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Bulgaria accuses Iran of rejecting PM's overflight request

Sofia - Bulgaria on Wednesday accused Iran of refusing a plane taking its prime minister to Saudi Arabia through its airspace, but the Islamic republic denied it rejected the overflight request.

Bulgarian pilots refuse to fly MiG-29s over safety concerns

Sofia - Bulgarian air force pilots refused to fly their Soviet-built MiG-29 jets for planned training on Wednesday, blaming safety concerns and a lack of flight preparation.

Bulgaria's tough test in bringing Roma back to school

Plovdiv - Small armies of teachers, social workers and police officers are swarming across Bulgaria to carry out a Herculean task -- convince tens of thousands of Roma parents to send their children to school.

France, Poland clash over EU cheap labour rule

Varna - French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday triggered a furious reaction from Poland after he attacked Warsaw for rejecting tough proposals to overhaul a controversial EU rule on cheap labour.

Stranded migrants struggle in hostile Bulgaria

Bulgaria - Syrian refugee Fahim Jaber hoped for a better life in Europe. But like hundreds of others, he is stuck in Bulgaria, the EU's poorest country -- safe, but unwelcome and with few prospects.

10 years on, Bulgarian nurses leave Libya ordeal behind

- Bulgarian nurse Valentina Siropoulo was once condemned to death in Moamer Kadhafi's Libya. Ten years after she and four colleagues were released and allowed home, appreciation of their freedom overwhelms memories of their harrowing ordeal.

Eastern Europeans bite back over 'food apartheid'

Sofia - It looks like Nutella, smells like Nutella and yet doesn't quite taste like the famous Italian chocolate spread.

Five dead as heatwave hits Bulgarian capital

Sofia - Five people died on Saturday as soaring temperatures hit the Bulgarian capital Sofia where the mercury was expected to reach as high as 44 degrees Celsius (111.2 degrees Fahrenheit), hospital sources said.

23 arrests in crackdown on Bulgarian border corruption

Sofia - Twenty-three customs officers and businessmen have been arrested in a probe into corruption at a major checkpoint on Bulgaria's border with Greece, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Outcry in Bulgaria as nationalist heads panel on minorities

Sofia - Bulgaria's government sparked an outcry Thursday after it announced that the country's vice premier, a nationalist notorious for verbal attacks on Roma and migrants, would head a major panel on minorities.

Bulgarians jailed for baby sale in Greece

Sofia - Two Bulgarian men were jailed on Friday for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.

Ergodan referendum splits Bulgaria's Turks

Dzhebel - Turkey's upcoming referendum on expanding the president's powers has sparked deep rifts among ethnic Turks in neighbouring Bulgaria, who find themselves caught in a tug-of-war between Sofia and Ankara.

Boyko Borisov, Bulgaria's Mr. Big

Sofia - Boyko Borisov, who scored yet another comeback in snap elections Sunday, has long dominated the Bulgarian political scene in a manner befitting his imposing physical presence.

Bulgaria's Borisov faces tough task after election win

Sofia - Bulgaria's comeback king Boyko Borisov faced an uphill battle on Monday to build a stable coalition government following an election victory that will see him crowned prime minister for a third time.

Bulgaria election: the main players

Sofia - Bulgaria's parliamentary election on Sunday is tipped to be a close race between the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, and the centre-right. A new grouping of nationalist "patriots" is forecast to come third.

Close race in Bulgaria vote

Sofia - Bulgarian voters went to the polls Sunday in a tightly fought election pitting Socialists seen as closer to Russia against two-time centre-right premier Boyko Borisov, who is seeking another comeback.

Bulgarian Socialists seek to end Borisov era

Sofia - Bulgaria's Socialists hope Sunday to win power and end years of dominance by karate-kicking former premier Boyko Borisov, in elections that could tilt the EU and NATO member more towards Russia.

Bulgaria says ready to protect border with Turkey

Sofia - Bulgaria said Saturday it was ready to boost patrols and finish a fence along its southeastern frontier with Turkey in an effort to hold off any new influx of migrants.

Bulgaria president lashes Turkey vote 'interference'

Sofia - Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Friday accused neighbouring Turkey of "interference" in the country's March 26 general elections and warned his government would not accept it.

Bulgarian Turkish community leader slams Erdogan

Sofia - A senior figure in Bulgaria's Turkish community lashed out Friday at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a further escalation of a spat ahead of elections in the EU country and a referendum in Turkey.
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