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Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa Festival Added to UNESCO Heritage List

A festival in the Bulgarian town of Koprivshtisa has been included in the intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the UN cultural body, the organization says.

Society » Culture | 42 minutes ago

Bulgaria's Reformists Ready to Draft Cabinet Only If Handed Mandate

Right-wing Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition will only make offers on a next cabinet in case the President gives them a mandate to form it, RB officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | 1 hour ago

Sofia Hosts 3rd Global Summit for Preemies

140 participants from five continents united efforts for saving the life and health of premature babies.

Society » Health | 1 hour ago

Bulgaria's GDP Grew 3.4% in Q3, 2016

Year-on-year growth of Bulgaria's national output was 3.4% in the third quarter of this year, statistics show.

Business | 1 hour ago

Anti-Migrant Protest Held in Bulgarian Border Town

The residents of Lesovo in Southeastern Bulgaria have demonstrated against the construction of a provisional facility that will accommodate migrants, national TV stations report.

Society | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria's IntMin Makes U-Turn on Terror Threat

There is "no evidence" of a terror attack being plotted in Bulgaria, outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago

St Nicholas Day Marked in Bulgaria on Tuesday

The Day of St Nicholas (Nikola), the patron of fisherman, sailors, merchants and bankers, is being marked nationwide by Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria on Monday, December 06.

Society » Culture | 6 hours ago

Bulgarian Energy Minister Confident about Belene Privatization

If a procedure to privatize the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project takes place, it will certainly be successful, Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | 6 hours ago

First Sofia Metro Line Running Again after Monday Failure

The technical breakdown that brought the Red Line of Sofia Metro to a standstill on Monday evening has been dealt with, local officials say.

Society | 7 hours ago

Bulgarian Prosecution Denies Reports of Terror Attack Plot

There is no information whatsoever of a terrorist attack being planned in Bulgaria, prosecuting authorities have said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 16:59

Exhibition about Lion as Symbol of Bulgarians Still Running in Bucharest

Bulgarians living in Bucharest, Romanian cultural figures, diplomats from different countries and Romanians tempted to know Bulgaria gathered on November 07 at the National Museum of History in Bucharest for the opening of an exhibition titled The Lion –

Society » Culture | December 5, 2016, Monday // 15:49

Bulgaria 'Aware of Terror Attack Plot' - IntMin

Outgoing Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said the government received information about "three or four foreign nationals in the country" preparing a terrorist attack.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 15:00

China 'Interested in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant'

China's state-owned nuclear company is eyeing the Belene nuclear power plant project in Bulgaria, the government in Sofia has said.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 13:54

Bulgarian National Shortlisted in Europol Advent Calendar

European police body Europol has published a self-styled "Advent calendar" which features a profile of sought persons for each day leading up to Christmas Eve.

Crime | December 5, 2016, Monday // 13:34

Bulgaria 'Should Promote Itself as All-Year-Round Destination'

It is time for Bulgaria to position itself on the main European and non-European markets as an four-season tourism destination, the head of a key tourism think-tank has said.

Business » Tourism | December 5, 2016, Monday // 12:41

Bulgaria Faces 'Genuine Threat of Radicalization' - MEP

There are still people using the inflow of migrants to enter Europe and carry out terror attacks, EPP/GERB MEP Emil Radev has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2016, Monday // 12:08

EU Energy Ministers Seeking New Rules on Gas Supplies

Energy Ministers from across the European Union are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss a possible change in rules on gas supplies from third countries.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 11:57

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor to Meet TV Show Host over Referendum

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will meet popular talk show host Slavi Trifonov on Monday to discuss the latter's claims of violations in the referendum held as months.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 11:07

Bulgaria's GDP Will Grow in 2017 Despite Political Crisis - Industry Group

The Bulgarian economy will expand in 2017 and post an increase in sales despite the tense political environment, the head of an employers' association has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 10:42

Nuclear Decommissioning Conference in Sofia Due This Week

The Central and Eastern Europe Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Conference 2016 is due on Thursday and Friday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, organizers say.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2016, Monday // 10:21

Bulgaria's VP-Elect Sparks New Row over Migrant Reception Centers

The Bulgarian government took on a commitment to build three new migrant reception centers in return for the financal assistance it secured during the autumn, Vice President-elect Iliana Iotova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2016, Monday // 09:57
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