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Greeks Travel every week to Bulgaria for Cheaper Food

Greeks travel every week to Bulgaria and North Macedonia for cheap food, according to a media survey of residents of northern Greece.

Dairy products from Bulgaria are most in demand, because the prices of these goods have risen on the Greek market by 40%, say the Greeks, who are again waiting at the Bulgarian border.

Scholz-Mitsotakis talks: arms, energy, Ukraine, Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish provocations

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's scheduled talks with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens on 27 October will cover a wide-ranging agenda from the war in Ukraine and the circular deal to send armoured vehicles to Kyiv, to further arms collaboration, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and energy (following the second illegal Turkey-Libya cooperation agreement recently) and Turkey'

Akar invites Greek defense minister to Türkiye


Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has admitted that he invited his Greek counterpart, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, and his wife to Türkiye to create a positive atmosphere amid the increasing tension between the two countries.

"I invited Panagiotopoulos to Türkiye with his wife when we were in Brussels," Akar said during an exclusive interview on Oct. 20.

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The systems will be delivered to help the country defend itself against drones, including those from Iran, that Russia uses to target vital infrastructure, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said today.

11 Russian troops slain at shooting range as fighting rages

At least 11 Russian soldiers were killed Saturday in a shooting incident that underlined the challenges posed by Russian President Vladimir Putin's hasty mobilization, just as Ukrainian troops pressed an offensive to reclaim the areas in the country's south that were illegally annexed by Moscow.