Latest News from Bulgaria

A 17-year-old Bulgarian was Killed in a Shootout in Copenhagen

Danish police said on Twitter that a 17-year-old Bulgarian citizen had died in a shootout in a Copenhagen district.

According to police, the boy was accidentally killed in a showdown between Kurdish gangs.

His family in Bulgaria was informed about the tragic incident.

The young Bulgarian arrived in the Scandinavian country earlier this year, Nova TV reported.

Weather in Bulgaria: Rain will Continue in some areas of the Country, Snow in the Mountains

Today before noon in some places in Western Bulgaria it will still rain, in the mountainous areas - from snow, but it will stop and in the afternoon the clouds will break and decrease. This was announced for FOCUS News Agency by the weather forecaster on duty at the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) Boryana Markova.

“The Bulgarian Davos” Event will take place on December 14

On December 14, 2021 in Sofia Tech Park, Powers Summit will be the first face-to-face meeting between the new government, business leaders, and the civil sector for constructive and operational dialogue with the new government.

Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

Pope Francis leads a Holy Mass at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus, on December 3, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Katia Christodoulou.

Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a victim from the bus accident near the village of Bosnek in Bulgaria at Skopje's International airport on December 3, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/Georgi Licovski.

Nikola Minchev is the New Speaker of Parliament. Who is he?

The lawyer Nikola Minchev is the new chairman of the National Assembly. He was the leader of the "We Continue the Change" list in Pernik.

He was elected with 158 votes "for", "against" 1 ("Vazrazhdane") and "abstained" - 72 (GERB and "Vazrazhdane").

Leader of DB: We will work to make Bulgarians Abroad feel Equal Citizens no matter where they are

We all need to realize that it is good to pave the way for something new. Besides, it is good to remember sometimes that one can take a step aside. For example, I declare that I will not be a minister.

This was stated by the leader of "Democratic Bulgaria" Hristo Ivanov from the rostrum of the parliament during the opening of the 47th National Assembly.