Bulgaria and 11 other countries want barriers along the EU’s external borders

The European Commission building in Brussels PHOTO: Pixebey The European Commission (EC) has received a letter from the interior ministers of 12 EU Member States requesting an amendment to the Schengen Borders Code and authorizing the installation of physical barriers at the Community’s external borders. This was announced at a press conference in Brussels by […]

Slavi Trifonov: Where is the mistake – in Borisov, or in us?

Slavi Trifonov The leader of the party “There is such a people” Slavi Trifonov sharply attacked former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The reason for this was the words of the GERB leader from Slovenia, where he is at a summit of the European People’s Party, at the address of President Rumen Radev. Here is what […]

Apple vs. Passy: a new round of the battle for the common charger

The European Commission has issued a directive for a single standardized USB-C device on the idea, launched in 2008 from an article in “24 hours” All smartphones sold in the EU must have chargers of one type – USB-C. This statement from the European Commission (EC) was quoted yesterday by the BBC, explaining that manufacturers […]

Apple vs. Passy: a new round of the battle for the common charger

The European Commission has issued a directive for a single standardized USB-C device on the idea, launched in 2008 from an article in “24 hours” All smartphones sold in the EU must have chargers of one type – USB-C. This statement from the European Commission (EC) was quoted yesterday by the BBC, explaining that manufacturers […]

What is polonium-210, with which they poisoned Litvinenko (infographic)

Alexander Litvinenko died a painful death. PHOTO: Reuters A few days ago, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia was responsible for the murder of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who was poisoned with polonium-210 in 2006 in Britain. According to the court, it is very likely that the poisoners identified by the […]

Pneumonia hospitalized the president of the European Parliament

David Sasoli PHOTO: Reuters European Parliament President David Sasoli has been admitted to a hospital in Strasbourg with pneumonia. His condition is stable, his spokesman announced today, AFP reported, quoted by BTA. The 65-year-old Italian was admitted to the clinic last Wednesday. He then refused to chair the EP’s plenary session in Strasbourg and did […]

Concerned, Brussels asks government for expanded Magnitsky list

The European Commission building in Brussels PHOTO: Pixebey There is nothing to worry about, answers Asen Vassilev The European Commission has urgently requested explanations from the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Finance as to the legal grounds for the restrictions imposed on related physical leases and companies with Bulgarian-sanctioned Magnitsky Bulgarians – Vasil […]

Borel: Evacuation of Afghan personnel from Kabul by August 31 is impossible

Josep Borrell PHOTO: Reuters European Foreign Minister Josep Borrell called it impossible to evacuate all Afghan aid workers to Western countries before August 31st. In an interview with AFP, he expressed regret that US security measures at Kabul airport make such an evacuation difficult, BTA reported. The US administration has set a deadline of August […]

Outbreak of Halkidiki and Greek-liked Greek islands (Obzor)

Tourists are baking on a beach near Athens despite the heat wave. PHOTO: Reuters They are on the verge of closing The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has placed 13 Greek islands in the southern Aegean Sea in the dark red zone for COVID because of the growth of those infected there. He […]