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    Close to 290,000 foreign tourists visit Sofia over first six months of 2015
    Sep20

    Close to 290,000 foreign tourists visit Sofia over first six months of 2015

    The number of tourists from abroad who have visited Sofia over the January – June 2015 period is up by 5.7 percent; the number of tourists from Bulgaria stands at over 291,000, according to data of the Tourism municipal enterprise. Data from the past five years show an annual rise in the number of visitors to Sofia. However, the number of foreign...

    Handball Champions League: Metalurg loses opening game, Vardar to play Montpellier
    Sep20

    Handball Champions League: Metalurg loses opening game, Vardar to play Montpellier

    Metalurg lost the opening game in Group D of the handball Champions League to Ukraine’s Motor Zaporozhye 30:24 on Saturday. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Sesil Karatantcheva drops out of Tokyo tennis tournament qualifications
    Sep20

    Sesil Karatantcheva drops out of Tokyo tennis tournament qualifications

    Sesil Karatantcheva has dropped out of the Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament in Tokyo, after losing to No. 251 seed Olga Savchuk, Ukraine 1:6, 2:6 in a match from the second round of the tournament qualifications. The Bulgarian tennis player started her partcipation in Tokyo by winning versus Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. …read...

    US “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine
    Sep19

    US “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine

    KIEV – US Vice President Joe Biden is “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine. He warned Ukrainian President Petro …read more Source:...

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine
    Sep19

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine

    Criminal case opened after 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was opened during cellar tour in Crimea …read more Source: The Irish...

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group
    Sep19

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group

    Vice President Margarita Popova met today at the Presidency in Sofia with participants in the international interdisciplinary project Picturesque Bulgaria: Bulgarian Literary Routes. The event is under the auspices of the head of state, the press service of the Presidency said. The project’s participants include professors and students in...

    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match
    Sep19

    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match

    Sesil Karatantcheva has started with a win her participation in the qualifications of the tennis tournament in Tokyo with a prize fund worth 1 million US dollars. She beat Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. In the next round she plays versus Olga Savchuk of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio...

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine
    Sep19

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine

    A bottle of 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was brought to Crimea by Count Mikhail Vorontsov during the reign of Catherine the Great. It was worth an estimated €80,000. On Friday, Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi were accused of drinking it. The Russian president was showing his friend and former Italian prime minister round the Massandra winery in...

    Borders of European (dis)Union in a divided world (see the Economist maps)
    Sep19

    Borders of European (dis)Union in a divided world (see the Economist maps)

    The Economist writes that “Europe will soon have more physical barriers on its national borders than it did during the Cold War. This year’s refugee crisis, combined with Ukraine’s ongoing conflict with Russia has seen governments plan and construct border walls and security fences across the mediterranean and eastern Europe… Since...

    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal
    Sep19

    ’Tis but a modest migration proposal

    If I were Greek, I’d be feeling pretty pissed just about now. The very Germans who couldn’t bring themselves to spit at a Greek dying of thirst by the side of the road this summer are now flinging the doors open to an influx of migrants from outside Europe (even as Angela Merkel has had second thoughts about it). Frankly, I’d be...

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