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  1. ABB delivers Bulgaria's nationwide fast charging networkRead the original story

    Thursday | Green Car Congress

    Fast-charging stations from ABB can now be found on key roads across Bulgaria with plans underway to further extend the network to include all major roads and highways by the end of Q1 2018. ABB's Terra53 fast chargers now cover the international routes from Sofia to the Greek border, with installations in key locations including Sofia, Varna, Veliko Turnovo, Blagoevgrad, Sandanski, Rakov-ski, Stara Zagora, Liubumetz and Bourgas.


  2. Sofia Mayor Banned the Parking of Buses in Front of the St. Alexander Nevsky CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Sofia News Agency

    Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova banned the parking of buses in front of the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. The initiative was made by the municipal councilor and co-chair of "Political Group 5" Eng.


  3. Gabriel to present plan in May for mobile roaming ban with Western BalkansRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner in charge of digital policies, will announce a plan to get rid of mobile fees between the EU and Western Balkan countries at a May 2018 summit in Bulgaria. Gabriel told EURACTIV that she will present a detailed set of steps at the meeting on extending the EU's ban on mobile roaming charges to Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.


  4. Azerbaijan, Bulgaria not Only Friends, But Strategic PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Sofia News Agency

    Nargiz Gurbanova, PhD, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Bulgaria. Photo: Embassy of Azerbaijan in Bulgaria Azerbaijan and Bulgaria are not only friends, but also strategic partners , Azerbaijan 's ambassador to Bulgaria Nargiz Gurbanova told Bloomberg TV, quoted by Trend News Agency.


  5. 10 reasons to visit Plovdiv, Bulgaria's hidden treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Channel3000

    Bulgaria's Plovdiv remains relatively unknown to most travelers, but it's beginning to appear on more and more Balkan itineraries -- and for good reason. Situated between two vast mountain ranges along what in centuries past was a crucial inland route from Western Europe to Constantinople and Asia Minor, Bulgaria's second city has been held over the centuries by Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans.


  6. Southeast Europe's next capital of coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | CNN

    Bulgaria's Plovdiv remains relatively unknown to most travelers, but it's beginning to appear on more and more Balkan itineraries -- and for good reason. Situated between two vast mountain ranges along what in centuries past was a crucial inland route from Western Europe to Constantinople and Asia Minor, Bulgaria's second city has been held over the centuries by Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans.


  7. Canadian Film Days in SofiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Sofia News Agency

    Films with awards and nominations from Cannes and Toronto, from the American Academy and National award "Cesar" and " Canadian Screen" are presented to the Bulgarian audience the upcoming Canadian Film Days under the patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister on judicial reform and Foreign Minister Katerina Zaharieva. The event is the first of its kind in Bulgaria and includes four feature and two documentary works as well as two representative animation selections.


  8. Bulgaria Says Iran Denied Prime Minister's Plane Access To AirspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Weekday Magazine

    Iran on November 29 forced a jet carrying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov to leave its airspace, prompting protests from Sofia, in an incident Tehran later blamed on a technical glitch. Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told reporters the plane had all necessary permits to fly over Iran en route to Saudi Arabia late on November 28, but once it entered Iranian airspace, it was asked by Iranian authorities to leave.


  9. French Ambassador: I Think We Collectively Made a Mistake When We...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Sofia News Agency

    Former Consul General of France in Istanbul, Turkey Former Ambassador of France to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and Former Ambassador to Finland Languages: English, Russian, Spanish, German, Turkish, Finnish I want to begin by saying that it is really a big chance and an opportunity for Bulgaria to promote itself, to show its actual place in Europe and to prove that it becomes more and more central in Europe and less peripheral. These key words mean: we have understood that your priorities are mainly the Western Balkans , Cohesion and digital challenges.


  10. Bulgaria can contribute to European integration of Balkan countries: EP presidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Xinhuanet

    Visiting President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani on Tuesday said Bulgaria could contribute to the European integration of the Balkan countries. The situation in the Balkans is a priority for the European Union and for the EP, Tajani said at a joint press conference after bilateral talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.


  11. Ambassador Emma Hopkins: We Ask Bulgarians to Stay in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    "I do not think we will introduce visas for our 27 EU friends after Brexit." This was announced by Emma Hopkins , Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bulgaria.


  12. Russian Foreign Ministry Condemns Desecration of Soviet Monument in BulgariaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Russian embassy in Bulgaria has sent a note demanding Sofia to thoroughly investigate the desecration of a monument in Plovdiv commemorating Soviet soldiers who died in the World War II, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday. "No assaults can affect our solid position of rewriting the results of World War II and justifying the neo-Nazi manifestations.


  13. BGN 800 Million will be Provided for the Rehabilitation of the Plovdiv-Burgas Railway LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    The Government has agreed that the Managing Authority of Operational Program "Transport Infrastructure" 2014-2020 will sign a contract with the National Railway Infrastructure Company for rehabilitation of the Plovdiv - Burgas railway phase 2 before the decision for its approval by the European Commission. The project is financed by OP "Transport and Infrastructure" with a total value of just over BGN 800 million and the European funds allocated are approximately BGN 500 million.


  14. Russian official wrongly claims Soviets saved Bulgarian Jews from deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    After monument defaced, Moscow says it saved 50,000 Jews in WWII, but the 'Red Army was thousands of kilometers away' at the time This image provided by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum shows Bulgarian policemen overseeing the deportation of Macedonian Jews to the German death camps in March 1943 in Bulgarian occupied Skopje. Condemning an anti-Semitic attack on a Soviet Army monument in Bulgaria, a Russian government official erroneously said her country's soldiers saved the Jews of Bulgaria from deportation to Nazi camps.


  15. he European Art Centre: Toplocentrala - Next Steps with AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    Date and time: 15 November,Wednesday, 12:00 -17:00 Language: English with translation in Bulgarian Place: Institut FranA ais de Bulgarie Adress: Sq.


  16. Local students to compete on US Team for World Age Group CompetitionRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | EParis Extra

    Two local athletes from Lamar County will be traveling to represent Team USA at the 2017 Trampoline and Tumbling World Age Group Competition held in Sofia, Bulgari a during Thanksgiving break. Selected to compete were Rylee Chapman from Chisum High School, and Logan Gilbert from Paris High School.


  17. Program brings Sinologists closer to ChinaRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | China Daily

    Foreign scholars including Dutch Svetlana Kharchenkova visit the China Ceramics Museum in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, as part of the 2017 Visiting Program for Young Sinologists. [Photo by Lan Jian/For China Daily] A program for young Sinologists is helping academics from all over the world gain a deeper understanding of the country.


  18. Ideas for an Unforgettable Weekend in VarnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    With the arrival of low-cost airlines at Varna Airport, the city has the unique opportunity to establish itself as an attractive destination throughout the year. The cheap way of travelling, with no extras, revolutionised air travel and opened Europe for all people.


  19. Macedonian Front 1917: the marble fields of GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Hellenic News of America

    A hundred years! A hundred years are gone Of Grecian mornings and of Grecian sunsets! Make them a coffin wide, O carpenter, And bury them, the hapless dead, in silence! By the dawn of the 20th century the three major regional kingdoms bordering what would become the First World War's Macedonian Front were players in a grand game of thrones. Britain, France and Germany would dictate the script.


  20. Technology Has Changed the Landscape of Work and Play in BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    New and emerging technologies are providing endless opportunities for both businesses and individuals. The global community can now collaborate and communicate with greater ease, which is making life more enjoyable and productive for people across the globe.