The Russian Ambassador in Bulgaria was not pleased with the name changes around the Embassy

"We would strongly support the initiative of the Sofia administration in case the new name change discussed is a tribute to the memory of Soviet heroes Marshals Tymoshenko, Rybalko, Kozhedub, Colonels Generals Zhmachenko and Lyudnikov, legendary guerrilla commander Kovpak and many other heroes made famous in battle for my Motherland and the freedom of Europe.

Young Turkish pianist on way to prominent school in Belgium

Ada Elif Savaş, a 13-year-old pianist, has become the youngest Turkish student to be accepted at the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels, one of the most prestigious music schools in the world.

Savaş was accepted in the category of "young talent" at the prominent art institute, where only undergraduate and postgraduate students receive their education under normal conditions.

Spanish film explores trauma of Bataclan massacre

A Spanish film about the aftermath of the 2015 attack on the Bataclan concert hall in Paris premiered at the Berlin film festival on Feb. 14 with the actors confessing it was "hard" to relive the trauma.

"One Year, One Night," directed by Isaki Lacuesta, is one of 18 contenders for the Golden Bear top prize at the 72nd Berlin film festival.

Intelligence Firm Bosses Plead Guilty in Romania Surveillance Case

Romanian organised crime prosecutors on Tuesday asked for lenient sentences after the heads of corporate intelligence company Black Cube - Dan Zorella, Avi Yanus and Gal Farchi - admitted spying on the chief prosecutor at Romania's National Anti-Corruption Directorate, Laura Kovesi, who has since taken the helm at the European Public Prosecutor's Office.