Bulgarian imam jailed for spreading Islamist propaganda

 A controversial Bulgarian imam was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for propagating "anti-democratic ideals" and inciting hatred on religious grounds.

Hungary reverses move to suspend EU asylum rule amid criticism

Hungary on Wednesday reversed its decision to suspend a key EU rule on processing asylum claims, a day after its announcement caused concern in Brussels and elsewhere.

US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine.

US to `pre-position` heavy weapons along NATO`s eastern flank

The US will pre-position heavy weapons, including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and artillery in central and eastern Europe for the first time, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday in Estonia`s capital Tallinn.

Bulgarian PM calls for calm after Roma tensions

Bulgaria`s prime minister appealed for calm Tuesday following several days of violence and ethnic tensions involving the EU country`s 10-percent Roma minority.

Ajay Devgn to promote tourism in Bulgaria
Ajay Devgn to promote tourism in Bulgaria

Actor Ajay Devgn, who visited Bulgaria to check out locations for his upcoming directorial ‘Shivaay’, will lend support to promote tourism in the country from India.

Bulgarian `gulag` survivors keep painful memories alive

Gone now are the barracks, the sadistic guards and the barbed wire. Just one remaining watchtower and a plaque show that this marshy nature reserve on a river island in Bulgaria was once a place of misery.

Blast kills US citizen, injures four at Bulgarian military plant

An explosion at a military plant in central Bulgaria killed one American citizen and injured four other people on Saturday, the US embassy in Sofia said.

Bulgarian greats CSKA Sofia set to lose licence

Bulgaria`s most successful football club CSKA Sofia looked almost certain Monday to lose its professional licence because of debts together with crosstown rivals Lokomotiv Sofia, officials said.

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey join hands to fight migration

 

Sofia: Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey agreed on Monday to set up a common border police and customs centre to combat a surge in illegal migration.

Hezbollah suspects placed on special US terror list

Three Hezbollah suspects -- two of whom are accused in a deadly 2012 bombing targeting Israeli tourists in Bulgaria -- have been placed on a special US terror watch list, Washington announced today.

Bulgaria border police chief fired as migrant numbers rise

 Bulgaria`s government on Tuesday sacked the head of the border police and 25 customs officials, as it struggles with a sharp rise in migrants trying to enter the EU member state.

Bulgarian parliament recognises Armenian killings as `massacre`

Bulgaria`s parliament recognised for the first time on Friday the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire a century ago, holding a minute`s silence but avoiding the word genocide.

Bulgaria to probe possible match-fixing
Bulgaria to probe possible match-fixing

Bulgarian football is facing a potential match-fixing scandal after allegations emerged over bribery of teams and officials in the country`s second division.

Eight Bulgarians charged with supporting Islamic State

Eight Bulgarians were indicted Tuesday on charges of supporting the Islamic State jihadist group, the public prosecutor`s office said.

Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger
Antonio Conte warns over Croatia, Norway danger

Italy coach Antonio Conte admits the Azzurri could be pushed all the way by Croatia and Norway as they look to secure one of the top two places from Group H in qualifying for the 2016 European Championships.

Italy coach Antonio Conte gets death threats after Claudio Marchisio injury
Italy coach Antonio Conte gets death threats after Claudio Marchisio injury

Italy coach Antonio Conte has received death threats from angry Juventus fans who blame his training methods for the injury that will probably rule midfielder Claudio Marchisio out for the rest of the season.

Italy's Claudio Marchisio ruled out with knee ligament injury
Italy's Claudio Marchisio ruled out with knee ligament injury

Italy and Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is set to be ruled out for several months after suffering a cruciate ligament injury in training with the national team, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

Bulgaria pull out of Euro weightlifting event

Bulgaria confirmed to withdraw from next month's European weightlifting championships on Thursday after 11 of its athletes tested positive for steroids, a media report said on Friday.

Antonio Conte primes Juve-inspired Italy for Bulgaria
Antonio Conte primes Juve-inspired Italy for Bulgaria

World Cup flops Italy look to continue their strong start to Euro 2016 qualifying when they face Bulgaria away in a Group H clash that could revive memories of coach Antonio Conte`s spell at Juventus.