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Pascal Ackermann wins Tour of Slovenia first stage

Germany's national champion was followed by two Italian cyclists - Giacomo Nizzolo, a member of Team Dimension Data, who finished second and Simone Consonni, who currently rides for UAE Team Emirates, in the third place.

Anti-Fascists Commemorate Yugoslav Partisans’ Triumph in WWII Battle

Thousands of anti-fascists from former Yugoslav countries gathered on Sunday at the Sutjeska memorial in Tjentiste in Bosnia and Herzegovina to pay tribute to the soldiers killed during the crucial battle during World War II.

PM Borissov and Maria Gabriel Discuss the Construction of a Supercomputer in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will be one of the eight countries where a European supercomputer will work on a world level, reported NOVA TV.

Supercomputer in Bulgaria - topic of conversation between Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and EU Commissioner Maria Gabriel. Bulgaria will be one of the eight countries where a European supercomputer will work on a world level.

CommMin Petrescu: Romania matters,it's a factor of influence, because it sets out the pace of Digital Agenda

In Romania, governance can only be based on technology and, currently, we are a factor of influence because we set out the pace on the Digital Agenda, Communication and Information Society Minister Alexandru Peterescu told a specialist forum on Thursday. "There are many NGOs in the digital area and I believe that one should always be involved in the fight in order to be appreciated.

‘Nobody Hears You’: Migrants, Refugees Beaten on Balkan Borders

Between May 2017 and May last year, NNK recorded 215 reported cases of push-backs by Croatian police to Serbia, of which 45 per cent involved physical violence.

Between May 2017 and December last year, there were 141 push-backs from Croatia to Bosnia, NNK reported, of which 84 per cent involved violence.

Hail The Size of an Orange Causes Serious Damage in Slovenia

An unprecedented hail the size of an orange hit the southern parts of Slovenia, causing serious damage, reported BGNews.

According to data from the Slovenian Emergency Situation Center, serious material damage has been caused in the towns of Kochev'e and Chernomel, as well as in Ribnitca and Sodrazica.

A Supercomputer Center Will be Created in Sofia

A supercomputer center will be created in Sofia.

The city is one of the eight locations worldwide selected for the project. The other places in the world are Barcelona (Spain), Bologna (Italy), Kenyan (Finland), Minu (Portugal), Ostrava (Czech Republic), Bissen (Luxembourg) and Maribor (Slovenia), the European Commission quoted dnesvnik.bg.

Dragan Velikić wins Vilenica Prize

The winner was first announced in the online edition of the Koper-based newspaper Primorske Novice, ahead of a news conference in Ljubljana on Wednesday.

Commenting on the news, Velikić told the paper that the Vilenica festival was very important to him. The first time he was invited to attend the festival was in 1989, when he published his debut novel Via Pula.

Iohannis: BRUA - one of steps for Romania to become regional security provider

President Klaus Iohannis emphasized on Wednesday the importance of the actual implementation of the projects launched at the Three Seas Initiative Summit that took place last year in Bucharest and indicated that the BRUA gas pipeline could be one of the steps through which Romania can become a regional security provider in the region.

‘We're ready to welcome you’ NATO tells North Macedonia

NATO's secretary-general commended North Macedonia on Monday for making the reforms necessary to join the transatlantic military alliance next year.

"We are ready to welcome you," Jens Stoltenberg told reporters after meeting Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.

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