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REFILE-Rare gold reliquary cross found in medieval Bulgarian fortress

Nov 09 2018

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.

Hundreds attend funeral of murdered Bulgarian journalist

Oct 12 2018

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.

Hundreds attend funeral of murdered Bulgarian journalist

Oct 12 2018

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.

Bulgaria police release Romanian questioned over journalist's murder

Oct 09 2018

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.

UPDATE 2-Police detain Romanian citizen over murder of Bulgarian TV presenter

Oct 09 2018

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.

EU calls for fast inquiry into killing of Bulgarian journalist

Oct 08 2018

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.

Bulgaria's crumbling Buzludzha Monument draws call for a rescue

Sep 28 2018

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.

Three Bulgarian ministers sacked after fatal bus crash

Aug 31 2018

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.

Bulgarian president criticizes defense officials over U.S. visit

Aug 23 2018

SOFIA Bulgaria's president has criticized a planned visit by defense officials to Washington just as the country seeks bids to supply warplanes from the United States and several other countries.

Bulgarian government approves roadmap to euro membership

Aug 22 2018

SOFIA Bulgaria's government approved an action plan on Wednesday that envisages the country entering the "waiting room" for euro membership and also joining the European Union's banking union by the end of June next year.

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