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Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Rise 1.6% Y/Y in March

The trips of Bulgarian residents abroad rose by 1.6% on the year in March, reaching 318,300, the country’s statiscics office NSI announced on Monday.

Business » Tourism | 17 minutes ago

South Korean PM Resigns over Bribery Accusations

South Korean President Park Geun-hye accepted on Monday the resignation of Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, who had been accused of bribery.

World | 36 minutes ago

Poland Denies Entry of Russian Night Wolves Bikers

Poland denied entry of ten Russian Night Wolves bikers, who are traveling from Moscow to Berlin to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.

World | 1 hour ago

Missing Bulgarian Student in Nepal Is Well, Contacts Parents

The 26-year-old Aleksandar Dimitrov, who was declared missing after the disastrous earthquake, which hit Nepal on Saturday, established contact with his mother on Monday and explained that he is alive and healthy.

World | 2 hours ago

Nepal Damages Grow to USD 5 B

Economic losses following the Nepal earthquake could reach USD 5 B, as reported by the CNN.

World | 2 hours ago

118 Workplace Deaths, 2807 Occupational Injuries Registered in Bulgaria in 2014

In 2014 a total of 118 workplace deaths were registered and 2807 people were injured in occupational accidents in Bulgaria, according to data provided by the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB).

Society | 2 hours ago

Bulgarian Police Detains Ten Syrian Illegal Migrants, Alleged Trafficker

Bulgarian police detained early on Sunday a group of ten Syrian illegal migrants, as they were traveling through the territory of the district of Stara Zagora.

Crime | 3 hours ago

Eco Ministry Advises Tsarevo Authorities on Removing Concrete along Sand Dunes

After the initial refusal of the Bulgarian Environmental Ministry to define the territory of the Yug camping as ''sand dunes'', Minister Ivelina Vasileva stated Monday that in fact that was the case.

Society » Environment | 3 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Ruling Party Proposes 10-Year Limitation Period for Natural Persons

Ruling party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) has proposed the introduction of an absolute limitation period of ten years for debts of natural persons.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria's Sesil Karatancheva Moves Closer to WTA's Top 100

Bulgarian tennis player Sesil Karatancheva progressed two positions in the latest WTA ranking, recording 107th place and moving closer to the top 100.

Sports | 4 hours ago

YouTube Launches Partner Programme in Bulgaria

YouTube announced on Monday the start of its partner programme in Bulgaria, which will provide new opportunities for Bulgarian content creators.

Business | 5 hours ago

Bulgaria Should Boost Defense Spending, President Says after Security Meeting

The Consultative Council for National Security has recommended to Bulgaria's government to introduce a program that will help the country's armed forces meet NATO requirements, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Defense | 5 hours ago

Sofia Court Freezes Property of Ex Parliament Deputy Speaker worth over BGN 1M

The Sofia City Court has impounded property worth BGN 1 555 883 owned by former Deputy Speaker of Parliament Hristo Biserov and his stepson, Ivaylo Glavinkov.

Crime | 5 hours ago

Pro-NATO, Pro-Gov't Protest Staged outside Bulgaria Presidency

About a hundred people have gathered in front of the Presidency in Bulgaria's capital Sofia to voice support for Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | 5 hours ago

Increased Number of Bulgarians Vacate Locally

Over 110,000 Bulgarians will be vacating abroad during the first ten days of May.

Business » Tourism | 6 hours ago

Kazakhstan Reelects President Nazarbayev for Fifth Term

Kazakhstan reelected on Sunday President Nursultan Nazarbayev for fifth consecutive five-year term, with early results showing that the incumbent won with 97.7 % of the votes.

World | 6 hours ago

Bulgaria 'Can Jointly Produce APCs' with US

Bulgaria's government should allocate more money to defense, President Rosen Plevneliev's Defense and Security Secretary Atanas Samandov has said.

Politics » Defense | 6 hours ago

Bulgarian Court Issues 1-Year Prison Sentence for Attempted Arson of Dzhumaya Mosque

Viktor Alexandrov has been sentenced to one year of imprisonment for the attempted arson of the Dzhumaya Mosque in Plovdiv on January 5.

Crime | 6 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Economy Minister Expects Substantial Investments from German, US Companies in 2015

Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski announced that Bulgaria expected to attract investors from the US and China in 2015 and not only from Western Europe.

Business | 7 hours ago

UN Children's Fund Opens Youth Center in Bulgaria's Sliven

The UN Children's Fund has opened a first of its kind Children and Youth Zone in Bulgaria's Sliven.

Society | 7 hours ago

'Bulgaria's Lavish Red-Carpet Welcome to Iran's Gas'

A closed-door meeting was held between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Iran's Ambassador Abdollah Norouzi in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, an Iranian news outlet has claimed.

Business » Energy | 8 hours ago