Bomb threats sent to Bulgarian media offices, airports
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Police in Bulgaria are investigating several bomb threats sent by email to media outlets in the capital, Sofia, and to major airports in the country.
EU-Turkey summit: Erdogan hopes tough period in the past
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday voiced hope that a difficult period in relations between Turkey and the European Union is now in the past.
Erdogan spoke after talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President Donald Tusk and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna.
Balkan neighbors back Serbia’s EU bid
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The prime ministers of three Balkan countries have voiced support for Serbia's bid to join the European Union, saying it would guarantee peace and security in the region.
Bulgaria's Boiko Borisov, Alexis Tsipras of Greece, Mihai Tudose of Romania and Serbian President Alexander Vucic met on Tuesday in the Black Sea city of Varna to discuss joint infrastructure projects and economic and energy cooperation, crisis management and security issues.
The Latest: Poland slams comments by French leader Macron
VARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to central and eastern Europe (all times local):
Poland's deputy foreign minister has summoned a French diplomat and expressed "indignation" over French President Emmanuel Macron's criticism of Poland's government.
Russian world ice fishing champion, Ukraine team winner
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Russia's Dmitry Eliseev is the new World Ice Fishing Champion after beating a field of 78 others on the frozen Baltic Sea off the coast of the Latvian capital.
Organizers said Eliseev's total catch of 5.2 kilograms (11.46 pounds) was more than a kilogram (2.2 pounds) heavier than that of Denys Novgorodskii of Ukraine and two kilograms heavier than what third-place finisher Latvia's Aldis Varna reeled in.
Bulgarian man charged in alleged malware scheme
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors in western Pennsylvania say a Bulgarian man has been arrested in an alleged scheme involving sophisticated malware designed to steal banking credentials and other confidential information from infected computers.
The U.S. Attorney's Office alleges that 44-year-old Krasimir Nikolov of Varna, Bulgaria, gained access to victims' online bank accounts and transferred funds or tried to do so.