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North Korea Warns Its Citizens of Upcoming Famine Crisis

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has told citizens to prepare for hard times ahead, following warnings from rights groups that the country faces dire food shortages and economic instability.

World | April 9, 2021, Friday // 16:30

Bulgaria: Movement for Rights and Freedoms Will Not Take Part in New Government, Will Support Cabinet Proposed by New Parties

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will not support a government of the election losers - GERB and BSP, but is ready to support a cabinet of the new parties in the next parliament without participating in it, the leader of the Movement Mustafa Karadayi

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 16:18

Paintings by Renowned Bulgarian Artists Put up for Sale Online

The oeuvres of the most eminent Bulgarian artists are offered for sale on the internet shopping platform for second-hand goods, Maritsa daily reported.

Society | April 9, 2021, Friday // 15:49

Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth, Died Aged 99

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.

Society » Health | April 9, 2021, Friday // 15:07

Maria Bakalova on Forbes List 30 Under 30

Oscar-nominated actress Maria Bakalova, who triumphed in the awards season with her role in the film "Borat 2", found a place in the selection "30 under 30 Europe" of Forbes magazine writes New Musical Express, quoted by Nova TV.

Society » Culture | April 9, 2021, Friday // 14:53

‘Sofa-gate’ Brings More Headaches for EU

The protocol scandal that overshadowed the EU leaders’ recent visit to Turkey keeps unfolding, raising questions about Council President Charles Michel’s reaction, but also about the EU’s consistency in asking Ankara to adhere to the Istanbul Convention.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2021, Friday // 14:07

VMRO Claim Multiple Irregularities, Seeks Annulment of Vote Results in Turkey

The nationalist VMRO party is seeking annulment of results of voting in Turkey for a new Bulgarian parliament.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:49

Housing Prices in Bulgaria Soared by 30 Percent over Decade – Eurostat

Housing prices in Bulgaria have risen by more than 30% since 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:39

MEP Elena Yoncheva Under Fire for Alleged Money Laundering

The Anti-Corruption Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture (ACCIAF) has filed a claim in court for the confiscation of BGN 158,000 from MEP Elena Yoncheva.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:02

Adverse Reactions Reported after J&J Jab – US, Colorado

Thirteen people at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Colorado had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Wednesday — shutting down operations for the day, a report said.

Society » Health | April 9, 2021, Friday // 12:20

Ancient City over 3,000 Years Old Discovered in Egypt

A city that has been lost in sands and was founded more than 3,400 years ago has been unearthed in Luxor, south Egypt, Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian archeological mission that is responsible for the discovery, said Thursday, Al Balad newspaper reports

Society » Archaeology | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:57

Bulgaria: CEC Removes Boyko Borissov, Six Others from Elected MPs List

The Central Election Commission on April 8 removed six people from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and two from the GERB-​​UDF coalition from the list of elected MPs upon receipt of their requests.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:30

Violence Escalates in Belfast, Police Use Water Cannons to Quell Tide

There was further unrest and violence in Belfast on Thursday night as nationalist and loyalist youths clashed at interfaces in the west of the city.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:12

Airlines Lash out at UK Government over Travel Restrictions

Britain will confirm in early May whether it will allow international travel to resume from May 17 and which countries will fall into the red, amber or green categories in a traffic light system based on COVID-19 risks.

Business » Tourism | April 9, 2021, Friday // 10:59

Bulgaria’s Chief Health Inspector: Anti-Epidemic Measures Should Be Extended Till End-May

“Even in the previous order on the anti-epidemic measures, the first point is my proposal to extend them by another month.

Society » Health | April 9, 2021, Friday // 10:19

Bulgaria: Distribution of Seats in 45th National Assembly – Update

According to the final allocation of seats in the 45th Parliament, announced by the CEC, GERB will have 75 Members of Parliament, "There is such a people" - 51, BSP - 43, MRF - 30, Democratic Bulgaria - 27, "Stand up! Mafiosi out!" - 14.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:50

Bulgaria: Anti-Epidemic Measures Eased – Health Minister

Health Minister Kostadin Angelov issued an order regulating the anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria for the period April 12 - 30, the Health Ministry press centre informed on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:26

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 2,957 Newly Infected, 136 Fatalities

In the past 24 hours, 2,957 new cases of coronavirus infection have been diagnosed in the country, data from the single information portal shows.

Society » Health | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:19

Mobile Is the Most Popular Payment Method in Bulgaria

Across the world, digital payment methods are becoming increasingly widespread.

Business » Finance | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 17:48

Maria Bakalova Awarded Honorary Askeer as Ambassador of Bulgarian Acting School

Bulgarian actress Maria Bakalova will receive an honorary Askeer Award as a rising international star and ambassador of Bulgarian acting.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 15:14

CureVac Hope to Start Rollout of Their Vaccine in June – Company CEO

Coronavirus vaccine maker CureVac has said it hopes its Covid shot will receive European approval in the second quarter.

Society » Health | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 14:58
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