Latest News from Bulgaria

MRF Reps' Visit to Ankara Provokes Serious Tension in Bulgaria

The visit of the mostly Turkish-Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) representatives to Turkey, where they also met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has provoked serious tensions in Bulgaria one month before the elections in parliament.

Atlantic Council of Bulgaria Demands Suspension of All MiG-29 Repaired by Russians

The Atlantic Council of Bulgaria demanded the suspension of all MiG-29 aircraft flights repaired by the Russian Aircraft Building Corporation and the immediate launch of a detailed quality check of the MiG-29 repairs carried out by a team of experts from NATO countries and Alliance partner countries.

Breaking News on Lost Bulgarian Mig-29 Fighter Jet - Pilot's Life Jacket Found

The life jacket of the pilot of the lost fighter was found in the sea today at about 10 o'clock, BNT reported.

The search for him continues. It involves forces and assets from the Navy, the Joint Special Operations Command, the Border Police and the Air Force.

Bulgaria: Retired Prof. Kanradzhiev Comments on Rumours about His Wealth

The retired director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD) Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev responded to the claims that according to his tax return he has very ample savings. To explain the amount, he shared details of his private life for the first time this morning on bTV:

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: 178 Newly Infected, 6 Fatalities

The newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria over the past 24 hours are 178 from 15,149 tests, the daily report on the National Information Portal shows on June 9.

87 were confirmed from PCR and 91 from rapid antigen tests.

The total lab-confirmed positive cases in the country since the start of the epidemic are 419,859.

The active cases are 14,583.

Bulgaria Lost 0:3 to World Champion France in Paris

The Bulgarian national football team lost to France 0: 3 in its last control within eight days. The representative team failed to offer almost anything against the reigning world champion and only the performances of goalkeeper Daniel Naumov prevented defeat.

Bulgarian PM Yanev Met Albanian Counterpart Rama

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Stefan  Yanev conferred here on Tuesday with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, who is visiting this country on Tuesday and Wednesday,  the Government Information Service said in a press release. 

How to Prepare for Vacation in Bulgaria?

Have you planned a trip to Bulgaria in the near future? If so, there is no time like now to start preparing. This is especially true for first-time visitors. Being fully prepared will ensure you and your companions have the best vacation experience of all time. In 2019, Bulgarian statisticians reported a population of 6.98 million, following Romania (19.4 million) and Hungary (9.8 million).

EU Court of Human Rights Rules in Favor of Minyu Staikov in Suit vs Bulgaria

Businessman Minyu Staykov has won the lawsuit vs. Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, BNR's Silvia Velikova reports.

The court accepted his appeal that his more than 2-year period of detention was excessive but rejected his claim for compensation.

Caretaker Foreign Minister Discussed Bulgaria’s Priority Matters with EU Ambassadors

Caretaker Foreign Minister Svetlan Stoev discussed on Monday with the ambassadors of EU Member States to Bulgaria priority matters on the Union's agenda, including the post-Covid recovery and the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, environment and climate issues, migration, and EU enlargement, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release.