The district law court in Haskovo has ruled not to extradite former colonel Mustafa Goktash from the Turkish special services to Turkey. Goktash stands accused of “conspiracy to commit murder” and “being a member of an organization formed to commit a..
The offering of sites that will receive the European Heritage Label under the EU initiative has begun. The sign is symbolic, but those who receive it can apply for assistance under EU programs. The initiative dates back to 2013. Since then, 60..
The fire in the Rhodope Mountain on the Bulgarian-Greek border is under control , the Director of the Regional Directorate of Fire Safety and Protection of the Population, Commissioner Sergey Zaimov, told BNR's Radio Kardzhali. Forest fire raging..
The partial state of emergency declared due to high migration pressure in the regions of Burgas, Yambol and Haskovo will be extended . It was announced on September 23 and will continue due to the urgent repairs of the forest roads. In Yambol, the..
Because of a wildfire that has spread to more than 500 hectares of dry grass, shrubery and woodland between the villages of Oryahovo and Vaskovo near Haskovo, a partial state of emertgency has been put in place in the municipalities of Lyubimets and..
The town of Haskovo is a gateway to the Eastern Rhodopes, which in turn abound with trails exploring the historical past. But before heading out into the countryside, we recommend the enthusiastic tourist to take a stroll around the town, which boasts..
When walking around Plovdiv, you will probably be impressed by the facade of a neat bakery and be attracted by appetizing aromas. This is the bakery of Tanya and Yves. The Bulgarian-French family chose Plovdiv as their home and 12 years ago they..
Bulgaria’s top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov made a donation to the Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov foreign-language secondary school in Haskovo. The tennis player, who lives in Monaco, donated 15,000 euro, the school’s headmaster Deyan Yanev..
An Iraqi and 11 Syrians, who crossed the Bulgarian border illegally, have been detained on the land of the Svilengrad village of Generalovo (Southern Bulgaria), BNR correspondent from Haskovo Dora Atanasova reported. The migrants told the border police..
On February 7, Bulgaria pay homage to the deed of prominent Bulgarian revolutionary Petko Voivode who fought against the Ottomans in the Rhodopes and Aegean Thrace. The voivode participated at the Russo-Turkish War of 1878 as part of a detachment of..