ARCHIVE - 21 February 2018

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Business

Bulgaria will Host a Joint Business Forum for Foreign Trade of Japan
Venezuela Begins Selling Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency
Japanese Company Plans to Build the Tallest Wooden Skyscraper in the World
Azerbaijan Promotes its Tourism Potential in International Fair in Bulgaria

Politics

The Guardian: Europe is Facing a Potential Crisis in the Balkans. It has to Act Soon
New Scandal with the Far Right in Austria
Boris Johnson 'said Brexit was a Mess' During Private Meeting with German Officials
Bulgaria's President Receives Saudi Foreign Minister
Visit of Austrian Chancellor Postponed to March 15
North Korea Canceled at the Last Minute a Meeting with Mike Pence
Bulgaria to Invite Offers For Delivery of Fighter Jets, Armoured Vehicles by End-March
Ska Keller: Many Bulgarians have Apologized to me Personally Because of Deputy PM Simeonov
DW: Bulgaria and Romania Push to Join EU's Schengen Area
Marie-Christine Vergiat: The Teaming Between Bulgarian and Turkish Border Guards is Disturbing
Bulgarian Was Appointed For Director General of Eurostat
Night Public Transport in Sofia from the Spring
Parliament removes Valeri Zhablyanov as Deputy Speaker
BGN 151m Will Cost the Reconstruction of the Center of Sofia
The Guardian: Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Condemns Far-Right March in Sofia
Proportion of the Apolitical People in Bulgaria is Increasing

Society

If You Love the Sun, Beaches and Exotic Places This Job Offer is For You!
Scientists have Discovered the Exact Amount of Money that Can Buy Happiness
Illegal migrants in the EU Decreased by 60% in 2017
Trade Unions Expert: 71% of Bulgarians Live with Income below Minimum Standard
The Centuries-old Beech Forests in Central Balkan are Included in an Inter-state Site List of UNESCO
The First Plants Appeared 500 Million Years Ago
Clouds With Rain Today, Maximum Temperatures of 4-9°C
The Oscar-nominated Bulgarian: Our Government is Fake
Western Clinics Avoid Accepting Bulgarians
Flu Kills 37 In Romania Year To Date
19 Children were Injured in a Car Accident in Germany
Body of an Elderly Man Emerged on the Burgas Beach

Lifestyle

Microsoft's Founder Bill Gates will Become an Actor

World

Erdogan Ordered the Infidelity to be Forbidden by Law
Macron is Planning Tougher Rules on Asylum in France
Artificial Intelligence may Fall into Bad Hands
American Woman is Suing Twitter, Facebook and Google
US Police Prevented Another Mass Murder at School
Netherlands Has Granted Asylum to More Than 70% of Turkish Coup Suspects Since 2016
Trump with First Steps to Apply Stricter Weapon Control
German Scientists are Accused of Cruelty to Monkeys
Bulgarian Greenhouse is Going to Mars?
Teenager Shot himself at School in the US
Greece-Macedonia Name Row Edging Towards Solution, Says Merkel
Turkish Embassy Receives White Powder Envelope
Erdogan Supports FYROM Claims on Name Dispute with Greece

Novinite Insider

The Economist: The Difficulties of Exchanging Territory in the Balkans

Business

Bulgaria will Host a Joint Business Forum for Foreign Trade of Japan

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev met with Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Hoshihigo Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, to host a joint business forum with Japan's Foreign Trade Organization.

Business | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:57

Venezuela Begins Selling Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Venezuela formally launched its new oil-backed cryptocurrency on Tuesday in an unconventional bid to haul itself out of a deepening economic crisis, reported AFP.

Business » Finance | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:12

Japanese Company Plans to Build the Tallest Wooden Skyscraper in the World

A Japanese company plans to build the tallest wooden skyscraper in the world.

Business » Industry | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:48

Azerbaijan Promotes its Tourism Potential in International Fair in Bulgaria

An Azerbaijani stand popularized the country`s tourism potential, as well as its history, traditions, culture within the international HOLIDAY & SPA EXPO in Sophia, Bulgaria.

Business » Tourism | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:09

Politics

The Guardian: Europe is Facing a Potential Crisis in the Balkans. It has to Act Soon

The second world war is over but the first world war is not yet finished.

