Dimitri Tarlow's theater adaptation of M. Karagatsis' "Junkermann" comes to the Poreia Theater @ Victoria in Athens for a second season after a resoundingly successful 2018-19. "Junkermann" tells the story of the rise and fall of a Finnish nobleman who flees Russia after the revolution and finds himself in Piraeus, Greece, where he reinvents a life for himself and climbs the social ladder.
Viktoria and Aleksandar were the most popular names for newborn babies in Bulgaria in 2019, according to data of the National Statistical Institute. Some 732 baby girls were given the most popular name in 2019. The second most desired name was Maria - 680, followed by Nikol - 596. The newborn boys in 2019, who were named Aleksandar, were 1,036.
The Croatian presidential election race, which ends on Sunday, has been hit by controversy after a far-right singer, a far-right politician and a woman who helped hijack an American passenger plane all backed the incumbent conservative, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, against her rival, Social Democratic former prime minister Zoran Milanovic.