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Weather in Bulgaria: Windy and Cold with Max. Temperatures between Minus 3°C and 2°C

Today the weather will be windy and cold again. Before noon the clouds will be broken, in the afternoon more significant and in some places it will snow. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty at the National Institute

Society » Environment | January 23, 2022, Sunday // 10:23

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 6630 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

6,630 are the new cases of COVID-19 in Bulgaria for the past 24 hours. This is shown by the updated data of the Unified Information Portal.

Society » Health | January 23, 2022, Sunday // 10:17

US Military Aid has arrived in Ukraine. The Baltic States will send Missiles to Kiev

US military aid arrived in Ukraine on Friday night, the US Embassy in Kiev stated. The delivery is part of a package of defense aid approved in December and comes amid a gathering of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine.

World | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 18:21

Kornelia Ninova Remains as Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party

Kornelia Ninova remains the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party after the party's congress rejected her resignation in a closed discussion and a vote with 415 votes against, 164 in favor, and 20 abstentions.

Politics | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 18:14

Ireland has Lifted almost All Restrictions due to Large Number of Booster Doses

Ireland will remove almost all restrictions against the spread of coronavirus today, after going through another wave of huge numbers infected with the spread of the Omicron variant, said Prime Minister Michal Martin in an address to the nation, reports B

Business | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 17:38

Bulgarian PM: I Do Not Believe in Zones of Influence, Bulgaria’s Sovereignty is Above Everything

Regarding Moscow's insistence on the withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria and Romania, he said that this does not help de-escalation, which is a top priority for Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 14:18

Bulgarian President: In the Coming Years I will watch over Bulgaria Not to Deviate from the Path

“In the coming years, I will watch over the country not to deviate from the path. I will stand for sovereignty, law, security and justice. Because this is our long-term and irrevocable mission. Political change is only the first step. More trials await us

Politics | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 14:01

Bulgarian Doctor: Masks are like Condoms - they are Put On because they Work

This was stated to BNT by the general practitioner Gergana Nikolova. The reason for her comment was the increase in coronavirus infections in recent days, and they now reach 10 thousand.

Society » Health | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 13:13

The Fitch BBB Rating of Bulgaria with a Positive Outlook has been Confirmed

The international rating agency Fitch Ratings confirmed the long-term credit rating of Bulgaria in foreign and local currency BBB with a positive outlook, said the press center of the Ministry of Finance.

Business » Finance | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 13:07

NATO has rejected Russia's Request to Withdraw Troops from Bulgaria and Romania

NATO rejects Russia's demand for the withdrawal of Alliance troops from Bulgaria and Romania, BNR reports.

Politics » Defense | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 12:06

The Netherlands will Send two F-35 Fighters to Bulgaria

The Royal Netherlands Air Force will send two fifth-generation F-35 fighter jets in April and May in support of NATO's Black Sea Airspace Monitoring Mission, the NATO Allied Command said on its website.

Politics » Defense | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 11:57

Bulgarian Doctor: A Peak of Cardiovascular Diseases Awaits Us

“Statistics from Bulgaria, before that we had statistics from Spain, Italy and the United States, show that after the peak of the wave, i.e. in the decline - there is a peak of cardiovascular diseases and mortality. And that's exactly what we experienced

Society » Health | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 11:46

Bulgarian Manufacturer: The price of Cheese can Jump up to 100%

“100 percent will be the mark-up of a kilogram of ordinary mass cheese compared to last year,” said a dairy producer in the Targovishte village of Davidovo. The dairy also produces boutique cheese with truffles.

Business | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 11:32

Bulgaria: A Bus Incident near Ruse - 10 people Injured

A bus turned over on the main road Ruse - Kubrat between the villages of Chervena Voda and Novo Selo. There are 10 injured people, one with a craniocerebral trauma, the Emergency Service told BNT.

Society » Incidents | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 11:07

European Green Certificates for Completed Vaccination Course will be Valid for 270 days

From 1 February 2022, all European green certificates for completed vaccination course will be valid for 270 days from the date of the last dose. The change is due to the decision (EU) 2021/2301 of the European Commission of 21 December 2021, which specif

Society » Health | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:58

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Over 80% of Patients in Sofia are with Omicron, in the Country – 40%

Over 80 percent of patients in Sofia have the Omicron variant. This percentage for the country is a little over 40. It is a fact that it runs with milder symptoms, but is much more contagious.

Society » Health | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:50

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: When will the Green Certificate Fall

“We are opening a discussion and we have a proposal to abolish the green certificate as soon as we reach 60 percent vaccination.” This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov at a briefing at the Council of Ministers. Petkov added that the level of vacc

Society » Health | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:41

Bulgarian Finance Minister is Confidant that Bulgaria will Adopt the Euro from January 1, 2024

Finance Minister Asen Vassilev once again expressed confidence, now in an interview with Reuters, that Bulgaria will join the Eurozone in 2024.

Business » Finance | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:30

Bulgarian MFA: We call on Russia to Show Respect for Bulgaria’s Foreign Policy Choice

“We call on the Russian Federation to show respect for the conscious foreign policy choice of the Republic of Bulgaria for NATO membership and the decisions of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court,” said in a statement the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:22

Ministry of Defense: Bulgaria is a Sovereign State that Decides its Domestic and Foreign Policy

“Bulgaria is a sovereign state that decides for itself how to define and implement its domestic and foreign policy, what should be its line of conduct in international relations, respectively - in which alliances to participate.” This is stated in a posit

Politics » Defense | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:10

Bulgarian President: Russia's Insistence on the Withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria is Unacceptable and Pointless

“Russia's insistence on the withdrawal of NATO forces from Bulgaria is unacceptable and pointless,” is the position of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, quoted by the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2022, Saturday // 10:03
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