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July 16, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has won the vote to become the next president of the European Commission, and will be the first woman to hold the post. She […]

More than 600 000 non-EU citizens found illegally present in EU in 2018

July 12, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In 2018, 471 000 non-EU citizens were refused entry into the European Union, while about 602 000 non-EU citizens were found to be illegally present in ...

Six tourists dead after violent storm hits Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula

July 11, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Six foreign tourists died and about 60 people were injured after a violent storm hit the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, reports on July 11 sa ...

Greece’s elections: Mitsotakis’s New Democracy wins by landslide

July 8, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

With more than 92 per cent of votes counted in the early hours of Monday morning, the conservative New Democracy party was on course to win 39.8 per c ...

  • First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia
    June 29, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Several hundred LGBT activists marched through the North Macedonian capital Skopje on June 29 for the country’s first Gay Pride Parade. Participants from Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, and the UK also took […]