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Bulgaria's Security Agency Downplays Own Report on Terror Funding

Bulgaria's domestic security and counter-intelligence agency DANS has said does not have data about activities that might amount to funding of terrorism in the country.

Society | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 1559

No Rise in Numbers of People Applying for Asylum in Bulgaria in May

As many as 1116 people from 13 countries sought protection in Bulgaria in May of this year, the State Agency for Refugees (DAB) has said.

Society | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1335

Sofia Joins Fete de la Musique With Free Concerts on Three Stages

For the first time, the Bulgarian capital will become part of one of the most popular international street music festivals, Fete de la Musique on Tuesday.

Society » Culture | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 6996

Bulgaria, Germany Sign Agreement on Implementing Innovative Environmental Projects

Bulgaria will implement innovative environmental projects which will be financed by Germany through grants and interest-free loans, the Environment Ministry in Sofia announced on Monday.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2016, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 1853

Novinite Grabs Award in Media Contest Marking World Refugee Day

An opinion piece published by Novinite received on Monday one of the special awards in a contest organized by the UNCHR, the Bulgarian Red Cross, and the State Agency for Refugees.

Society | June 20, 2016, Monday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1431

Black Sea Coast Nature Conservation Has Overwhelming Support among Bulgarians - Survey  

More than 80% of Bulgarians support the need of nature conservation at the pristine areas of the country’s Black Sea coast irrespective of their political views, a news survey has shown.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2016, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1903

Russian Tourist Drowns Near Bulgaria's Aheloy

A 48-year-old Russian tourist drowned near the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Aheloy on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2016, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1579

10 % Rise of Teachers' Salaries Has Not Been Discused with Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Monday that a 10 % increase in the salaries of teachers has not been discussed with him.

Society » Education | June 20, 2016, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1604

Body of 2nd Child Who Went Missing in Bulgaria's Yantra Also Found

Rescue teams have found the body of the other child who disappeared in the Yantra river in Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2016, Monday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1635

Search Continues for One of Boys Who Went Missing in Bulgaria's Yantra

Rescue teams are still looking for one of the two boys who went missing in Yantra river in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | June 20, 2016, Monday // 07:32 | Viewed: 1481

Most of Bulgaria under Alert for Hot Weather on Monday

A Code Yellow warning has been issued in 24 of Bulgaria's 28 regions for Monday, June 20, the national weather service says.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2016, Monday // 07:14 | Viewed: 2534

Bulgarian-born Artist Christo Amazes World with Floating Piers

Bulgarian-born artist Christo Javacheff has once again amazed the world with his latest installation Floating Piers, which is on display in Italy’s Lake Iseo between June 18 and July 3.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 3572

Two Young Men Drown in Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach

Two young men have drowned in the area of the northern beach in Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 14:17 | Viewed: 5707

Bulgarian Education Minister Foresees 10 % Increase in Teachers' Salaries in 2017

The teachers’ salaries are expected to increase by 10 % in Bulgaria at the beginning of next year.

Society » Education | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 2538

12 000 Bulgarian Teachers to Gather at National Council in Sofia

Around 12 000 teachers are expected to gather in the Arena Armeec hall in the Bulgarian capital on Sunday for a discussion of the forthcoming education reform.

Society » Education | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1610

3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Bulgaria’s Petrich

An earthquake of magnitude 3.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1741

Two Children Go Missing in Yantra River in Bulgaria’s Veliko Tarnovo

Two fourteen-year-old children went missing in Yantra river in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo on Saturday.

Society » Incidents | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1806

Egyptian Investigators Retrieve Cockpit Voice Recorder of Crashed Flight MS806

The Egyptian investigators said that the cockpit voice recorder of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month in the Mediterranean had been pulled out from the sea, the BBC reported on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 21:56 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Man Charged with Hooliganism over Beating of French Citizen in Sofia

A Bulgarian car driver suspected of beating a French citizen over the right of way in a road accident in Sofia, has been released from police custody on a BGN 500 (EUR 250) bail, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bulgaria announced on Thursday.

Society » Incidents | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1875

Pan-Orthodox Council to Begin in Crete amid Boycott of Several Churches

Four Orthodox churches, including those of Bulgaria and Russia, are not attending a Pan-Orthodox council in Crete that to mend fences for the first time in nearly 1000 years.

Society | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1643

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Declares Opposition to Sofia Pride

Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit has issued a statement vehemently condemning the upcoming Sofia Pride parade scheduled for Sunday.

Society | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1939