NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

NASA's 'flying' telescope begins studying asteroids, stars

SOFIA’s instruments observe infrared energy - one part of the electromagnetic spectrum which includes visible light, x-rays, radio waves and others.

More than 100 migrants found in Bulgarian refrigerated truck

130 migrants were discovered on Saturday in a refrigerated truck on the Bulgarian border with Turkey.

Balkan states 'ready to close borders if need be'

Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia pledged on Saturday to seek a Europe-wide solution to the migrant crisis but warned they would close their borders if other EU countries stopped taking new arrivals.

Bulgaria detains 137 migrants in sweep in central Sofia

Bulgaria’s security forces have detained 137 foreigners in the capital Sofia in a sweep aimed at combating illegal migration, the country`s latest effort to tackle the migrant crisis challenging the Balkans region.

Bulgaria detains 125 migrants for entering country illegally

Bulgarian authorities detained 125 foreigners in the capital Sofia for illegally crossing into the country without submitting an asylum request, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

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.

Last boxer to beat Floyd Mayweather lives on $435 a month

Last boxer to beat Floyd Mayweather lives on $435 a month

Floyd Mayweather -- with a perfect 46-0 record -- has never lost a professional bout. But he did lose to Bulgarian boxer Serafim Todorov -- in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics semifinals.

Bulgarian PM`s plane makes emergency landing

A plane carrying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was forced to make an emergency landing at Sofia airport on Wednesday because of a problem with the landing gear, BNT state television reported.

Steven Gerrard criticism hugely unfair, says Brendan Rodgers

Steven Gerrard criticism hugely unfair, says Brendan Rodgers

Under-fire Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard may not be enjoying his best spell of form but he is still "a top class player", manager Brendan Rodgers said ahead of their Champions League clash with Ludogorets.

Sister's boyfriend confesses shooting Miss Honduras dead

Sister's boyfriend confesses shooting Miss Honduras dead

In a shocking turn of events that has gripped the headlines, bodies of Miss Honduras World 2014 and her sister have been recovered by the police.

Andrea Petkovic into Sofia semis, Ekaterina Makarova pulls out

Andrea Petkovic into Sofia semis, Ekaterina Makarova pulls out

German fourth seed Andrea Petkovic defeated second-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday to become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals of the WTA Tournament Of Champions.

Blast at Bulgaria's explosives factory kills many

At least 10 people are feared to have been killed in a blast that occurred in an explosives plant of northwestern Bulgaria, as per reports on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid comeback in Bulgaria

Cristiano Ronaldo helped Champions League holders Real Madrid survive an early scare in Bulgaria and come away with all three points from a 2-1 win over Ludogorets Razgrad in Sofia on Wednesday.

Train derailment in Bulgaria kills one, injures 15

A passenger train derailed in Bulgaria, killing the driver and injuring 15, two seriously, the Transport Ministry and hospital sources said.

Bulgarian government survives no-confidence motion

The centre-left government of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski survived a no-confidence vote in parliament on Friday, the fourth such motion submitted by the conservative opposition.

Five facts on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez

Five facts on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, who on Thursday underwent surgery on a knee injury which leaves him in a race against time to be fit for the World Cup finals.

Youngsters confirm ascendancy of Indian wrestling

Youngsters Amit Kumar, Bajrang and Sandeep Yadav scripted India`s best ever show in the World Championship in the absence of Olympic stars in an eventful year, during which the ancient sport successfully fought off its Olympic exclusion.

DNA confirms Bulgarian Roma couple as Maria`s parents

DNA tests on Friday confirmed a Bulgarian Roma couple as the biological parents of Maria, a mystery blond girl whose discovery in a Greek Roma camp last week made global headlines.

Flop show from Indian wrestlers on final day at junior worlds

Indian freestyle grapplers disappointed on the final day of the World Junior Wrestling Championships as they failed to go the past second round in Sofia, Bulgaria.