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Apr 01 2023
Bulgarian voters will go to the polls on Sunday for the fifth time in two years, hoping for an as-yet elusive result from the ongoing contest between Boyko Borissov of the center-right GERB party and Kiril Petkov, who leads the We Continue the Change and Democratic Bulgaria anti-corruption coalition (PP-DB). Both are former prime ministers.
Bulgaria, a NATO nation since 2004 and aNewsweek
Apr 27 2022
Russia halted gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland on Wednesday for rejecting its demand for payment in roubles, taking direct aim at European economies in its toughest retaliation so far against international sanctions over the war in Ukraine.
The step was denounced by European leaders as "blackmail", and comes as European countries have joined the United States in ramping up armsReuters
Dec 04 2023
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev vetoed the transfer of 100 decommissioned armored vehicles from Sofia to Ukraine on Monday just weeks after Bulgaria's parliament approved the agreement.
According to Bulgarian broadcaster NOVA, Radev sent the agreement back to parliament for a new discussion, stating that the representatives who signed off on the deal were not "familiar" enough with theNewsweek
Sep 08 2023
ATHENS, Greece — The death toll from severe flooding in central Greece rose to 10 people Friday, while another four remained missing, the country’s civil protection minister said. Rescue crews in helicopters and boats ferried hundreds of people from inundated villages to safety. Flooding triggered by rainstorms also hit neighboring Bulgaria and Turkey, killing a total of 22 people in all threeSan Jose Mercury News
Aug 24 2023
News coverage often includes several forms of bias, or sometimes even flat-out misinformation.
Each week, AllSides delivers a brief summary of notable fact checks and adjacent coverage across the media spectrum.Fact Check From the Right
“Hunter Biden Probe Finally Grabs Mainstream-Media Attention Thanks to Special-Counsel Announcement” - National Review (Right bias)Andy Gorel
Mar 12 2023
Israeli emergency authorities on Sunday began a major four-day exercise simulating the receipt of tons of aid from allied nations amid a devastating earthquake, the Defense Ministry said. The drill, led by the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), will involve 120 participants from 17 countries — Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland,The Times of Israel
Aug 04 2023
Each year since 2012, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has published a Digital News Report in which it presents data, details international trends regarding media consumption and attitudes, and reports changes in the media industry. The 2023 report covers 46 countries – which Reuters (Center bias) calls markets – accounting for over half of the world’s population.Ian Rosenzweig
Dec 14 2022
Here are just a few of the longstanding problems plaguing American education: a generalized decline in literacy; the faltering international performance of American students; an inability to recruit enough qualified college graduates into the teaching profession; a lack of trained and able substitutes to fill teacher shortages; unequal access to educational resources; inadequate funding forNew York Times (Opinion)
Aug 05 2022
Disputes over identity and historical birthrights are part and parcel to the Balkans. A past characterized by subjection to foreign empires meets innumerable ethnic, linguistic, and religious differences, all concentrated in a narrow geographic funnel that forms the (almost) European crossroads of West and East.
Just over the past several weeks, the region has been wracked by heightenedThe American Conservative
Mar 23 2022
NATO Leaders Likely To Green Light ‘Major Increases’ In Troops On Eastern Flank: NATO Secretary-General
NATO leaders are set to approve major increases in the number of forces stationed in Eastern Europe during an upcoming emergency summit, according to NATO’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, who indicated four new battle groups would likely be placed in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia.
“I expect leaders will agree to strengthen NATO’s posture in all domains, with majorThe Daily Wire