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Bulgarian PM Borisov: There are Record Amounts of Detained Heroin, Marijuana, Cocaine and Synthetic Drugs

Record quantities of detained heroin, marijuana, cocaine and synthetic drugs are reported, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced during a National meeting of the MoI leadership. Smuggling cigarettes is known to have dropped below 5%, he added.

Shipping tycoon’s revelations kick up political storm

A political firestorm erupted on Thursday after shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis claimed in an interview that Premier Alexis Tsipras and Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas asked him to finance businessman Yiannis Kalogritsas during the auctions for TV broadcasting licenses in 2016, as a favor.

Shipping magnate claims PM, minister asked him to support friendly businessman

Greek shipping magnate Vangelis Marinakis claimed in a radio interview on Thursday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas had asked him to pay the first instalment of a TV license fee on behalf of another businessman who was reportedly on good terms with the government.

Marinakis: Minister Pappas asked me to pay 26mn euros for Kalogritsas to get TV license

In a bombshell interview shipowner and Olympiacios FC owner Evangelos Marinakis today said that Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas asked him to meet with government-friendly businessman Ioannis Kalogritsas before a September, 2016, state tender for broadcast television licenses, and that Kalogritsas went to Marinakis' office  to ask for a 26mn euro loan so that he could acquire a license

CultMin Breaz's message on World Theatre Day: Actors are, by excellence, ambassadors of the Romanian spirituality

Culture and National Identity Minister Valer-Daniel Breaz stated, in a message conveyed on the occasion of the World Theatre Day that speaking about national culture in an universal context also implies the capitalisation of the huge patrimonial fund of the Romanian theater, because the actors are, by excellence, ambassadors of the Romanian spirituality around the world.

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