Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 24,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a pig farm in the northeast of the country.
The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria to be only the second woman ever to lead the 189-member institution. The selection had been all but guaranteed after the global crisis lender said earlier this month that Georgieva, a former World Bank CEO, was the sole candidate.
Known for rolling up her sleeves, Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva has been lauded as the life of the party, as well as for her tenacity. The guitar-playing environmental specialist, who was nominated on Friday as the EU's candidate to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), meeting at Plovdiv, Bulgaria have announced the recipients of this year's IAATO Antarctic Fellowship, funded by IAATO.
Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they will cull 30,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in northern Bulgaria, the third industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading deadly virus.
Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said.
Six people were killed in a bomb attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists at a Bulgarian airport on Wednesday and Israel accused Tehran of carrying out the attack, promising a strong response to Iranian terror.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pledged to raise investment in Bulgaria, her ancestral homeland, in renewable energy, aviation and the oil industry.
EU member is fed up with politicians in office and has taken a drastic decision. Marko the donkey has been chosen by the Society for New Bulgaria political party to represent them for the elections on October 23.
Luxembourg is by far the richest country in the European Union in terms of GDP per capita, more than six times more affluent than the 27-nation bloc's poorest member Bulgaria, data showed.