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Cavusoglu insists Turkish troops stay in any Cyprus peace deal

There can be no settlement of the Cyprus problem that does not recognize Turkey's military intervention rights and security guarantees, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying Tuesday.

Archaeologists Found an Ancient Street in the Center of Plovdiv

An ancient street from ancient Philippopolis was found by archaeologists in the center of Plovdiv. The site provided access to the main square of the Roman city. The street is built of syenite stones that the ancient masters have obtained from the hills in the city.

Cyprus set for record number of tourist arrivals

Cyprus is on course for its best tourism year in terms of arrivals after official figures showed that the number coming to the east Mediterranean island nation has surpassed 3.8 million for the first time.

Sting will Once Again Delight his Bulgarian Fans with a Concert

Sting will again delight Bulgarian fans with a concert - June 1, 2019 in Arena Armeec, the organizers from Sofia Music Corporation reported.
The visit is due to the European tour of the star My Songs.

Historic city of Mardin enjoys tourism revival

With its historic architecture, characteristic city landscape, diverse cuisine and a culture of coexistence of Muslims and Christians, Mardin has become one of the fabulous tourist destinations in Turkey, especially after calm that has replaced conflict between the Turkish security forces and the PKK following the collapse of a peace process in the summer of 2015.

DefMin Les meets Federica Mogherini, voices Romania's support for strenghtening EU profile in security, defence

Minister of National Defence Gabriel Les on Tuesday had a meeting in Brussels with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, in which context he voiced Romania's support in strengthening the EU profile in the field of security and defence, on the coordinates of action complementarity and synergy with NATO.

Car suspected in Skai bombing attack found to have been stolen

Police investigating a car that was found burning in the southern Athens neighborhood of Ano Petralona on Monday have discovered that it was reported stolen from the suburb of Nea Ionia on November 18.

The Organization of Placido Domingo with a Plan to Save the Monument of Buzludzha

Europa Nostra, the leading heritage organisation in Europe, and the European Investment Bank Institute published today a technical and financial report comprising an action plan to preserve and develop the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria. The building was listed among the 7 Most Endangered heritage sites in Europe in 2018, following a nomination made by the Buzludzha Project Foundation.

Special Anti-Terrorist unit SAJ marks 40 years/PHOTOS

This took place at their base in Batajnica, near Belgrade, as the unit is marking the 40th anniversary of its establishment.

SAJ officers demonstrated a clash with terrorists who occupied a building and a bus. The exercise was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, and other officials.


Retail trade volume in Turkey shrunk in October

Calendar-adjusted retail sales volume with constant prices slipped 7.5 percent on a yearly basis in October, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) revealed on Dec. 18.

Kapitan Andreevo's Customs Officers Discovered Heroin for BGN 1 Million in a Car Tire

A 45-year-old Serbian citizen has attempted to cross 10,345 kg of heroin across Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint. The value of the captured quantity of drugs is 931 050 leva. On Monday, at Kapitan Andreevo Border Checkpoint, around 5.30 hours, from Turkey to Bulgaria entered a Peugeot brand, run by the foreigner. The vehicle was diverted for a thorough customs check.

Bulgarian PM Borisov in Vienna: The Digital Industrial Revolution Brings many Opportunities

"We are witnessing the digitization of the economy all over the world. A process that is supposed to be called "Industry 4.0," and experts define it as the Industrial Revolution of today. And like every revolution, it brings many opportunities, but also challenges for the labor market and the economy as a whole.

Every Third of the Self-employed in Bulgaria is Very Satisfied with their Work

In Bulgaria self-employed workers are about 352 thousand people. Only 30% of them are very happy with their work. This is shown by Eurostat data for 2017, reports Dnevnik. 

This percentage is lower in only three other EU countries. In Romania, 19 per cent of self-employed are satisfied with their work, while in Cyprus and Portugal they are 28 per cent and 29 per cent respectively.

"Vucic represented Serbia, Thaci represented Thaci"

"We noticed that Aleksandar Vucic spoke next to the sign (reading) 'Serbia', as did representatives of members of the UN Security Council, Russia, China, US, etc. (next to the names of their countries). Whereas Hashim Thaci was - next to the sign 'Hashim Thaci'. All done correctly.