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The Most Important From the Week - 11 - 17 Feb

These days, it's hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We will take a moment every week to bring you important news from the life in Bulgaria you might have missed.

Bulgaria to investigate 3rd suspect in UK ex-spy poisoning

The President of the Macedonian Parliament Comes to Bulgaria to Vote on the Protocol

Macedonian Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi will attend the vote in the Bulgarian National Assembly on his country's NATO Accession Protocol, reported the Bulgarian National Television. 

On 15 February, the Parliamentary Defense Committee approved the Protocol. Voting is expected to take place on Wednesday - 20 February.

Thousands of Albanians Went to the Streets to Demand the Resignation of the Prime Minister

Thousands of Albanians went to the streets on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.

Demonstrators clashed with the police as they tried to enter the prime minister's office in the capital Tirana.

Four demonstrators and two police officers were injured during the clash, according to the Albanian Ministry of Health and Social Protection.

Mostly Sunny with Max Temperatures Between 10 ° and 15 °

Today the weather will be mostly sunny. It will blow a mild to moderate wind from West to Northwest. The daily temperatures will rise even higher and the maximum will be between 10 ° and 15 °, for Sofia - about 12 °. This was reported by FOCUS News Agency from the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

Police detain ISIL suspects sought by Interpol 

 Turkish police on Feb. 17 rounded up four suspects in an operation against ISIL in the northwestern city of Bursa, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.       

Egypt detains Turk, German for cocaine smuggling   

Egypt detained a Turkish man and a German woman for drug smuggling after they flew in to Cairo international airport carrying 11 kilograms of cocaine. (File photo)

The Swingin' Cats | Athens | February 22

The Swingin' Cats will be rocking the Roof Stage at Gazarte in Gazi on Friday, February 22, in another night of swing and rock'n'roll guaranteed to get your feet moving. The Greek retro band will take the stage at 10 p.m. and admission costs 8 euros.

Gazarte, 32-34 Voutadon, Gazi, tel 210.346.0347

Richard Galliano | Athens | February 21

Internationally acclaimed accordion and bandoneon virtuoso Richard Galliano will be on stage at the Athens Concert Hall on Thursday, February 21.

Tsipras meets with Biden, US Congress members

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and former US Vice-President Joe Biden met for over an hour on the sidelines of the Security Conference in Munich.

State ANA-MPA news agency reports that the two discussed relations with Turkey and energy issues in southeast Europe, as well as Greek-US relations and US developments, and that there was a broad agreement on issues.