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The leader of “There Is Such a People” and former showman, Slavi Trifonov, announced that President Rumen Radev has nothing to do with his party's idea of the signature initiative started by them to convene a national poll to change the country's form of government - from a parliamentary to a presidential republic. "I haven't seen him since he's been president, maybe I've seen him once, we haven't talked about this idea of ours, it's about our idea of majoritarian elections, and the presidential republic is the highest form of majoritarian vote," he insisted at a specially called press conference at his party's headquarters. Trifonov was categorical that the head of state has nothing to do with "this whole story". ...
Flights to the new destination will be operated all year round, and tickets are already on sale at wizzair.com or the WIZZ mobile app Wizz Air, Europe's fastest growing airline and the world's most environmentally sustainable airline, is adding an exciting new route to its network - from Sofia to Yerevan....
The Australian Tennis Federation, which is the organizer of the country's Open Championship, issued a warning to the father of the Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic - Sarjan and his family, to refrain from displaying the Russian flag, DPA reported, quoted by BTA. Yesterday, Djokovic qualified for the semi-finals after defeating Andrey Rublev 6:1, 6:2, 6:4. After the match, Serjan Djokovic, along with Russian fans, chanted Russian-Serbian slogans and also took pictures with supporters carrying the country's flags, including the image of President Vladimir Putin and the "Z" symbol, which is associated with the Russian offensive in Ukraine. ...
The European Commission today called on Bulgaria and 13 other EU countries to reduce air pollution. The others affected are Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. The rules call for each state to achieve pollution reductions each year through 2029 and beyond 2030....
The municipality of Karlovo declared a partial state of emergency for the villages of Karavelovo and Bogdan due to rising water levels in the river. There is no danger to the population, said the mayor of Karlovo, Emil Kabaivanov. The state of emergency comes into effect today and will last for seven days....
Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer has publicly called on the EU to finance the construction of a 2 billion euro fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border, where more and more migrants are crossing into the EU. The proposal was repeated by the Austrian permanent representative during the meeting of EU ambassadors on Wednesday. The topic will be included in the agenda of the informal meeting of EU justice and home affairs ministers starting today in Stockholm....
Several heavy-duty trucks are blocked on the Blagoevgrad-Bansko road in the area of the ”Predel” pass. The passage is extremely difficult despite the efforts of the teams to clear the heavy snow. The traffic jam is serious in the Razlog-Bansko direction, where the trucks are stuck, BNR reported. ...
Direct Turkish investments in Bulgaria exceed EUR 1 billion, almost half of them have received some form of state support through the Bulgarian Investment Agency (BIA). Over 2,200 Turkish companies have chosen Bulgaria as a preferred place to do business, as they are one of the largest employers in our country. This was announced by the Minister of Innovation and Growth, Alexander Pulev, who opened a business and investment forum in Istanbul, organized by BIA under the Ministry of Innovation and Growth....
A policeman was detained on Wednesday evening in Kazanlak. He tested positive for alcohol while on duty, the police confirmed to Nova TV. The one in uniform is a patrol officer....
In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was not interested in meeting Vladimir Putin for peace talks, adding that Putin was "nobody" to him. Volodymyr Zelensky said he "doesn't understand who makes the decisions in Russia" and added that while Moscow says it wants peace, it is actually lying by attacking Ukraine with missiles. "They don't want any talks, and that was the case before the invasion....
People with disabilities can receive up to BGN 20,000 to start their own business through a competition of the Agency for People with Disabilities. It will finance up to BGN 740,000 and proposals for the creation of Sheltered Employment Centers. The applicant for financing to start their own business must be a natural person with 50 and more than 50% reduced working capacity, according to a decision of TELK/NELK, not to have established a sole proprietorship, regardless of whether it is active or inactive, as well as to participate as a partner in other commercial companies. ...
Spanish police have detained a man who carried out attacks with cold weapons in several churches in Algeciras in the south of the country, "El Pais" reported. At the moment it is known that one person was killed and several were injured ("El Mundo" reports of four). According to the newspaper, the attack at 8 p....
Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours: New wave of Russian airstrikes against Ukraine after Kyiv secures Western tanks Russia launched a rush-hour missile attack on Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least one person in the Ukrainian capital, after a day earlier Kyiv secured Western promises of dozens of advanced battle tanks to try to repel a Russian invasion, reports Reuters. ...
The Facebook and Instagram accounts of former US President Donald Trump will be reinstated by Meta after a ban of two years, according to New York Times. Notably, Trump's accounts on Facebook and Instagram were suspended by Meta following the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot. Trump's account on Facebook was the most followed one at the time of suspension with hundreds of millions of followers, the New York Times reported citing Meta. ...
The new cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria are 53, 1.8% of the 3,004 tests performed are positive, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal for the past 24 hours. One person has died with Covid-19. ...
