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Inside the fight to save Bulgaria’s last narrow gauge railway

Dressed in a floral-patterned tunic and baggy pants, her hair covered in a colorful scarf, Sabie Djikova loaded a dozen bottles – 45 pounds of milk – into a backpack and handbag, the hoisted onto her narrow shoulders and walked down the unpaved road to the nearby train station. At 65, she wears less than […]

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Deaths 50% above normal in Bulgaria, the least vaccinated country in the EU – Eurostat

A doctor treats patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Pirogov Hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 15, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nov. 16 (Reuters) – More than 50% more people died in Bulgaria than usual in September, official […]

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Bulgarian centrist party launches coalition talks after surprise election victory

Kiril Petkov and Assen Vassilev, leaders of the new Bulgarian centrist party “We continue the change”, react after the first exit polls in the parliamentary and presidential elections, in Sofia, Bulgaria, on November 14, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SOFIA, Nov. 16 […]

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Hospital fire in Bulgaria kills three COVID-19 patients

SOFIA, Nov. 14 (Reuters) – Three men died in a fire that broke out on Sunday in a COVID-19 ward at a hospital in the town of Sliven in southern Bulgaria, officials said. The fire, which was quickly extinguished, broke out at around 00:40 GMT and affected a room. Six patients in adjacent rooms were […]

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Third time lucky? Bulgaria hopes to end long political stalemate

Boyko Borissov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of the center-right GERB party, looks on after meeting with supporters in the town of Teteven, Bulgaria on November 10, 2021. Photo taken on November 10, 2021. REUTERS / Stoyan Nenov Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COVID-19, energy prices and corruption at […]

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Castle Forge training event: US Strike Eagles return to Romania and Bulgaria

US F-15E Strike Eagles returned to Borcea Air Base in Romania and Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria for the second phase of forward dispersions in support of Operation Castle Forge, a multinational training event that demonstrates the agile combat job. “Castle Forge is designed to exercise the agility and rapid movement of air power […]

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Castle Forge training event: US Strike Eagles return to Romania and Bulgaria

US F-15E Strike Eagles returned to Borcea Air Base in Romania and Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria for the second phase of forward dispersions in support of Operation Castle Forge, a multinational training event that demonstrates the agile combat job. “Castle Forge is designed to exercise the agility and rapid movement of air power […]

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Bulgaria and North Macedonia chart path to break deadlock blocking EU progress

The leaders of North Macedonia and EU member Bulgaria appear to have considered a possible exit from a year-long dispute over a shared culture that has blocked Macedonian hopes of progressing towards membership talks with the block. But without a decisive breakthrough to dispel Sofia’s objections to opening such negotiations, EU officials acknowledged that the […]

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USAREUR-AF Band & Chorus travel through Romania and Bulgaria on their 2021 Stronger Together Tour | Item

1/2 Show legend + Hide caption – The US Army Europe & Africa Band & Chorus performed alongside the 2nd Light Infantry Band of Bulgaria on September 1, 2021, during their 2021 Stronger Together tour. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kayla Winslow, a singer of the group, sang a solo performance of O Mio Babbino Caro. […]

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Bulgaria in crisis will hold new early elections on November 14 | Bulgaria

Bulgaria will hold early parliamentary elections on November 14 in an attempt to resolve a political crisis that has left it without a regular government for months, the country’s President Rumen Radev said on Saturday. Bulgarians voted in April and July, but both ballots resulted in fragmented legislatures. No party has been able to form […]