Focus News Agency

Rescue Teams Help Two Injured Paragliders near Dupnitsa

Mountain Rescue Service teams have helped two injured paragliders, the Mountain Rescue Service told Focus News Agency. The two men were injured in paragliding accidents near Dupnitsa. The rescuers have conducted two operations. One of the men is a Japanese. Both were taken to hospital in good condition.

Mayor of Sofia: Over the Last 10 Years we have Invested over BGN 25 Million in Kremikovtsi District

Over the last 10 years we have invested over BGN 25 mln in Kremikovtsi district, said Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova, who was at the opening of a sports field in Kremikovtsi district, Focus News Agency reports.
"This is a very good sports facility with natural grass surface that must be well-maintained", Fandakova said about the newly opened stadium. 

Finance Minister Goranov: 2 Billion for the F-16 Planes Is a Serious Fiscal Effort, but we Can Afford It

Two billion for the F-16s is a serious fiscal effort, but the good news is that we can afford it without breaking our laws or EU rules, Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov told reporters in reference to the F-16 deal, Focus News Agency reports.

It will be mostly Sunny Today in Bulgaria, Isolated Showers and Thunder Possible

It will be mostly sunny today, meteorologist Martin Slavchev of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) told Focus News Agency. Around noon and in the afternoon, mainly in the western part of the country, rain clouds will form, with possibility of isolated showers and thunder, with a chance of local hail, too.

The Berlin Process in Sofia will be a Mini-presidency Focusing only on Western Balkans

The Berlin Process in Sofia will be a mini-presidency focusing only on the Western Balkans, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva said during a meeting with ambassadors and permanent representatives of Bulgaria abroad, Focus News Agency reported.

The Parliament Authorised Minister Angelkova to Conclude Concession and Lease Contracts for Beaches

The Parliament has authorised the minister of tourism to conclude concession and lease contracts for beaches. This was decided by the MPs with the adoption of amendments to the Concessions Act on second reading, Focus News Agency reports.
Concessions on sea beaches will be executed under the Black Sea Coast Planning Act.

Mostly Sunny Weather Today, Highs between 27C and 32C

It will be mostly sunny today, with some cloudy spells in the afternoon and a few isolated showers. It will be a quiet and fine day, with maximum temperatures mostly between 27C and 32C, meteorologist Boryana Markova of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH)told Focus News Agency.

EU with Measures against Turkey's Drilling Actions near Cyprus

The European Union on Monday agreed measures to punish Turkey for pursuing drilling operations off Cyprus despite repeated warnings, AFP reports, stated by Focus News Agency.
The EU will halt high-level dialogue with Turkey, suspend talks over an aviation agreement and cut 145.8 million euros ($164 million) in pre-accession financial funds allocated for 2020.

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