A deep current surfaces

Undetected by our political radar, the meteorite "Democratic Patriotic Movement Victory" crashed onto Parliament's doorstep in Sunday's elections. And even then, it was as if no one could believe what the charts were showing in TV panel discussions. There was hardly any mention of the newly established party.

Bulgarian Author Georgi Gospodinov Won the "Booker" Prize for "Time Shelter”

The novel "Time Shelter" by Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov won the most prestigious international award given for a specific work - "Booker". The prize was awarded at a ceremony in the British capital, London.

Gospodinov became the first Bulgarian writer with this award. The English translation was made by Angela Rodel.

To find Europe’s best bike routes, a cycling writer asked the crowd

When it came time to put together "Cycling Atlas Europe," a new guidebook detailing 350 single-day rides across the continent, sports writer and cycling expert Claude Droussent, 65, knew where to turn: Strava, a fitness app that lets cyclists (and runners and hikers) record their routes with GPS and then share them with one another, and that calls itself "the largest sports community in the wor

Accomplices to Crime? North Macedonia’s Domestic Violence Victims Feel Betrayed by Institutions

Almost half of the victims said they reported the violence they suffered to the police. Of the 27 women who shared their experiences in the questionnaire, 44 per cent said the instructions they received from competent institutions after reporting were unclear. A larger percentage of respondents, over 56 per cent, complained about the Centres for Social Work.

PASOK sees chance to regain status as main opposition at SYRIZA’s expense

With PASOK's ratings increasing by more than 40% compared to 2019, there is a clear possibility now it could be catapulted back to being the main opposition party.

The sense of optimism was conveyed by its leader Nikos Androulakis, who issued an invitation "to every democrat, every progressive Greek, to fight together on this new promising course."

Goran Sadikarijo: Dressing up as Hitler Shouldn’t be ‘Funny’ in North Macedonia

However, a critique of Nazism was not present in the meme that the tech mogul Elon Musk shared on Twitter last year. Criticizing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau' attitude towards truckers' protests against Covid vaccinations, Musk compared him to Hitler through a meme.

Defence minister decorated by Ukraine

Defence Minister Marjan Šarec and his State Secretary Damir Črnčec have received Ukrainian decorations for their contribution to strengthening bilateral relations and assisting in Ukraine's defence.

Ukrainian Ambassador to Slovenia Andriy Taran bestowed the Mark of Esteem on Šarec and the Medal for Supporting the Armed Forces on Črnčec on behalf of the Ukrainian Defence ministry.