Latest News from Bulgaria

North Macedonia Jews Condemn Naming Bulgarian Club After ‘Collaborator’ King

North Macedonia's small Jewish community on Tuesday condemned the decision by an association of Bulgarians in Ohrid, North Macedonia to name itself after King, or Tsar, Boris III of Bulgaria - the wartime monarch under whom Bulgaria joined the Nazi-led Axis in World War II and occupied much of today's North Macedonia.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1,636 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 1,636, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

7,596 tests were performed, which means that the share of positive results is 21.54 percent.

Nine patients with confirmed coronavirus infection have died.

Edirne mayor demands regulation on signs in Bulgarian

Edirne Mayor Recep Gürkan has requested a commission to be established over the increasing number of Bulgarian signs and posters in the city after a recent decision that no longer requires Bulgarian citizens to obtain a visa to visit Türkiye.

Bulgaria: The Ministry of Economy will Unblock Arms Exports for BGN 1 Billion

The Ministry of Economy will unblock arms exports for BGN 1 billion (EUR 510,648,536). This was announced by the caretaker minister, Nikola Stoyanov, at a press conference.

According to him, the arms industry is currently "on its knees" due to delays in export approvals. The previous minister, Kornelia Ninova, did not convene a committee to approve eligible export requests.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Over 400 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

Four hundred and eleven new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the last 24 hours, 67.40% of them were not vaccinated, according to the data published in the Unified Information Portal.

The dead for the last day are 4, none of whom were vaccinated. This brings the total number of victims to 37,435 since the start of the pandemic.

Leader of “Democratic Bulgaria”: "Gazprom" is a Geopolitical Weapon

"'Gazprom' is not just a trader or a supplier, it is a geopolitical weapon of Russia, which is in a severe confrontation not only with Ukraine, but also with the EU and NATO, and with the entire international order on which our way of life rests."

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 663 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 663, it became clear from the new data published in the Unified Information Portal.

2,373 tests were performed, which means that the share of positive results is 27.9 percent.

Two patients with confirmed coronavirus infection have died.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1566 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 1566, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

6,596 tests were performed, which means that the share of positive results is 23.7 percent.

Five patients with confirmed coronavirus infection have died.

Bulgaria’s Interim Govt Blocks Gas Link With Greece

Workers at the construction site of the interconnected IGB gas transmission pipeline, starting at Komotini, Greece and ending at Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/DIMITRIS TOSIDIS.

Issues have arisen over the certification of the project, which prompted interim Energy Minister Rosen Hristov, who is yet to publicly comment on the matter, to block the process. 

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