Top 10 News for the Last 2 Weeks

EP Calls on Albania to Recognize Bulgarian Minority

The European Parliament has called on Albania to make sure the rights of all minorities - and specifically ethnic Bulgarians - are safeguarded and legally enshrined.

World » Southeast Europe | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:45

Mayor of Bulgarian Town Seeks to Expel Syrian Family

The mayor of Elin Pelin, not far from the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has told a Syrian family of three to leave the municipality despite the fact they have been granted humanitarian status.

Society | February 13, 2017, Monday // 10:03

Bulgaria's Sozopol Voted 6th in European Best Destinations Ranking

The Black Sea town of Sozopol has received the sixth-best result in the shortlist of the European Best Destinations 2017 ranking.

Business » Tourism | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 11:24

First Express Train from Istanbul Arrives in Sofia

The first express train from the Turkish city of Istanbul arrived in Sofia on Tuesday after a nine-and-a-half-hour trip, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 15:14

Bulgaria Remains Among 12 Countries Subject to Special Monitoring

The European Commission has established yet again an extreme imbalance in Bulgaria’s economy.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 15:39

Bulgarian Among Winners of 'SciTech Oscars'

Vladimir Koylazov received on Saturday of the American Film Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards at a Beverly Hills ceremony, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 13:46

Bulgaria Mourns over National Hero's Death

Bulgaria is marking 144 years since Vasil Levski, the most respected national hero and freedom fighter, was hanged.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 08:35

World Fails to Match Levski's Ideal, Bulgarian President Says

Bulgarian revolutionary Vasil Levski cannot fit into the mould where politicians try to place him, President Rumen Radev has said.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 22:34

Greek Authorities To Evacuate 70,000 from Thessaloniki

Greek authorities have started the evacuation of 70,000 people in the city of Thessaloniki on the eve of an operation to disarm a bomb from the Second World War.

World » Southeast Europe | February 11, 2017, Saturday // 15:34

Bulgaria, 3 Other NATO States 'Picked Russia to Defend Them if Threatened'

Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey "plumped for Russia" as their pick for defense partner if a threat emerged, according to a poll quoted by Bloomberg.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 16:15
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