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24 April 2017, Issue 4831
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53 Illegal Migrants Caught When Trying to Pass Danuv Bridge
53 illegal migrants are caught by police at the Danuv Bridge in Ruse, Bulgaria while trying to pass secretly the border, reported a BGNES’s correspondent from the Danube city. read
THE FIFTH BLOCK OF KOZLODUY NPP IS STOPPED BECAUSE OF PLANNED MODERNIZATION
The fifth block of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria is currently stopped because of the planned yearly renovation and modernization, reported BNR.
During the renovating operations and prophylaxis of the equipment, its reactor is going to be reloaded with fresh nuclear fuel for the 24th consecutive fuel campaign. Measures are going to be realized for continuing the operating term of the reactor. read more
FRANCE ELECTS THEIR PRESIDENT TODAY
The first round of the 2017 French presidential election is to be held on 23 April. 47 million people are going to choose the future not only of France, but also of Europe, reported BNT.
4 of the candidate presidents have a chance for a runoff. The analyzers are giving the biggest percent to Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Most French people still have not make a decision for who to vote. That is revealed by the last surveys. read more
A BULGARIAN HORO IS GOING TO TAKE PLACE FOR THE 5TH TIME ON BRUSSELS’ CENTRAL SQUARE
For the fifth consecutive time a Bulgarian horo will take place in the central square of Grand Place in Brussels, Focus News Reported.
This year, the organizer of the event is the Bulgarian MEP from GERB/EPP Eva Maidel, who continues the tradition launched by Kristalina Georgieva, Deputy Chair of the European Commission (2014-2016). read more
53 ILLEGAL MIGRANTS CAUGHT WHEN TRYING TO PASS DANUV BRIDGE
53 illegal migrants are caught by police at the Danuv Bridge in Ruse, Bulgaria while trying to pass secretly the border, reported a BGNES’s correspondent from the Danube city.
The illegal foreigners were found on Friday but the information comes today. read more
BSP PARTY WANTS GEORGY GERGOV TO RESIGN
The National Council of BSP is voting exceptionally today the exclusion of Georgy Gergov from the party, reported Dnevnik.
That wants the leader of the BSP Party Kornelia Ninova after the scandal around the meeting between the Bulgarian General Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and the “Overgaz” owner and publisher of the newspaper “Sega” Sasho Donchev, who claims that the meeting was with Georgi Gergov as a mediator and was conducted in his office. read more
THE BSP’S PLENARY SESSION АRGUE IF THE FALL OF GERGOV IS PART OF THE CURRENT POLITICAL SCENE
At the beginning of the Bulgarian Socialist Party’s (BSP’s) plenary session earlier today argued if the question for the exclusion of the businessman Georgy Gergov from the Executive Board of the party should be discussed, reported Dnevnik.
The leader of the BSP Party Kornelia Ninova who wants Gergov to resign proposed to comment this in the first common formulated point on the agenda. Yanaki Stoilov supported her decision. read more
GEORGY GERGOV RESIGNED FROM BSP
Georgy Gergov resigned alone as a member of the Executive Board of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), according to Dnevnik.
“I think that there is no point in dividing the party”, pointed Gergov before leaving the BSP’s central, where today their plenary session is being provided. read more
TRUCK WITH UNDECLARED WEAPON PASSED TROUGH BULGARIA
On friday the Serbian customs revealed a big quantity of undeclared air weapon in a truck which was coming from Bulgaria, announced TANJUG.
Barrels, optical sights, as well as ten air guns and 4000 munitions for them were found in the truck that was stopped on the border crossing point “Gradina” on a way from Turkey to Montenegro. read more
BULGARIAN ROUND DANCE IS PLAYING IN BRUSSELS TODAY
On the main square “Grand Place” in Brussels a traditional Bulgarian round dance is going to be curved today, according to BNR.
It is expected many compatriots living in the heart of Europe and lovers of the Bulgarian folkore from other countries to participate. The round dance is a part of the festival “Balkan traffic” in Brussels. read more
MARIYA STOYANOVA, СEM: THE CHANGES IN THE CRITERIA FOR CHILDREN’S DEFENCE WILL BE HELPFUL TO PARENTS
The main aim of the Project for changing the criteria for children’s defence, made by the Broadcasting Council, is parents to be involved in the process of defending their kids from unsuitable or unhealthy media content. That pointed the chairman of the Council for Electronic Media (CEM) Mariya Stoyanova in front of Dnevnik.
