Michael Douglas to receive honorary Palme at Cannes

Film star Michael Douglas will receive an honorary Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival later this month, the organizers announced on May 3.

The award recognizes the 78-year-old's "brilliant career and engagement with cinema" and there will be a homage to the actor during the opening ceremony on May 16.

Greece a commercial, energy hub

It would be an "unfortunate by-product" if Russia and China became closer as a result of the war, United States Ambassador to Greece George Tsunis said of the Russian invasion of Ukraine during a conversation with the editor of Kathimerini English Edition, Tom Ellis, on the second day of the Delphi Economic Forum, during which he also stressed the country's significance to the US and NATO.

Bulgaria concluded a Memorandum of Cooperation with Gas Transmission Operators from 4 Countries

On the initiative of Bulgaria, a contract was signed today in Sofia between the operator of the gas transmission system "Bulgartransgaz", as well as the relevant companies in Romania ("Transgaz"), Hungary (FGSZ), Slovakia ("Eustream"), as well as the state oil company of the Republic Azerbaijan ("SOCAR")

Azerbaijan plans to Double Gas Supplies to Europe by 2027

Azerbaijan plans to double natural gas supplies to Europe by 2027, said the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Sofia. He is a special guest at the signing ceremony of a memorandum on the Solidarity Ring initiative, which aims to increase the security of natural gas supplies to the European Union. The event is hosted by President Rumen Radev.

The Azerbaijan Oil and Gas Company will open an office in Bulgaria

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is arriving in our country tomorrow at the invitation of the Bulgarian Head of State Rumen Radev.

The two will attend the official opening of an office of the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) in Sofia.

Incitement to Murder: Civilians’ Role in the Holocaust in WWII Croatia

The Holocaust in the Independent State of Croatia was, for a long time, seen as an event in which Nazis played the dominant role. According to this narrative, the Ustasa were nothing more than executioners of their will while fascism and anti-Semitism were foreign ideas without any real roots in Croatia.