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Turkish chefs break Guinness world record for largest baklava (video)

A group of chefs in Turkey claimed a world record for the largest baklava on Thursday with a giant tray of the pastry dessert weighing over half a ton, Reuters reports. The giant baklava was presented at a “Gastronomy Summit” in Ankara,...
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Mark Zuckerberg: We detected a lot of accounts from Macedonia producing fake news (VIDEO)

We detected a lot of different fake accounts coming from Macedonia that were trying to spread false news, Mark Zuckerberg said in an exclusive interview with CNN’s Laurie Segall on Wednesday, days after startling reports that Cambridge...
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New rules will make data breaches ‘very expensive’ for firms

EU justice commissioner Vera Jourova warned Wednesday that data protection scandals such as that currently engulfing Facebook would become “very expensive” for companies from May under new EU regulations, AFP reports. “If...
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Car import in Macedonia declines; market soon to be flooded with used cars from Europe

Macedonia imports fewer cars with each coming year. The Customs Administration shows that 2,615 fewer cars were registered last year than in 2016, and a drastic 31,033 fewer than in 2010 when the preferential import of used cars was allowed. Used...
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World Down Syndrome Day

Results of project “I Can Be a Ballerina Too” will be presented in the Macedonian Cinematheque on Wednesday, in the framework of World Down Syndrome Day. “We have held a number of events in recent years, using every opportunity...
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Vienna unbeatable as world’s most liveable city, Baghdad still worst

Austria’s capital Vienna once again defended its position as the city offering the best quality of life in the world, while Iraq’s capital Baghdad remains the worst in an annual survey from consulting firm Mercer, Reuters reports. Mercer’s...
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15 destinations to visit before they disappear forever

There are a whole host of sites that are endangered due to a variety of factors ranging from political upheaval, too many visitors, lack of funds, environmental factors, and so much more. “Because of the precariousness of these sites’...
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In Cyprus, cats outnumber people by two to one

The cat population in Cyprus has reached a staggering 1.5 million animals, which is double that of people on the island. Animal protection welfare groups say that years of chronic underfunding of spaying and neutering programmes are to blame. Cat...
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Citizens still feeling afraid to report corruption: poll

A majority of citizens believe the government has the willingness to tackle corruption, but the percentage of those who don’t share the same impression is also sizable, shows an opinion poll conducted by M-Prospect Agency after being...
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Vardar with another SEHA – Gazprom League record

With a 29:25 home win over NEXE, in what was their final SEHA – Gazprom League regular season appearance, Macedonia’s handball team Vardar have managed to break yet another SEHA League record becoming the first one with 17 wins...