France's Ambassador Florence Robin at the hospita in Harmanli.

French donation to hospital in Harmanli

Before 14 July, France’s national day, the French ambassador to Bulgaria Florence Robin made a donation of special medical equipment and medical beds to the hospital in Harmanli, and wheelchairs and walking aids to the social services. “This..

published on 7/13/20 6:30 PM

Hydrogen station to start functioning in Sofia by end-2020

A hydrogen station is to be installed in Sofia which will produce the fuel on the spot and charge hydrogen-powered cars. The director of the Bulgarian Hydrogen Society and the Institute for Hydrogen Technologies Prof. Tsveti Tsvetkov stated that..

published on 7/13/20 5:53 PM

GPs want to be able to request coronavirus tests for patients

When they suspect coronavirus infection, general practitioners should be able to request Covid-19 tests for their patients to be performed at designated testing sites outside medical establishments so as not to put hospitals at risk. This is..

published on 7/13/20 5:24 PM

Bulgaria calls on EU to continue dialogue with Turkey

At the EU Foreign Affairs Council, Bulgaria called for de-escalation, and restoration of trust and the dialogue with Turkey on topics like migration, security of energy supply, infrastructure, trade, economy and the fight against terrorism...

published on 7/13/20 4:57 PM
The four Bulgarian former border guards

Bulgaria will not hand former border police officers over to Turkish court: Justice Ministry

The border police officers, for whom the Turkish criminal court is demanding an Interpol red notice for terrorism, have called on the state for help. The Bulgarian Ministry of Justice announced it would not hand them over to the Turkish..

published on 7/13/20 4:31 PM

Kulata-Promachonas border checkpoint with Greece remains open

The Greek authorities confirm that, at this point, the closing of Promachonas border checkpoint between Bulgaria and Greece to foreigners is not on the agenda. Bulgaria is not a high-risk country and Bulgarian citizens are given random Covid-19..

published on 7/13/20 3:34 PM

ECB establishes compulsory intervention rates for Bulgarian lev

The European Central Bank established the compulsory intervention rates for Bulgarian lev and Croatian kuna following their inclusion in ERM II. As of 13 July 2020 the lower rate for the Bulgarian lev is set at 1.66246 per 1 euro, the upper..

published on 7/13/20 2:59 PM
Eric Mamer

EC declines comment on events in Bulgaria

We shall not comment on events in Bulgaria, European Commission spokesperson Eric Mamer stated, answering a question about the EU’s view of the situation in the country of the past few days . He added that as to the EU and European..

published on 7/13/20 2:37 PM

Fabio Panetta: Bulgaria and Croatia need to improve their institutions and economies

Bulgaria and Croatia still need to work to fix their economies and improve their institutions before joining the Eurozone, the member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board Fabio Panetta said on Monday , Reuters reports. The reforms..

published on 7/13/20 2:05 PM
Ignat Kaneff

Bulgarian-born philanthropist Ignat Kaneff passes away in Canada

Canadian businessman of Bulgarian  descent Ignat Kaneff has passed away at the age of 93, his family has announced. His wealth is estimated at USD 1.2 billion . Kaneff was born on October 6, 1926 in the village of Gorno Ablanovo, Ruse district. He..

published on 7/13/20 1:54 PM