Researchers detect a genetic contribution from East Asia rather than Europe as they discover 3 to 3.8 percent Neanderthal DNA from the remains of three people, who lived roughly 45,000 years ago.
Anti-establishment parties have surged while the leading right-wing coalition declined. The Turkish minority-backed party also garnered more than 10 percent of the vote.
Support for PM Boyko Borisov's GERB party has been eroded by a series of scandals, with protests last year accusing the government of protecting oligarchs.
Over 6.7 million Bulgarians are eligible to vote in an election that will decide if the long-serving Prime Minister Boyko Borissov wins another four-year term in office.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara is in a decision-making position in the eastern Mediterranean and its determined position remains the same.
The European Anti-Fraud Office(OLAF) has concluded that Bulgarian Interior Ministry breached the provisions of €6 million EU fund to purchase 350 all-terrain vehicles for the police.
Britain no longer has to apply an EU law mandating a minimum five percent tax on sanitary products, as it left the European Union single market and customs union at 2300 GMT on Thursday.
Russia has declared Bulgaria’s military attache assistant “persona non-grata”. The move follows Sofia removing a Russian diplomat accused of spying on US troops.
With mounting political problems at home Bulgaria’s government looks to divert attention.
AC Milan withstood a late onslaught to beat Celtic 3-1 and AZ Alkmaar overcame the loss of 13 players with positive Covid-19 tests to secure a shock 1-0 win at Napoli.
Thousands of Bulgarians have been holding protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov over the failure to ensure the rule of law and sever links between graft-prone officials and powerful tycoons in the country.
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