Country: Bulgaria Population: 1 205 509

Bulgaria: Kilometer-Long Queues and Broken-Down Trucks during Heavy Snowfall at the "Predel" Pass

Several heavy-duty trucks are blocked on the Blagoevgrad-Bansko road in the area of the "Predel" pass. The passage is extremely difficult despite the efforts of the teams to clear the heavy snow.

The traffic jam is serious in the Razlog-Bansko direction, where the trucks are stuck, BNR reported.

Bulgaria: Orange Code for Snow in 4 Regions for Tomorrow

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology announced an orange code for snowfall for tomorrow, January 26, for the regions of Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv and Smolyan. A yellow code has been issued for seven other districts in Western Bulgaria. For Kardjali, the code for snow and rain is also yellow, and for Haskovo, a yellow code for rain has been announced.

Bulgarian Football Boss Under Fire Over Racist Comments

Bulgaria's Vasil Bozhikov (down) in action against France's Dimitri Payet (top) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, 7 October 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

"I stand behind my words that my wish is to watch Bulgaria with Bulgarian players," Ivanov said on Wednesday after facing critical reactions in sports and social media. 

An Outbreak of Bird Flu was discovered near the Bulgarian Town of Etropole

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency has detected an outbreak of the disease Influenza (flu) in birds in a facility for breeding quails for eggs in the land of the town of Etropole in the Sofia region.

The affected farm consists of two sites, owned by one owner, with a closed cycle of quail hatching and rearing. Sampling was carried out after high bird mortality was found at the site.

Bulgaria: Mayors Buy Medicines for Entire Villages as 1/3 of the Pharmacies in the Country are in just 3 Big Cities

Hundreds of residents of small settlements in Bulgaria continue to be without access to medicines.

According to data from the Executive Medicines Agency, by 2021 the number of pharmacies in our country was 3,300, with a third of them concentrated in Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna.

Nexo will Sue Bulgaria for 1,000,000,000 Dollars

"What is happening in Bulgaria affects my business and life plans in a very small way." This is what the co-founder of Nexo, Antoni Trentchev, said in his first interview on Nova TV.

The former MP from the party of Meglena Kuneva's "Citizens Movement Bulgaria" announced that he has not lived in Bulgaria for a long time.