuters is reporting, citing the government of Gibraltar.

The British enclave of Gibraltar has long been the subject between London and Madrid. The latter wants the return of that territory, which Britain conquered in 1713.

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Ancient letters reveal Ottoman love story

Recently unveiled love letters sent by an Ottoman queen to her king shed light on the most famous love story of the era. 

GERB has Announced that it will Restore the Preferential Vote

Three days after the final adoption of the elected law amendments they have opted for, the government refused to change the rules for preferential voting and its intention to keep the current Central Electoral Commission (CEC) to hold MEPs' election despite its expiring term, reports Dnevnik. 

Quadruple Murder in Western Bulgaria

A 25-year-old man killed in a particularly cruel way his parents, his brother and grandmother in Novi Iskar.
About 10.30 am this morning.
The young man killed his family with an ax.
He is detained by the police. An investigation is under way.

Bodies of missing four found in their car in Crete

Search parties on Monday recovered the bodies of four members of a family who had gone missing early Sunday morning when their car was swept away by floodwaters in the Messara region of southern Crete.

Kotzias sues Kammenos for slander, threats and spreading fake news

Former Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias has lodged a suit with the Supreme Court prosecutor against former defense minister Panos Kammenos for slander, threats and the spreading of fake news, it emerged on Monday.

Pristina taxes divert attention from essential Kosovo issues

And these include shedding light on the fate of the Serbs killed and disappeared in Kosovo and Metohija, the first deputy PM and Foreign Minister said on February 17, according to the government.