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Former Russian Deputy Shot in Kiev
Mar23

Former Russian Deputy Shot in Kiev

The former deputy in the Russian Duma Denis Voronenkov has been killed in front of a hotel in Kiev, confirmed Ukrainian authorities. President Petro Poroshenko described the murder as “an act of terrorism on the part of Russia”. “The clear signature of the Russian special services has appeared several times across different European capitals.”...

Caretaker Government to Take Decisions For Opening Consulates in Some Countries
Mar22

Caretaker Government to Take Decisions For Opening Consulates in Some Countries

Caretaker Government will adopt at its regular meeting today the opening of consulates of Bulgaria in Taraklia, Moldova; in Zaporozhye – Ukraine and Katowice – Poland, according to BNR.Ministers will approve the national position for the summit of the EU in Rome on March 25.It will be changed the intergovernmental agreement with...

Economist Intelligence Unit: Singapore Most Expensive City Worldwide
Mar21

Economist Intelligence Unit: Singapore Most Expensive City Worldwide

Singapore ranked as the most expensive city in the world for a fourth consecutive time, showed the ranking of Economist Intelligence Unit. The survey compares living expenses in a given city to living expenses in New York as a base. Four Asian countries dominate the Top 5. Hong Kong ranked second, followed by Zurich, Tokyo and Osaka. Seoul,...

Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in Key White House Talks
Mar18

Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in Key White House Talks

US President Donald Trump has welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House for the first face-to-face meeting between two leaders known for holding opposing views on a host of issues, according to Reuters. Items on the agenda for Friday’s meeting included the fight against ISIL, strengthening the NATO alliance and resolving...

Grand Chocolate Festival in Sofia
Mar15

Grand Chocolate Festival in Sofia

This year organizers of the Grand Chocolate Festival transformed one of the halls of Inter Expo Center in Sofia into a chocolate kingdom. The origin of chocolate goes back more than 1500 years ago and it has been a sweet temptation ever since. Bulgarian and foreign virtuosos in the production of chocolate presented more than 250 types of...

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia
Mar14

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia

The European Union has extended the sanctions against tens of natural and legal persons imposed due to the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by the Russian Federation, reported Radio Free Europe, cited by Focus Agency. On Monday, EU ambassadors reached an agreement against 150 physical and 37 legal persons which, according to Brussels, are...

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian Representative at Eurovision 2017
Mar13

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian Representative at Eurovision 2017

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian participant at the next edition of Eurovision in 2017, announced BNT. He will take the stage of the contest for the first time in May, in Ukraine’s capital Kiev. According to the draw, Bulgaria is in the second semi-final of the music contest, which will start at 22.00 Bulgarian time on May, 11. On that day,...

Medicine, computer science among preferred majors by foreign students in Bulgaria
Mar07

Medicine, computer science among preferred majors by foreign students in Bulgaria

The Ministry of Education has announced that this year’s campaign to enroll foreigners to study in Bulgarian universities has covered the Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, the Bulgarians in the Western Outlands (Eastern Serbia) and the Bulgarian communities in Moldova, Ukraine and Odesa. The most preferred majors are medicine and...

President Radev with appeal that reforms in Ukraine do not affect the rights of the Bulgarian community
Mar06

President Radev with appeal that reforms in Ukraine do not affect the rights of the Bulgarian community

Bulgaria will continue to advocate the realization of Ukraine’s European prospect, said President Rumen Radev at a meeting with the ambassador of Ukraine Mikola Baltaji which took place at the presidency. The Bulgarian head of state was adamant that the crisis in eastern Ukraine can only be settled by political means. He stated that the...

Inna Eftimova drops out of 60 m. semi-finals in Belgrade
Mar05

Inna Eftimova drops out of 60 m. semi-finals in Belgrade

Inna Eftimova dropped out at the 60 m. semi-finals of the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. She came sixth in the third semi-finals series, clocking 7.42 seconds, thus failing to qualify for the finals. Eftimova finished 17th in the rankings, even though only one week earlier she had covered the same distance in 7.35 seconds,...

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