News archive of May 2017

Busier Air Traffic over Bulgaria during Romanian Air Traffic Controllers' Strike

A strike of the Romanian air traffic controllers on 30th of May caused a partial closure of the Romanian airspace, which led to 30% increase of traffic over Bulgaria, Bulgaria's air Traffic Control Service said on 31st of May, quoted by BNT.

At the peak of the Romanian strike yesterday, the management of the Bulgarian air traffic control served 113 aircrafts per hour.

Court Trial on Burgas Assault Still in Deadlock

Once again the Specialized Criminal Court failed to proceed substantively to the case on the blast at the Sarafovo Airport in Burgas in June 2012, when five Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian driver were killed, according to BNR.

The postponing was once again due to problems with the summoning procedures of the  victims and heirs of the perished.

Petar Haralampiev to Run State Agency for Bulgarians Аbroad

The government has decided that Petar Haralampiev will be chairman of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, the government's press office said.

Haralampiev was deputy governor of Sofia region between December 2014 and May 2017. He also served as executive manager and member of the board of directors of Balgare foundation.

Sexy Kourtney breaks Instagram again (photo-video)

It won’t be the first time, but Kourtney Kardashian has broken Instagram once more with a photo showing her posing on a deckchair in a super sexy golden bikini. The 38-year-old shows off her curvaceous body raising the heart rate of her followers. Her post received over 770,000 likes in a short while, with hundreds of positive comments.

Uprooting anti-Semitism in Greece, starting in the classroom

Experts are urging authorities to take active measures to combat anti-Semitism in Greece after a recent study confirmed the high levels of hatred toward Jews in the country - believed to be the highest in Europe.

Police detain key ISIL militant in Istanbul

Police have detained a key Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant in Istanbul for the fourth time as part of an ongoing operation in the northwestern province of Sakarya.