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BSE: Six New Companies Join SEE Link Indices

Six new companies have joined the indices of the regional stock exchange platform SEE Link, announced the Bulgarian Stock Exchange.

Business » Finance | 9 hours ago

Turkey’s Deputy PM: Intelligence Organisation Partook in Istanbul Attack

The mass shooting in a night club in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve was carried out in a professional manner, with the participation of an intelligence organisation, stated on Monday Turkey’s Deputy PM Numan Kurtulmuş, cited by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | 9 hours ago

Romania’s Ex President Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

Romania’s Military Prosecutor’s Office has indicted former head of state Ion Iliescu on charges of crimes against humanity in the case of using miners for quashing an anti-government demonstration in Bucharest in June 1990.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 19:34

Norway’s Oslo Bans Diesel Cars

As of Tuesday, traffic of diesel cars will be banned in the Norwegian capital Oslo.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2017, Monday // 19:15

Italian Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

An Italian military plane has made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport after engine failure, announced for BNR Interior Ministry officials.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 18:04

Plovdiv's Mayor Totev Suspended by Bulgarian Court

The Plovdiv District Court has suspended the Mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev, reported BNR.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 18:00

Sunny Beach 2nd Cheapest Destination for UK Tourists

Bulgaria ranked together with Portugal and Japan as one of the most preferred destinations for tourism by the British for 2017, showed a survey of Holiday Barometer carried out by Royal Mail every year.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:45

3 People Wounded in Explosion in Turkey's Diyarbakır

Three people have been wounded in an explosion in the southeastern Turkish region of Diyarbakır on Monday, announced security sources, cited by Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:27

DPS Deputy Metodiev Sentenced to 6 Months Probation, BGN 3,000 Penalty

DPS deputy Alexander Metodiev, also known as Bat Sali, was found guilty by the Sofia City Court on two counts on Monday.

Bulgaria-Netherlands » Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 17:01

Bulgarian Carriers Ready for Counter Blockade in Case of Greek Farmers Protests

Bulgarian international carriers are ready for an immediate counter blockade in case official authorities in Greece allow the protests of farmers to close again the border between the two countries.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 16:42

80% of Syrian Refugees To Remain in Turkey

About 20% of the nearly 3 million Syrian refugees residing in Turkey are expected to return to their homes, reported BTA.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 16:14

2.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Bulgaria's Stara Zagora

An earthquake was felt in the Stara Zagora region at about 12:30 hrs on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 16:00

Belgrade Could Turn Into "New Calais"

Belgrade could turn into “a new Calais” for migrants abandoned by European authorities, announced the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without borders.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 15:42

Plovdiv's Mayor Indicted on New Charges

The mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev (GERB) has been indicted on new charges for abuse of office.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 15:07

Bulgaria's Election Watchdog Confirms Petar Kurumbashev Will Be MEP

Petar Kurumbashev will gain a seat as member of the European Parliament after Iliana Iotova assumes the Bulgarian Vice President's duties this Sunday, the Central Election Commission has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2017, Monday // 14:29

Bulgaria and the Migrant Crisis in Numbers

As the migrant inflow into Europe has come to a seasonal low due to the tough winter conditions, Novinite has looked into official statistics about the past few years since the crisis began.

Society | January 16, 2017, Monday // 13:36

Bulgaria's Ex-Spy Chief Faces New Embezzlement Charges

A second indictment will be filed on Monday against former Bulgarian intelligence head Kircho Kirov, the prosecution says.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 12:15

Bulgaria's DefMin Formally Indicted over Abuse of Office

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office says it has filed an indictment against outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev with the court.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:50

Turkey MPs Clear Last Article of Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in Turkey on Sunday passed the last article of the much disputed constitutional amendments which removes the obligation for Presidents to disassociate themselves from the own party.

World » Southeast Europe | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:13

Ryanair's Sofia Flights Moved to Terminal 2 as of Monday

Low-cost airline Ryanair will perform all its flights from and to Sofia at Terminal 2, news website Dnevnik.

Business » Tourism | January 16, 2017, Monday // 10:31

Bulgaria Court to Decide on Removing Plovdiv Mayor

The District Court of Plovdiv is to rule on Monday on a request to remove Mayor Ivan Totev from office.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 10:08
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