Waiting for Christmas

The world is gearing up for the Christmas celebrations....

December 9, 2014, Tuesday

Days of Morocco in Bulgaria

Between November 19 and 30, the Days of Morocco were held in Sofia and organized by the Moroccan Embassy. Within a generous program that Morocco offers for the first time in Bulgaria, visitors were able to get in touch with the beauty of the North African country's culture, with a concert, a fashion show, wine tasting, and a movie going alongside a permanent handicrafts exhibition. ...

December 5, 2014, Friday

The Black Friday Stampede

The Black Friday across the world. Starting as a US tradition to mark the beginning of the Christmas shopping on the Friday after Thanksgiving, the campaign is slowly spreading across the world....

November 28, 2014, Friday

88-th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the US retail store chain Macy's. The tradition started in 1924. ...

November 27, 2014, Thursday

Court Ruling Sparks Riots in Ferguson

Violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, US on 24 November after demonstrators learned there would be no criminal indictment of police officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown. Demonstrators taunted police, shattered windows and set fire to two St....

November 25, 2014, Tuesday

Historic Amounts of Snow In New York

“Historic” bad weather across the US claimed eight lives in the state of New York and buried it under metres of snow. Another wave of stormy weather is forecast to sweep across the city of Buffalo on Thursday, bringing the total snowfall this week up to levels normally expected over an entire year. ...

November 20, 2014, Thursday

Hungarians Protest to Demand Ouster of Corrupt Officials

An estimated 10,000 Hungarians protested in Budapest on 17 November 2014 against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his government, accusing Orban of being too close to Russia and employing corrupt officials. Similar protests were held in at least 20 other Hungarian cities as well as Berlin, Stockholm and London. ...

November 18, 2014, Tuesday

Celebrations Of the 25-th Anniversary Of the Fall Of the Berlin Wall

Festivities to mark the 25-th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall drew more than 1 million Berliners and visitors from all over to the heart of the once-divided city. Solidarity movement leader and later Polish President Lech Walesa, Mikhail Gorbachev - the last leader of the Soviet Union - and other figures credited with an international role in bringing down the wall and helping reunite Germany joined Wowereit, Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck. ...

November 10, 2014, Monday

On The Day The Wall Came Down

On November 9 the world celebrates the 25-th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Its construction began in the summer of 1961, as a wire fence, and  it completely cut off by land West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin until it was opened on November 9, 1989. ...

November 5, 2014, Wednesday

First Session of Bulgaria's 43-rd National Assembly

On October 27 the newly elected MPs convened for the first session of the 43-rd National Assembly in Bulgaria's capital Sofia. At the opening session were invited former presidents, current President Rosen Plevneliev, Patriarch Neofit, former Speakers of Parliament, foreign ambassadors and other dignitaries. ...

October 27, 2014, Monday

October Snow Catches Bulgaria Off-Guard

Heavy snowfall was not a surprise, since nearly all weather forecasts had warned of a sharp decrease in temperatures this weekend. However, neither locals nor authorities were quite prepared for the winter's plans to come early. ...

October 26, 2014, Sunday

Rally de Espana Kicks Off

Rally de Espana is the only event on the calendar of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) featuring gravel and asphalt stages. This year’s rally, taking place from 23 to 26 October, is the penaultimate round in WRC 2014 and the event’s 50th edition....

October 24, 2014, Friday

Sweden Searches for Suspected Foreign Submarine off Stockholm

Sweden has intensified its search of what it described as "foreign underwater activity" in the Baltic Sea less than 50 km from Stockholm in an operation reminiscent of the days of the Cold War.  ...

October 20, 2014, Monday

Bulgarian Air Force Holds Spectacular Show for First Time in 20 Years

An impressive air show marked the the 102nd anniversary of Bulgaria’s Air Force at Sofia Vrazhdebna airport on Saturday.Themed "This is Us", the show featured aerobatics, parachute jumps, dogfights, rescue operation, airborne landings and other demonstrations....

October 12, 2014, Sunday