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Med presidents issue urgent joint appeal on climate crisis

Following an initiative launched by Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the presidents of the member-states of the Arraiolos Group - Greece, Italy, Croatia, Malta, Portugal, and Slovenia - issued a joint appeal on Thursday, urging urgent action to address the dangers posed by the climate crisis in the Mediterranean.

President thanks nations for assisting in wildfire fight

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou has expressed her gratitude by sending letters to the leaders of all the countries that provided assistance in combating the recent wildfires, according to an announcement Wednesday.

North Adriatic Hydrogen Valley ready for launch

The North Adriatic Hydrogen Valley will be launched in September after the project's lead partner, Slovenia's power holding HSE, signed a contract on EU funding with the Clean Hydrogen Partnership.

HSE signed the contract for the six-year project last week on behalf of the consortium of 34 partners from Slovenia, Croatia and Italy's Friuli Venezia Giulia.

The Bulgarian Passport is now 13th in the World

Bulgaria climbed to 13th place for 2023 in the authoritative ranking of the London-based private consulting firm "Henley & Partners" for the most attractive passports in the world.

Turkey to send three firefighting aircraft to Greece

Turkey has become the latest country to offer firefighting aircraft to Greece to assist in the battle against wildfires across the country.

The neighboring country will provide two amphibious firefighting aircraft and a firefighting helicopter.

Cyprus and Croatia to send three firefighting aircraft

Cyprus and Croatia are to deploy firefighting aircraft to Greece through the EU-wide Civil Protection Mechanism, following an additional request from the General Secretariat of Civil Protection, to help battle wildfires that have intensified as the Kleon heat wave continues.

Cyprus has provided two Air Tractors and Croatia one CL-415 from the rescEU fleet of firefighting planes.

Serbia remain in 25th place in FIFA international rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team remains in 25th place in the latest FIFA international rankings, published on the FIFA website on Thursday.

Serbia held the same position after the June EURO 2024 qualifiers and have not played any games since, so their ranking remained unchanged.

Vucic: All crucial national affairs discussed with patriarch, Dodik

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday his meeting with Patriarch Porfirije of the Serbian Orthodox Church and Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik earlier in the day had addressed all crucial national affairs for Serbs and that joint meetings in Republika Srpska had been agreed for the near future.

Drama in Slovenia: Around 90 people captured PHOTO

About 90 mountaineers were trapped in a hut in Krma, a valley in the Triglav National Park. Among them there are blind and partially blind people, reports 24ur.
During the storm, a large number of trees fell on the road, which is now impassable.

Slovenian firm goes all in on gelato

Slovenian gelato company Aroma Global is launching ice-cream production in Croatia's Ogulin in what it says will be the world's largest gelato factory using all-natural ingredients.

The company has invested €7.3 million in expansion over the past 15 months, opening 47 new ice-cream parlours in Croatia on top of existing three. They have none in Slovenia.

Cyprus to join Ukraine reconstruction effort, says minister

The reconstruction of Ukraine will require a large-scale coordinated and collective effort by all actors in the international community, Cyprus' Minister for Finance Makis Keravnos said, adding that Nicosia will take part in the effort, having also been a victim of foreign invasion.