A week ago, Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov was bestowed the title Doctor Honoris Causa of the "Paisiy Hilendarski" University in his native city of Plovdiv.
On Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, in the farthest southern part of the Burgas Bay, some 35 km south of the city of Burgas, on a small rocky peninsula lays the top miracle of the Balkan country – the ancient town of Sozopol.
As the world marked the 10th year since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, known globally as 9/11, I decided that together with the numerous memoirs and commentaries it would be practical to offer a strategic solution.
9/11, i.e. September 11, 2001, Brussels. Bedford Business Hotel, no luxury. Time for afternoon tea, the English way. I am the Minister of Foreign Affairs selected just weeks ago.
As the presidential election campaign in Bulgaria is still in a relatively early stage, politicians are expectedly shy about announcing their candidacies.
Who was Ivan Slavkov? A former communist apparatchik, who climbed the career ladder thanks to his father-in-law Todor Zhivkov? A charismatic opportunist with a great sense of humour? A home-grown Ostap Bender? A mix of Casanova and Rigoletto?
As the long and exhausting winter is heading towards its end with (hopefully) last snowfalls for the season, Bulgaria starts preparing for another great summer of music.
A peculiar and refreshing article by Leif Petterse from Lonely Planet recently described several cities around the world as potential sex objects.
The fate of the large monument of the Soviet Army in downtown Sofia is one of the most controversial issues in today's Bulgaria for two major reasons.
On a busy street corner in Sofia three years ago the lives of two families from Bulgaria and Australia were devastated after the murder of a young man. Can the court instill a sense of justice? Milena Hristova finds out the answer is no.
Despite relentless headlines about shocking hikes and behind-the-scenes political haggling, we expect the spectacle to be mildly reassuring. Milena Hristova takes a look at the forecasts, must-do tasks and risks Bulgaria faces in 2011.
The story of Maria Zabova, bell ringer at Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, is a real epiphany, an inspiring tale of faith, strength and...mathematics. Milena Hristova finds out why the elderly woman is closer to God on Christmas than any of us.
In times of severe economic and financial crises, most businesses are taking extreme measures in order to survive, including cutting expenses, delaying payments or laying off people.
Uncertainty surrounding the eurozone in the wake of the Greek and Irish debt crises has dampened the entry aspirations of the Czech Republic and the Baltic states, but Bulgaria is still flying the flag.
Try asking foreigners what they think about Bulgaria. The answers you will most probably get will be connected the beautiful beaches and mountains, or maybe about the famous yogurt or good wine.
Bulgarians are driven to Germany, share a single densely packed grotty room and work long hours only to be left high and dry when their, usually Bulgarian, employers vanish into thin air. Is there hope for help when the dream job turns into a nightmare?
Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) offers you a reprint of the only three interviews that Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff, the daughter of Bulgarian immigrant Petar Rusev, over the years gave for Bulgarian media.
Dimitar Zahariev, dressed up in a white suit, walks, quite rudely, a patient out of his consulting room as dozens of people wait in a corridor with a an old worn out parquet floor, shabby sofas and numerous photos of people with red marks.
The world famous monster Nessie from the Loch Ness in Scotland is about to get a rather tough competitor - the Water Bull from the Rabisha Lake in Northwestern Bulgaria.
Dena Thompson’s Bulgarian boyfriend, Stoyan Kostov, was never traced and the fear is that he became a victim of the ‘Black widow’.
Grigor Dimitrov Enters World's Top 10
Ban on Sunbathing, Swimming at Varna's Officers' Beach to Remain