The number of identified cases of infection COVID-19 in Bulgaria exceeded 10 thousand, according to the government portal about the situation with the coronavirus in the country.
According to him, for the last day in the country had confirmed 270 cases of infection. Thus, the total number of infected reached 10 123 people. In the last 24 hours were confirmed eight deaths of patients with confirmed coronavirus. Just died in 337 patients. Recovered 5 252 people.
The President of Bulgaria rumen Radev supported the protesters and said that to solve the crisis held in the Cabinet reshuffle, it is necessary to hold early elections, and the government should resign, the statement said the office of the President.
Earlier it was reported that the people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria at its meeting on Friday approved changes in the government, headed by Boyko Borisov.
The protesters are demanding the resignation of the government in the night on Friday blocked several junctions in the centre of Sofia, according to Bulgarian national radio (BNR).
Earlier, Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov amid persisting protests, has announced the resignation of the Ministers of Finance, economy, internal Affairs and tourism. However, protesters continue to demand the resignation of the entire government.
In the case of expulsion of Russian diplomats from Bulgaria, not without "external stimulants" that are trying to prevent the intensification of cooperation between the two countries, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.
As the diplomat noted, the decision of the Sofia Moscow has learned from the media and not through official channels, which is contrary to international practice.
The thirteenth day of anti-government protests was held on Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia after the rejection of the vote of no confidence in the current government, the protesters marched through the centre of Sofia and went to the building of the Bulgarian national television to demand the resignation of its CEO, reports the Bulgarian national radio (BNR).
Earlier it was reported that the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption. On Tuesday, the national Assembly (Parliament) at the meeting voted against the vote of no confidence in the current Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Boyko Borisov.
The people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria at its meeting on Tuesday voted against a vote of no confidence in the current Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Boyko Borisov, stated on the website of the Parliament.
Earlier it was reported that the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption. Subsequently the vote was scheduled for Tuesday. Under the law, the vote of no confidence should take place in Parliament within 24 hours after the end of the debate. The deputies agreed to begin an extraordinary session on Tuesday at 11.30 (same as GMT).
Anti-government protests in Bulgaria can be part of a coordinated campaign in the region of South-Eastern Europe as a whole, which can stand the Western powers, said RIA Novosti member of the Parliament of Bulgaria Ivo Hristov.
Anti-government protests continue in Bulgaria for more than a week. Protesters chanting "Mafia - out" and demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. The issue of confidence in the government was debated in the Parliament. The Bulgarian Parliament on Monday ended the debate on the censure motion, the vote on this issue held on Tuesday.
The people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria finished the debate of the censure motion against the government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, the vote on this issue will take place on Tuesday, according to the Bulgarian national radio (BNR).
The Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption.
The protesters blocked traffic in downtown Sofia and try to surround Parliament, where on Monday will begin debate on the censure motion, said the TV channel bTV.
As seen on TV frames, demonstrators move on Tsar Osvoboditel Boulevard, one of the major Metropolitan highways, vehicular traffic thereon is interrupted.
Protests in Bulgaria caused by the confrontation between the President and the government, they can lead to an early parliamentary and presidential elections, as the country is now paralysis of all branches of government, says a senior researcher of the Institute of Slavic studies Peter Iskenderov.
In Bulgaria for a week of protests that began on 9 July in Sofia with thousands of actions in support of the President rumen Radeva. Bulgarian media called cause of the protests the arrests of the President's advisors on security issues, and legal matters. Advisors had been detained in cases related to the disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain.
The Ministry of culture and tourism of Turkey and the office for religious Affairs of the country (Diyanet) signed the Protocol on which the Hagia Sophia (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul will be protected as a world heritage site after the change of its status, said the head of culture and tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy.
The Supreme administrative court of Turkey on 10 July annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after this, the President said that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there. They will begin on July 24.
The President of Bulgaria rumen Radev urged the government and the chief Prosecutor to resign for "restarting and modernization" of the country.
In Bulgaria for a week of protests that began on 9 July in Sofia with thousands of actions in support Radeva. Bulgarian media called the protest the arrests of presidential advisers on security on legal issues. Advisors had been detained in cases related to the disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain. Wednesday, 15 July, the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption.
Two police officers injured, six people were detained on the sixth day of the demonstrations, held in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, according to Bulgarian national radio (BNR), with reference to the Deputy Director of the Metropolitan police Anton Zlatanov.
