ARCHIVE - 17 April 2018

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Business

Mayor of 'Mladost' District in Sofia is Arrested For Receiving a Bribe
EU Commission will Recommend Opening Accession Negotiations with Albania and FYROM
Sunny Beach Topped a Global Ranking for Destinations that Offer Quality Bargain Vacation
Air France Cancels Flights Due to Another Strike Over Pay

Politics

Erdogan and Merkel Discussed Syria in a Telephone Conversation
Presidents of Three Countries Will Meet in May
There are Two Guards at every Kilometer of the Bulgarian Border
Bulgaria's Presidency of the EU Council is Halfway through but the Cultural Program has not Begun
Boyko Borisov Met with Sylvie Vartan
Travel by Train on Holidays in Bulgaria will be Possible only with Reservation
Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Called for Reform in Prisons
Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations Arrives in Bulgaria
Limited Access to the Building of National Palace of Culture from April 17 to 20

Society

200 Seamstresses at a Meeting with the Ombudsman due to Unpaid Salaries
Mermaid School: Unusual Swimming Lessons in Belgium (Video)
BAS: Robotics is the Fastest Growing Science
Bulgaria is Second in the EU in the Proportion of Births outside Marriage
Clouds With Rain in Western and Central Bulgaria
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is Ranked 855th in the World by URAP
Rapper Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize
13-year-old Boy Unearths Lost Treasure of 10th Century Danish King
The Project for National Healthcare Card in Bulgaria is Ready
Car Hit Pedestrians in Manchester

Lifestyle

'Desperate Housewives' Actress Eva Longoria Gets Hollywood Star

World

CNN: Scientists Hope New Enzyme will 'Eat' plastic pollution
Dozens were Injured in Yerevan in Protests Against Former President who was Proposed to Become PM
The Average Salary in Facebook is over $ 240,000 a Year
France Plans to Provide € 50 Million for Humanitarian Projects in Syria
Japan Deploys 1,200 Police Officers to Hunt For Prisoner Who Escaped Jail
EU Should Open Up to West Balkans: European Commission
Pace of EU Accession Depends on Progress on Reforms, Dialogue

Business

Mayor of 'Mladost' District in Sofia is Arrested For Receiving a Bribe

Mayor of Sofia ''Mladost district'' Desislava Ivancheva is arrested for receiving a bribe, NOVA reported.

Business | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 14:30

EU Commission will Recommend Opening Accession Negotiations with Albania and FYROM

The European Commission could recommend on Tuesday opening the accession negotiations for two Balkan countries, Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, New Europe reported.

Business | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 10:05

Sunny Beach Topped a Global Ranking for Destinations that Offer Quality Bargain Vacation

Sunny Beach turned out to be first in the world ranking for tourist destinations that combine low prices with good quality.

Business » Tourism | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:30

Air France Cancels Flights Due to Another Strike Over Pay

About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Tuesday are expected to be canceled due to a strike over pay.

Business » Tourism | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:50

Politics

Erdogan and Merkel Discussed Syria in a Telephone Conversation

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation on Monday in connection with the latest developments in Syria.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:36

Presidents of Three Countries Will Meet in May

Russe will host an informal meeting of the presidents of Bulgaria, Austria and Romania, the press secretary of the head of state said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:53

There are Two Guards at every Kilometer of the Bulgarian Border

At a total length of more than 2 000 km of Bulgaria border, border police officers are over 5200 - ie.

Politics » Defense | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:22

Bulgaria's Presidency of the EU Council is Halfway through but the Cultural Program has not Begun

The cultural program, chosen with a competition that had to accompany the Bulgarian Euro-Presidency and to promote our country to foreign guests, will happen with a long delay and few of the visiting foreigners will be able to see it.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 13:23

Boyko Borisov Met with Sylvie Vartan

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with the French singer of Bulgarian origin Sylvie Vartan at the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:16

Travel by Train on Holidays in Bulgaria will be Possible only with Reservation

On holidays the customers of BDZ will be able to travel in the busiest directions only after reservation in advance, the passengers without reservation will be returned.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:14

