UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces 4 July general election

May 22 (BBC/GNA) – The UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has announced a 4 July general election in a statement outside Downing Street. After…

Bulgaria: Salary of each University Professor to be increased by BGN 290

Sofia, May 21 (BTA/GNA) – The Ministry of Education and Science said in a press release on Tuesday that the salary of each representative…

Concern among residents as 4.4-magnitude earthquake hits near Naples

Rome, May 21, (dpa/GNA) – The area surrounding the southern Italian city of Naples was rattled by an earthquake on Monday evening, the National Institute of Geophysics…

States must cut CO2, says UN maritime court in major climate decision

Hamburg, May 21, (dpa/GNA) – Man-made greenhouse gases constitute pollution of the oceans according to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and states are…

Gabrovo’s Traditional Carnival fills streets with over 25 large-scale models, Calls for Peace

Gabrovo, North Central Bulgaria, May 19 (BTA/GNA) – This year’s edition of the traditional carnival in Gabrovo filled the streets with over 70 scenes…

Schools in Cyprus evacuated after bomb threats

Athens, May 17, (dpa/GNA) – Unknown persons on Friday sent lurid e-mails threatening bomb attacks on numerous of Cypriot schools, prompting a major evacuation operation of pupils on the…

French police shoot and kill man who tried to set fire to synagogue

Paris, May 17, (dpa/GNA) – Police in the city of Rouen in northern France have shot dead a man who they said tried to set fire to…

Spain denies port entry to ships carrying arms for Israel

Madrid, May 17, (dpa/GNA) – Spain’s left-wing government has begun to implement its new policy of refusing entry to Spanish harbours to cargo ships carrying weapons for Israel.…

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Fico still in intensive care

Bratislava, May 17, (dpa/GNA) – Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico remains in intensive care two days after the assassination attempt on his life and it is unclear…

Boy, 5, dies in fall from upper floor of east London block of flats

May 16 (BBC/GNA) – A five-year-old boy has died after falling from a tower block of flats in east London. The child fell from…

Slovakia PM Robert Fico in stable but serious condition after shooting, doctors say

May 16 (BBC/GNA) – Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is in a stable but serious condition after being shot several times on Wednesday, according…

Slovakian prime minister in life-threatening condition after being shot multiple times

May 15 (CNN/GNA) – Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico is hospitalized in a life-threatening condition Wednesday after he was shot multiple times in an assassination attempt.…

Russia says it shot down missiles over Crimea as Blinken in Kiev

Moscow, May 15, (dpa/GNA) – Russia’s air defences have shot down 10 US-made ATACMS missiles over the annexed Black Sea peninsula of Crimea overnight, the Defence Ministry…

Ukraine withdraws troops from some Kharkiv positions

Kiev, May 15, (dpa/GNA) – The Ukrainian army says it has been forced to withdraw soldiers from some of its positions in the north-eastern Ukrainian region that…

Manhunt in France for gunmen who staged deadly ambush to free inmate

Paris, May 15, (dpa/GNA) – A huge manhunt continues in France for the gunmen who ambushed a prison van, shot dead two guards in the vehicle, and…

22 Bulgarian Black Sea beaches and one Marina with Blue Flag Certificate in 2024

Burgas, on the Black Sea (BTA/GNA) – Twenty-two beaches and marina Dinevi will receive the Blue Flag certificate in 2024, Stanimir Georgiev, Chairman of…

Senior Russian general arrested as corruption probe deepens

Moscow, May 14, (dpa/GNA) – Following the transfer of Russia’s former defence minister Sergei Shoigu to other duties amid corruption investigations, another high-ranking Russian general has been arrested for taking…

Two Polish miners killed, one missing after rock collapse

Warsaw, May 14, (dpa/GNA) – Two workers were killed in a rockfall in a coal mine in southern Poland, the operating company PGG said on Tuesday as rescuers…

King Charles hands over military role to William

May 13 (BBC/GNA) – King Charles has handed over a prestigious role with the Army Air Corps to his son Prince William. “The great…

National Archaeological Museum to join European Night of Museums

Sofia, May 13 (BTA/GNA) – The National Archaeological Institute with Museum under the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences will participate in the initiative “European Night…