SOFIA The Bulgarian government has approved a plan to start talks with the United States on buying eight new F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve compliance with NATO standards, the defense minister said on Wednesday.
SOFIA A bid by Balkan countries to host the 2030 soccer World Cup would have a realistic chance because the governments of Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania would offer support for the joint candidature, Bulgaria's Sports Minister Krasen Kralev said on Wednesday.
VELIKO TARNOVO, Bulgaria, Nov 9 Bulgarian
archaeologists have discovered a rare gold reliquary cross
during excavations at a medieval stronghold dating back to the
Second Bulgarian Empire.
RUSE, Bulgaria Hundreds of Bulgarians queued silently at a church in Ruse on Friday to pay their last respects to Viktoria Marinova, the television journalist whose brutal rape and murder shocked the country and triggered debates over freedom of the press.
RUSE, Bulgaria, Oct 12 Hundreds of Bulgarians
queued silently at a church in Ruse on Friday to pay their last
respects to Viktoria Marinova, the television journalist whose
brutal rape and murder shocked the country and triggered debates
over freedom of the press.
RUSE, Bulgaria Bulgarian police questioned a Romanian man about the murder of TV journalist Viktoria Marinova on Tuesday but released him without charge and the country remains under international pressure to solve the crime.
RUSE, Bulgaria, Oct 9 Bulgarian police have
detained a Romanian citizen of Ukrainian origin for 24 hours and
were checking his alibi as they investigated the rape and murder
of TV anchor Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found in a park
in her Danube hometown of Ruse.
RUSE, Bulgaria The European Commission urged Bulgaria on Monday to conduct a rapid investigation into the killing of journalist Viktoria Marinova as hundreds of mourners held vigils in her hometown and cities throughout the Balkan country.
SOFIA A Brutalist concrete tribute to socialism, Bulgaria's UFO-like Buzludzha Monument has sat crumbling and abandoned atop a peak in the Stara Planina mountains since the collapse of communism in 1989.
SOFIA Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov sacked three ministers on Friday over a bus accident in which 17 people died, saying politicians needed to take responsibility for a crash that provoked an outcry over the poor state of the country's roads.