Arrest Made In Case of Bulgarian Govt Corruption Exposure Journalist Murder

RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) – Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the slaying of television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found dumped after she highlighted possible government corruption. Tuesday’s report said that

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NATO Military Drills in Eastern Europe Begin in Bulgaria

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Major NATO exercises in Eastern Europe have begun in Bulgaria on Tuesday involving 25,000 military personnel from more than 20 allied and partner countries as the U.S. seeks to reassure NATO’s European allies.


Islam Convert Gets Four Year Sentence For Terror Training in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) – A court in Bulgaria has sentenced a 21-year-old man to four years in prison for planning to commit an act of terrorism. Sofia’s Special Criminal Court on Monday found John “Ivan” Zahariev, a dual Australian-Bulgarian citizen,


Outcry in Bulgaria as Nationalist Heads Panel on Minorities

SOFIA (AFP) – 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. Valery Simeonov will head the National

Valery Simeonov

Switzerland Limits Number of Bulgarian and Romanian Workers After Influx

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s government says it will temporarily limit the number of workers from European Union member states Bulgaria and Romania who can access Swiss jobs, after an influx from the countries in recent months. The Federal Council’s decision