Bulgarian lawmakers vote to unblock N Macedonia’s EU bid

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) – The Bulgarian parliament voted Friday to override a veto that has long blocked European Union membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, raising new hopes that the bloc can now proceed with its expansion plans in the Western Balkans amid the Russian war in Ukraine. France, which currently holds the EU’s … Read more

Bulgaria.. What after Parliament overthrew the government?

June 23, 2022 9:49 PM Bulgaria faced a power vacuum on Thursday after a vote of no confidence overthrew Prime Minister Kirill Petkov’s government.The country faces the prospect of holding its fourth general election in just over a year.Yesterday, Wednesday, a majority of 124 deputies supported the vote of the conservative opposition party “Jereb”. The … Read more

How Russia Can Beat EU Sanctions – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe has deployed an unprecedented arsenal of economic sanctions against Moscow in a bid to weaken Russia’s economy and force Vladimir Putin to abandon his war in Ukraine. But as export bans bite into the coming months, Russia will crave banned goods essential to its military and domestic … Read more

China beats Brazil in Men’s Volleyball Nations League

BRASILIA, June 12 (Xinhua) — China took their first win in the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) for men on Sunday, beating host and defending champion Brazil 25-23, 31-29, 25-23. Outside hitter Zhang Jingyin led the score with 25 points, including 22 kills, two aces and one block, while Zhang Guanhua contributed nine points … Read more

Bulgarian national football team suffers fatal accident in Georgia

The Bulgarian national football team was involved in an accident while en route to Georgia’s match for the European Nations League. It is believed that Bulgaria will host its counterpart Georgia on Sunday evening to calculate the third round of the continental championship. Also read | English national coach about absence of public against Italy: … Read more

Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine as Zelensky says the world should not look away

Map showing the number of Ukrainian refugees registered across Europe since the start of the Russian invasion, according to data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his country’s troops were “doing everything they can” to stop the Russian offensive, which saw fierce fighting in the east and … Read more

Clive Palmer’s cousin, Clive Mensink, loses appeal in federal court

A controversial former director of the Queensland nickel refinery and cousin of Clive Palmer has suffered another legal setback. The controversial fugitive cousin of mining magnate Clive Palmer has lost his bid to drop contempt for court proceedings. Clive Theodore Mensink fled Australia in 2016 after the Queensland nickel refinery of which he was the … Read more

Welcome to Bulgaria, where the war in Ukraine is NATO’s fault – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article NATO is responsible for triggering the “special military operation,” as Vladimir Putin called his invasion of Ukraine. Washington helped Kiev build secret biological weapons labs. Ukraine is defended by Nazis and the world supports Moscow’s efforts to liberate the country from a fascist regime. These false stories and … Read more

War between Russia and Ukraine: Lavrov ‘forced to cancel visit to Serbia’ | War news between Russia and Ukraine

Serbian media say the Russian foreign minister’s visit to Belgrade has been canceled after three European countries closed their airspace to his plane. A visit to Serbia by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has been canceled after countries around the Balkans closed their airspace to his plane, according to media reports. North Macedonia, Bulgaria and … Read more

Back on the road: Ukrainian refugees must leave Bulgarian coastal hotels

SUNNY BEACH, Bulgaria: Anastasia Zaitseva waits with her two young children outside the Black Sea resort hotel she has called home since March to board a bus for another trip to an unknown destination after having fled the war in Ukraine . She is one of tens of thousands of refugees who the Bulgarian authorities … Read more