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Who Is Stefan Yanev - New Bulgarian Caretaker Prime Minister?

The caretaker Prime Minister General of the Reserve Stefan Yanev has been in the military for 31 years.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 23:08

Golden Globes 2022 Canceled

The 2022 Golden Globe Awards have been canceled by NBC as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association tries to reform amid mounting controversy.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 21:50

Bulgarian Doctors Advise How to Distinguish Allergy from Covid-19

High concentrations of pollen were reported in the air this week, warn experts from the laboratory that monitors allergen levels, informs NOVA.

Society | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 21:47

EU Health Chief: Access to Gynaecological Cancer Treatment Differs Widely Across EU

There is a large inequality in access to women’s cancer services and treatments across the EU, according to the bloc’s health chief, who highlighted the role of Europe’s Beating Cancer plan in bridging these disparities.

Society » Health | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 21:09

World Wires on Bulgaria: Caretaker Cabinet Will Have to Tackle Pandemic, Ensure Fair Elections

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev called a snap parliamentary election on Tuesday for July 11 and appointed Stefan Yanev, his close security and defense adviser, as caretaker prime minister until a new government is formed.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 15:19

Bulgaria: President Radev Dissolved 45th National Assembly, Snap Election Scheduled for 11 July

President Rumen Radev has issued an order dissolving the 45th National Assembly effective 12 May.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 15:06

President Radev Announced Full List of Caretaker Cabinet Members - President's Press Secretariat

The President's Security and Defence Secretary Stefan Yanev will be the Prime Minister of Bulgaria's caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 14:24

Bulgarians’ Life Expectancy Is 74,6 Years – National Statistical Institute

In the period 2018 – 2020, life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population was 74.

Society | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 14:10

EU Home Affairs Commissioner: Help Italy by Taking Migrants

The EU’s commissioner for home affairs, Ylva Johansson, on Monday (10 May) called for the bloc’s countries to show “solidarity” with Italy after it took on more than 1,400 migrants arriving on boats over the weekend.

Society | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 13:30

Bulgaria: Prisoners, Refugees Next in Line for Vaccination

Persons deprived of their liberty, people accommodated at refugee centres and other vulnerable population groups that are exposed to a high risk of infection due to their living conditions and lifestyle, who fall under Phase Five ofthe National Vaccinatio

Society » Health | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 13:13

Britain Wary of Indian Covid-19 Variant Although Restrictions Are Further Eased

Britain is keeping a close eye on the Indian variant of COVID-19 but measures such as enhanced tracking and tracing, travel restrictions and the roll out of the vaccine should keep it at very low levels, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Tuesday.

Society » Health | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 12:51

Nine People Killed in School Shooting in Kazan, Russia

Nine people have been killed and four are in hospital after a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the emergency services ministry.

Society » Incidents | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 12:37

Czechs Hold Vigil in Memoriam of Pandemic Victims, Light 30,000 Candles

Czechs lit nearly 30,000 candles at Prague Castle, the seat of the presidency, on Monday evening to pay their respects to the pandemic’s victims, AP reported.

Society | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 12:29

Bulgaria: GERB Holds National Conference, Fandakova, Nikolov Relieved of Their Posts

GERB, the major partner in the outgoing coalition government, opened a key national conference held online because of the pandemic.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 12:19

Bulgaria: Who Will be Ministers in Radev’s Second Caretaker Government

President Rumen Radev is expected to dissolve the 45th National Assembly today, appoint a caretaker government and announce a date for the next parliamentary elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 12:05

EU Prepares Second Lawsuit against AstraZeneca over Covid-19 Vaccine Delays

The European Commission will take further legal action against AstraZeneca over delayed shipments of its Covid-19 jabs earlier this year, a spokesperson for the EU’s executive branch has said.

World » EU | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 11:45

Bulgaria: Former PM Jean Videnov Makes Comeback in Politics

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Jean Videnov announced that he is returning to politics, founding a new Left Alternative party, adding that he plans to run in the upcoming early elections with the coalition “For a Clean and Holy Republic”, a part of which

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 11:39

Today Bulgaria Celebrates Cyril and Methodius Day

On May 11 Bulgarian orthodox church celebrates the memory of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 11:37

Bulgaria’s Morbidity Map: 25 Regions Still in Red Zone

Twenty-five out of the 28 districts in Bulgaria are Covid-19 “red zones”, meaning an infection rate of 120 or higher out of 100 000 population, according to a report by the National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases for the 14-day period ending

Society » Health | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 11:27

Vaccine Rollout for Children over Six to Start in Bulgaria Soon

Within two or three months immunization of children over six may start in Bulgaria, Chief State Health Inspector Assoc.

Society » Health | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 11:10

Decoupling Albania and North Macedonia in EU Accession Talks Is Bad Idea - Austrian Foreign Minister

EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi’s proposal to press ahead with accession talks with Albania but exclude North Macedonia for now has sparked criticism in Austria, with Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg calling the move “absurd.

Politics | May 11, 2021, Tuesday // 10:32
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