Sofia

20 People Arrested Near Sofia for Migrant Trafficking

About 20 people were detained during a specialized operation near Sofia. The arrests were made on the Northern Speed Tangent.

The operation was about migrant trafficking. It was attended by employees of the Regional Directorate of Border Police in the city of Ihtiman and the Capital Directorate of Interior. / dariknews.bg

By the End of August the Third Line of the Sofia Metro is Expected to be Opened

The third line of the metro in Sofia is expected to be partially put into operation by the end of August, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who inspected the construction of the line said. One kilometer of the new line in Sofia costs 40 million euros, while in other European countries the sum reaches 150 million euros, Borissov said.

Hundreds of Protesters in Sofia in Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Sofia this afternoon with Black lives matter posters, anti-racist messages and as part of a global series of protests over the assassination of George Floyd in the United States.  

The Bulgarian protest was attended by Bulgarians and foreigners, approximately equally, mostly with signs in English.

Former Minister of Transport and Deputy Mayor of Sofia Wilhelm Kraus has Passed Away

"We announce with endless sorrow that after a short illness on Friday, Wilhelm Kraus - our husband, father and grandfather - has left us!", The family of the former minister from the recent past announced today. He died after a short illness.

PM Boyko Borissov and The Mayor Fandakova Inspected the Third Metro Iine in Sofia

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov inspected the third metro line in Sofia, which will be launched by the end of the summer.

He was accompanied by Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and Transport Minister Rosen Zhelyazkov, together with Metropolitan Executive Director Eng. Stoyan Bratoev

 

Sofia in 30th Place in Terms of Rising Property Prices

Sofia ranks 30th among 150 cities in the world in terms of rising residential property prices, according to the Residential Cities Index. Residential property prices in the capital rose 5.9% last year, with an average increase of 3.2% for all cities in the ranking. It turns out that the real estate market in Sofia performs better than in most major cities around the world.

Many Car Accidents in the Country for the Past 24 Hours - 1 Victim

One person was killed and 22 were injured in 18 accidents in the country over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said.

There have been 21 minor road accidents in Sofia, no one has been injured or killed. 

Since the beginning of the year, 135 people have died and 2,147 have been injured on the road in Bulgaria.

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