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Bulgaria to Decide Eurovision 2020 Participation in September.

They shocked the Eurovision world when they withdrew last year. The Bulgarian broadcaster BNT has issued a statement on the progress on their decision on whether to return to the contest in 2020. The contest is expected to take place in either Rotterdam or Maastricht in the Netherlands after their win last May in Tel-Aviv Israel.

France's Le Maire talks eurozone prospects in Athens

On a visit to Athens Friday, French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Finance Minister Christos Staikouras to discuss the future of the eurozone and the reinforcement of bilateral economic relations, as he himself noted in his Twitter account.
Le Maire described the talks as "very good" and "very constructive."

More and more Macedonians Are Receiving Bulgarian Passports

A total of 2,566 people have received Bulgarian citizenship in the first six months of 2019, according to data from the Commission for Bulgarian Citizenship in the Office of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

However, last year, 3 619 citizens of the Republic of Macedonia received Bulgarian Citizenship, Macedonian online publication Meta writes, quoted by Focus.

‘It Was Hell’: Dutch Troops Recall Failure to Stop Srebrenica Deaths

The failure of the international community to protect the so-called 'safe zone' of Srebrenica in July 1995 is a black mark in the history of peacekeeping operations across the world.

Much of the controversy that remains today surrounds the debate around the role of the UN and other state actors in not preventing the killings of over 8,000 Bosniak men and boys.

Greek PM planning charm offensive aiming to ease primary surplus targets

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning a series of trips abroad toward the end of this month and next, hoping to convince Greece's creditors of the recently elected government's commitment to reforms and to lay the groundwork for reducing demanding primary surplus targets agreed under the country's post-bailout agreement.

Greece leads EU in youth unemployment

About 3.176 million under-25s were unemployed in the 28 member-states of the European Union in June, of whom 2.251 million were in the 19-member eurozone, the EU's statistical office Eurostat has revealed.
The youth unemployment rate in June was 14.1 percent in the EU-28 and 15.4 percent in the euro area, compared with 15.2 percent and 17 percent respectively in June 2018.

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