In her words this is an innovation in Bulgaria and our country and the Czech Republic are the only places in the European Union where there is no such practice. read more
FIRST BULGARIAN COMMUNICATION SATELLITE IS READY TO BE LAUNCHED IN SPACE
The first Bulgarian communication satellite by the Geostationary orbit BulgariaSat-1 finished all main procedures for montage and tests by the company Space Systems/Loral (SSL) in Palo Alto, California successfully, Dnevnik announced.
The installation is being currently prepared for transportation to the platform for launching in Cape Canaveral, Florida, said the company “Bulgaria Sat”. read more
IT IS SAINT THOMAS SUNDAY
The Octave Day of Easter is marked by the Eastern Orthodox Church today, named Saint Thomas Sunday.
It commemorates the event of the Holy Apostle Thomas’ touching the wounds of Christ. read more
ANTARCTICA: PREPARATION FOR 26TH BULGARIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION STARTED
14 000 kilometers away, at the end of the world, among the ice a man experience not a feeling of death but eternity.
This is one of the conclusions from the psychological survey to the little communities put in extreme conditions, conducted by Irena Sokolova, reported BGNES. read more
TODAY WE CELEBRATE THE WORLD EARTH DAY
The Earth Day is the biggest nonreligious holiday in the world, which is celebrated from more than half a milliard people, announced BGNES.
On 22nd April every year the international Earth Day Network coordinates the actions of more than 12 000 partners in 174 countries аimed to an environmental protection. read more
THE TEMPERATURES GO UP
Today will be preliminary sunny with an increased temporary cloudiness, reported BGNES.
Around noon and in the afternoon is expected to rain in the Rila and the Rhodope Mountains. read more
CODE YELLOW OVER STRONG WIND IN 12 REGIONS IN BULGARIA
In 12 regions in the country a Yellow Code was issued over strong wind, alerted the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) at the Bulgarian Academy of Science.
The regions are: Vidin, Vratsa, Montana, Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Targovishte, Razgrad, Silistra and Shumen. read more
DONORS CAMPAIGN FOR BOOKS BEING ORGANIZED ON THE WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY
On the World Book and Copyright Day 23 April the club “Chitalishte.to” is organizing a donors campaign for books, reported BNR. They will be send to different community centers in Bulgaria.
The books will be collected from 11:00 to 15:00 at the “Chitalishte.to” ‘s office on the “Lom” Street in Sofia. read more
SOFIA WORLD CUP 2017 IS COMING ON 5 MAY
From 5th to 7th May Sofia, Bulgaria is one of the seven stopover cities where Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup 2017 is going to be held.
The difference this year is that the FIG World Cup circuit in Rhythmic Gymnastics includes four World Cup events and four World Challenge Cup events. read more
THREE FRENCH PEOPLE IN HOSPITAL AFTER CAR CRASH AROUND SIMITLI
The French people which were injured in a car accident on the E-79 road around Simitli, Bulgarian city, are in hospital, said a reporter of BGNES.
Around 18:00 last night a minivan “Ford” with a French registration, travelling from Blagoevgrad to Kresna Gorge went into the oncoming lane, went out of the road and crashes into a tree. read more
12 DIE AFTER RIOTING IN VENEZUELA
At least 12 people died on Friday after rioting broke out at the streets of Caracas, the Venezuelan capital, between government opponents and the National Guard, according to The New York Times.
11 had died of electrocution and gunshot wounds “in act of violence” in El Valle, a neighborhood in Venezuela, where armored transportation struggled to contain crowds of looters, said the attorney general’s office in Venezuela. read more
MADRID DERBY IN THE SEMIFINALS OF THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
A Madrizi derby will be in the semifinals of the Champions League. "Real" and "Atletico", who played finals twice in the last three seasons, are now meeting a step earlier.
"Monaco" will meet Juventus in the other semi-finals. read more
EARLY FRENCH VOTE TURNOUT SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN 2012
Turnout in the first round of the French presidential election at 1000 GMT on Sunday was slightly higher than at the same stage in 2012, the interior ministry said, reported AFP.
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