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Largest Seaside Resort in Bulgaria - Sunny Beach to Close the Season by September 10th

Most hotels in the largest seaside resort in Bulgaria - Sunny Beach will close for the season by September 10. The reason is the lack of charter flights and tourists to choose the months of September and October for their summer vacation.

Kalamata Airport police net dozens with forged papers

Dozens of foreign nationals trying to travel with forged documents have been arrested by police conducting passport checks at Kalamata Airport in southern Greece.
More specifically, police said that between July 5 and Tuesday, 55 foreign nationals were arrested as they tried to board flights, mainly to cities in Central and Northern Europe. 

Two Slovenians Lead Charge for Voting Rights for Persons with Disabilities Throughout Europe

Two Slovenian persons with disabilities—Franc Toplak and Iztok Mrak, suffering from muscular dystrophy—filed separate legal motions with the Slovenian government to ensure fair access to polling places for a 2015 national referendum on same-sex marriage.

Turkish overflights return after 26 days

Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on Wednesday for the first time after 26 days, with several F-16 fighter jets entering Athens' Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan, according to the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA).

Between 3 and 4 p.m., pairs of jets flew three times over Oinouses, four times over Panagia and one northeast of Chios.

Canada’s Payette speaks with Sakellaropoulou

Canada's Governor General Julie Payette called for cooperation with Greece on environment, human rights and electronic governance during a phone call with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday.

The two officials also discussed the need for solidarity and a common approach to tackle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, her office said.

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