Top 10 News for the Last 2 Weeks

Floods Kill 3 in Southern Bulgaria

Bulgaria's second-largest city Plovdiv is gradually recovering after two people died in the region overnight in flash floods caused by torrential rains.

Business | August 22, 2015, Saturday // 07:39

US Heavy Weapons Bound for Bulgaria

Heavy US equipment that arrived in Germany on Sunday is bound for Bulgaria, a specialized website has said.

Politics » Defense | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 08:38

Putin: Bulgaria's NATO Membership Does Not Mean End to Relations with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin assured on Monday that Bulgaria's NATO membership would not mean an end to its relationship with Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2015, Monday // 18:09

DW: Why Has Putin Softened Tone on Bulgaria?

“In December, Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply attacked EU and NATO member Bulgaria for supporting Western sanctions against Russia but now, his tone has noticeably softened,” Deutsche Welle said on Friday.

Views on BG | August 21, 2015, Friday // 20:44

Bulgaria May Send Army to Borders as Migrant Wave to Macedonia Surges

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry said on Friday it is considering sending army troops to the country’s borders to help police prevent a potential surge in migrant influx, the Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Politics » Defense | August 21, 2015, Friday // 19:05

NYT: Two Bulgarian Women Are Among Possible Nominees for UN Secretary-General

Two Bulgarian women – UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva, are among the possible nominees for succeeding Ban Ki-moon as the next UN Secretary-General.

World | August 24, 2015, Monday // 14:58

Bulgaria's Thracian Exhibition in Louvre 'among Best for 2015'

The Epic of the Thracian Kings exhibition which was hosted by the Louvre in France is considered to be one of the best exhibitions for this year, a French magazine has said.

Society » Culture | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 07:44

Quality of Life in Sofia Steadily Deteriorates - The Economist

The quality of life in the Bulgarian capital steadily deteriorated, recording a drop for the fifth consecutive year.

Society | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 10:11

Taiwan's View on the South China Sea Issue

After Novinite published an official statement by China on the developments in the South China Sea last week, we were contacted by the Taipei Representative Office in Greece, representing the Republic of China (Taiwan), which offered its position, also kn

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | August 18, 2015, Tuesday // 08:32

Helicopters to Help Monitor Bulgaria's Borders, Deputy IntMin Says

Army helicopters will provide assistance in monitoring Bulgaria's borders to counter a potential surge in the number of migrants trying to enter the country, Deputy Interior Minister Filip Gunev has said.

Politics » Defense | August 22, 2015, Saturday // 10:43