President isolates himself because of his adviser

The reason for the quarantine is a positive test for coronavirus of Secretary General of the President, Dimitar Stoyanov, the press office of President Rumen Radev has reported. The Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate has been notified, and all measures..

published on 10/29/20 4:35 PM

Bulgaria’s police officers prepare for nationwide protest

Bulgarian police officers protested today in front of the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior in Blagoevgrad. They showed solidarity with the protest of their colleagues in other big Bulgarian cities who are demanding a pay rise.  The..

published on 10/29/20 3:04 PM

Skopje and Sofia seek solution to historical dispute

Bulgaria would recognize Macedonian as one of the official languages of the country and acknowledge Macedonian identity, if North Macedonia acknowledges the "Historical truth", as defined by Sofia, and amdit there are Bulgarian foundations upon..

published on 10/29/20 2:01 PM

Sofia University climbs prestigious international ranking

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohrisdski is ranked # 801-1000 in engineering, biological sciences and physical sciences in the latest World Subject Rankings 2021 of Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university ranks # 601-800..

published on 10/29/20 12:59 PM
Education Minister Krasimir Valchev

Bulgaria's Minister of Education insists on in-person training in schools

I still think that face-to-face training is the best. There are deficits in e-learning - with socialization, mental fatigue, said Education Minister Krasimir Valchev . At a briefing of the Ministry of Health, dedicated to the situation with Covid-19,..

published on 10/29/20 11:18 AM
Deputy Health Minister Boyko Penkov

Number of Covid-19 related deaths rises by 50% in a week

In the last 3 days Bulgaria has registered record high levels of coronavirus morbidity - an average of 220 people per 100,000 , said at a briefing of the National Operational Headquarters for Combating the Coronavirus Epidemic, Deputy Minister of Health..

published on 10/29/20 10:46 AM

Bulgarian Chief Mufti criticizes Charlie Hebdo

The chief mufti has strongly condemned the latest issue of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo , which features a caricature of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A statement posted on the mufti's website reads that Charlie Hebdo is a satanic..

published on 10/29/20 10:03 AM

Bulgarian-Macedonian presidency of Berlin Process is launched

We regret the impossibility of Bulgaria and North Macedonia to bring their institutions as close as possible during the Joint Co-Presidency of the Berlin Process, due to the unexpected outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic . This was said by the..

published on 10/29/20 9:45 AM
Doctors in front of Pirogov Hospital in Sofia call for observance of anti-epidemic measures

Bulgaria reports new increase in daily cases of Covid-19

Bulgaria has registered a total of 2,760 new cases of coronavirus in the country for the last 24 hours , the National Coronavirus Information Portal shows. This is 27.7% of the 9,946 PCR tests performed.  The highest number of new infections has..

published on 10/29/20 9:04 AM

Bulgaria marks the day of Bessarabian Bulgarians

In 1938, the descendants of the Bessarabian and Taurian Bulgarians laid the beginning of the celebrations dedicated to Bulgarians from Bessarabia. The occasion for the first celebration was the 100th anniversary of the consecration, in 1838, in the city..

published on 10/29/20 6:10 AM