Jun 7, 2016

Eriksen hat trick sparks Denmark in rout of Bulgaria

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen scored a second-half hat trick as Denmark thrashed Bulgaria 4-0 to take third place at the four-nation Kirin Cup on Tuesday. Morten Rasmussen opened the scoring late in the first half and Eriksen struck in the 72nd and 74th ...

Japan's Kagawa, Yoshida notch braces in rout of Bulgaria

Jun 3, 2016

Japan's Kagawa, Yoshida notch braces in rout of Bulgaria

Japan erupted for four first-half goals including a brace by Shinji Kagawa to slaughter Bulgaria 7-2 in the Kirin Cup on Friday. Japan’s other Shinji, Okazaki of Leicester City, needed only four minutes to open the scoring and move within one of 50 goals ...

Aug 28, 2015

Austrian officials say 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria’s main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday. Austrian police said three people ...

Toshiba nearing Bulgaria nuclear reactor deal

Jul 3, 2014

Toshiba nearing Bulgaria nuclear reactor deal

Toshiba Corp. is close to striking a deal to build a nuclear reactor for a Bulgarian state-owned utility firm for about ¥500 billion, company sources said Thursday. The Japanese firm plans to build the reactor with output capacity of around 1.1 million kilowatts through ...

Bulgarian minority honors age-old wedding rites

Feb 27, 2014

Bulgarian minority honors age-old wedding rites

The communists tried hard to stamp out the culture of Bulgaria’s rural Pomak minority, and since they fell tough times in the European Union’s poorest country have made many leave, but one village is keeping traditions alive. Nestled in the southern snow-capped Rhodope Mountains, ...

Romanian migrant becomes star in Britain

Jan 6, 2014

Romanian migrant becomes star in Britain

The British media had warned of a flood of new Bulgarian and Romanian migrants arriving on Jan. 1, but judging by this past week’s coverage, they only appeared to have found one. Victor Spirescu, a 30-year-old Romanian, has become an unexpected star after flying ...