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Turkish artists light up Italy's da Vinci exhibit

In a remarkable fusion of Italian renaissance and contemporary Turkish art, "The Route of Leonardo da Vinci" exhibition will open its doors on April 13 in Vinci, Italy, featuring the works of 22 Turkish artists alongside international talent, in the very town where the legendary da Vinci was born.

’There are no shortcuts’ to EU integration

Every country that wants to become a member of the European Union "must fulfill the conditions," Natasa Pirc Musar, the president of Slovenia, tells Kathimerini, discussing the integration of the Western Balkans.

Bulgaria Marks 20 Years in NATO with Celebration and Reflection

Bulgaria commemorates a significant milestone today as it celebrates 20 years of NATO membership. On March 29, 2004, Bulgaria, alongside several other nations including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia, officially became a member of the NATO alliance.

Serbia slide to 33rd place in FIFA world rankings

ZURICH - The Serbia men's national football team has slid by one position to the 33rd place in the latest FIFA world rankings following a recent defeat to Russia and a victory over Cyprus.

Argentina, France, Belgium, England, Brazil, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Croatia make up the top ten.

European Wage Growth Slows at End of 2023: Bulgaria Outpaces EU Average

Data released by Eurostat reveals a notable deceleration in wage growth across the European Union (EU) and the eurozone during the final quarter of 2023. While the average hourly wage in the EU increased by 3.8%, representing a marked slowdown from the previous quarter, Bulgaria saw a notable rise of 11.9%, according to the latest figures.

Stojkovic to remain Serbia boss until 2026 - paper

BELGRADE - The head coach of the Serbia men's national football team Dragan Pixie Stojkovic is set to sign a new contract with the Football Association of Serbia that will extend his tenure until the end of the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifications, Belgrade-based paper Informer reported on Thursday.

There has been no official confirmation of the report.

Survey Reveals: Majority of Bulgarians Back NATO Membership

As Bulgaria prepares to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its NATO accession at the end of this month, recent data sheds light on the nation's sentiment towards its membership in the alliance and its perceptions of security.

European Commission Presses Ahead with Four Criminal Cases Against Bulgaria

In a move underscoring its commitment to upholding European Union regulations, the European Commission has intensified its scrutiny of Bulgaria, pressing the nation on various fronts ranging from counterterrorism measures to environmental protection, BTA reported.

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Bulgarian Writer Nominated for Prestigious EU Literary Prize!

Todor P. Todorov's novel "Hagabula" has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Literature, reported BTA. Todorov is competing for the prize alongside 12 other authors from Albania, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, and Tunisia.

Bulgarian Codi Miller-McIntyre Leads EuroBasket Qualifiers

Bulgarian national Codi Miller-McIntyre scored the most points on the third day of the qualification matches for the 2025 European Men's Basketball Championship.

He contributed 23 points to Bulgaria's victory over the world champion Germany with a score of 67:62 on Sunday evening at Arena Botevgrad.

Eurostat: Greece ranks third in number of radio stations in EU

Greece has the third highest number of radio stations in the EU, after Spain and Italy, data from the EU's statistical arm Eurostat has shown.

According to the figures, released to mark World Radio Day, Spain, with 714 stations, Italy (679), Greece (599), France (343) and Portugal (299) held the top five spots in 2022 in terms of the number of radio stations.