The drivers, who tomorrow have to travel in Western and Southern Bulgaria, should go on the road with cars prepared for winter conditions. A drop in temperatures and snowfall is expected. In the Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv and Smolyan regions, an orange code has been announced for intense precipitation with the formation of a snow cover between 20 and 35 cm....
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The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology announced an orange code for snowfall for tomorrow, January 26, for the regions of Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Plovdiv and Smolyan. A yellow code has been issued for seven other districts in Western Bulgaria. For Kardjali, the code for snow and rain is also yellow, and for Haskovo, a yellow code for rain has been announced. ...
Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the eastern city of Soledar in the Donetsk region, military spokesman Serhiy Cherevaty was quoted as saying by Ukrainian state television on Wednesday. "(Our forces) fulfilled their main task: to prevent the enemy from making systematic breakthroughs in the Donetsk direction," Cherevatiy said, quoted by TASS. This is the first Ukrainian confirmation of the capture of Soledar by Russian forces....
The airline is almost doubling its annual passenger traffic to 45.7 million passengers in 2022 on all its routes compared to 21.7 million in 2021. ...
Presidency of Hope, Harmony and Peace Hope, Harmony, Peace and Stability – these are defining ideas that will frame India’s presidency of the G20 grouping of the world’s most advanced and emerging economies. G20 provides India, the world’s fifth largest economy, a great opportunity to shape the global agenda at a time of increasing polarisation and escalation of geopolitical tensions, to advance peace, stability and shared prosperity in a fragmented world. ...
From February 1, all children up to 10 years of age will travel for free on public transport. The discount on the price of student travel cards is increased from 20% to 70%, and on seniors travel cards - to 40%. The reductions will come into effect after today the Council of Ministers approved additional funds of BGN 73 million to support the "public transport" service throughout the country....
Domestic crickets and mealworm larvae will be allowed as food in the European Union under new regulations, DPA reported, quoted by BTA. Domestic crickets can be eaten frozen, dried or powdered from Tuesday, and the use of mealworm larvae in food will be allowed from Thursday. Similar rules already exist for migratory locusts and yellow mealworms. ...
The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency has detected an outbreak of the disease Influenza (flu) in birds in a facility for breeding quails for eggs in the land of the town of Etropole in the Sofia region. The affected farm consists of two sites, owned by one owner, with a closed cycle of quail hatching and rearing. Sampling was carried out after high bird mortality was found at the site. ...
Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours: Russia tests a missile in the Atlantic capable of reaching the US Russia says it has test-fired a hypersonic missile in the Atlantic Ocean that would have a range that would allow it to reach US territory. ...
A specialized police operation is underway in the Varna village of Sindel following the rape of a 73-year-old woman there two days ago. 215 motor vehicles and 431 people were checked by authorities. Three were detained - for theft from railway infrastructure, for household theft and one for driving a car without a driver's license. ...
The documentary about the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, in the creation of which the Bulgarian journalist Cristo Grozev from the Bellingcat platform also participated, has been nominated for an Oscar. The film Navalny (2021, USA) by Canadian director Daniel Rohr follows Grozev as he searches for Navalny's poisoners. In August 2020, a plane from Tomsk to Moscow made an emergency landing because one of its passengers, Navalny, was in danger for his life....
Authorities in North Korea have ordered a five-day lockdown in the capital Pyongyang due to an increase in cases of an unspecified respiratory illness, Reuters reported, citing a North Korean government statement. It did not mention anything about COVID-19, but said that residents of the capital were required to stay indoors until Sunday and that they should take their temperature several times a day, according to South Korean news portal NK News, which monitors news from the DPRK. Yesterday, South Korean media reported that Pyongyang residents had stocked up on goods in anticipation of tougher measures....
Classified documents have been found at former US Vice President Mike Pence's Indiana home last week, The Hill reported on Tuesday citing officials. At present, US President Joe Biden is also facing a surge in criticism over classified documents. The classified documents were found at Biden's Delaware home and his old office in Washington DC. ...
The new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 95, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal. 3,817 tests were performed, which means that the proportion of positive results is 2.5 percent. ...
Cloudy weather will prevail today, but there will be almost no precipitation. It will blow weak, in Eastern Bulgaria - a moderate wind from the north-northeast. The minimum temperatures will be between minus 3°C and 2°C, in Sofia - about minus 1°C. ...
"The statement of the Macedonian president repeats the theses of the RNM for many years, that it is an insult against the Macedonian identity and the Macedonian people, if you say things that are related to the objective reading of history - for example, if you say that Gotse Delchev is a Bulgarian, born in Bulgaria family. Pendarovski's statement is very bad, because it gives the arguments of those who want to carry out attacks and hate speech against the citizens of the Republic of North Macedonia who openly declare their Bulgarian identity. He should find a way to fix it," said on BNT Bulgarian MEP Andrey Kovachev. ...
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