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3 May 2016, Issue 4530
Bulgaria's Daily Newspaper since 2001
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Bulgaria's Boyan Petrov Climbs World's Deadliest Peak
Bulgarian mountarineer Boyan Petrov has successfully set foot on Annapaurna, the tenth-highest peak. read
Jihadis 'Traveling on Fake Passports from Bulgaria'
A number of Bulgarian-made fake passports with Schengen visas were found in the belongings of jihadist fighters that had been operating in Southern Italy, a local daily says. read
Bulgaria's Dimitrov Loses to Schwartzman at ATP Istanbul Final
The highest-ranking Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has been defeated 7:6, 6:7, 6:0 by Argentina's Diego Schwartzman at the ATP Istanbul final. read
BULGARIANS CELEBRATE ORTHODOX EASTER
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world, including in Bulgaria, are celebrating the greatest Christian holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Christ.
Orthodox Christians traditionally mark Easter on a Sunday between April 04 and May 08. read more
BULGARIA TO KEEP OLD TOURIST LOGO AS ALL PROPOSALS REJECTED
Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said on Sunday that the country would continue to use its current tourist logo for the moment.
BULGARIA YET TO ACHIEVE GOALS OF REVOLUTIONARIES - PRESIDENT
Bulgaria has yet to achieve the goals set by revutionaries who fought for its freedom, President Rosen Plevneliev said on Easter Monday.
BULGARIA'S FM TO DISCUSS MIGRATION ON CROATIA VISIT
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is due to meet Croatian officials during his visit to the capital Zagreb on May 03-04.
Mitov is to be received by Croatian counterpart Miro Kovač, but also by President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (who was here in March), Parliament Speaker Željko Reiner, and the chair of the European Affairs Committee in Parliament, Gordan Jandroković, the Bulgarian Ministry's press office says. read more
BULGARIA'S SOCIALIST LEADER LASHES OUT AT 1-DAY CONTRACTS
One-day contracts introduced for agricultural work contravene labor legislation, the head of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) said on Sunday.
Mihail Mikov made his remarks at a rally celebrating May 01, the international Labor Day, in the capital Sofia. read more
AUTHOR OF CARTOONS TAKEN OFF BULGARIA TV STATION JOINS SLAVI'S SHOW
Chavdar Nikolov, a cartoonist whose contract with private NOVA TV station was terminated and his video cartoon of Bulgaria's Prime Minister removed, has signed with Slavi's Show, one of the most watched evening talkshows in the country.
BULGARIA CELEBRATES 140 YEARS SINCE APRIL UPRISING
Bulgaria marks the 140th anniversary of the 1876 April Uprising for the liberation of Bulgaria.
Celebrations will be held in different towns and cities across the country, but it will be Panagyurishte, in central Bulgaria, where where the key commemorative events will take place attended by state officials. This year's festivities coincide with the Orthodox Easter. read more
BULGARIAN POLICE ESTIMATE 20 000 DRIVERS HAVE NO LICENSES
As many as 20 000 people in Bulgaria drive without having a valid license, police say.
An inquiry from drivers' associations, cited by BGNES wire service, has shown an increase in the number of cases registered by police of people using a motor vehicle without valid documents in 2014, compared to the previous year. read more
BULGARIAN FAITHFUL HOLD EASTER PROCESSION WITH 'VIRGIN MARY ICON'
Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional Easter procession on Monday at Bachkovo monastery.
The participants carried an icon of Virgin Mary to mark Easter Monday, also called Bright Monday - an official holiday in the country. read more
BULGARIA'S BOYAN PETROV CLIMBS WORLD'S DEADLIEST PEAK
Bulgarian mountarineer Boyan Petrov has successfully set foot on Annapaurna, the tenth-highest peak.
Annapurna, 8901 m, is known as the world's deadliest mountain. read more
VEGAN MOUNTAINEER SKATOV ALSO ASCENDS ANNAPURNA
Atanas Skatov has become the second Bulgarian in 24 hours to climb Annapurna, known as the world's most dangerous mount.
BULGARIA'S DIMITROV LOSES TO SCHWARTZMAN AT ATP ISTANBUL FINAL
The highest-ranking Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has been defeated 7:6, 6:7, 6:0 by Argentina's Diego Schwartzman at the ATP Istanbul final.
Schwartzman, who is currently No 87 in the ATP rankings (Dimitrov is No 29), was playing at a final of a major ATP tournament for the first time. read more
BULGARIA'S DIMITROV VOWS TO GET OVER DEFEAT AT ISTANBUL FINAL
Grigor Dimitrov, the highest-ranking Bulgarian tennis player, apologized for his actions at the ATP Istanbul final on Sunday.
JIHADIS 'TRAVELING ON FAKE PASSPORTS FROM BULGARIA'
A number of Bulgarian-made fake passports with Schengen visas were found in the belongings of jihadist fighters that had been operating in Southern Italy, a local daily says.
A jihadist cell made up mostly of Iraqis and Iranians intended on using the documents to cross into Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Norway, Sole 24 ore reports citing Italian anti-terror officials. read more
MERKEL 'PROPOSED NATO MEMBERSHIP TO JAPAN'
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly told Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe last year that his country could joint NATO counting on her support.
"Shinzo, why not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization? I can convince British Prime Minister Cameron and French President Hollande," The Japan Times, the country's biggest English-language paper, quotes Merkel as saying. read more
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