Burglars break into Ecumenical Patriarch's house in Istanbul

Three masked individuals broke into the house of Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos in Istanbul on Saturday evening, according to a report in a newspaer of the Greek diaspora.

Vartholomeos was attending a social gathering and the housekeeper was the only person in the premises, Anatoli reported.

Over 46,000 children dropping out of school annually in Romania (report)

More than 46,000 children in Romania are dropping out of school early every year, according to a "Child Rights Now" Romania report released at a news conference on Wednesday. The report is part of the global initiative "Child Rights Now!" designed to highlight worldwide progress with children's rights 30 years after the entry into force of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Weather Forecast: Mostly Cloudy with Maximum Temperatures between 13C and 18C

It will be mostly cloudy across Bulgaria today, with fog in plains before noon. In the afternoon, rain will start from the west, and will reach central and eastern Bulgaria overnight. The wind will increase from the east-southeast, especially in the eastern part of the country. Maximum temperatures mostly between 13C and 18C.

Student molester handed 10-month suspended prison sentence

A 20-year-old university student was handed a 10-month suspended prison sentence after his arraignment Tuesday in a criminal court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on charges of sexually assaulting an unsuspecting fellow female student while she was studying.
The incident occurred at the Aristotle University library last week.