Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. The city is at the foot of Vitosha mountain in the western part of the country. Being in the centre of the Balkans, it is midway between the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea, and closest to the Aegean Sea.
A popular Bulgarian investigative journalist was severely beaten by masked men outside his home in downtown Sofia late on Tuesday in an attack condemned by many journalist organizations and politicians.. Reuters - Published
Fewer than 200 far-right activists gathered in downtown Sofia on Saturday after the country's top court upheld the city mayor's ban on their annual torchlight procession honoring a Bulgarian general.. Reuters - Published
Bulgaria's ruling centre-right GERB party kept control of the capital Sofia in Sunday's mayoral election, exit polls showed, after a run-off vote that tested the party's support after a string of.. Reuters - Published
Bulgaria said on Wednesday it had declined a visa to the incoming defense attaché at the Russian embassy in Sofia, a day after expelling another Russian diplomat over spying allegations. Reuters - Published
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry asked Moscow to recall a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Sofia, after prosecutors accused a first secretary of having been involved in espionage in the Balkan country.. Reuters - Published
Racist abuse cast a blight over a Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England on Monday with the match in Sofia twice halted by the referee after monkey noises and chants from the crowd were aimed.. Reuters - Published
An Israeli airplane made an emergency landing at Bulgaria's Sofia Airport on Wednesday because of a suspected bird strike shortly after take off, a Bulgarian transport ministry official told Reuters. Reuters - Published