Latest News from Bulgaria

Turkish Fencer Scores Gold Medal in Bulgaria


Turkish fencer Enver Yildirim on Saturday won a gold medal at the International Fencing Federation (FIE) Satellite Tournament hosted by Bulgaria. 

Yildirim bagged the gold medal at the finals by beating French rival Francesco D'armiento 15-7, said the Turkish Fencing Federation in a statement. 

RSF Condemns the Arrest of Two Investigative Journalists in Bulgaria

Reporters Without Borders condemns in the strongest terms the detention by Bulgarian police earlier this month of two journalists investigating allegations of fraud involving European Union funds in Romania and Bulgaria.


Bulgaria to Launch Campaign to Attract Chinese Tourists, Says Bulgarian Tourism Minister

Sofia. China is very important for the European tourism, we seek to promote Bulgaria as a tourism destination in the Chinese market. We are preparing a marketing campaign to attract visitors from China, which we plan to launch next year. Bulgaria's official tourism portal will be available in Chinese after its upgrade in 2019.

'One Macedonia' comment by FYROM PM retracted

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's (FYROM) state-run MIA news agency on Friday changed comments attributed to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev after an intervention by Athens.

Sunny Weather with Highs of 25-30°C

Sofia. Today it will be mostly sunny. There will be light wind, moderate in Eastern Bulgaria, from east-northeast. Maximum temperatures between 25°C and 30°C, in Sofia 26°C, Evgenia Egova, National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, told Focus News Agency.

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Visited Headquarters of MRF Party

US Ambassador to Bulgaria, Eric Rubin, visited the headquarters of the ethnic Turkish party "Movement for Rights and Freedoms", the party's press office said on 20th of September.

Rubin spoke yesterday with MRF Honorary Chair Ahmed Dogan and Chairman Moustafa Karadyi. The three have discussed topical political issues and the development of bilateral relations.

Velocity Completes PEA, Earns Large Stake in Bulgaria Project

Velocity Minerals (TSXV:VLC) has completed a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Rozino open pit gold project, earning a 70-percent stake in the Bulgaria project, the company announced on Monday (September 17).

Leaving Bulgaria Made Bollywood Superstar Alia Bhatt Very Emotional

Ever since the news broke of Ayan Mukherji bringing Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt together on screen, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding the film titled 'Brahmastra'. Now having wrapped up it's shooting schedule in Bulgaria, it's Bhatt who seems to have become attached to the country.

ABB Electronics Starts the Construction of New Production Unit in Bulgaria

The company's new factory is the second greenfield investment of ABB Group in Petrich area and company's fifth factory in Bulgaria.The new 7'400 square metres factory will manufacture low-voltage products for ABB and will create an additional 420 jobs when fully operational, a press release reads.