Bulgaria is Third in the EU in share of Children at Risk of Poverty

In 2021, in the European Union, residents under the age of 18 who were at risk of poverty or social exclusion represented 24.4 percent of all in this age group. At the same time, this share among the adult population of the Union was 21.1 percent, according to the latest data of the European statistical agency Eurostat.

Türkiye demands extradition of terrorists from Finland

The Turkish government has repeated its demand for the extradition of terror convicts from Finland in a lengthy technical meeting in Ankara on Oct. 25.

The officials from the justice ministries of Türkiye and Finland met in the Turkish capital and discussed the judicial cooperation between the two countries in the context of the latter's application to NATO.

Sweden’s top diplomat: We’ll fulfil deal with Türkiye on NATO

Sweden's center-right government will fulfil all requirements under a deal with Türkiye to join NATO and will concentrate external relations to its immediate neighborhood while dropping the previous administration's "feminist foreign policy," the country's top diplomat has said.

Talks to be held on Finland’s NATO bid

Finnish officials will arrive in Ankara on Oct. 25 to discuss their country's bid to join NATO, daily Milliyet has reported.

A delegation from Finland's Justice Ministry will meet Kasım Çiçek, the head of foreign relations at the Justice Ministry.

The talks will focus on the extradition of individuals Türkiye regards as terrorists.

Bulgaria and 13 other NATO members agreed on the Joint Purchase of Air Defense Systems

Fourteen NATO allies signed a letter of intent on Thursday to jointly supply air defense systems, Reuters reports.

The allies agreed to jointly purchase air defense systems such as the Patriot and Arrow 3, which are manufactured by Boeing and Israel Aerospace Industries.

The signing ceremony took place at NATO headquarters in Brussels.

The Summit of the European Political Community: Vučić met with numerous leaders VIDEO

It is about a new informal format, which was first mentioned by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and which will bring together, among others, the former EU member Great Britain, the decades-long candidate for accession - Turkey, but also the new candidate Ukraine, as well as candidates and those who are not from the Western Balkans.

National Assembly codifies same-sex marriage, adoption

Ljubljana – The National Assembly signed same-sex marriage and adoptions into law by passing changes to the family code by 48 votes in favour and 29 against on Tuesday, capping decades of efforts by LGBT+ groups and activists to end discrimination and be recognised as equal members of society.

Türkiye expects concrete steps from new Swedish government: FM

Türkiye expects Finland and Sweden to take concrete steps on the memorandum signed for their NATO bid Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoğlu said on Sept. 14, stressing that Sweden has already left the elections behind so that its new government can take steps in line with the Madrid deal.