UNESCO Warns North Macedonia Again on Heritage City’s Status

North Macedonia has done little to fix issues in the past year-and-a-half since UNESCO first threatened to reclassify the lakeside town of Ohrid as an "endangered heritage site", mainly citing persistent problems with unrestrained urbanisation, a draft report by the UN body made available on Monday said.

Government of Bulgaria Grants Financial Assistance to Western Balkans and Vietnam

The government of Bulgaria approved the granting of EUR 112,000 of financial assistance to the countries of the Western Balkans and Vietnam.

The money is for coping with the consequences of Covid-19 and will be used for the implementation of 6 projects in fulfillment of the Team Europe initiative - the global EU response to Covid-19.

The World Record for Swimming Along in a Sack with Hands & Feet Tied up Goes to...

Swimming instructor, lifeguard and adventurer Yane Petkov - Bulgaria's answer to Houdini and Michael Phelps combined - reclaimed on Tuesday the Guinness world record for swimming along with his hands and feet tied while fully wrapped inside a sack.