Sofia. Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will bestow today the awards in the Ninth National Contest “Innovative Enterprise of the Year 2013” at an official ceremony which will be held at the Sofia Hotel Balkan at 11 a.m., the press centre of the Bulgarian Presidency informed.
Bangkok. Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej asked the nation to work together for "stability", speaking at an event to mark his 86th birthday during a lull in political tensions after violent anti-government protests, AFP informed.
Doha. Qatar's foreign minister has condemned international efforts to seek a negotiated solution to the Syrian civil war, warning that President Bashar al-Assad should face a war crimes trial, not the conference table, The Telegraph reported.