Bulgaria

Bulgaria, Greece Start Work On Gas Pipeline From Azerbaijan

Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime ministers, Boyko Borissov...
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Watch Bulgarian Defence Minister Wearing Mig-29 T-shirt Speak About Us F-16

Bulgaria intended to purchase US F-16s for its Air Force to replace its aging fleet of Russian MiG-29s. Sofia has, however, found the price offered by the US higher than expected, forcing the country to look for compromises or even consider Swedish...

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Monese Tweet Hints At Upcomingapple Pay Launches In 13 European Markets

A tweet posted by European financial institution Monese on Wednesday indicates that Apple Pay is due to launch in 13 new countries, including Bulgaria and Greece, in the near future. The list of countries consists of markets where Apple Pay is...
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Bulgaria’s Press Navigates Harassment & Threats In Pursuit Of Stories

By Attila MongSOFIA, Bulgaria, May 14 2019 (IPS) Crammed in the small studio of TVN, a regional station in Ruse, north eastern Bulgaria, journalists share stories about their colleague, Viktoria Marinova. Barely six months ago, Marinova was raped...

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Pope: Role Of Early Women Deacons Needs More Study

Pope Francis said Tuesday more study was needed on the role of women deacons in the early Christian Church, which eventually could affect decisions on the role of women today. Speaking to reporters on the plane returning from a trip to Bulgaria...
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Bulgaria Seizes 288 Kilos Of Heroin In Truck From Iran 

Bulgarian customs officials confiscated more than 288 kilograms (635 pounds) of heroin hidden on a truck from Iran, prosecutors announced Thursday.  The haul was the biggest amount of heroin seized at Bulgaria's borders this year, the customs...
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Lebanon Today : Sunday March 31th Top News

Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: Bassil tells Bulgaria  Shebaa Farms, Kfarshouba Hills are ‘Lebanese Land’ “This land is Lebanese and our people have proved their ability to preserve their rights. Occupation will not have...
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Bulgaria Is A New Battleground In The New Cold War

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Russian Prime Minister Medvedev traveled to Bulgaria last week. The Russian premier’s visit was intended to explore the possibility of extending the TurkStream gas pipeline to the Balkan...
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Bulgarian Cryptocurrency Scam Lures Uk Investors With Fake Fca Accreditation

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is warning consumers to be extra vigilant as cryptocurrency scammers are falsely claiming to have FCA accreditation. In a statement from yesterday, the FCA warned Bulgaria-based blockchain startup Next Coin...
Related topics: United Kingdom, Blockchain, Startup

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Britain Debates Whether Islamic State Recruits Should Be Given Second Chance

British-born Sumaiyyah Wakil was sixteen-years-old when she sneaked away to war-torn Syria, flying first to Bulgaria, then Turkey, to join the Islamic State terror group. Once in IS’s de facto capital Raqqa, she bragged, according to British court...
Related topics: Debate, Terrorism, Syria, Turkey

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The Us Is Less Connected Than Bulgaria, And Other Globalization Surprises

Globalization isn’t making the world economy as small as nationalist politicians like Donald Trump insist. The world’s largest shipping company, DHL Express, released a “global connectedness index” today to argue that most...
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Forced Evictions, Discrimination Continue To Afflict Bulgaria's Roma

On a cold day in January, Ivanka Angelova was at home with her daughter and four grandchildren when the village mayor arrived and advised them to leave. Two neighbors - brothers aged 17 and 21 - were accused of beating up a local resident. The...

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Alleged Third Suspect In Skripal Case Visited Bulgaria In 2015 - Prosecutor

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov has said that a third suspect in the Salisbury incident had paid three visits to Bulgaria in 2015, including when Bulgarian businessman Emilian Gebrev was presumably poisoned.
Related topics: Russia, Moscow

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Bulgaria's Parliament And An Educational Institute Named Top Privacy Violators In ‘big Brother...

Alexander Kashumov, Head of the  Legal Team of NGO Access to Information Programme speaking at Bulgarian Big Brother Award in Sofia, 3 Feb 2019. Photo: Irina Aleksova / Internet Society – Bulgaria, CC-BY. After a six-year hiatus, leading...
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Bulgaria To Check skripal suspect Link To 2015 Poisoning 

Bulgaria will investigate reports that a new suspect in the Skripal nerve agent attack in Britain may also have been involved in a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, a ruling party lawmaker said Saturday.    A parliamentary committee will on Thursday...

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Doj Busts Gang For Allegedly Sold Fake Cars On Ebay

The Department of Justice has unsealed information about an organized crime ring that used online sites like eBay and Craigslist to defraud people. 20 people, including 16 people from Romania and Bulgaria, stand accused of RICO, wire fraud and...
Related topics: Ebay, Craigslist, Romania

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Sundance Review: ‘official Secrets’ Mines Interesting Subject Matter Uninterestingly

In January 2003, British government employee Katherine Gun was emailed a memo that requested she, and those she worked with at the GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), listen in on the UN offices of six nations: Angola, Bulgaria, Cameroon,...
Related topics: Gchq, Angola, Cameroon, Chile

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Macedonian Pm Says Joining Nato Will Assure Peace In Balkans   

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says the entire Balkans will have prosperity and lasting peace when Macedonia joins NATO. Zaev spoke in Sofia, Bulgaria Monday — two days before Macedonia signs the accession protocol at NATO headquarters in...
Related topics: Nato, Belgium, Brussels

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Archaeologists In Bulgaria May Have Found The Extravagant And Unusual Tomb Of Roman Emperor Philip...

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered an unusual and extravagant 3rd century AD tomb which they believe may hold the remains of Roman Emperor Philip I the Arab. The tomb was discovered hidden beneath the Maltepe Mound, which to date is the most...
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Bulgaria Extradites Russian National To Us - Russian Embassy

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian embassy in the United States said that A. Zhukov had been charged with conspiring for the purposes of carrying out computer fraud, noting that the consulate general staff would visit him in the US jail in the near...
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