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Pfizer Vaccine Shipments to Europe to Drop by 50%

Pfizer will reduce its vaccine shipments to Europe by up to 50%, according to new information reported by Reuters on Thursday evening. The troubling situation is due to unexpected cuts in supplies of the vaccine from the US pharmaceuticals industry,...

Bulgaria Blocks Start of North Macedonia’s EU Accession Talks

The nation of Bulgaria refused to give its approval for North Macedonia, the former nation of FYROM, to begin the preliminary talks to join the European Union on Tuesday. The surprise move in effect stops the accession process of the small...

Experts Say First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece-Balkan Area

Researchers have found evidence that the link in the lineage of the great apes and humans took place in the Eastern Mediterranean -- not in Africa -- and that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans...

Greek Northern Port Aspires to Become Energy Hub After Bulgaria Deal

The leaders of Greece and Bulgaria signed a deal on Monday in Athens that will allow Bulgaria to participate in a planned liquefied natural gas terminal at the port of Alexandroupolis in northeastern Greece. The project, which has strong support...

Travellers to Greece from Romania, Bulgaria must Show Negative Coronavirus Test

Greek health authorities have decided that travelers from Romania and Bulgaria arriving to Greece must present negative Covid-19 test results otherwise they will not be allowed to enter the country. The measure will apply from the morning of Tuesday, July...

Greece Restricts Border Crossings to Just Six Points to Limit Coronavirus Spread

  Greece will restrict its land border entry points into the country to just six, in order to better control the spread of coronavirus in view of the upsurge in cases in neighboring Balkan countries, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced...

Croatia and Bulgaria Enter Process to Convert to Euro

The Balkan states of Croatia and Bulgaria have entered the European Central Bank's program for nations which would like to adopt the euro as their official currency, according to a recent statement from the Bank. The two nations have joined...

Sixty New Cases of Covid-19 in Greece; Two-Thirds at Border Gates

According to the National Public Health Organization, 60 new cases of coronavirus have been recently identified by health officials, bringing the country's total to 3,732, including all those who have survived. The information comes just after Greece's announcement of tightening...

Greece Tightens Border After Recording More Covid-19 Cases from Bulgaria

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Friday that new measures will be implemented to address the influx of coronavirus cases along Greece's northern border. The statement comes following health officials' recording a total 29 new Covid-19 cases at the gate...

Six-hour Wait and 15km Lines Form in Bulgaria-Greece Border Crossing

As the arrival by car of tourists from the Balkan countries continues at a steady pace since Greece's borders opened on July 1st, in the Promachonas crossing from Bulgaria there are lines up to 15km long (9.5 miles) and...