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Croatian President: Croatia will Withdraw its Troops from NATO in case of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

In the event of a conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Croatian authorities will withdraw all military personnel from NATO forces in Eastern Europe. This was announced on Tuesday by the President of the Republic Zoran Milanovic on the national television

World » Southeast Europe | January 26, 2022, Wednesday // 09:27

Weather in Bulgaria: Cloudy and a bit Warmer Today

Today the clouds over the country will be variable, over many areas often significant, will remain almost without precipitation. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty at the National Institute of Hydrology and Meteorol

Society » Environment | January 26, 2022, Wednesday // 09:19

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Over 12,000 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

903 676 are the total confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria. This is shown by the data of the Unified Information Portal.

Society » Health | January 26, 2022, Wednesday // 09:13

Fourth Vaccine Protects up to 5 Times more from Severe COVID and 2 Times more from Infection

The Israeli pandemic headquarters and the country's vaccination commission have recommended a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire population aged 18 to 60, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Business | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 18:56

Bulgaria: 38% of Students will Study Online this Week

Thirty-eight percent of students will study online this week. That's almost 266,000 children and young people, according to the latest study on COVID-19 in schools, conducted on January 24 this year. The other two-thirds of the students are in school. Las

Society » Education | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 18:44

Bulgarian President to PM of North Macedonia: Let's Make Progress on Important Topics

“I am very pleased with the work of both governments. In a short time, with a large size, in a number of important areas, you also work on a time schedule, which sector group, when and what to do. Let us try to introduce the same approach to solving open

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 18:35

Russia has launched Military Maneuvers near Ukraine and in Annexed Crimea

Russia's armed forces today launched a new series of exercises near Ukraine and annexed Crimea. The maneuvers involved 6,000 servicemen, as well as fighters and bombers, AFP reported, citing Russian news agencies.

World » Russia | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 17:31

Tedros Adhanom Gebreyes is the only Candidate for WHO Chief

Tedros Adhanom Gebreyes - one of the most recognizable figures in the global battle against covid, has no competition for the presidency of the organization, AFP reported.

Society » Health | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 17:07

60.8% of Bulgarians Support North Macedonia in the EU Only Under Fulfilled Conditions

A majority of 60.8% of Bulgarians are of the opinion that our country should support the membership of North Macedonia in the EU, but only on condition that our nearest neighbor quickly implements the agreement it has with Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 16:58

Bulgarian Defense Minister: We would have Spent more on Defense if we were Not in NATO

“If we had explained to people that we are currently trying to spend 2% of GDP (for defense), but if we were not in NATO, now we would be spending between 7-8%, everyone would have understood us”.

Business | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 16:27

British Foreign Minister: United Kingdom Unlikely to Send Troops to Ukraine

The United Kingdom is unlikely to send a military contingent to Ukraine amid rising tensions no matter how the situation develops, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Tuesday.

World » Ukraine | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 16:09

Ukraine's Security Service claims to have Thwarted “Armed Attacks” by a Russian Criminal Group

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) said on Tuesday that it had “uncovered a Russian criminal group” that planned to carry out a “series of armed attacks” on the country's territory.

World » Ukraine | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 16:03

The United States has put 8,500 troops on High Alert to be Sent in Europe

At the behest of President Joe Biden, the Pentagon has put about 8,500 U.S.-based troops on high alert, which could be sent to Europe if Russia invades Ukraine, the Associated Press and Reuters reported, quoting Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.

World | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 15:53

Older Certificates with two Doses will be Valid only in Bulgaria

The European digital covid certificates for vaccination of 93 thousand Bulgarians expire on February 1 and will not be valid when traveling in the EU, the Ministry of Health announced. Gradually, this number will expand with the first vaccinated in early

Society » Health | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 15:21

Three Memoranda were signed Today between Bulgaria and North Macedonia

At today's joint meeting of the governments of Bulgaria and Northe Macedonia, three memoranda of understanding were signed for cooperation in agriculture, between small and medium enterprises, and for the development of the Sofia-Skopje railway, which is

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 15:08

Western and Southeastern Bulgaria are in Stage 3 of the Covid Plan - Will there be New Restrictions

Two of the five large regions into which the country is divided are already in stage 3 in terms of morbidity and occupancy of intensive care beds. These are Western and Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Health | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 12:19

Highlights of the Joint Meeting between Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia

The governments of Bulgaria and North Macedonia held a joint meeting in Bulgaria at the Boyana Residence. Prime Ministers Kiril Petkov and Dimitar Kovachevski also spoke in private. The meeting comes just a week after the Bulgarian prime minister visited

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 12:14

Russia has added Navalny to the List of Terrorists and Extremists

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been entered in the register of terrorists and extremists, Russian media reported, based on data from the Financial Monitoring Service.

World » Russia | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 12:08

Snow Paralyzes Greece, Istanbul Airport Closes

Greece and Turkey are frozen by snowfall, as in the southern neighbor of Bulgaria today is a non-working day, and in the southeast neighbor the snow has severely affected road connections by land and air.

World | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 12:03

Weather in Bulgaria: Today is the Coldest Day of the Month

We welcomed the coldest morning of January. Temperatures during the night and in the early hours of Tuesday were between minus 5 and minus 15 degrees Celsius in different parts of the country. It is especially cold in the valleys of Western Bulgaria, the

Society » Environment | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 11:53

10,000 Bulgarians are Poisoning Themselves with Bleach “Preventively” against COVID

Nearly 10,000 Bulgarians drink chlorine dioxide, a bleach-like preparation, to protect themselves from COVID, according to a bTV investigation.

Society » Health | January 25, 2022, Tuesday // 10:59
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