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Integrating Muslims into Europe ‘Practically Impossible’, Czech President Zeman Says
Jan17

Integrating Muslims into Europe ‘Practically Impossible’, Czech President Zeman Says

Czech Republic President Milos Zeman, known for his staunchly anti-migrant stance, has said that the Muslim community cannot be integrated into the European society. “The experience of Western European countries which have ghettos and excluded localities shows that the integration of the Muslim community is practically impossible,”...

Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics
Jan15

Bulgaria to be Promoted as Tourist Destination at Rio Olympics

Bulgaria will be promoted as a tourist destination at the 2016 Olympic Games which will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer. This was announced by Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova in an interview for the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) on Thursday. Bulgaria will be also promoted at other leading sports events, such as the European Ski...

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney
Jan15

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Semifinals in Sydney

The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the semifinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In the quarterfinal, Dimitrov defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov from Ukraine with 4:6, 6:3, 6:4. The quarterfinal was played over two days as rain interrupted the match several times, with...

Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    
Jan14

Tennis: Dimitrov Leads Dolgopolov in Sydney Quarterfinals When Rain Stops Play    

Bulgaria’s top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov was leading Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 4-6, 6-3, 4-2 at the quarterfinals of the international tournament in Sydney, when rain stopped play, the Australian Associated Press reported on Thursday. The match has been postponed until Friday morning. The winner of the Dimitrov-Dolgopolov...

Minister Nikolina Angelkova: We expect more tourists coming from Germany, Poland and France
Jan14

Minister Nikolina Angelkova: We expect more tourists coming from Germany, Poland and France

Two processes defined the tourist sector in 2015 – the formation of the Ministry of Tourism (it was given independent status at the close of 2014) and the efforts made throughout the year to make Bulgaria an appealing all year round tourist destination. “We achieved a great deal. The Tourism Act adopted in March 2013 is now functioning, without...

Bulgaria to Discuss Gas, Trade, Tourism with Russia Jan 27-28
Jan13

Bulgaria to Discuss Gas, Trade, Tourism with Russia Jan 27-28

Bulgaria will discuss with Russia the potential construction of a gas distribution center on Bulgarian territory in compliance with the European Union legislation later this month, the government in Sofia said on Wednesday. “Russia is considered to be one of the supply sources of the proposed gas distribution center,” the Bulgarian government...

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney
Jan13

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov Proceeds to Quarterfinals in Sydney

The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the quarterfinals of the Apia International tournament which is taking place in Sydney. In a match from the second round on Wednesday, Dimitrov defeated Pablo Cuevas from Uruguay with 7:6 (2), 6:4. Thus the Bulgarian recorded his second victory against Cuevas in their...

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250
Jan11

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria’s top male tennis player, is set to play against Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) in the second round of the ATP 250 tournament in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. Dimitrov and Cuevas have met two times on the tennis court, with each having gained one victory over the other. In case of a win on Wednesday, January 13,...

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250
Jan11

Bulgaria’s Dimitrov to Face Pablo Cuevas in Sydney ATP 250

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria’s top male tennis player, is set to play against Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) in the second round of the ATP 250 tournament in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday. Dimitrov and Cuevas have met two times on the tennis court, with each having gained one victory over the other. In case of a win on Wednesday, January 13,...

Tsvetana Pironkova with successful start in Sydney
Jan10

Tsvetana Pironkova with successful start in Sydney

Bulgaria’s top tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova was victorious in the first round of the tennis tournament in Sydney. Pironkova who joined the tournament on a “wild card” defeated Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko with 7: 6 (2), 6: 2. The match lasted nearly two hours. It was the third success for Pironkova out of four meetings between...

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