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Investigation Isolates DNA from 78 Victims of Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators of the crash of Germanwings plane said on Sunday they have isolated 78 DNA strands from the remains of the 150 people that died in the worst aviation disaster in French history in the last 15 years.

World | 19 minutes ago

Bulgaria Needs New Body to Fight Graft Among Politicians - Audit Office Chief

The newly appointed Chairman of Bulgaria’s National Audit Office Tsvetan Tsvetkov has backed a suggestion to set up a new body specifically charged with looking into the wealth of politicians.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago

Bulgarian Hotel, Restaurant Owners Urge Eased Visa Regime for Russian Tourists

Restaurant and hotel owners held a procession in the city of Burgas on Sunday, calling on the government to ease visa regulations for Russian tourists to help Bulgaria’s tourism sector cope with a recent decline in the number of Russian visitors.

Business » Tourism | 6 hours ago

Tsvetan Vasilev Blames KTB Crisis on Politicians

Tsvetan Vaslilev, majority owner of collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank, has said the crisis at the bank has been orchestrated by politicians.

Society | 7 hours ago

Earthquake Jolts Romania’s Vrancea, Tremor Felt in Bulgaria’s Ruse

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania’s Vrancea region early on Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

Society » Incidents | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 12:18

Saudi-Led Campaign Targets Rebel Positions in Yemen’s Capital

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have carried out a third night of airstrikes on Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, to stem advances by Houthi rebels, Euronews reported on Sunday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:41

Lubitz's Mental Health: Just One of Several Leads in Germanwings Plane Crash Inquiry

The mental health of the co-pilot of crashed Germanwings passenger plane was a "serious lead" in the inquiry, but not the only one, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

World | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 11:06

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds With Ease to Third Round in Miami

Bulgaria’s top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded with ease to the third round of the Miami Open.

Sports | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 01:28

Bulgaria Repeats Its World Cup 2014 Qualification Performance Against Italy

Bulgaria repeated its World Cup 2014 qualification performance against Italy in matchday 5 of the EURO 2016 qualification Group H on Saturday.

Sports | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 01:07

Bulgaria, Italy Tied 2:2 in EURO Qualifier

The teams of Bulgaria and Italy are tied 2:2 in a EURO 2016 qualifiers game played Saturday at the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sports | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 23:30

Bulgaria Faces Italy in Decisive EURO 2016 Qualifier

Bulgaria's men national football team faces Italy on Saturday in matchday 5 of the EURO 2016 qualification Group H.

Sports | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 17:10

Bulgaria to Grant 10 000 People with Refugee Status by End of Year

The chairperson of the State Agency for Refugees (DAB) Nikola Kazakov stated on Saturday that Bulgaria should grant over 10 000 people with refugee status by the end of the year.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 16:33

Bulgaria, World Prepare to Switch Off for Earth Hour

Bulgarians and people around the world are preparing to observe the global initiative Earth Hour by switching off their lights for one hour on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:57

Bulgaria Switches to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

Clocks in Bulgaria will go one hour forward on Sunday, as Bulgaria is switching to daylight saving time.

Society | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:35

Bulgaria Ends Its Women's Participation in Miami with Two Defeats

The two female tennis players representing Bulgaria at the women's singles competition in Miami were defeated in the second round on Friday.

Sports | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:49

Bulgaria's Former PM Holds No Ambitions of Returning to BSP Leadership

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev holds no ambitions of returning to the leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:09

Saudi Arabia Evacuates Diplomats While Continuing Airstrikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia evacuated dozens of its own and foreign diplomats from the city of Aden as it continued the airstrikes on Yemen.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:28

17 People Killed as Somali Troops Regain Control of Occupied Hotel

Somali troops regained full control of a hotel, which extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for 12 hours following a suicide attack, which killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:49

Sofia Airport to Become Accessible by Underground from April 2

Yordanka Fandakova, the mayor of Bulgaria's capital, announced on Saturday that Sofia Airport will be accessible by underground from April 2.

Business | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:13

Israel to Unfreeze Tax Transfers to Palestine

Israel will resume the transfer of tax revenues levied on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which had been suspended since January.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 11:32

Germanwings Co-pilot Wanted to Make His Name Known Worldwide

The Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who is suspected of intentionally crashing the plane in the French Alps, wanted to change the whole system and everyone to remember his name.

World | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 10:59