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News Bulgaria » Travel: Catholicism’s resurgence in Bulgaria

News channel or source: http://www.thetablet.co.uk/tablet-world/5/1136/catholicism-s-resurgence-in-bulgaria
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Nevertheless, as a visit to Bulgaria’s capital of Sofia reveals, Catholicism is both deeply rooted and increasingly active today. As Serdica – Sofia’s ancient name – the city was a strategic crossroads for commerce, travel and military expeditions.

News Bulgaria » Travel: 12 Elite Boxers Travel to Bulgaria Today for 2018 Strandja Tournament

News channel or source: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Boxing/Features/2018/February/14/12-Elite-Boxers-Travel-to-Bulgaria-Today-for-2018-Strandja-Tournament
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

12 members of USA Boxing’s Elite High Performance Squad departed from Colorado Springs, Colo. today for the 69th edition of the Strandja Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, which runs Feb. 18-26. The team has been in Colorado Springs, Colo. training for the ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Bulgaria’s South-North Economic Divide Continues to Widen

News channel or source: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/bulgaria-s-south-north-economic-divide-continues-to-widen-02-09-2018
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

With its poor infrastructure, brain drain and population loss, the north of Bulgaria is falling ever further behind ... demanding construction of a tunnel that would shorten the travel time to Sofia by half. This initiative drew a limited response from ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Kapka Kassabova on the untold stories of Bulgaria's haunted borderland

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/writersandcompany/pastepisodes/kapka-kassabova-on-the-untold-stories-of-bulgaria-s-haunted-borderland-1.4529137
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Poet, travel writer and memoirist Kapka Kassabova talks to Eleanor Wachtel about returning to the forbidden borders of her communist childhood — between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece — and engaging with the stories of the land and its people. Her book ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Turkey says it's met EU criteria for visa-free travel to EU

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/turkey-met-eu-criteria-visa-free-travel-eu-article-1.3804781
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Kalin said he hoped the right to visa-free travel would be implemented in 2018 ... Brussels confirmed Wednesday that Erdogan will meet in Varna, Bulgaria, on March 26 with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: News Analysis: Turkey aims for visa-free travel, better ties with EU

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/13/c_136970864.htm
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

ANKARA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Turkey wants to improve strained and stalled relations with the European Union and will seemingly press for visa-free travel for its citizens during the upcoming EU-Turkey summit in Bulgaria's Varna in March. Turkish President ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Turkey to press for visa-free travel at Varna summit

News channel or source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/turkey-to-press-for-visa-free-travel-at-varna-summit/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Bulgaria currently holds the rotating Presidency of the Council ... presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin was quoted as saying that Turkey had fulfilled all conditions on visa-free travel to Europe, adding that the government hopes Brussels will respond ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Where did Russian tourists travel in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/tourism-businesses/markets/30125-where-did-russian-tourists-travel-in-2017.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Destinations such as Lithuania (-6.8%), Bulgaria (10.3%) and Tunisia (-17%) followed a negative course. Beyond the top-20 destinations, the Dominican Republic showed an impressive recovery of 73%, Cuba showed an increase of 60%, Austria + 35%, France + 22% ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Bulgaria to show documentaries about Kazakhstan

News channel or source: http://www.inform.kz/en/bulgaria-to-show-documentaries-about-kazakhstan_a3156668
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

KAZINFORM - The online channel about tourism and traveling Travel HD will show films about Kazakhstan prepared ... "We express gratitude to the Diplomatic Mission of Kazakhstan in Bulgaria for translating our documentaries into the Bulgarian language ...

News Bulgaria » Travel: Turkey ‘has met EU criteria for visa-free travel’

News channel or source: https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/world-news/2018/02/07/turkey-has-met-eu-criteria-for-visa-free-travel/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet EU leaders in Bulgaria next month (AP) A senior Turkish official said the country has fulfilled all 72 requirements set by the European Union to secure visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the 28-nation bloc. Ibrahim ...