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COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 266 New Cases and 26119 Immunized

266 new cases of coronavirus have been registered for the last 24 hours in Bulgaria, according to current data on the Unified Information Portal.

Society » Health | January 24, 2021, Sunday // 10:02

Kozloduy NPP Unit 5 Works Again, No Risk of Radioactive Contamination

In the early hours on January 22, Kozloduy nuclear power plant (situated on the Danube River in northwestern Bulgaria) shut down Unit 5 after a protection system was activated following a routine technical operation.

Society » Incidents | January 23, 2021, Saturday // 12:31

Is Bitcoin the Answer to a Financial Crisis?

To lots of people, bitcoin may be a fun tool to use and experiment with digital currency or to pay for stuff anonymously online or perhaps some people see it as a means out of a financial crisis.

Business » Finance | January 23, 2021, Saturday // 11:03

Third Zimbabwean Minister Dies of COVID-19 within a Week

Authorities confirmed that Zimbabwe's Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development Joel Matiza died of COVID-19 on Friday.

Society » Obituaries | January 23, 2021, Saturday // 09:40

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 566 New Cases, 8 with the New Strain of COVID-19

566 are new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | January 23, 2021, Saturday // 09:33

Greece Extends Entry Restrictions Until 8 February 2021

The Greek government has extended until 8 February 2021 restrictions for all arrivals in the country by air, land or sea transport, the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Business » Tourism | January 22, 2021, Friday // 18:13

German Ambassador to Skopje Takes Stand on Bulgaria and North Macedonia Dispute

There are good neighborly relations between North Macedonia and Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2021, Friday // 17:23

Bulgaria: Ministry of Environment Slaps Stiff Fines on Polluting Mayors

Seventy-five mayors in Bulgaria have been penalized for polluting environment with urban waste, shows the information of the Ministry of Environment and Water concerning the control activities of Ministry’s 15 regional inspectorates ensuing from the Waste

Society » Environment | January 22, 2021, Friday // 15:53

UK Government Mulls Full Closure of Country’s Borders

The full closure of the UK's borders has been "considered" by the government amid concerns about new COVID variants being imported from abroad, a minister has revealed.

Society » Health | January 22, 2021, Friday // 15:16

European Economy Shrinks Above Expectations in January

 Economic activity in the euro zone shrank markedly in January as stringent lockdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic hit the bloc’s dominant service industry hard.

Business | January 22, 2021, Friday // 15:06

Brazil Oxygen Supplies Running Short amid Second Covid Wave

Brazilian doctors and scientists are working hard to understand the new variant of Covid-19 that was found in the Amazon.

Society » Health | January 22, 2021, Friday // 14:53

Israel Sets Record High Vaccinations in a Day

Israel has vaccinated 224,000 people against Covid-19 in a single day, reported country Health Minister.

Society » Health | January 22, 2021, Friday // 14:43

Bulgarian Virologist: Novel Strain of Covid-19 Attacks Younger People Too

The new coronavirus mutation yields a higher viral load and affects younger people, warned deputy director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Prof.

Society » Health | January 22, 2021, Friday // 14:36

All Hydro- and Thermal Power Plant in Bulgaria Activated to Compensate for Turned off Reactor of Kozloduy NPP

The Bulgarian Electricity System Operator (ESO) has activated the replacement capacities of all thermal and hydro power plants in the country to compensate for the generation following the automatic shutdown of Unit 5 of the Kozloduy NPP at 1:16 am on 22

Business » Energy | January 22, 2021, Friday // 14:01

European Commission Proposes Mapping Coronavirus Occurrence Rate in Member States

The European Commission has proposed the inclusion of a new category in the map of Europe, which identifies the varying degrees of coronavirus spread.

Society | January 22, 2021, Friday // 13:30

Navalny’s Team Released Two-Hour Video Featuring Putin’s Deluxe Palace in Crimea

Alexei Navalny's team on Tuesday released a two-hour video featuring details of a luxurious property on Russia's southern Black Sea coast purportedly belonging to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Society | January 22, 2021, Friday // 12:44

Bulgaria: Nevestino Villagers Start Strouma River Cleanup on Their Own

A “cleaning operation” for the removal of urban waste along the Strouma River near the village of Nevestino has started.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2021, Friday // 12:27

Russian Diplomat Expelled from Albania for Breach of Anti-Epidemic Measures

The Albanian government has officially expelled a Russian diplomat from the country for violating epidemiological measures imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic, Albania’s Top Channel TV reported Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2021, Friday // 11:51

Will Tokyo Olympics Be Canceled over Covid-19 Pandemic?

A top Japanese official denied a report Friday that government officials privately believe the upcoming Tokyo Olympics will have to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reported.

Sports | January 22, 2021, Friday // 11:37

CEO of Pirogov Emergency Hospital: What’s Going on in Europe Is Coronavirus Third Wave

It has not been officially confirmed yet that the new strain of coronavirus  has already been detected in Bulgaria, said Prof.

Society » Health | January 22, 2021, Friday // 11:04

New US President Will Take Tough Stand on Russia

President Biden is seeking a five-year extension with Russia on the only remaining treaty limiting the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals just days before it expires, said two senior U.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2021, Friday // 10:21
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