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.

Iran denies role in Bulgaria bus bombing

Iran`s ambassador to Bulgaria on Friday rejected allegations that his country was involved in a bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria last year.

Sofia Vergara, Nick Loeb `seek couple`s counselling`

Following a heated New Year`s Eve fight which ended with the actress falling over and exposing her herself, Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb are seeking couples counselling.

NASA`s flying telescope in search of distant stars

SOFIA is being used by astronomers for studying the atmospheres of planets and the formation of stars.

Sofia digitally slimmed for new Pepsi ad?

Sofia has been digitally slimmed in a new ad for a diet soda in a “skinny” can.

NASA launches SOFIA

NASA has launched The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) jetliner in collaboration with the German Aerospace Center.