Politics | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 15:07

New Scandal with the Far Right in Austria

The Austrian weekly Falter publishes material for a newly found brochure of anti-Semitic songs celebrating the Holocaust, reported by BTA from Vienna.

Politics | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:13

Boris Johnson 'said Brexit was a Mess' During Private Meeting with German Officials

The Foreign Secretary is alleged to have urged the Germans to turn Brexit into an economic opportunity during un-minuted discussions in Berlin.

Politics | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:40

Bulgaria's President Receives Saudi Foreign Minister

President Rumen Radev of Republic of Bulgaria received here today Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir who conveyed to him the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highnes

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:01

Visit of Austrian Chancellor Postponed to March 15

The postponed working visit of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will be held on 15th of March, the government's press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:12

North Korea Canceled at the Last Minute a Meeting with Mike Pence

A historic meeting between the United States and North Korea was planned at the Winter Olympics, but Pyongyang canceled it at the last minute, the White House said in a statement, cited by the Guardian.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:31

Bulgaria to Invite Offers For Delivery of Fighter Jets, Armoured Vehicles by End-March

Bulgaria will launch procedures for the procurement of fighter jets and wheeled armoured vehicles by the end of March, defence minister Krassimir Karakachanov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Defense | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:18

Ska Keller: Many Bulgarians have Apologized to me Personally Because of Deputy PM Simeonov

The Bulgarians themselves are shocked by the language and content of the declaration, signed by Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, said MEP Ska Keller to Deutsche Welle.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:59

DW: Bulgaria and Romania Push to Join EU's Schengen Area

Bulgaria's foreign affairs minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, has once again challenged the European Union over expanding the border-free Schengen Area.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:55

Marie-Christine Vergiat: The Teaming Between Bulgarian and Turkish Border Guards is Disturbing

From 12 to 14 February, MEPs from the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs in the European Parliament were in Bulgaria with the objective of obtaining first-hand information on the ongoing Frontex operations at the Bulgarian land border

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:07

Bulgarian Was Appointed For Director General of Eurostat

 

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:38

Night Public Transport in Sofia from the Spring

From spring, Sofia municipality launches night-time public transport.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:30

Parliament removes Valeri Zhablyanov as Deputy Speaker

 The Parliament approved the request from Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) to dismiss Valeri Zhablyanov as Deputy President of the Parliament, BNT reports.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:58

BGN 151m Will Cost the Reconstruction of the Center of Sofia

The government has allocated BGN 151 million  for the reconstruction of the central city district.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:27

The Guardian: Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Condemns Far-Right March in Sofia

Bulgaria’s foreign ministry has condemned a march by hundreds of far-right supporters in honour of a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organisation in the 1930s and 40s.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:25

Proportion of the Apolitical People in Bulgaria is Increasing

''There is an increasing share of those who hesitate or declare that they would not vote, ie they are not interested in the political processes at the moment.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:13

Society

If You Love the Sun, Beaches and Exotic Places This Job Offer is For You!

Do you love the sun, the beaches, the exotic places and ...

Society | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:21

Scientists have Discovered the Exact Amount of Money that Can Buy Happiness

It turns out that money can buy happiness.

Society | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:08

Illegal migrants in the EU Decreased by 60% in 2017

The number of illegal migrants entering the EU in 2017 has fallen by 60% compared to 2016, according to Frontex Bureau of European Border Protection, quoted by news agencies.

Society | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:19

Trade Unions Expert: 71% of Bulgarians Live with Income below Minimum Standard

Тhe economist, Lyuboslav Kostov, from the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions of Bulgaria (CITUB) commented on the recently released data that a family of four needs BGN 581.

Society | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:14

The Centuries-old Beech Forests in Central Balkan are Included in an Inter-state Site List of UNESCO

The centuries-old beech forests of the protected park in Central Balkan National Park are becoming part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Society » Environment | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:46

The First Plants Appeared 500 Million Years Ago

British paleontologists have discovered that the first terrestrial plants appeared on Earth about 500 million years ago, with over 100 million years earlier than previously thought.

