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UN Torture Prevention Body to Visit Bulgaria

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will make its first visit to Bulgaria from 24 to 30 October to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, and examine the existing protection measures against torture and ill-tr

World | 3 hours ago

Bulgarian Financier and TISP MP: The "Green Certificate" can Slow Down the Economy

One way to deal with high inflation is to support production and introduce tax breaks. Reducing VAT on food will increase collection and brighten the industry. The introduction of a "Green Certificate" at around 20% vaccination is a mistake that can lead

Business | 4 hours ago

2021 Elections: 2in1 Vote for Bulgarians Abroad - 760 Sections will be Opened in 68 Countries

There will be 760 sections abroad in 68 countries, said Ivan Kondov - head of a working group for voting abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, BNR reported.

Politics » Elections | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria Authorities Do Not Rule Out Lockdown in Case of Failure with the “Green Certificate”

Deputy Health Minister Alexander Zlatanov warned that a serious tightening of anti-epidemic measures and even a lockdown is envisaged if the now imposed measure with the green certificate fails to limit the spread of coronavirus infection.

Society » Health | 4 hours ago

COVID-19: Germany Declares Bulgaria and Croatia High-Risk Countries

Germany has declared Bulgaria and Croatia high-risk countries where the coronavirus epidemic is spreading in dangerous proportions.

Society » Health | 4 hours ago

Bulgarians who Had COVID, established by Antigen Test, can Download “Green Pass” on Monday

From Monday, October 25, all Bulgarian citizens who have suffered from COVID-19 and have registered in the National Health Information System a positive result from an antigen test, can download their "green certificate"

Society » Health | 5 hours ago

89% of Intubated Patients with COVID-19 in Greece are Unvaccinated

34 people have died in Greece from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, health authorities said on Thursday night.

Society » Health | 7 hours ago

Bulgarian Prof. Glomb: There is No Point in Antibody Tests

Antibodies formed after coronavirus disease fade rapidly. The tests are not reliable enough to know if their number is protective - ie. enough to protect us from a new infection. So there is no point in doing antibody tests.

Business | 7 hours ago

WHO: Between 80,000 and 180,000 Medics have Lost the Battle with COVID-19

Between 80,000 and 180,000 medics have lost the battle with Covid-19, according to the World Health Organization. According to her, doctors and nurses should be vaccinated with priority. In the UK, more than 50,000 are newly infected per day, for the firs

Society » Health | 7 hours ago

Defense Minister Panayotov Called on Army Employees to get Vaccinated against COVID-19

97% of those accommodated for treatment by Covid at the Military Medical Academy are unvaccinated, announced the Minister of Defense Georgi Panayotov, who referred to data from medical statistics.

Society » Health | 7 hours ago

Bulgarian GPs will be Able to Prescribe Free Prescriptions to Patients with COVID-19

General Practitioners will be able to prescribe free prescriptions to patients with COVID-19, and hospitals will receive additional funding. These are the decisions taken today during a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fun

Business | 8 hours ago

Bulgaria: In September, Number of Detained Migrants was 28.9% Higher than in August

In September, a total of 1,626 third-country nationals were detained in Bulgaria, according to statistics from the Ministry of Interior. Of these, 154 people were detained at the entrance to the state border, 128 at the exit without registration, and 1344

Politics » Defense | 8 hours ago

Actor Alec Baldwin Fired a Props Pistol During Filming and Killed Camerawoman Halina Hutchins

American actor Alec Baldwin fired a props pistol during filming, killed camerawoman Halina Hutchins and wounded director Jell Souza, news agencies reported, citing the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office.

Society » Incidents | 8 hours ago

Warsaw: We will Not Comply with the EU Declaration of the Rule of Law

Polish authorities do not believe that the resolution adopted by the European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, which expresses dissatisfaction with Warsaw's actions

World » EU | 8 hours ago

European Leaders Attacked Poland at a Summit in Brussels

European leaders lined up sharply to criticize Warsaw on Thursday for challenging the EU's legal basis, but Poland's prime minister said he would not succumb to "blackmail" before joining the 27-nation bloc's summit, reports Reuters.

World » EU | 8 hours ago

Weather in Bulgaria: Sunny with Scattered Clouds and Max Temp Between 18°-23°C

Today it will be mostly sunny with scattered high clouds. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty Boryana Markova from the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

Society » Environment | 8 hours ago

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 4816 New Cases, 120 Deaths, 28 191 Administered Vaccines in Last 24h

559 893 are the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. This is shown by data from the National Information System.

Society » Health | 8 hours ago

COVID-19 in Bulgaria Overview: The “Green Certificate” Period for Post-Illness has been Extended

Tensions in front of the malls and fictitious inspections on the first day of the introduction of the "green certificates".

Society » Health | October 21, 2021, Thursday // 21:15

23,206 Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine were Administered in Bulgaria by 5 PM, Today

Today, October 21, by 5 pm, 23,206 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country.

Society » Health | October 21, 2021, Thursday // 19:04

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Supports Introduction of "Green Certificate" in Bulgaria

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides voiced concern over the evolving epidemic situation in Bulgaria during a video conference with Health Minister Stoycho Katsarov

World » EU | October 21, 2021, Thursday // 18:57

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Admitted that he Waited until the Last Moment to Introduce Measures

The caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev made a dramatic address to the nation, urging Bulgarians to follow the measures so that the health care system does not collapse. He acknowledged that the government had made a mistake by waiting until the last mi

Politics | October 21, 2021, Thursday // 17:49
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