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Ukraine Detains Frenchman Plotting Terror Attacks during Euro 2016
Jun06

Ukraine Detains Frenchman Plotting Terror Attacks during Euro 2016

A French citizen detained on the Ukrainian-Polish border last month had planned terror attacks, to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship in France, France 24 TV broadcaster reported on Monday. The TV channel quoted the head of Ukraine’s state security agency SBU Vasily Gritsak as saying at a news briefing in Kiev the man had...

Cyrillic .ею domain conquers the Internet
Jun03

Cyrillic .ею domain conquers the Internet

The long-awaited in Bulgaria Cyrillic domain extension “.ею” has already started being operational. It enables you to create Internet addresses written entirely in Bulgarian language. All institutions, municipalities, companies and individuals who wish to be more easily detectable in the Bulgarian web space would benefit from the new...

Bulgaria’s BEH, Greece’s Gastrade Set up Team to Build Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal
Jun01

Bulgaria’s BEH, Greece’s Gastrade Set up Team to Build Alexandroupolis LNG Terminal

State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) Group and Greek gas company Gastrade have established a working group that will draft a proposal for the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in northern Greece, Gastrade has said. In the context of Bulgaria’s “strategic decision” to participate in the project for buildinga...

Bulgarian PM Discussing Gas Link, Border Protection with Greek Foreign Minister
May31

Bulgarian PM Discussing Gas Link, Border Protection with Greek Foreign Minister

Diversification of sources and routes of natural gas supply is among the top priorities of Bulgaria’s government, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said at a meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. Therefore, the construction of gas interconnectors with neighbouring countries and Greece in particular is of key importance for...

Bulgaria rises in world competitiveness list
May31

Bulgaria rises in world competitiveness list

The yearbook of the Institute for Management Development (Switzerland) registering world competitiveness in 2016 Bulgaria ranks 50th among 61 economies. This is five positions better on 2015. However, this country remains one of the least competitive in Europe followed only by Greece, Croatia and Ukraine. The lack of dynamism in the economy and...

Competitiveness of Bulgarian Economy Improves
May31

Competitiveness of Bulgarian Economy Improves

According to the latest World Competitiveness Scoreboard of the Institute for Management Development released on Monday, the competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy has improved. Bulgaria occupies the 50th position out of 61 countries ranked in the scoreboard, which is an improvement of five positions compared to last year. Only three European...

Head of Bulgaria’s Road Agency: Daily Vignettes to Subsidize Transit Traffic
May30

Head of Bulgaria’s Road Agency: Daily Vignettes to Subsidize Transit Traffic

Lazar Lazarov, Board Chairman of Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA), speaks to Novinite.bg about recently introduced and planned changes to payment tariffs for traffic on motorways and major roads in the country. Q: The proposal to ​​introduce one-day and three-month vignettes is now awaiting debate on first reading in Parliament....

Second gold for Bulgarian group rhythmic gymnastics team in World Cup race
May30

Second gold for Bulgarian group rhythmic gymnastics team in World Cup race

The Bulgarian group team of rhythmic gymnastics has won a second title today at the World Cup tournament in Sofia. After the gold in five ribbons, the Bulgarians were ranked first in the routine with two hoops and three pairs of clubs. The team lined up with Mihaela Maevska, Reneta Kamberova, Tsvetelina Stoyanova, Tsvetelina Naydenova and...

Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions
May28

Brussels gives green light to Sofia’s gas ambitions

“Bulgaria is a key country in the European energy system and has the potential to build a powerful gas hub that will enable the use of different sources of gas, including Russian gas.” With these words of encouragement, EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete announced two days ago in Sofia that the European Commission...

Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking
May27

Boxer Kubrat Pulev fourth in world ranking

European heavyweight boxer Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria has been ranked fourth in the chart of leading heavyweight boxers of the prestigious publication Boxing News. The chart is led by Tyson Fury who replaced Wladimir Klitschko at the boxing top in late 2015. The Ukrainian is second followed by WBC winner Deontay Wilder. …read more Source:...

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