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Estonia’s Foreign Minister Supports Bulgaria’s Schengen Accession

Estonia’s Foreign Minister Supports Bulgaria’s Schengen Accession

09:34 | 16.10.2017 | by Standartnews
(October 16, 2017 Sofia) – "Estonia supports Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen area and appreciates the efforts of the country to protect the EU's external borders," Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, whose country is currently chairing the EU Council, told the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) "The decision is based on specific and objective criteria, and we have always advocated the view that once these criteria are met no further obstacles should be put in place. This is a...
Sofia, Baku Strengthen Energy Ties

Sofia, Baku Strengthen Energy Ties

14:50 | 13.10.2017 | by Standartnews
(October 13, 2017 Sofia)  "Energy is the area that will connect us many years ahead and Bulgaria confirms its support for the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor, in whose implementation Azerbaijan has a key role to play. In this way, we will have a real diversification of energy sources and routes for natural gas in Southern and Central Europe, "said Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev, during his official visit to Azerbaijan at the invitation of his Azeri counterpart Ilham...
Carles Puigdemont Postpones Independence Declaration

Carles Puigdemont Postpones Independence Declaration

08:52 | 11.10.2017 | by Standartnews
(October 11, 2017 Sofia) - Carles Puigdemont, the president of Catalonia, put his signature to a document that declared the region's independence from Spain on Tuesday evening, but then said the move would not be implemented for several weeks. The text, proclaiming the constitution of a "Catalan republic as an independent and sovereign state", was signed by 72 members of Catalonia's parliament but appeared to have little legal credibility. The move, a significant but largely...
Stronger Cohesion Policy for Stronger EU

Stronger Cohesion Policy for Stronger EU

13:19 | 10.10.2017 | by Standartnews
(October 10, 2017 Sofia) Just a few years ago, many people said the European Union was facing the most serious challenge in its history: the member states' ratings were falling, the private sector in the Eurozone was shrinking, and economic growth was stagnating. Now, seven years later, when the macroeconomic indicators show that the economic and financial crisis has been overcome and GDP and employment are at record-high level, the Seventh Cohesion Report helps us learn lessons from the...
Spain’s Deputy PM Vows to Sue Stoichkov

Spain’s Deputy PM Vows to Sue Stoichkov

10:13 | 04.10.2017 | by Standartnews
(October 4, 2017) Spain's Deputy PM Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría has vowed to sue Bulgaria's football legend Hristo Stoichkov, former striker of FC Barcelona, for defamation following his statements that her grandfather, her father, and even her underaged son, are followers of Francisco Franco, a Spanish general who ruled over Spain as a military dictator from 1939 until his death in 1975. Stoichkov also said that Ms. Sáenz de Santamaría should step down.
Naim Süleymanoğlu Fighting for His Life

Naim Süleymanoğlu Fighting for His Life

10:59 | 26.09.2017 | by Standartnews
Weightlifting legend Naim Süleymanoğlu, three times Olympic gold medalist from the games in Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996, is in a medically induced coma, fighting for his life in the ER of the Sadi Konuk Hospital, Hurriyet Daily has reported. Süleymanoğlu has been diagnosed with stage 3 cirrhosis and acute liver insufficiency. Medics say liver transplantation is his only hope at this stage. Süleymanoğlu recovered from a similar liver crisis three years...
No Bulgarian Nationals Injured or Missing in Texas and Louisiana

No Bulgarian Nationals Injured or Missing in Texas and Louisiana

11:57 | 30.08.2017 | by Standartnews
(Sofia, August 30, 2017) No Bulgarian nationals have been injured or reported missing in the US states of Texas and Louisiana that have been hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoF) has said. The Bulgarians who have relatives in the hurricane affected areas and would like to report they have lost contact with them, or to request assistance to get in touch with them, are advised to contact MoF headquarters in Sofia.
Bulgarian Slashes Fellow Townsman in London

Bulgarian Slashes Fellow Townsman in London

14:26 | 28.08.2017 | by Standartnews
(Sofia, August 28, 2017) – The man detained on murder charges in the UK capital London is Emil Asparuhov Hristov (39) from the southern Bulgarian town of Haskovo, where he is known as Emo Fashion. Officers were called at 2.50pm on Sunday (August 20th) after reports of a man injured at a property in Sherrard Road in London's Manor Park district. Police found the man known to the Haskovo underground and police as Mitko Zhabata (The Frog) aged in his late 20s suffering stab wounds...
British Beach Evacuated after Chlorine Cloud Burns People’s Eyes

British Beach Evacuated after Chlorine Cloud Burns People’s Eyes

12:44 | 28.08.2017 | by Standartnews
Up to 50 people have been left with burning eyes and breathing difficulties after a bizarre "chlorine mist" spread across a beach at Beachy Head on England's south coast. Emergency services evacuated the popular Birling Gap sun spot in East Sussex after dozens of people complained of sore throats and stinging eyes after the mysterious "mist" appeared on the beach. Numerous witnesses at the scene reported a strong smell of chlorine in the air, but Sussex Police said the source of the...
Bulgarian Detained Over London Murder

Bulgarian Detained Over London Murder

11:08 | 28.08.2017 | by Standartnews
(August 28, 2017, Sofia) A Bulgarian national has been detained in the UK capital, London, on suspicions of having committed a murder, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has reported. The Bulgarian embassy in London has been informed of the incident.   An investigation is ongoing.   Read more here .
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