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Dozens Killed in Bulgaria Bus Crash

At least 46 people were killed in an overnight bus accident in Bulgaria, among them several children, officials said Tuesday. "We have an enormous tragedy here," Bulgarian interim Prime Minister Stefan Yanev told reporters. Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov said: "People...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation from the Ottomans

It was October 26, 1912 when freedom bells rang in Thessaloniki, as the Greek army liberated the city from Ottoman rule. The city was freed only 20 days after the declaration of the First Balkan War. At the start of...

October 13 Marks The Death of Macedonia’s Heroic Officer, Pavlos Melas

October 13 is the day that marks the death of one of the most important defenders of Macedonia's struggle for freedom -- the Hellenic Army officer Pavlos Melas. Melas, born in 1870 in the French city of Marseille, was the...

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...