In its annual 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices , released Monday, the US State Department says that the Bulgarian government's actions to tackle corruption and disregard for human rights are "insufficient". "Authorities took steps to..
Alexander and Victoria were the most popular baby names in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Institute. The girls top 5 names also included Maria, Nicole, Sofia and Raya. For boys the other most popular names were Georgi, Martin, Kaloyan..
A consultative meeting convened by Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has been held in the presidency in Sofia. Security, economic and social consequences of the escalation of the war in Ukraine have been discussed. President Radev pointed out..
The new Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics ensemble won the all-around title in the 2022 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia. The gold medals went to Zhenina Trashlieva, Rachel Stoyanov, Sofia Ivanova, Margarita Vasileva,..
In May, the producer price index rose 38% compared to the same month in the previous year, according to data by the National Statistical Institute. During this period, prices for the production and distribution of gas, electricity..
A sub-variant of Omicron called BA.5 is already circulating in Bulgaria. The World Health Organization said the strain is a cause for concern, the Ministry of Health reported. It carries a mutation that makes the coronavirus more contagious and..
"Keeping one’s head up might have a high price, but this is the only way one can see clearly, move forward with dignity and write a letter signed with blood that opens the door to the resurrection of Bulgaria," President Rumen Radev..
No candidacy for governor of the Bulgarian National Bank - BNB had been submitted to parliament by March 8, which was the deadline. The election of a central bank governor has been postponed once again and a new procedure is to be..
According to data from the Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, published today, all areas in Bulgaria are already in the dark red Covid-19 zone. The highest incidence of Covid-19 is in Sofia – 2,549 per hundred thousand..
The pandemic would come to an end this year, Prof. Radka Argirova, advisor to the Prime Minister Kiril Petkov on the Covid-19 pandemic told the BNT. "There could be another strain after Omicron, but then we would be able to return to..