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ForMin Aurescu welcomes US announcement on allocation of 1 bln US dollars for Three Seas Initiative

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu attended on Saturday, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the round table on the Three Seas Initiative, on which occasion he welcomed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement on the allocation by the United States of one billion US dollars for investments in energy projects under the Three Seas Initiative, informs a press release of t

Eurostat: Which EU Countries have the Highest Marriage Rates?

In 2018, the European Union (EU) countries with the highest number of marriages relative to the population were Cyprus (7.8 marriages per 1 000 inhabitants), Romania (7.4), Lithuania (7.0) and Latvia (6.8). These were followed by Malta (5.8), Slovakia (5.7) and Denmark (5.6), Eurostat reported.

Bulgaria is One of the Coutries with Highest Number of Women Working in the Science and Technology Sector

In 2018, of almost 15 million scientists and engineers in the EU, 59% were men and 41% women, Eurostat data showed.

Men were particularly overrepresented in manufacturing (79% of scientists and engineers in manufacturing were male), while the gender ratio in the services sector was more balanced (54% male and 46% female).

Bulgaria is among the Countries with the largest Drop in Energy CO2 Emissions

Bulgaria is among the countries with the largest drop in energy CO2 emissions compared to the 1990 baseline.

And according to Eurostat data for 2018, the most significant decline in carbon emissions was reported in Portugal (down 9.0%), followed by Bulgaria (down 8.1%) and Ireland (6.8%).

Today is the World Pulses Day: See the Production of Pulses in the EU Prepared by Eurostat

Pulses have been a staple food in diets across the globe for millennia. They include field peas, broad and field beans, sweet lupins, chickpeas and lentils. They are an important source of protein and other nutrients, which can supplement meat and dairy products.

Anadolu Efes pursuing unbroken series in EuroLeague

Turkey's Anadolu Efes will face Zalgiris Kaunas from Lithuania in a EuroLeague basketball game on Feb. 6

The Istanbul game will be held at Sinan Erdem Dome at 17:30GMT.

Anadolu Efes will seek to crown their winning series with victory over Zalgiris Kaunas as they won the last eight games in the Turkish Airlines-sponsored league.

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