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Called for Reform in Prisons

According to Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov, there are serious flaws in the security of the Penitentiary establishments.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:43

Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations Arrives in Bulgaria

The Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) of NATO Allied Command Operations Curtis Scaparrotti arrives on an official visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 10:09

Limited Access to the Building of National Palace of Culture from April 17 to 20

Access to the building of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) will be limited from 17th to 20th April, the National Palace of Culture said on 16th of April.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 10:00

Society

200 Seamstresses at a Meeting with the Ombudsman due to Unpaid Salaries

Over 200 seamstresses, who have not received their salaries from a company located in the industrial zone of Plovdiv, will meet today with Ombudsman Maya Manolova.

Society | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:44

Mermaid School: Unusual Swimming Lessons in Belgium (Video)

Curious story from Belgium, where they have a mermaids school.

Society | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 12:01

BAS: Robotics is the Fastest Growing Science

An innovative forum devoted to robotics is organized today by scientists from the Institute of Robotics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:57

Clouds With Rain in Western and Central Bulgaria

Today there will be substantial cloudiness over the country and it will rain in many places in Western and Central Bulgaria, with thunder and sometimes stronger wind in the afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 10:03

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is Ranked 855th in the World by URAP

Sofia University "St.

Society » Education | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 14:56

Rapper Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize

The Guardian - The most famous names of American journalism were honoured on Monday with Pulitzer prizes for investigating Donald Trump and exposing endemic sexual harassment in Hollywood.

Society » Culture | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 10:09

13-year-old Boy Unearths Lost Treasure of 10th Century Danish King

13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have helped to uncover a unique stash of lost treasure thought to be associated with the legendary Danish King "Harald Bluetooth," who brought Christianity to Denmark in the 10th century.

Society » Archaeology | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:57

The Project for National Healthcare Card in Bulgaria is Ready

A total of 32,913 beds for active treatment are needed to meet the needs of the population for hospital medical care.

Society » Health | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 16:59

Car Hit Pedestrians in Manchester

A car drove into passersby at a parking lot of a shopping center in Manchester, Express.

Society » Incidents | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 14:39

Lifestyle

'Desperate Housewives' Actress Eva Longoria Gets Hollywood Star

There were laughs and tears on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday as actress Eva Longoria was honored with a star, reported Reuters.

Lifestyle | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:43

World

CNN: Scientists Hope New Enzyme will 'Eat' plastic pollution

(CNN) - Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems.

World | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 16:24

Dozens were Injured in Yerevan in Protests Against Former President who was Proposed to Become PM

YEREVAN -- Demonstrators and Armenian riot police clashed after lawmakers nominated Serzh Sarkisian to be the country’s next prime minister amid a wave of protests accusing the longtime former president of a power grab.

World | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:40

The Average Salary in Facebook is over $ 240,000 a Year

Facebook employees earned over $ 240,000 last year, while total compensation for CEO Mark Zuckerberg exceeded $ 8.

World | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:31

France Plans to Provide € 50 Million for Humanitarian Projects in Syria

New humanitarian projects in Syria estimated at €50 million  will be funded by the French state through twenty non-governmental organizations, the French presidency said.

World | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:12

Japan Deploys 1,200 Police Officers to Hunt For Prisoner Who Escaped Jail

Tatsuma Hirao, 27, who was serving time for multiple thefts, had been working at a shipbuilding yard at the Matsuyama prison in the southwestern city of Imabari.

World | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:47

EU Should Open Up to West Balkans: European Commission

The European Union must open up to accepting new members from the Western Balkans to avoid the return of war in the region, president of the European Commission said on Tuesday, quoted by Anadolu Agency.

World » EU | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 15:12

Pace of EU Accession Depends on Progress on Reforms, Dialogue

The pace of the EU accession talks between Brussels and Belgrade continues to depend on progress in the reform process in Serbia, as well as on the dialogue on normalisation of relations with Pristina, says the European Commission report on Serbia's progr

World » EU | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 11:56
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