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Russia’s New Ambassador Assumes High Office in Sofia in February

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed 67-year-old Eleonora Mitrofanova as ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria, RIA Novosti has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | 5 hours ago

Bulgarian Civil Aviation Suffers Huge Losses Owing to Coronavirus Pandemic

The pandemic has an extremely negative impact on civil aviation.

Business | 5 hours ago

Alexey Navalny Will Be Detained Upon Arrival in Moscow Airport

Russia’s prison service says it has orders to detain Alexey Navalny, a statement made days before the opposition politician is due to return to Russia after recuperating abroad from a suspected FSB poisoning.

Politics | 6 hours ago

Russia Withdraws from Open Sky Treaty after US Departure

Russia is launching domestic procedures to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Politics | 6 hours ago

Bulgarian Traffic Police Will Patrol Small Towns and Villages Hunting Drunk Drivers

Traffic police continue to watch out for motorists who dare driving under the influence, i.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago

Bulgaria after Flood Disaster: Tons of Urban Waste Clog Rivers across the Country

There is a very big problem in our country after the torrential rains which flooded a lot of regions across Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | 7 hours ago

Big “Potato Fraud” Exposed in Bulgaria

Large food chains and vegetable exchanges in Bulgaria sell German and French potatoes as Bulgarian production and thus mislead their customers, National Potato Growers Association alerted.

Business | 8 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Ruling Party Proposes Amendments to Electoral Code

Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) propose changes to electoral legislation in order to guarantee the right of vote to all Bulgarians.

Politics » Elections | 9 hours ago

Greek Tourism Minister: Vaccination Certificate Not Mandatory for Traveling to Greece

“The vaccination certificate will not be a precondition for somebody to travel to Greece,” Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said on Thursday.

Business » Tourism | 9 hours ago

Bulgarian Sentenced to 27-Year Jail Term for Crime He Didn’t Commit

An 85-year-old Bulgarian man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison and a €53,000 fine for trafficking migrants into Greece.

Society | January 15, 2021, Friday // 12:01

US President Elect Reveals USD 1,9 Trillion Emergency Relief Plan

President-elect Joe Biden laid out a $1.

Politics | January 15, 2021, Friday // 11:35

Before Summer 36 Percent of Bulgarians Will Be Vaccinated

Nearly 36% of the population of Bulgaria may be vaccinated in the first six months of this year, BGNES learnt from the press office of the Ministry of Health.

Society » Health | January 15, 2021, Friday // 11:22

UniCredit Bulbank: Bulgarian Economy Will Slowly Recover in 2021

Bulgarian economy has been shrinking in the last trimester of 2020, but the same trend is expected to persist in the first months of 2021 too, forecast UniCredit Bulbank experts in their three-month analysis of economic development of the Central and East

Business » Finance | January 15, 2021, Friday // 10:45

Magnitude 6,2 Earthquake Shook Indonesia, Dead and Injured Reported

A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleeing from their homes in the nighttime darkness.

Society » Incidents | January 15, 2021, Friday // 09:44

Weather in Bulgaria: Quiet and Sunny

Light snowfalls are expected in some eastern regions of Bulgaria in the morning, the national weather service reports.

Politics » Domestic | January 15, 2021, Friday // 09:30

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 535 Newly Infected, 6,728 Recovered

In the past 24 hours, 535 newly infected have been registered, 6,728 cured and 47 died of coronavirus.

Society » Health | January 15, 2021, Friday // 09:16

GERB: We Will Not Uphold Any of Amendments to Electoral Code Proposed by President Radev

"President Radev has demonstrated that he is not capable of building consensus and has scheduled the elections for April 4.

Politics » Elections | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 18:33

Bulgaria’s President with Official Address to Nation, Election Date Set for April 4

President Rumen Radev announced the date of the parliamentary elections in spring during his extraordinary address to nation.

Politics » Elections | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 17:27

Bulgarian Pilots Will Be Trained in US to Operate F-16 Fighter Jets

Two military pilots will join the second and third groups that are earmarked to go to the US to be trained to pilot F-16 fighter jets, said Deputy Defense Minister Atanas Zapryanov at the sitting of the parliamentary defense committee.

Politics » Defense | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 16:26

Bulgaria’s Health Minister: Vaccination Certificate for Mobile Application Being Discussed

Digital Certificate is prepared for mobile application and anyone who was vaccinated will be able to have it on their phone to be used when necessary.

Society » Health | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 16:02

Another Setback for WHO Mission in Wuhan, Two Members Had Coronavirus Antibodies

Two members of a World Health Organization-led team that arrived on Thursday in China’s Wuhan city to investigate the origins of COVID-19 remained behind in Singapore after testing positive for coronavirus antibodies, the global body said.

Society » Health | January 14, 2021, Thursday // 15:32
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