Heads of state

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.

Queen Camilla: Charles’ wife gets title on coronation invite

King Charles III's wife has been officially identified as Queen Camilla for the first time, with Buckingham Palace using the title on invitations for the monarch's May 6 coronation.

Camilla, who until now has been described as queen consort, is given equal billing on the ornate medieval style invitations that will be sent to more than 2,000 guests and were unveiled on April 4.

A Balkan thriller with a ‘Jackson Pollock’

Heavily armed officers from Bulgaria's organized crime unit discovered a painting that looked like it might be the work of the famous American painter Jackson Pollock during a search in Sofia on February 18. There was a dedication written on the back to the actress Lauren Bacall, as well as a signature in Romanian.

Androulakis resigning as MEP to run in general elections

The leader of the centre-left opposition party PASOK-Movement for Change, Nikos Androulakis, initiated on Wednesday the process for his resignation as a member of the European Parliament, in order to run in Greece's upcoming elections.

The move came after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced  that the elections will be held on May 21.

‘Franchises’ and politics

We all have our concerns. The people of this country have their own huge concerns about what they will wake up to next. Then you read and hear that some people have their own great anxiety about whether the next Parliament will include a member from this or that political family.