News archive of December 2018

The Subway and Part of the Ground Transportation Will Work on New Year's Eve

The metro and part of the ground transport in the capital will work on New Year's Eve night, reported the Bulgarian National Television.  Night bus lines will also be available to citizens, but some of their routes will be changed.

Detailed information on the working lines of public transport can be found on the website of the Center for Urban Mobility.

Almost 70% of Bulgarians Will Welcome the New Year at Home

67% of Bulgarians will welcome the New Year at home, another 17% will visit their relatives, 11 out of 100 will celebrate in a restaurant.

This shows data from a national representative survey of Exacta. Compared to last year, the proportion of our compatriots who will celebrate at home is decreasing.

Putin Sent a New Year Greeting to Trump

In a congratulatory message to Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is open to dialogue with the United States on the widest range of issues, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Putin emphasizes the importance of Russian-American relations as the most important factor for stability and international security.

Turkish imports decreased 21 pct in November

Turkey's imports decreased 21.3 percent annually to $16.2 billion in November, while exports rose 9.4 percent to reach over $15.5 billion, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) reported on Dec. 31.

Fourth protest held in Belgrade/VIDEO

23The marchers called for the resignation of Serbia's interior minister Nebojsa Stefanovic and a new rally was scheduled for Jan. 5.

One of the organizers actor Branislav Trifunovic said that the minister should step down for not doing his job, and belittling the people.

France, Britain Agree Action Plan on Migrant Channel Crossings

Britain and France have agreed to boost bilateral cooperation over a spike in migrants trying to cross the Channel, the UK's Home Office said Sunday.

In the coming weeks, the two countries will increase surveillance patrols and focus on measures to dismantle trafficking gangs and improve awareness about the dangers of sea crossings in one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.