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Authorities in Northern Macedonia Taking Preventative Measures Against ASF

African swine fever is also likely to occur in Northern Macedonia, local veterinarians warn. Authorities in the country are taking all measures to prevent infection.

Farm inspections will begin in the coming weeks, aiming to keep farmers aware of the signs of the disease.

New heat wave coming, meteorologists say

Greece's national weather service issued a special bulletin on Wednesday warning that a new heat wave is on the way after a brief respite following the last spike in temperatures at the start of the month.

Justinian Fortresses | Thessaloniki | To September 30

"From Macedonian to Thessalian Tempi" at the Museum of Byzantine Culture showcases five fortification sites - Rentina, the fortification wall of Cassandreia and the castles of Pydna, Platamon and Velika - from Macedonia and Thessaly which were founded, constructed or renovated during the reign of Justinian I (527-565).

Bulgaria Has Improved its Position in 16 of the 26 World Economic Rankings

Bulgaria has improved its position in 16 of the 26 world economic rankings. This is indicated by the data from the Bulgaria in Figures survey of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. However, in 8 charts we have a deterioration in terms of key indicators. Where we have progress and what we have not achieved - the data is summarized by Victoria Boyadzhieva from BNT.

North Macedonia, Bulgaria Celebrate Friendship Treaty Anniversary

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov vowed not to impede North Macedonia's progress towards European Union membership at ceremonies marking the second anniversary of their landmark friendship treaty.

Borissov and Zaev Marked Together Two Years Since the Neighborhood Treaty Was Signed

Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia mark two years since the Neighborhood Treaty was signed. In Skopje, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with his Macedonian counterpart, Zoran Zaev. The two leaders announced they will host a meeting of the Berlin Process next year in July. They called on the Historical Commission to give visible results and progress.

 

Meteorologists warn of weekend heatwave

A hot weather front sweeping into Greece from Africa will push temperatures in some parts of the country above the 40-Celsius mark over the weekend, the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) warned on Thursday.

PM Borissov Will be on a Working Visit to Northern Macedonia

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will visit the Republic of Northern Macedonia.

In Skopje, Borissov and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, will mark the second anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship, Neighborhood and Cooperation between the two countries.

Will Bulgaria have a New Border Checkpoint with North Macedonia?

Minister for Regional Development and Public Works Petya Avramova announced during parliamentary scrutiny that opportunities were being sought for the implementation of the project and for the opening of the Klepalo border checkpoint with the Republic of North Macedonia.

Petition for the extradition of Tomor Morina sent to Northern Macedonia

Last week, Morina was arrested on the border crossing Blace - General Jankovic, under INTERPOL's warrant, whom Serbia requests under suspicion of committing war crime against civilian population on Kosovo and Metohija.
The Serbian War Crimes Prosecution is investigating this case.

NSI: Bulgarians Traveled Abroad More in June than in the Same Month Last Year

Bulgarians traveled more in June than in the same month last year, show data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI). The total travels are 717.1 thousand, or 5.9% more than last June. The largest travel increase is to Turkey - 15.4%, Romania - by 7.8%, Greece - by 6.2%, Germany by 5.1%, Austria by 3%, Northern Macedonia by 2.9%, Italy by 2.7% , Spain - by 1.8%, and others.

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