According to him, on Tuesday evening the situation escalated: protesters began to throw at journalists and police, small firecrackers, and a packet of red paint, with the result that many received injuries. Then attempted entry into a building the people's Assembly. Two police officers guarding the entrance to the building provided resistance to protesters. Later they needed medical help.
Change the status of Hagia Sophia (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul, its conversion into a mosque is a positive transformation for the Jews, Muslims and Christians, as there now will be the common for all Abrahamic religions God, said the first Deputy head of the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.
The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court - July 10, annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after this, the Turkish President announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there. They will begin on July 24.
Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis discussed with the head of the Greek Orthodox Church Archbishop Ieronim response to the transformation of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque, the press service of the Prime Minister.
The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court - July 10, annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there. They will begin on July 24.
The decision of the Turkish authorities on the conversion of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a Museum into a mosque was a blow to the world Orthodoxy, head of the Department for external Church relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk.
"It's a blow to the entire world to Orthodoxy, because for all Orthodox Christians throughout the world, the Hagia Sophia is such a symbol, like the Catholic St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome, so it is with great regret that decision," said Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) in the broadcast channel "Russia 1".
Eighteen people were arrested, three police officers injured after protests that were held yesterday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, according to Bulgarian national radio (BNR), citing the interior Ministry.
Yesterday in Sofia in the evening there were two protests with different demands. One - the administration of the President: the head of state's supporters opposed the actions of the Prosecutor and the government, accusing them of tyranny and corruption. Another action took place near the Council of Ministers, it was attended by supporters of the ruling party "Citizens for European development of Bulgaria" (GERB), supported by the Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the policy of the Cabinet, and demanding the resignation of the President. During major stake in Sofia clashed.
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree on awarding the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to the status of the mosque.
Earlier, the state Council of Turkey annulled the decision of 1934 about the Museum the status of a Cathedral.
The Turkish state Council (Supreme administrative court) annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofia) in Istanbul in the Museum, informs television channel CNN Turk.
"The state Council of Turkey overturned the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum", - transmits television channel, noting that now the Hagia Sophia can be used as a mosque.
Bulgaria's Prosecutor's office detained two advisers of the President Radeva rumen in cases of disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain, according to newspaper the Sofia Globe with reference to the Supervisory authority.
Adviser to the President on security issues Elijah Milush was arrested in connection with pretrial proceedings that is relevant, including, to the disclosure of state secrets. As noted by the Procurator, Milusheva detained after studying his phone.
The situation with the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and provoking the conflict serves the interests of the forces, far from Islam and Orthodoxy, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious organisations Sergey Gavrilov.
The state Duma on Tuesday adopted a draft address to the Grand national Assembly of Turkey in connection with the discussion of the question of changing the status of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, urging to take all possible steps to prevent damage that can cause a hasty change of status.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill expressed his condolences in connection with death of former employee of the Leningrad theological schools and his Secretary Natalia Ustimenko, said in a message published Sunday on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Natalia Ustimenko died 20 Jun 97-m to year of life in the poorhouse of the Voskresensky Novodevichy monastery in St. Petersburg, clarify on the site.
Greek Orthodox Church urges the government of Turkey to "exercise prudence" and not to turn the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque, noting that this can cause frustration and protests of Christians.
Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan said earlier that the Turkish Council of State will consider the possibility to change the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. According to the foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said that his country was entitled to change the status of the Cathedral, turning it into a mosque, without taking into account the views of other States.
Romania, declaring the "threat" from Russia, wants to create itself in the face of our country of the enemy in favor of the senior partners in NATO, told RIA Novosti expert club "Valdai" Artem Kuraev.
Earlier, the Supreme defence Council of Romania, headed by the President Klaus Iohannis approved a draft national defense strategy of the country in 2020-2024 years, where in the section "Threats" in this document was mentioned and Russia. In the same project that was already approved by the Supreme defence Council and submitted for approval to the Parliament, says that this situation could have a negative impact on Romania's security.
One of the most famous landmarks of Spain – the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona – will resume in July, but so far is known to date only when it will be available for the residents of this city. Dates open for tourists yet, said General Director of the construction company temple Javier Martinez.
In the second stage of the opening 18 July, the temple will be able to visit the people of Barcelona, and until the end of the year the entrance will be free. The Church will work on weekends in the afternoon.