SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Romania and Bulgaria partially joined Europe’s ID-check-free travel zone on Sunday, marking a new step in the two countries’ integration with the European Union.

POKROVSK, Ukraine, April 28: Russia cut off natural gas to NATO members Poland and Bulgaria on Wednesday and threatened to do the same to other countries, using its most essential export in what was seen as a bid to punish and divide the West over its support for Ukraine.

WARSAW/SOFIA/KYIV, April 27: Russia will on Wednesday stop supplying gas to Poland and Bulgaria, the two NATO and EU members said, an escalation in the deepening rift between the West and Moscow over Ukraine as tensions also surged in neighbouring Moldova.

LONDON, Oct 15: Anti-racism organisation Kick It Out has criticised European football’s governing body UEFA for failing to abandon Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria after England’s black players were subjected to monkey chants.

SOFIA, July 20: Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country.

MOSCOW, Oct 9: A TV reporter who covered EU funds fraud cases was brutally murdered and allegedly raped in northern Bulgaria. The horrific indent is the third murder of a journalist in the EU amid concerns over press freedom.

NEW YORK, Sept 26: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali had a meeting with Ekaterina Zaharieva, Deputy Prime Minister for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, here on Tuesday.

Aug 26: At least 16 people were killed and another 26 were injured when a tourist bus flipped over on a highway near Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

KATHMANDU, April 19:  Nepal and Bulgaria have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Sambo team off to Bulgaria

November 9, 2016 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: A three member Nepali Sambo team including two players and one official has left for Bulgaria on Wednesday to take part in the Third World Sambo Championship.

Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.