On his Facebook page, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has apologized to "Bulgarian friends and brothers" for a comment he made in a TV interview in which he described the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising as Macedonian. Justifying his words as an act of "carelessness" and "mistake", Zaev reminded that for more than a year now, Macedonia and Bulgaria have several times celebrated common events in their history together. The Macedonian Prime Minister's statement came just a day after his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov, said regarding Zaev’s television commentary that "when the time comes for Bulgaria to state its position on Macedonia's accession to the EU, it will take those words into account and make its decision duly".
A little over 5,000 illegal migrants have been captured by the Turkish border authorities since the beginning of the year near Edirne in an attempt to enter Bulgaria, the Bulgarian News Agency BTA reports. A total of 13,900 migrants have been detained..
With a minute of silence and the wail of sirens in front of the Monument to Medics who lost their lives in wars, the Day of Salvation was marked in the yard of the Military Medical Academy in Sofia. On this day, Bulgarians pay respect to the feat..
After the tragic accident in Genoa, where a bridge collapsed, the Bulgarian government decided to prepare a plan for simultaneous repairs of all risky road and rail bridges in this country. According to Minister of Regional Development, Nikolay..