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President Rumen Radev Convenes the Consultative Council for National Security

Today, President Rumen Radev convenes the Consultative Council for National Security, BGNES reported.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:30

Sofia Tidies up for the EU Presidency

Cleaning the streets in the centre of Sofia takes place as part of the preparation for the welcoming the delegates for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:29

Dangerously Dirty Air Has Been Reported Across the Country Since the Beginning of the Year

Dangerously dirty air has been reported across the country since the beginning of the year, with the most serious situation in the capital.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:23

Information Video on Safety in Road Tunnels

Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure informs motorists on how to react in the event of fire or accident in the renovated Echemishka and Vitinya Tunnels on Hemus motorway.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:14

NIMH: Mostly Cloudy with Light Rain in Some Areas

 It will be mostly cloudy over Bulgaria today, with light rain in some areas.

Business | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:10

Yonhap: Two Koreas Kick Off High-Level Talks on Winter Olympics, Ties

South and North Korea began their first formal talks in more than two years Tuesday to discuss the North's potential participation in next month's Winter Olympics and ways to improve their long-stalled ties.

World | January 9, 2018, Tuesday // 10:08

Macedonian Smog Envelopes Cities, Emergency Measures Introduced

As 2017 ended and 2018 began, Macedonia took emergency measures against dense smog enveloping its cities, an annual winter scourge in the Western Balkans blamed on a mix of coal burning, ageing industry and high-polluting emissions from older vehicles.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 17:00

The British Minister for Northern Ireland Resigned

British Undersecretary of the United Kingdom, James Brookshair, resigned due to health reasons, the World Agencies said, referring to Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman.

Politics | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:17

Bulgaria EU Presidency Seeks to Promote Europe-Middle East Ties

Bulgaria, which holds the current EU Presidency, expressed its desire Monday to work with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to boost ties between the EU and the Middle East region.

Business | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:15

France Registers Record Asylum Requests in 2017

France registered a record number of asylum requests in 2017, when Albanians topped the list despite far slimmer prospects of obtaining refugee status than people from war-torn places such as Syria or Afghanistan.

World » EU | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:13

Today is Divorce Day

The first working day of the new year is called by lawyers as Divorce Day, as most applications for marriage dissolution are filed, the daily Express reports.

Society | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:13

Liliana Pavlova will Participate in the Debate on the Future EU Budget in Brussels

Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2018 Liliana Pavlova will take part in Brussels today at a high-level conference dedicated to the Shaping Our Future Community Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF) after 2020 - 

Politics » Diplomacy | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:01

A Fire Broke out at the Trump Tower in New York

A fire broke out in the New York skyline at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, NBC and CBS reported, quoted by Reuters.

Society » Incidents | January 8, 2018, Monday // 16:00

Borussia Dortmund Bus Bomb Accused Confesses Crime

A 28-year-old man accused of detonating bombs targeting a top German football team has confessed to the deed.

World | January 8, 2018, Monday // 15:58

Macron told Beijing that the Chinese "Silk Road" could not be Unidirectional

Emmanuel Macron said China and Europe should work together on Beijing's One Belt - One Time initiative.

Politics | January 8, 2018, Monday // 14:57

On Thursday, There will be a Peaceful Demonstration "in favor" the Istanbul Convention

A peaceful demonstration in support of the ratification of the so-called Istanbul Convention is being held on Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm before the National Assembly.

Society | January 8, 2018, Monday // 14:32

Iraq Returning Displaced Civilians From Camps to Unsafe Areas

 Iraqi security forces are forcibly returning civilians from refugee camps to unsafe areas in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province, exposing them to death from booby-traps or acts of vigilantism, refugees and aid workers say, quoted by Reuters.

Business | January 8, 2018, Monday // 14:12

Pope Calls For Dialogue in Korea, Ban on Nuclear Weapons

 Pope Francis called on Monday for all nations to support dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and to work for a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons, reported Reuters.

World | January 8, 2018, Monday // 13:58

Greek Court Suspends Asylum Granted to Turkish Soldier

Greece won on Monday a temporary injunction suspending the asylum status granted to a Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to the country after a botched coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016, according to Reuters.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2018, Monday // 13:55

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Midwives

With a variety of colourful rituals, Bulgaria honoured midwives Monday on the annual Babinden festival.

Society | January 8, 2018, Monday // 13:50

More than 100,000 People Sought Asylum in France in 2017.

In France, over 200 000 asylum applications were registered in France in 2017 - a "historical" result, to which in particular the increased number of candidates from Albania and West Africa contributed.

World | January 8, 2018, Monday // 12:40
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