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Enterprise closed over ‘disrespect toward women’

The municipality of Akpınar in the Central Anatolian province of Kırşehir has ordered the closure of an enterprise for 15 days due to "disrespect shown toward women."

Local carmaker TEMSA seals $57 million deal in Romania

Turkish carmaker TEMSA has sealed a deal with Romania's Interior Ministry worth 50 million euros (around $57 million) to deliver a total of 326 units of LD 12 model buses.

The Cost of the Bitcoin Exceeded $ 12,000

Bitcoin has risen above $12,900 for the first time since Jan. 21, 2018, touching a new high for 2019 at $12,919, according to CoinDesk's BPI data.

According to the CoinMarketCap portal, which calculates the average price of more than 20 exchanges, to 7.21 am Bulgarian time, the price of bitcoin jumped 9.55% to 12.246 dollars.

47 get aggravated life sentence in FETÖ military academy case

A Turkish court on June 26 convicted 47 defendants with aggravated life terms for the incidents that took place in a military academy during the July 15 defeated coup in Turkey, according to a judicial source.         

Plissken Festival | Athens | June 26-27

The critically acclaimed Plissken Festival, hailed for its line-up choices, returns to the Greek capital's Technopolis cultural center with 34 artists covering a wide range of contemporary music styles, from indie to soul-funk, electronica and synthwave pop.

Marvel re-releases 'Avengers' as box office record looms

Marvel announced plans June 25 to re-release "Avengers: EndgameAvengers: Endgame" with bonus material in theaters, as the summer's biggest blockbuster drew agonizingly close to breaking the global box office record.

PM takes dig at opposition leader over call for 'strong mandate'

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday accused his main rival, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, of threatening voters with a mid-August second round if a majority government does not emerge from snap polls on July 7.

The Strasbourg Court Recognized Italy's Right not to Accept Migrants

The Strasbourg court recognized Italy's right not to accept the "Sea Watch 3" humanitarian ship with rescued migrants. The ship, which has been in the Mediterranean for 14 days, has asked to land on the Italian coast.

The European Court of Human Rights rejected the request of the crew of the ''Sea Watch 3'' ship to land in Italy.

International Day Against Drug Abuse

Today we mark the International Day for Drug Abuse.

According to the National Focal Points, cannabis is the most commonly used drug in Bulgaria. More and more women and young people are reaching it.

27% of our students have smoked marijuana at least once in their lives. For the last 16 years, their share has increased by 13%.

Erdogan escalates tension as Tsipras warns of serious consequences

A war of words erupted on Tuesday between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Ergodan over hydrocarbon rights in the Eastern Mediterranean and the southeastern Aegean, with the former warning Ankara of serious consequences if it continues to violate international law. 

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