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Comeback win for Greece against Bulgaria offsets Latvia loss

Greece's national basketball team made up for its shock loss to Latvia on Friday with a comeback win against Bulgaria on Sunday at the Eurobasket qualifiers, to all but qualify to the next round of the tournament.

In the second "window" of qualifiers for the national teams, that saw Greece join the "Sarajevo bubble", the national team missed many first- and second-choice players.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1792 New Cases, 90219 Active Cases

1,792 are the new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Bulgaria. They were identified after 4,928 PCR tests. 36.3% of the samples are positive, give the data on the National Information Portal. 1039 were cured for the last 24 hours. 69 people died.

The highest number of infected is in Sofia - 375, followed by Varna - 209 and Burgas with 133 cases.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 3327 Registered Cases, 151 Deaths

3 327 are the new cases of coronavirus for the past day in Bulgaria. They were identified after 9,179 PCR tests. Most newly infected are in Sofia and Plovdiv. 1,865 people were cured, bringing the total number of those who fought the infection in the country to 46,740.

151 are dead for the past day. Thus, the fatal cases in the country are already 3,680.

Quote of the Day: How Little We know Bulgaria and Macedonia


"It hurt me most when I realized how little we know each other as communities while, on the other hand, our expectations have become very big. That is why until we agree on some issue it will be painful for us to make up with it."


Minister of Environment: Bulgaria Is in for Serious Water Crisis


Minister of Environment Emil Dimitrov came to the Parliament surprisingly to warn lawmakers about the poor condition of the dams in Bulgaria. He stated that Burgas is facing a serious water crisis, which in 6 months will be a fact and in the coastal city and the situation will be similar to that in Pernik, the town facing persistent water-supply crisis.

VMRO-DPMNE Stages Protest in Skopje, Demand Resignation of Premier Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE Stages Protest in Skopje, Demand Resignation of Premier Zaev

VMRO - DPNE (The Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization - Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity) organized a protest rally in Skopje which demanded resignation of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Nova TV reported.  

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 3568 New Cases, 88224 Active Cases

For the past 24 hours, 3568 new people infected with coronavirus have been registered in Bulgaria, 2255 people have been cured, and the victims of the virus are 162, the data of the Unified Information Portal show. 9093 PCR tests were performed.

Bulgaria Will Not Close Its Winter Resorts

 The main Bulgarian ski resorts - Borovets, Bansko and Pamporovo have made serious investments to meet the requirements due to the coronary crisis. Inspections by the Ministry of Tourism confirm the high level of safety and security in winter resorts.

European Commission Nods to EUR 511 Million for Support of Bulgarian Economy


The European Commission has approved an amendment to the Bulgarian Innovation and Competitiveness operational program, allowing the mobilization of EUR 511 million from the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund to help the Bulgarian economy cope with the adverse effects of the Coronavirus crisis.

North Macedonia PM’s Remarks About History Hit a Nerve

An interview that North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gave Bulgarian news agency BGNES, published on Wedensday - in which he suggested that Bulgaria had not been occupying force in today's North Macedonia during World War II, has hit raw nerve in his own country.