Photo Story: 2011 Personalities in the News Award Ceremony - Novinite.com & Novinite.bg

Bulgaria's "Personalities in the News" for 2011 – who were selected by you, our readers from around the world – have received their awards at a special ceremony in Sofia.

Three of the four winners of the "Personality in the News" title for 2011 – Mrs. Meglena Kuneva, Mr. Vasko Raychev, and Mr. Andreas Maierhofer were handed their prizes by the team of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg at the Sofia Sheraton Hotel Balkan on Tuesday in the presence of diplomats, journalists, friends, and partners of the largest Bulgarian English-language media and its Bulgarian-language service.

1 of 29 | February 7, 2012, Tuesday M3 Communications Group, Inc.

2011 Personalities in the News Award Ceremony - Novinite.com & Novinite.bg

More photo stories:

Bulgarian Motorbike Riders Rally to Demand Seasonal Insurance Policies

Motorbike riders from around Bulgaria gathered in front of Parliament building in Sofia on 13 April 2016 to demand payment for third-party liability insurance policies pegged to the number of months the vehicles are on the roads. The motorbike riders say they should be entitled to paying just a portion of the mandatory full-year insurance policies against third-party liability as they only use the vehicles from spring until autumn. ...

April 13, 2016, Wednesday

Security heightened in Europe after Brussels attacks

Belgian police has launched large-scale raids in Brussels in search for suspects involved in March 22 morning attacks, which claimed the lives of at least 31 people and left hundreds injured. The attacks started with twin suicide bombings at the departure hall of Zaventem airport, where at least 11 people were killed and up to a hundred others wounded....

March 23, 2016, Wednesday

Migrants Stuck in Greece Increase after EU-Turkey Deal

Greece estimates that more than 25,000 migrants are presently on its territory, with more than half stuck at the makeshift camp Idomeni, on the border with Macedonia. The EU and Turkey have agreed in principle on a scheme to return migrants from Greece to Turkey and directly resettle legitimate Syrian refugees across the bloc directly from Turkey....

March 9, 2016, Wednesday

France Plans to Evict up to 1,000 Migrants from "The Jungle'' Camp in Calais

French authorities unveiled on 12 February a plan to move some migrants out of the makeshift camp on the outskirts of Calais within a week. Some 4,000 to 7,000 migrants live in squalid conditions in the camp known as "The Jungle"....

February 15, 2016, Monday

Brazil's Carnival Kicks Off, Leaving Trouble Aside

Despite concerns over the Zika virus and sluggish economic growth in the country, Brazil is celebrating its annual Carnival.The spectacular events across the country, which take months to prepare for, are best known for the performances in Rio de Janeiro, the handing of the city keys from the Mayor kickstarts the celebration....

February 6, 2016, Saturday
more