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Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Dies at 80

AFP - Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced.

Society » Obituaries | August 19, 2018, Sunday // 13:59

Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind and Solar Power

TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.

Business » Energy | August 19, 2018, Sunday // 13:56

Tough Talks, No Agreements at Merkel, Putin Meeting near Berlin

MESEBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2018, Sunday // 13:52

Bulgarian Film 'Aga' Wins Top Prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Aug 18, (RTRS): The 24th Sarajevo Film Festival has awarded its top prize to Bulgarian director Milko Lazarov's 'Aga'.

Society » Culture | August 19, 2018, Sunday // 13:27

Bulgaria Seizes over 20 kg of Heroin at Border with Turkey


Crime | August 19, 2018, Sunday // 10:23

Romanian PM Tells EU: Force Against Protesters was Justified

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s prime minister has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent anti-government protest that left more than 450 people injured.

Society | August 18, 2018, Saturday // 12:32

BDZ will Buy 42 Trains for BGN 810 Million

BDZ launched an open tender procedure for the purchase and maintenance of 42 new modular trains for the needs of BDZ-Passenger Transport EOOD.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2018, Saturday // 12:22

Bulgaria's Revenue from Foreign Tourist Arrivals Grows 9.7% in the First Half of 2018

SOFIA (Bulgaria), August 17 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's revenue from foreign tourist arrivals rose by an annual 9.

Business » Tourism | August 18, 2018, Saturday // 10:48

Bulgarian Registry Agency Head Resigns


Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2018, Friday // 17:36

Bulgaria to Finish Building Fence on Romanian Border Next Week

Bulgaria has built over 101 kilometers out of the 133 kilometers of fencing on its border with Romania, with the purpose of preventing the spread of the African swine fever virus by boars in Romania that may cross the border, according to Bulgaria’s deput

Society » Health | August 17, 2018, Friday // 17:25

Bulgarian Beekeepers Report Significantly Lower Honey Production

Veliko Tarnovo.

Business | August 17, 2018, Friday // 16:17

U.S. and Bulgarian Navy Servicemen Participated in Joint Exercise in Varna

VARNA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.

Politics » Defense | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:59

India Warns of 'Extremely Grave' Crisis as Flood Toll Rises

AFP - Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India's Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:57

Scientists Detail Full Genome of Wheat for First Time

AFP - In a breakthrough that experts say will help feed the growing global population in the coming decades, scientists Thursday revealed they have cracked the full genome of wheat for the first time.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:46

Murders Leave Rohingya Camps Gripped by Fear

A spate of bloody killings is fuelling unease in the Rohingya camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, where overstretched police are struggling to protect nearly a million traumatised refugees from violent gangs.

World | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:40

Turkey Says will Respond if US Imposes more Sanctions

Turkey on Friday threatened to respond if the United States levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency.

World | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:35

More than 1,000 Google Workers Protest Censored China Search

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.

World | August 17, 2018, Friday // 14:20
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