Bulgaria http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19691/all en Bulgaria: Brides for sale http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5639074 Gypsies meet annually in central Bulgaria to trade gossip and find matches for their offspring. Bulgaria Gypsies International sex news Europe Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:32:00 +0000 Jodi Hilton 5639074 at http://www.globalpost.com Religious minorities suffer violent attacks from Bulgarian nationalists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110609/bulgaria-muslims-nationalists <p> SOFIA &mdash; In Bulgaria, far-right parties seem to have taken their advocacy a step further than in other countries, egging supporters to violence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110609/bulgaria-muslims-nationalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Elections Europe Politics Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:34:08 +0000 Boryana Dzhambazova 5650233 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria: Migrants' latest route to the EU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110708/bulgaria-turkey-migrants-schengen-area <p> KAPITAN ANDREEVO, Bulgaria ― Ali Mohamed spent nine months traveling from Somalia to Bulgaria. Now he waits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110708/bulgaria-turkey-migrants-schengen-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Europe Greece immigration policy Schengen Treaty Conflict Zones Europe Health Sat, 16 Jul 2011 11:21:04 +0000 Jodi Hilton 5669871 at http://www.globalpost.com Biding time in Bulgaria http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5669877 KAPITAN ANDREEVO, Bulgaria ― As the situation in Greece deteriorates, migrants travel farther north to enter the EU through Bulgaria. Bulgaria Greece Europe Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:11:44 +0000 Jodi Hilton. 5669877 at http://www.globalpost.com Freezing weather kills more than 60 in eastern Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120131/freezing-weather-60-killed-eastern-europe <br /> Temperatures have fallen as low as -33 degrees Celsius in parts of Ukraine, -31 in Bosnia and -30 in Poland, Romania and Bulgaria.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120131/freezing-weather-60-killed-eastern-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosnia Bulgaria Romania Serbia Slovakia Ukraine Europe Germany Poland Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:18:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5689708 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in Eastern Europe rises as big freeze continues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120202/death-toll-eastern-european-rises-big-freeze-continues <p> &ldquo;We are barely coping,&quot; says Bosnian villager, Radenka Jeftovic</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120202/death-toll-eastern-european-rises-big-freeze-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bosnia Bulgaria Europe Hungary Romania Serbia Ukraine Europe Poland Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:08:00 +0000 Hélène Hofman 5690012 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria: Dam bursts from heavy rains, floods kill 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120206/bulgaria-dam-bursts-heavy-rains-floods-kill-8 <p> A state of emergency has been declared in most of southern Bulgaria and Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov visited the flooded region on Monday, the AP reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120206/bulgaria-dam-bursts-heavy-rains-floods-kill-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Europe Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:07:09 +0000 Lillian Rizzo 5690588 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria scraps communist-era nuclear plant plan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120328/bulgaria-scaps-communist-era-nuclear-plant-plan <p> The decision to cancel the project follows pledges by Prime Minister Boiko Borisov&rsquo;s center-right government to lessen Bulgaria&rsquo;s almost complete energy dependence on Russia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120328/bulgaria-scaps-communist-era-nuclear-plant-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Europe Business Europe Global Economy Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:01:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5698114 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria bomb blast kills Israeli tourists (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5712640 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-label">Subhead:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A bomb blast hit Bulgaria's Burgas airport on July 18, 2012, leaving as many as seven Israeli tourists dead and at least 20 injured. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jill Langlois </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A bomb blast hit Bulgaria&#39;s Burgas airport on July 18, 2012, leaving as many as seven Israeli tourists dead and at least 20 injured. The blast went off when a suicide bomber boarded one of three tourist buses and detonated an explosives-rigged vest.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-slides"> <div class="field-label">Photo Slides:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5712619/bulgaria-bus-bombing-5">Bulgaria bus bombing 5</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5712609/bulgaria-bus-bombing-1">Bulgaria bus bombing 1</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5712612/bulgaria-bus-bombing-2">Bulgaria bus bombing 2</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5712614/bulgaria-bus-bombing-3">Bulgaria bus bombing 3</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5712616/bulgaria-bus-bombing-4">Bulgaria bus bombing 4</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5712621/bulgaria-bus-bombing-6">Bulgaria bus bombing 6</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a 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class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:07:19 16:21</span> </div> </div> </div> Bulgaria Europe Thu, 19 Jul 2012 20:21:03 +0000 Jill Langlois 5712640 at http://www.globalpost.com Europe's oldest prehistoric town found in Bulgaria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121031/europes-oldest-prehistoric-town-found-bulgaria The settlement, walled and fortified near the modern town of Provadia, was possibly an important center for salt production, which may explain the huge gold hoard found in the nearby northeast region nearly 40 years ago.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/121031/europes-oldest-prehistoric-town-found-bulgaria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Europe Science Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:16:05 +0000 Jill Langlois 5724566 at http://www.globalpost.com Ahmed Dogan, Bulgaria's Turkish party leader, narrowly escapes assassination (GRAPHIC VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130119/ahmed-dogan-bulgarias-turkish-politician-shooting-video Ahman Dogan, the leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish political party, narrowly escaped assassination at a conference on Saturday. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130119/ahmed-dogan-bulgarias-turkish-politician-shooting-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria World Leaders Europe Politics Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:58:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5736652 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria finance minister fired http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130218/bulgaria-finance-minister-fired Djankov, 42, who was also deputy prime minister, will be replaced in both his roles by EU Funds Minister Tomislav Donchev.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130218/bulgaria-finance-minister-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Want to Know Europe Politics Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:45:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5758919 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Bulgaria's government quits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bulgarias-government-quits The Bulgarian cabinet resigns amid protests, shells hit Syria's capital, Oscar Pistorius has a second day in court, and art looks better naked.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-bulgarias-government-quits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Europe Politics Chatter Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:58:45 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5760936 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgarian lawmakers freed after protesters besiege parliament (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130724/bulgarian-lawmakers-freed-after-parliament-siege-protesters Over a hundred lawmakers, ministers, and journalists have been escorted out of the Parliament building in Bulgaria, after an eight-hour-long siege by protesters trapped them inside.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130724/bulgarian-lawmakers-freed-after-parliament-siege-protesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria Need to Know Europe Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:12:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5892067 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgarian protesters vow to bring down government http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130814/bulgaria-protesters-vow-to-bring-down-government <p>SOFIA &mdash; Whistles pierce the air, along with the sound of drums, rattles and some noisy vuvuzelas. Demonstrators waving Bulgarian flags shout and chant &quot;Ostavka!&quot; (resign). That&rsquo;s been the scene in the city center every day for two months: groups of protesters facing the Council of Ministers building, accusing the government of corruption, inefficiency and nepotism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130814/bulgaria-protesters-vow-to-bring-down-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulgaria World Leaders Elections Want to Know Europe Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:05:00 +0000 Jose Miguel Calatayud 5910073 at http://www.globalpost.com