News archive of August 2016
A 22-year-old Romanian who disappeared in the area of Vladaya, not far from the capital Sofia, has been found, Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service says.
The man, who is in Bulgaria under an international exchange program, got lost after going out for a walk, rescue service officials have told Focus News Agency.
Bulgaria's best-ranking female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has begun her participation at the US Open.
She has defeated WTA's No 166, Virginie Razzano of France 6:1, 6:2, in a 75-minute match.
Pironkova currently ranks 71st.
In the next round, she will face either Johanna Konta (UK) or Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US).
UNESCO head Irina Bokova and former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić have both gained the third-best result in a straw poll held by the UN Security Council on Monday.
The third such vote is part of the procedure that will determine the security council's nomination for a successor to Ban Ki-moon as head of the United Nations.