Graduates conferred conferred bachelor's degrees at ceremony at American University in Bulgaria

197 graduates from 17 countries were conferred bachelor’s degree certificates at the 25 th commencement ceremony at the American University in Bulgaria. AUBG. The ceremony was inaugurated by AUBG President Steven Sullivan. The..

published on 5/20/19 10:51 AM

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on official visit to Bulgaria

Within the frameworks of his two-day official visit to Bulgaria, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met, last night, with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The two discussed current bilateral issues, as well as items from the EU agenda. Boyko..

published on 5/20/19 10:02 AM

Bulgaria’s climber Ivan Tomov dies in Himalaya

Bulgaria’s climber Ivan Tomov, who became yesterday the third Bulgarian who summited Lhotse Peak and the second Bulgarian who did that without supplementary oxygen, has died in the Himalayas, the company which organizes the expedition announced...

published on 5/17/19 5:08 PM

The New York Times: Plovdiv’s potential goes beyond culture and tourism

The US newspaper The New York Times published a broad article of journalist Sebastian Modak dedicated to the Bulgarian city Plovdiv. The columnist of the New York Times says that it took him few days to realize that Plovdiv is not a place built around..

published on 5/17/19 4:53 PM

Council of Ministers of Culture in South-East Europe establish permanent fund for cultural cooperation

A permanent fund to support the work of the artists from the Balkans and the cultural cooperation in the region will be established at Bulgaria’s proposal, the Council of Ministers of Culture in the South-East Europe decided. Representatives of the..

published on 5/17/19 3:10 PM

In 2018 Bulgaria expelled 15 terrorists

Referring to the SANS annual report for 2018, the BGNES Agency has reported that last year Bulgaria expelled 15 foreign citizens, for whom there was evidence of involvement in terrorism. The main threat to the country remains international terrorism. In..

published on 5/17/19 1:07 PM

European Elections 2019: Sova Harris Agency has registered advantage for GERB over BSP

A new study by the sociological agency Sova Harris registered a change in electoral attitudes before EP elections in Bulgaria at the end of May. According to the agency, GERB and UDF would receive - 34.4%, BSP - 33.5%; MRF - 13.7%; "Volya" - 4.7%;..

published on 5/17/19 12:45 PM
Minister Temenuzhka Petkova

Bulgaria to continue using its coal-fired power plants

Bulgarian   Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova said that Bulgaria was strictly following EU requirements for full decarbonisation of energy but in the next 60 years it would continue using the coal resources in the Maritsa Basin. According to..

published on 5/17/19 11:00 AM

Sofia hosts conference on SEE energy development

Representatives of state administrations from the EU, European institutions, non-governmental organizations, energy traders and suppliers, regional regulators and others are holding an energy conference in Sofia on the prospects for the sector's development..

published on 5/17/19 9:50 AM

Switzerland lifts all restrictions for Bulgarians

The Swiss government has issued a decree introducing freedom of movement for Bulgarian and Romanian citizens. In two weeks’ time Bulgarians and Romanians will be entitled to free movement and settlement in Switzerland. The deadline of the..

published on 5/16/19 6:52 PM