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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...

NASA Telescope Discovers Water On Surface of the Moon

In a jaw-dropping announcement on Monday afternoon, NASA scientists disclosed that for the first time, water has been discovered on the surface of the Moon. As a result of data collected by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, scientists were able to...

RyanAir Introduces Four New European Destinations from Kalamata Airport

RyanAir announced on Wednesday that it will introduce four new seasonal schedules out of Greece's Kalamata Airport. The Irish airliner has decided to launch new routes from Kalamata to London, which will utilize Stansted Airport, as well as to Milan,...

Greece Braces for Heavy Snowfall From Storm ''Sophia''

A new low-pressure weather system dubbed ''Sophia'' is heading south from the polar ice cap and is expected to reach most areas throughout the nation of Greece on Thursday. The new bout of wintry weather follows the storm named ''Raphael'',...

Greek Researcher Among Winners of ”130 Years Sofia University” Awards

A Greek national, Anastasios Papapostolou, was one of six winners of the ''130 Years Sofia University'' Awards that were bestowed by Bulgaria's oldest institution of higher education, in March 2018. The competition was sponsored by the Faculty of Mathematics and...

Greece's Tsipras Meets FYROM Leader on Naming Dispute

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev in Sofia on Thursday on the sidelines of an EU summit on the western Balkans to discuss ongoing talks between the two countries to settle the decades-old name...

Migrants Have Reportedly Started Crossing Ιnto Bulgaria via Greece

According to Sofia's news agency Novinite, residents of the southwestern border village of Kulata, claim that they saw several refugees and migrants crossing from Greece into Bulgaria. The news agency also says that during the weekend, children from the village...

Consulate General of Greece in Plovdiv Closes Down

The Consulate General of Greece in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, will close down in late January, according to Darik radio in Sofia. The jurisdiction of the Consulate General in Plovdiv includes the prefectures of Burgas, Dobrich, Gabrovo, Haskovo, Kardzhali, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Shumen,...

Greek Youngster Wins Music Competition

The Greek 16-year-old Giorgos Karagounis won first prize in a clarinet music competition held in Bulgaria. The young musician who has won many awards on both international and national levels, participated in the clarinet category of the competition along with...

Greek Boxing Federation Uncovers Bulgarian Scandal

According to the Bulgarian National Radio, the Greek Boxing Federation has uncovered a fraud concerning counterfeit boxing diplomas issued by the National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria, which is considered to be one of the most prestigious sports schools...