Country: Bulgaria Population: 1 205 509

Public Transport: Over 7 Million Electronic Tickets sold in Sofia since the Beginning of the Year

Over 7 million electronic tickets have been sold for travel in Sofia's public transport since the beginning of the year until now, according to the Center for Urban Mobility. The most preferred is the 30+ ticket. Up to 10% of people using this ticket transfer to another vehicle within 30 minutes.

Bulgaria: Cold Weather and Precipitation of Rain and Snow in the Coming Days

The minimum temperatures today will be between minus 3°C and 2°C, and the maximum - from 15°C to 20°C, in Sofia - about 16°C, along the Black Sea - from 9°C to 12°C. It will remain mostly sunny, with scattered high clouds and a light southerly wind.

Three Bulgarians, including a Pregnant Woman and a Military Man, caught Transporting Migrants in Plovdiv

Three people, including a 7-month pregnant woman and a military man, were caught while transporting four illegal migrants, reported the National Television.

They were detected in yesterday in Plovdiv region.

North Macedonia’s Jewish Deportation Commemoration Hits Raw Nerve in Bulgaria

As North Macedonia over the weekend commemorated the 80th anniversary of the deportation of 7,144 Macedonian Jews to Nazi death camps, done when most of its territory was under Bulgarian occupation, some in Bulgaria took offence at the language used.

Bulgarian Police Detained over 30 Migrants near Sofia

More than 30 migrants were detained this morning near Sofia, reported the Ministry of the Interior.

They were loaded into a Bulgarian minibus, the driver of which is also Bulgarian.

The police operation took place around 8:00 a.m. this morning at the beginning of the "Struma" highway near "Lyulin" district.

The Weather in Bulgaria will be Sunny and slightly Warmer Today

In many places in the valleys of Western Bulgaria, the morning temperatures will be negative today. During the day it will be mostly sunny.

The maximum temperatures will be between 11°C and 16°C, in Sofia - around 11°C. Minimum temperatures between minus 3 and 2, in Sofia - around minus 2.

Protests all over the Country against the Involvement of Bulgaria in the War in Ukraine

A rally-procession under the title "Bulgaria - Zone of Peace" and "No to war and the involvement of Bulgaria in the conflict in Ukraine" gathered dozens of protesting citizens in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Sofia: The Card for One-Line in the Public Transport will be Returned from March 15

"From March 1, ticket punchers are a thing of the past in Sofia, as is the paper ticket," Dimitar Dilchev, director of the Center for Urban Mobility, told BNT.

According to him, as of March 15, the one-line card will be returned to the form it was before January 1.

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan will Open an Office in Bulgaria in May

In May of this year, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will open its office in Bulgaria. This is a sign of the serious intentions to deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy. This was stated by President Rumen Radev after a video conference call with his colleague Ilham Aliyev, which took place in Baku, announced the press office of the head of state.