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What are the chances, huh?

I could bring up baksuz now. This old word from the Turkish language translates as jinx or bad luck, but it is much more personal. It's like an Irish leprechaun made of anti-matter, crafted in the collective unconscious of the Balkans as an explanation of the inexplicable or an excuse for bad choices.

Illustration. Photo: EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

In February, the Tourism in Bulgaria Wasn't Affected by the COVID-19 Crisis

Tourism in Bulgaria in February was still showing good results, although the coronavirus had already begun to damage and limit the travellers around the world.

In February 2020, 1 874 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country.

Children battling cancer boost their spirits in hospital’s playrooms

Volunteers from the Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV) have been working to cheer up children battling cancer at an Istanbul hospital.

KAÇUV volunteers have prepared a room of the hospital as a "playroom" for the children. In the room, they play games and spend time with fun activities.

Two teens hurt amid tensions at Moria migrant camp

Two Afghan teenagers were in the hospital on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Wednesday following scuffles in the island's severely overcrowded refugee reception center of Moria.

A 15-year-old was in critical condition while the injuries of his 16-year-old compatriot were said to be less serious. It appears that the two incidents were not related.

‘Moria is hell’: Asylum seekers protest conditions at Greek camp

Hundreds of asylum seekers protested conditions at Greece's biggest migrant camp on Lesvos on Tuesday after a woman was killed in a fire there, marching towards the island's capital before being halted by police.
More than 12,000 people - mainly from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq - live in Moria camp, which has grown to become the island's second largest town in just three years.

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