Latest News from Bulgaria

Mariya Gabriel Met with Bill Gates

"Thank you Bill Gates for the excellent discussion on how we can collaborate better & w/ increased budget on common R&I priorities", Mariya Gabriel wrote in a tweet.

The two have met in the European Commission and discussed how cooperation on common research and development priorities for global health and clean energy  could be deepened.

IGB gas pipeline deal with Bulgaria to be inked on Thursday

Greek Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis will be in Bulgaria on Thursday to sign an agreement for the Interconnector Greece Bulgaria (IGB) gas pipeline with counterpart Temenuzhka Petkova.

The signing ceremony will be followed by working lunch for the delegations of the two countries.

In Five Years, Every Second Person Is Expected to Be Overweight

In five years, every second person is expected to be overweight. 40 percent of people over 18 in the world are currently overweight. Prof. Zdravko Kamenov, Head of the Clinic of Endocrinology and Diseases of Exchange at the Aleksandrovska University Hospital, said this at the BTA National Press Club.

Bulgaria’s Humanitarian Aid to Syria - BGN 97,792

Bulgaria will provide financial aid for dealing with the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the region in the amount of BGN 97,792, the government decided at today's meeting, said the government press office. The funds will be provided from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' budget for development and humanitarian aid.

Bulgarians Evacuated from Hotel in Bodrum due to a Storm

Bulgarians found themselves in the eye of a storm in the Turkish resort of Bodrum. The ground floor of the hotel was literally submerged. An evacuation was required. The tourists were then moved to another hotel. The rooms there, however, were drenched in mold and moisture. There were also cockroaches.

85th anniversary of the assassination of King Alexander

85 years since the assassination of King Alexander Karadjordjevic, Vuk Draskovic, author of the book "Alexander of Yugoslavia", speaks for Prva TV about him as the victor of the two Balkan wars and the Great War, his historical role and tragic fate.

We Are Celebrating World Mail Day

On October 9, 1874, a treaty was signed in Bern to establish a Universal Postal Union. It is this day that the whole world now marks as World Mail Day.

Bulgaria with Two Positions Ahead in the Ranking of the World Economic Forum

Bulgaria climbs two positions ahead of the countries' competitiveness rankings, compiled annually by the World Economic Forum.

Our country is already in 49th place out of 141 countries, Maria Prohaska of the Center for Economic Development, which is the official partner of the ranking for our country, reported to Horizon.