Funeral procession of former king held in Athens amid tight security

The funeral procession of former King of Greece Constantine II will be held at the Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens followed by a private burial at the cemetery of the former royal estate of Tatoi, north of the Greek capital Monday. His body will lie at rest in Saint Eleftherios chapel next to the Cathedral ahead of the funeral service.

Why Sweden will Not Initiate a Vote for the Admission of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen

Sweden's permanent representative to the EU, Lars Danielsson, whose country has taken over the rotating presidency of the Union since January 1, has said that he will not initiate a vote on Bulgaria and Romania's Schengen admission in the EU Council until an agreement is reached with the countries that opposed of their accession.

No. of tourists in Jan-Sept up 64%

Slovenia recorded 4.9 million tourist arrivals in the January-September period, a rise of 64.2% compared with the same period last year, the figures the Statistics Office released on Tuesday show.

Domestic tourists accounted for almost 1.6 million arrivals, with guests from Germany, Italy, Austria and Netherlands accounting for the bulk of foreign arrivals.

Golden girls – spectacular Serbia retained the world crown!

Daniele Santarelli's team repeated the success from Japan four years ago when, led by Zoran Terzi, they also climbed to the top of the planet.
Serbia finished the tournament in Poland and the Netherlands undefeated, and demonstrated its strength in the grand final, where it completely outplayed the Brazilian team.

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.

Specialized Companies from the Netherlands and Bulgarian Agri-Producers partner in doubling Bulgaria’s Fruit and Vegetables production

A business mission of Dutch companies and branch organizations is visiting Bulgaria between 10 and 13 October of this year. The main goal of the mission is to increase Bulgarian production of fresh fruits and vegetables in the next few years by bringing in knowledge and technologies from the Netherlands.