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Quality of Life in Sofia Steadily Deteriorates – The Economist
Aug20

Quality of Life in Sofia Steadily Deteriorates – The Economist

The quality of life in the Bulgarian capital steadily deteriorated, recording a drop for the fifth consecutive year. This is revealed by the latest Global Liveability Ranking 2015 of The Economist Intelligence Unit, daily Sega informs. Sofia occupies 87th place in the ranking featuring 140 cities, which are ordered according to thirty factors...

Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal with Poland for MiG-29s Repair
Aug19

Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal with Poland for MiG-29s Repair

Bulgaria’s government approved on Wednesday a draft agreement on defence cooperation with Poland, moving a step closer to a deal for the repair of Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets by Polish military aircraft works. The document provides for cooperation in various areas of military partnership between the two NATO member states...

Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal for Repair of MiG-29s by Poland
Aug19

Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal for Repair of MiG-29s by Poland

Bulgaria’s government approved on Wednesday a draft agreement on defence cooperation with Poland, moving a step closer to a deal for the repair of Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets by Polish military aircraft works. The document provides for cooperation in various areas of military partnership between the two NATO member states...

Bulgaria Ready to Start Building South Stream Immediately, Former Energy Minister Says  
Aug19

Bulgaria Ready to Start Building South Stream Immediately, Former Energy Minister Says  

Bulgaria is able to start building the cancelled South Stream gas pipeline project as early as tomorrow, the country’s former Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said on Wednesday. No other country lying on the proposed route of the pipeline from Russia to central Europe is better prepared than Bulgaria in technical and organizational terms to...

Bulgaria Expects Double Increase in Grape Harvest This Year
Aug19

Bulgaria Expects Double Increase in Grape Harvest This Year

Despite the drought, Bulgaria expects the harvest of grape to reach around 200 million kilogrammes, which will represent a double increase compared to last year. This was announced by the chairperson of the National Vine and Wine Chamber Radoslav Radev in an interview for Trud daily. According to him, the expectations are both for good quantity...

NATO Launches Largest Military Training in Europe Since End of Cold War
Aug19

NATO Launches Largest Military Training in Europe Since End of Cold War

The US announced that it has launched the largest airborne military training of NATO in Europe since the end of the Cold War – Swift Response 15. More than 4800 troops from eleven member countries of NATO are participating in simultaneous multinational airborne operations taking place across Bulgaria, Romania, Germany and Italy, which are...

Bulgaria Ranks Third Best in World for Locating Manufacturing Facilities
Aug19

Bulgaria Ranks Third Best in World for Locating Manufacturing Facilities

Bulgaria ranks as the third most perspective destination in the world for locating manufacturing facilities. This is revealed by the latest annual report of Cushman & Wakefield entitled “Where in the world? Manufacturing index 2015”, daily Sega informs. Bulgaria climbed four positions compared to its ranking last year and is preceded only by...

US Heavy Weapons Bound for Bulgaria
Aug18

US Heavy Weapons Bound for Bulgaria

Heavy US equipment that arrived in Germany on Sunday is bound for Bulgaria, a specialized website has said. The Abrams main battle tanks, three howitzer artillery cannons and six light armored reconnaissance vehicles were first transported to Bremerhaven, Germany, and are accompanied by 160 Marines, according to the Marine Times. The unit that is...

Latest Clashes in Mariupol Reportedly Kill Seven People
Aug17

Latest Clashes in Mariupol Reportedly Kill Seven People

Seven people were reportedly killed in the latest clashes, which occurred in the coastal city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine overnight. The fighting, which included an intense artillery duel, took place along the front line between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. Local residents have described the battle as the heaviest in more...

Bulgaria Tourism Minister Slams at Umbrella, Deck Chair Prices
Aug16

Bulgaria Tourism Minister Slams at Umbrella, Deck Chair Prices

The maximum price for an umbrella and a deck chair on a Black Sea beach is “absurd”, Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has warned.She has confirmed that, according to government information, there were reports of beaches offering umbrellas and deck chairs for BGN 57 (EUR 28.5) per day. Many hotels along Bulgaria’s...

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