#News

Politics
The trial of Dodik and Lukić continues in the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The trial in the case of the president of the RS Milorad Dodik and Acting Director of the Official Gazette of the RS Miloš Lukić continued today in the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Politics
After the blocking of the Kosovars, Von Cramon reacts: Serbia must stop embarrassing itself
The rapporteur for Kosovo in the European Parliament, Viola Von Cramon, has reacted after the blocking of Kosovars on the Serbia-Croatia border.
Culture
"Rozara's Trial" by Bulgarian Fantasy Writer Nikola Chalakov Released in US
The fantasy thriller Rozara's Trial by Bulgarian writer Nikola Chalakov was published in the US by Of Metal and Magic Publishing. Originally written in Bulgarian, the novel was translated by the author himself, the publisher said on their website.
Sports
Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain both reach Champions League semifinals with comebacks
Borussia Dortmund beat Atletico Madrid, PSG eliminate Barcelona in quarterfinal clashes
Greece
GSEE stages 24-hour strike; public transportation affected
Public transportation in Athens will come to a partial halt on Wednesday, April 17, as a 24-hour nationwide strike has been called by the private sector General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE).
Politics
PM Marcel Ciolacu begins working visit to Qatar, meets with reps of the Romanian community
AGERPRES special correspondent Daniel Florea, reports: Prime minister Marcel Ciolacu started his two-day visit to Qatar with a meeting he had on Tuesday evening with the representatives of the Romanian community in Qatar, whom he told that the Bucharest authorities are considering finding solutions together with the Qatari ones so that the rights of the Romanians working in Qatar are fully respected, especially regarding the right to pension.
Politics
Neither Hezbollah nor Iran currently ready for war, says EU foreign policy chief
Escalation, regional conflict would be 'in no one’s interest, particularly not in Gazans’ interest,' adds Josep Borrell
War in Ukraine
SBU strikes Russian long-range radar in Bryansk region - source
Ukraine's SBU State Security Service has hit a long-range radar in Russia's Bryansk region, which monitored the sky 700 kilometers deep into Ukraine.
Sports
Swimmer Petar Stoychev Becomes First Bulgarian to Complete 3 Oceans Seven Marathons
Petar Stoychev became the first Bulgarian to swim the Strait of Gibraltar under the rules of Oceans seven - with a textile swimsuit, without neoprene. Thus, he became the first Bulgarian swimmer to successfully complete three of the seven most difficult marathons in the world, forming Oceans Seven.
Sports
Olympic Games - Paris 2024: The Olympic Flame to be lit at Ancient Olympia
The world turns its gaze to Greece, to Ancient Olympia, nearly 100 days before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, where the Olympic flame will be lit.
Business
Romania wants to attract investments of 15 billion euros from Qatar, PM Ciolacu says
Prime minister Marcel Ciolacu starts a two-day working visit to Qatar on Tuesday, and the development of investment projects worth 15 billion euros in Romania is on the agenda.
Politics
Cvijanović-Lajčak: Intensify the political dialogue to further progress towards the EU
Member of the BiH Presidency Željka Cvijanović spoke today in Sarajevo with the EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues, Miroslav Lajčak, about the current political situation in BiH and the region, with an emphasis on the process of European integration.
Politics
UK urges Israel not to escalate situation in wake of Iran's attack
Foreign Secretary David Cameron says Iran's attack was a 'total failure,' hopes 'there won't be a retaliatory response' from Israel
Politics
Moldovan, Maltese officials address current situation
Regional security challenges in the context of the Russian Federation's brutal war against Ukraine, as well as issues related to the Transnistrian settlement process were discussed at a meeting between Prime Minister Dorin Recean and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister for Foreign, Trade and European Affairs of Malta Ian Borg.