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The Economist Democracy Index: Bulgaria ahead of 4 Countries in the EU

Our country is 46th out of 167 countries "Democracy in ... dies!" Or "Victory of democracy in ...". Every day in world media and social networks there are generalizations about trends and events in one or another country. Where do we judge whether they are true or not?

Move over drones, driverless cars: Unmanned ship up next

It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday - ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.

The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world's largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 132-foot ship able to travel up to 10,000 nautical miles on its own to hunt for stealthy submarines and underwater mines.

Funding for science inadequate, 12,500 researchers in Serbia

BELGRADE - About 0.34 percent of Serbia's budget was set aside for science this year, which is not enough, and the amount should increase significantly in the coming year, said participants in Tuesday's debate at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU) on the status and prospects for science in Serbia.

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