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Bulgaria Charges Two People with Making False Identity Documents

Bulgarian police have arrested two people on charges of producng fake identity documents in the city of Plovdiv, the Prosecutor’s Office of Bulgaria said on Friday.

Crime | 8 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Ivet lalova-Collio Comes 7th in 200m World Final

Bulgaria’s Ivet lalova-Collio finished 7th in the women’s 200m finals at the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Friday.

Sports | 9 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Business Climate Improves in August

Bulgaria’s business climate climate indicator has advanced by 1.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 20:00

Sofia Confirms Arrest of 3 Bulgarians in Hungary over Migrant Truck Deaths

The Foreign Ministry in Sofia confirmed on Friday that three Bulgarian citizens have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the grim discovery in a truck in Austria, in which the dead bodies of dozens of migrants were found.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 18:57

Three Bulgarians Detained over Death of 71 Migrants in Truck in Austria

Austrian and Hungarian police have launched a joint investigation into the death of 71 migrants, including eight women and four children, in a refrigeration truck in Austria.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 18:21

Poland to Overhaul Six Bulgarian MiG-29 Fighter Jets by end-2016

Six Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets will have their engines overhauled in Poland under an intergovernmental letter of intent signed in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 16:58

Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

An aircraft of Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines safely made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria on Friday afternoon, BGNES reported.

Society » Incidents | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:48

Sofia’s New Integrated Municipal Waste Management System Completed

The construction of Sofia’s new integrated municipal waste management system has been completed and all of the equipment has been installed.

Business | August 28, 2015, Friday // 15:01

Bulgarian-Hungarian Smuggling Ring Allegedly Involved in Refugee Truck Death in Austria

Three people, including a Bulgarian national, have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the 71 refugees found dead in a truck on an Austrian motorway.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 13:17

Police in Plovdiv Bust Printing House for Fake Documents

Police in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv have uncovered a printing facility for fake documents, including ID cards, diplomas and drivers’ licenses and control cards.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 13:15

Bulgaria Ready to Increase Number of Troops Assisting Border Police

The number of troops dispatched to Bulgaria’s borders will increase, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 12:01

Number of Cyclists in Sofia up by 140% in 3 Years

The number of cyclists in Sofia has gone up by around 140% over the past three years, according to data of the VeloEvolution Association.

Society | August 28, 2015, Friday // 10:54

2 Bulgarian Tourists To Be Tried in Greece for Picking Up Refugee Hitchhikers

Two Bulgarian tourists will be tried in Greece for picking up hitchhikers who turned out to be refugees.

Crime | August 28, 2015, Friday // 10:01

Poland’s Defense Minister to Meet with Bulgarian Counterpart in Sofia

Poland’s Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak arrives in Bulgaria Friday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 08:46

Serie A Newcomer Signs Bulgarian Winger Aleksandar Tonev

One of the newcomers to the Italian Serie A – Frosinone, signed a contract with the Bulgarian football player Aleksandar Tonev.

Sports | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:56

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Record 16.5 % Increase in July

Bulgarians made 528 604 trips abroad in July, which represented an increase of 16.5 % compared to the same month in 2014.

Business » Tourism | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 21:16

Hundreds of Migrants Feared Dead as Boat Sinks off Libya

Hundreds of people are feared dead as a boat packed with migrants sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday.

World | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 20:43

Bulgarian Gendarmerie to Assist in Guarding Border with Turkey

Bulgaria will deploy on Friday units of the gendarmerie directorate to assist the border police in guarding the country's frontier with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 20:04

Greek President Appoints Caretaker Prime Minister Ahead of Early Elections

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointed on Thursday the head of the country's Supreme Court, Vassiliki Thanou, as the caretaker prime minister ahead of the early general elections.

World » Southeast Europe | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 19:47

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1600-Year-Old Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a unique, richly decorated, 1600-year-old mosaic during excavation works in downtown Sofia at the site of the ancient Roman city of Serdica.

Society » Archaeology | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 19:05

US Magazine Condemns UNESCO Director-General Bokova as Fervent Communist

In an article published on Wednesday, The New American magazine identified the Director-General of UNESCO and likely candidate for UN Secretary-General, Irina Bokova, as a fervent communist.

Views on BG | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 18:11