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Ethnic Clashes Raise Turmoil in Bulgaria’s Village of Garmen

The road between the villages of Marchevo and Garmen was blocked Sunday at around 10 am and lasted for a little over four hours.

Society » Incidents | 7 hours ago

Ukrainian Rebel Leader Alexey Mozgovy Reportedly Murdered Near Luhansk

Commander of the battalion of the Luhansk national rebel movement Aleksey Mozgovoy has allegedly been murdered after an attack was performed on his car.

World » Ukraine | 8 hours ago

Britain’s Labour Party to Back Cameron’s Referendum on EU Membership

Britain’s Labour Party will be supporting the proposed referendum on the country’s EU membership.

World » EU | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 14:15

Bulgaria Scores Gold, Silver Medals at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Tashkent

Bulgaria’s team in rhythmic gymnastics won the gold medal in the all-round phase of the World Cup in the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent on Saturday night.

Sports | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 13:01

Thunderstorms Expected Across Bulgaria

Rain, thunderstorms and hail are projected for today’s May 24, according to the official data presented by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 11:57

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, Educational Minister Prof.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 10:55

Sweden Wins 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden's Måns Zelmerlöw has collected most votes of viewers at the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

World | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 01:42

Bulgarian Archaeologists to Work on Uncovering Acropolis of Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists are to concentrate their efforts on uncovering the acropolis of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the forthcoming months.

Society » Archaeology | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 17:01

Pope Francis Receives Bulgarian PM, Delegation at Audience in Vatican

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and a delegation headed by him were received at an audience by Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 15:50

Bulgarian National Television Releases Trailer for 2015 Junior Eurovision

The Bulgarian National Television (BNT) released a trailer for the 2015 Junior Eurovision, which will be held on November 21 at the Arena Armeec hall in Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 14:45

Video Promotes Bulgaria's Plovdiv as 2019 European Capital of Culture

A video, which will be broadcasted by more than 30 televisions, advertises the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv as the 2019 European Capital of Culture.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:54

School Teachers in Bulgaria Decreased by 70 % in Past Fifteen Years

At present there are 85 000 teachers employed in secondary education in Bulgaria, which represents a decrease by 70 % in the past fifteen years.

Society » Education | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:05

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Three Migrant Traffickers in Sofia

Bulgarian authorities detained three migrant traffickers from Algeria, Iran and Iraq in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 12:03

Bulgarian PM, Delegation to Have Audience with Pope Francis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the delegation headed by him will have an audience with Pope Francis on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 11:26

Gunfight Between Security Forces, Armed Group Kills at Least 43 in Mexico

A gunfight between security forces and an armed group claimed the lives of at least 43 people in the state of Michoacan in southwestern Mexico on Friday.

World | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 10:46

Bulgarian Food Safety Agency Head Dismissed amid Extortion Allegations

Plamen Mollov, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA), has been dismissed at the proposal of Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva.

Business | May 22, 2015, Friday // 20:51

Average Wage in Bulgaria Increased 4-fold in 2000-2015

The average wage in Bulgaria increased four times from BGN 225 to BGN 800 over the past 15 years.

Business » Finance | May 22, 2015, Friday // 20:34

IS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Attack on Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia

The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia.

World | May 22, 2015, Friday // 19:52

Bulgaria’s PM, Georgian Counterpart Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili discussed bilateral cooperation in Riga during the Eastern Partnership Summit.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2015, Friday // 19:12

Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing Switches to Card Payments Only for Toll Fees as of June

Starting 8 a.m. on June 1, 2015, toll fees and vignette stickers for trucks at Bulgaria’s Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point will only be paid at a “points of sale” (POS).

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 17:59

Bulgaria’s State-Owned Maritsa East 2 TPP Reported Loss of BGN 38.6 M in 2014

Bulgaria’s state-owned thermal power plant Maritsa East 2 registered pre-tax loss of BGN 38.6 M for 2014.

Business » Energy | May 22, 2015, Friday // 17:05