Society » Environment | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:06

Clouds With Rain Today, Maximum Temperatures of 4-9°C

Today it will be mostly cloudy with precipitations, mainly rain.

Society » Environment | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:09

The Oscar-nominated Bulgarian: Our Government is Fake

Animator Theodor Ushev, nominated for the most prestigious award in the world of cinema - "Oscar" for his animation on Georgi Gospodinov's story, "Blind Vaysha" presented his new project in Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:12

Western Clinics Avoid Accepting Bulgarians

Western clinics refuse to accept Bulgarians because of the problems with the payment of the funds for treatment by the Bulgarian fund, confirms representatives of the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund and the Fund for Treatment of Ch

Society » Health | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:42

Flu Kills 37 In Romania Year To Date

The flu death toll has reached 37 in Romania, year to date, according to the latest information released on Tuesday by the National Centre for Supervision and Control of Communicable Diseases with the National Public Health Institute (INSP), says Agerpres

Society » Health | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:20

19 Children were Injured in a Car Accident in Germany

Several cars and a school bus crashed in the German city of Dortmund, where 19 children were injured, DPA reported.

Society » Incidents | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 17:29

Body of an Elderly Man Emerged on the Burgas Beach

The body of an elderly man was discovered on the beach of Burgas.

Society » Incidents | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 15:28

Lifestyle

Microsoft's Founder Bill Gates will Become an Actor

Microsoft's founder Bill Gates will become an actor.

Lifestyle | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:20

World

Erdogan Ordered the Infidelity to be Forbidden by Law

Turkish President Recep Erdogan has ordered the Ministry of Justice in Ankara to prepare legal amendments to prohibit infidelity, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 17:13

Macron is Planning Tougher Rules on Asylum in France

Emmanuel Macron's government will propose stricter laws on immigration and asylum on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:55

Artificial Intelligence may Fall into Bad Hands

The rapid development of artificial intelligence increases the risk of its malicious use by states threatening world peace, criminals and terrorists, warns a new report quoted by Reuters and the France press.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 15:42

American Woman is Suing Twitter, Facebook and Google

A Chicago woman who was in a café in Paris during the 2015 terrorist attacks is sueing Twitter, Facebook and Google, claiming that they had helped to expand the Islamic State group by giving it access to social media, the Associated Press reported.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 15:19

US Police Prevented Another Mass Murder at School

US police say they have prevented a mass murder plot in the city of Withers in California, the Associated Press reported, citing the Los Angeles County favors.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:36

Netherlands Has Granted Asylum to More Than 70% of Turkish Coup Suspects Since 2016

The Netherlands has granted asylum to 73 percent of Turkish suspects linked to the Gülen network, widely accused to have orchestrated the deadly coup attempt on July 15, 2016, according to a report on Feb.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 14:02

Trump with First Steps to Apply Stricter Weapon Control

US President Donald Trump, with first steps towards tighter control of arms.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 12:04

German Scientists are Accused of Cruelty to Monkeys

German Justice Department has announced that three scientists from the prestigious Max Planck Institute are being prosecuted for  cruelty as part of experiments on animal brains, AFP reported.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:23

Bulgarian Greenhouse is Going to Mars?

Bulgarian space greenhouse can feed the first human colony on Mars, which will be set up around 2030.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:53

Teenager Shot himself at School in the US

A teen shot himself at a school toilet in the US city of Massillon, Ohio, local media reported.

World | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:26

Greece-Macedonia Name Row Edging Towards Solution, Says Merkel

Macedonia is closer than any time in the last decade to settling a long-standing dispute over its name with Greece which has thwarted Skopje’s ambitions to join NATO and the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, quoted by Reut

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 16:06

Turkish Embassy Receives White Powder Envelope

The Turkish Embassy in Moscow received an envelope containing white powder, Hurriyet reported on Feb.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:45

Erdogan Supports FYROM Claims on Name Dispute with Greece

FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov expressed his gratitude to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Turkey’s support regarding the name dispute with Greece during the corner’s visit to Ankara, Protothema reported.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 11:43

Novinite Insider

The Economist: The Difficulties of Exchanging Territory in the Balkans

TEN years ago Kosovo declared independence from Serbia.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 21, 2018, Wednesday // 10:39
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