Archive for August, 2017

  • Bulgaria wants to ban smoking of hookahs by under-18s
    August 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria is moving towards banning the smoking of hookahs by under-18s, amid media reports that the practice is a craze among the country’s teenagers. A meeting was held at Bulgaria’s […]

  • Dream of Europe turns deadly at Bulgaria’s border
    August 29, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    The journey to Europe by a family of Iraqi refugees ended in tragedy after Bulgarian officials blocked their path. Trifa’s story illustrates the human cost of closing borders. Dimitar Ganev […]

  • Bulgaria builds nuclear waste depository in Kozloduy
    August 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Bulgaria started building a nuclear waste depot on Tuesday. The facility will be located within a 3-kilometer-zone around the six nuclear reactors near the Northern Bulgarian town of Kozloduy. Only […]

  • New stamp to promote Bulgaria as holiday destination
    August 29, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Bulgaria’s Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, is continuing her efforts to turn her country into a year-round holiday destination. Now she introduced an item which she believes will help to […]