Traditional international fair at Kadu Boaz pass on Bulgaria-Serbia border begins today

The border at Kadu Boaz pass, close to Salash village near Belogradchik on the Bulgarian side and Novo Korito village on the Serbian side, is officially being opened with a ceremony today for the traditional international fair organized there. The..

published on 7/22/17 10:32 AM

Balkan Developments

Ankara includes German companies on list of suspected terror supporters The Turkish government has handed Germany a list of companies and individuals in Germany who are suspected of having ties to Fethullah Gulen, Die Zeit newspaper reported..

published on 7/20/17 11:22 AM
Director of the Diplomatic Institute Tanya Mihaylova

Day of Bulgarian Diplomatic Service marked on 19 July

On 19 July 1879, Prince Alexander of Battenberg appointed the very first diplomatic agents in newly liberated Bulgaria. Those included Dragan Tsankov, Evlogi Georgiev and Dimitar Kirovich. 120 years later the Foreign Minister at that time..

published on 7/19/17 12:16 PM

Vasil Levski’s 180th birth anniversary makes record number of young people take part in trail tracing his footsteps

On July 18th Bulgarians mark the 180th birth anniversary of revolutionary Vasil Levski. He was called the Apostle of Bulgarian Freedom even when he was alive. He created a network of revolutionary committees across the country and managed to..

published on 7/18/17 2:49 PM

West still hasn’t touched Bulgarian yogurt’s secret, Maria Kondratenko says

The process of making good yogurt is similar to the one of raising a beautiful baby – it is that delicate. This is what Engineer Maria Stefanova-Kondratenko claims. Have you ever thought of the difference between the Bulgarian and European..

published on 7/18/17 12:51 PM

Balkan Developments

Erdogan promises again to reinstate death penalty On occasion of the first anniversary of the coup attempt in Turkey marked on July 15 that country’s President Recep Erdogan promised again to reinstate the death penalty. Turkey’s head of state..

published on 7/17/17 11:16 AM

Deniz Dural: Bees are “living history”

Thirty three year-old Deniz Dural from the village of Bradvari (Silistra district) received a diploma for most enterprising project at the National Competition for the Young Farmers European Award. Denis is engaged in organic beekeeping..

published on 7/15/17 8:00 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni during the meeting.

Balkan Developments

EU confirms European perspective of Western Balkan countries The EU is committed to bring the Western Balkan region slowly but surely to EU membership, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Trieste (Italy) during the 2017 Western Balkan..

published on 7/13/17 11:45 AM
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I Awaken Bulgaria – change starts with us

In 2014 the labour ministry decided to allocate some EUR 500 mln to the opening of new jobs and for providing better employment to people, aged up to 29. The funds under the Human Resources Development OP were expected to support the qualification and..

published on 7/12/17 2:00 PM

Balkan Developments

Germany welcomes the initial hopeful signs from the new government in Macedonia Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office stated he was pleased with “the initial hopeful signs from the new government..

published on 7/10/17 11:30 AM