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Bulgaria: Populist Party Spreads Antti-Vaccine Info to Reap Election Dividends

The populist party ‘There is such a people’ – which won the last parliamentary elections but failed to form a government – has proposed to ban by law any possibility of introducing mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 13:48

NSI Temporarily Suspends Census 2021 Service

In the coming hours, access to the electronic system "Census 2021" and all systems and websites of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) will be difficult or impossible.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 13:35

Bulgaria Braces for Election 2 in 1 amid Electoral Fatigue

Conferring with the leadership of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) on Tuesday, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said he expects from the Commission to say whether they are ready, in organisational, technical, technological, timeframe and financial te

Politics » Elections | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 12:26

What Caused Problems for the Census 2021 Counting System

"We are watching how the NSI protection measures that have been implemented work. When we have a massive volumetric attack - denial of service, you get on the screens the clouds that people share on social networks. The reason is not that the system has b

Society | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 08:56

Fire Burns Down COVID Hospital in North Macedonia, At Least 10 Dead

This was confirmed on Twitter by Health Minister Venko Filipche, adding that the number of victims could increase. The condition of some of the patients remains serious.

Society » Incidents | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 08:49

Bulgaria: Light Rain in Some Places Today

Today the clouds will be torn, mostly significant. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty Krassimir Stoev from the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

Society » Environment | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 08:42

Bulgaria: 1956 New COVID-19 Cases, 65 Dead

During the last 24 hours, 1956 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Bulgaria out of 24,142 tests performed, or 8.1 percent of positive results, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

Society » Health | September 9, 2021, Thursday // 08:36

Bulgarian Schools Will Switch to Remote Learning if 10% of Students Contract Coronavirus

Students from the 1st to the 4th grade will not wear masks in class.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 16:32

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council Set to Handpick EU Delegated Prosecutors

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council on September 8 started the procedure for selection of European delegated prosecutors.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 16:14

Public Trensport in Greece AccessibleOnly with Negative Coronavirus Test as of 13 September

The Greek authorities are introducing a mandatory rapid COVID-19 test for access to public transport as of September 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.

Business » Tourism | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 15:44

Apple will Present New iPhone on 14 September

The technology conglomerate Apple announced it planned a key event on 14 September with focus on new products.

Society | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 15:19

Trial Against 20 people Involved in November 13 Attacks in Paris has Begun

The trial against 20 people accused of their role in the attacks on November 13, 2015 in the French capital, for which Islamic State claimed responsibility and which took the lives of 130 people and injured hundreds, begins in Paris today

Politics | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 14:32

Zuckerberg Reads our Messages on WhatsApp

The social media giant Facebook was once again caught in a lie about the security of communication in one of its leading applications - the chat program WhatsApp, Business Insider reports.

Society | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 14:21

Bulgaria will Finally give Vaccines against COVID-19 to North Macedonia

Bulgaria will donate 51,480 doses of the vaccine to Pfizer / BioNTech in North Macedonia, and the vials expire on September 30, and it is estimated that the donation is worth BGN 1,560,635.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 14:13

Putin Choses Siberean Taiga for Vacation

Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently on a retreat in a Siberian region with Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and will return to Moscow late on Wednesday, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Society | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 14:01

Bulgaria: Students up to 4th Grade will be Without Masks in Class

Students up to and including 4th grade will not wear masks during class. Masks will also not be mandatory for pre-school children in schools. However, classrooms will need to be ventilated at least twice an hour for at least one minute.

Society » Education | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 13:58

Targovishte District is the First Dark Red Zone for COVID-19 in Bulgaria

Targovishte District is the first in the country, which is already in the so-called dark red zone for COVID-19, where the new patients for a period of two weeks are over 500 people per 100 thousand population.

Society » Health | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 13:46

Bulgaria Fights New Surge of Covid-19 amid Strong Vaccine Opposition

When Plamen Radomirsky, 68, had his first COVID vaccine dose in Canada early this year he was shocked to be told he’d have to wait two months for the second one.

Society » Health | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 13:30

EU Cannot Take in Afghan Refugees - Anrej Babis

There is no place for Afghan refugees in the European Union which should instead help them to stay in their homeland, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš said on Tuesday (7 September).

Society | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 13:04

Taliban Have Formed First Government

The Taliban are finally beginning to consolidate power in Afghanistan.

Politics | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 12:53

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Meets with H.E. Herro Mustafa, US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev held a meeting with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa, the press office of the cabinet announced on September 7.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2021, Wednesday // 12:33
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