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North Macedonia signs a protocol with Bulgaria and plans to take another step towards the EU

Six people were killed after the Russian military shelled a building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Toretsk, Ukrainian emergency service officials said July 18. “Early in the morning, the city of Toretsk was shelled. A two-story building with people inside was destroyed,” Ukraine’s State Service for Emergencies said in a statement on the social […]

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Bulgarian party fails to form coalition, bringing country closer to new elections

Ukraine has “significant potential” to advance its forces on the battlefield and must increase the intensity of its attacks against Russian forces, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in his July 21 speech. Live briefing: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine RFE/RL Live briefing gives you all the latest developments on the ongoing invasion of Russia, how Kyiv […]

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Thousands of people demonstrate in North Macedonia against a compromise with Bulgaria

Outnumbered Ukrainian defenders continue to hold the line in the east against Russian forces who are making only “minimal gains”, British military intelligence said on July 20. Elsewhere, Ukrainian forces rammed a key bridge over the Dnipro River in Russian-occupied territory west of the river, British intelligence said in its daily bulletin, adding that although […]

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Bulgaria is in the Top 50 most visited countries in Google Street View in 2021 – Novinite.com

Google View from the street 15 years old now In 2007, Google revolutionized with the creation of Google View from the street, the first images posted on the virtual imaging platform from San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Miami and Denver. Since, View from the street cars, equipped with special panoramic cameras, have captured and […]

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Bulgaria and Turkey: cheap holidays with 45p beer and £33 flights

The cost of everything seems to be climbing this year, from gas prices to taxes — and vacations are no different. Countries in Europe are likely to feel more expensive for Brits this year, especially as we all try to save money where we can. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t great deals to be […]

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Bulgaria expels Russian diplomat suspected of spying

KYIV, Ukraine: Witnesses said multiple explosions believed to be caused by missiles hit the western Ukrainian city of Lviv early Monday as the country braced for a widespread Russian assault in ballast.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed to “fight absolutely to the end” in strategically vital Mariupol, where the crumbling port city’s last known pocket […]

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Wizz Air with three new routes from Bulgaria – Novinite.com

Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the number one airline in Bulgaria, has launched three new routes from Burgas, Bulgaria. The Polish pearls of Krakow and Rzeszow and the beautiful Hungarian city of Debrecen are the three new destinations that WIZZ has added to its network since yesterday March 25. Flights will […]

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US to deploy armored unit to Bulgaria to bolster NATO’s eastern flank

Russia has continued to deploy forces and equipment in its all-out offensive in eastern Ukraine, where it seeks to encircle Ukrainian troops in two towns, as kyiv warned the country faces an existential battle which could determine his fate. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the situation in Donbass was “extremely difficult” as Russia steps up […]

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About 300 leeches from Bulgaria seized in Philadelphia by Customs – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Federal authorities in Philadelphia have seized about 300 leeches from Bulgaria in air cargo shipments. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that officers recently intercepted nine postmarked jars for addresses in Connecticut, Florida and Illinois between Feb. 19 and 25. Authorities said the jars contained around 300 bloodsuckers. The labels on […]

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Jak’s Bakery pop-up brings the taste of Bulgaria to Bloomfield

Zhelyazko “Jak” Latinov ran a popular bakery in his native Bulgaria. Now, after three years of hosting pop-up events and selling at farmers markets around Pittsburgh, he’s opening a location in Bloomfield. Jak’s Bakery will open at 4310 Main Street in late 2022. The space is located right next to Brewing tracewhere you can stock […]

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Bulgarian Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnasts Draw Attention At Expo 2020 Dubai

When Cristiano Ronaldo showed up at Expo 2020 Dubai two weeks ago, there was, unsurprisingly, a frenzy to catch a glimpse of one of the greatest footballers of all time. Before that, superstars like Lionel Messi and Usain Bolt had been among the many athletes to visit the exhibition. Expo 2020 provided a platform for […]

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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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Bus accident in Bulgaria kills at least 46 people | Bulgaria

North Macedonia has declared three days of national mourning after 46 people, including 12 children, were killed on a tourist bus in Bulgaria. Calling the incident a “huge tragedy”, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev described how seven of the passengers only survived by jumping out of the vehicle when a sudden explosion ignited it. “[They] broke […]

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At least 45 dead when tour bus crashes and catches fire in Bulgaria

A bus carrying tourists to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire Tuesday morning in western Bulgaria, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said. DNA tests were underway to identify the victims. The bus apparently tore through a guardrail on a highway, although authorities said the cause was still under investigation. Photos […]

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

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

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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 […]

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Triple Nickel concludes exercise Thracian Star 21 in Bulgaria with allies

On Friday, the Air Force completed Thracian Star 21, an exercise designed to improve interoperability and combat effectiveness. The exercise, led by the Bulgarian Air Force and organized at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria, involved more than 150 people and eight F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the notorious 555th Fighter Squadron – known as […]

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Can Bulgaria catch the digital wave? Define political priorities

Bulgaria is on the periphery of Europe, both geographically and economically. Could the wave of new digital technologies help bring the country closer to its European peers? While internet access has grown dramatically in recent years and the ICT sector has become the country’s top service export, Bulgaria still lags behind the rest of Europe […]