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Swedish actor Skarsgård comes to Istanbul as guest of !f Gala Film event

An instant phenomenon as vampire Eric Northman in "True Blood," Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård will be in Turkey for the first time as a guest of !f Istanbul. 

The star of the !f Gala film "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" will also attend a festival talk on Feb. 21 to speak about his acting career.

High court upholds fine against TV station for racy weather gal (Watch vid – You judge!)

Greece’s Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, on Monday published a decision that maintains a fine against an Athens television station for its raunchy prime-time weather reports by a scantily clad presenter.

The original fine was levied by the board of the National Council for Radio-Television, an independent broadcast watchdog agency, known as ESR.

Star of Ancient Sozopol 'Possibly Served as Model for Macedonia's Coat of Arms'

Archaeological excavations in the Bulgarian seaside town of Sozopol on Sunday revealed an interesting find - a leaden bucranium with an eight-ray star, which possibly served as model for the coat of arms of Macedonia.

This was announced by the Director of the National Historical Museum (NIM) Bozhidar Dimitrov in a press release on Monday.

Bollywood Star to Participate in Video Advertising Bulgaria as Tourist Destination

The star of Bollywood cinema Ajay Devgan will participate in a promotional video on Bulgaria advertising the country as a tourist destination, which will be broadcasted in India.

This was announced by Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in the city of Varna on Friday after a meeting with local authorities and representatives of the tourism sector.

Kavala mayor apologizes, pledges June unveiling of Jewish memorial

Following a barrage of criticism after blocking the unveiling of a memorial to the city?s 1,484 Jews who perished in a Nazi extermination camp, the mayor of Kavala in northern Greece has apologized to members of the Jewish community and pledged that the inauguration, originally scheduled for last Sunday, will be held next month.