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Euro 2020 qualifiers: England skipper Harry Kane scores hat-trick in 4-0 win over Bulgaria
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: England skipper Harry Kane scores hat-trick in 4-0 win over Bulgaria

Kane punished the woeful Bulgaria defence to open the scoring in the first half at Wembley before scoring through two penalties in the second half

Firstpost Editor's Picks: UP journo booked, stock markets tank, US Open; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: UP journo booked, stock markets tank, US Open; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Scribe booked for recording a video of children being served roti and salt as mid-day meal in Mirzapur, Sensex, Nifty tank, US Open 2019; today's must-read stories

Rohit Shetty kickstarts shoot for Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 in Bulgaria; contestant Rani Chatterjee shares video from set
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Rohit Shetty kickstarts shoot for Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 in Bulgaria; contestant Rani Chatterjee shares video from set

Rohit Shetty will be hosting the new season of Khatron Ke Khiladi, which is expected to premiere in January 2020.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgaria to play two matches in partially empty stadiums due to racist behaviour from fans, says UEFA
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgaria to play two matches in partially empty stadiums due to racist behaviour from fans, says UEFA

In a statement, UEFA said the Bulgarians will have to take on Group A leaders England in October with capacity at the Vasil Levski stadium in Sofia reduced by 5,000 places

Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate calls on England side to live up to expectations and perform on home soil
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Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate calls on England side to live up to expectations and perform on home soil

Despite the fanfare that has greeted Gareth Southgate and his side since they surpassed expectations to reach the last four in Russia, he is keen to keep feet on the ground.

Bulgaria preparing bid to host 2024 Youth Winter Olympics after receiving encouragement from IOC president Thomas Bach
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Bulgaria preparing bid to host 2024 Youth Winter Olympics after receiving encouragement from IOC president Thomas Bach

Bulgaria will prepare a bid to host the Winter Youth Olympics in 2024 after receiving a message of encouragement from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday.

MEA terms Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic as successful; pacts on energy, defence, trade signed
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MEA terms Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic as successful; pacts on energy, defence, trade signed

MEA termed President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic as successful.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev visit Brahmastra set in Sofia
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President Ram Nath Kovind, Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev visit Brahmastra set in Sofia

Ram Nath Kovind was visiting Bulgaria as part of his state visit to enhance bilateral ties between both the countries.

Ram Nath Kovind in Cyprus: President urges youth not to get carried away by 'instantness of technology'
India

Ram Nath Kovind in Cyprus: President urges youth not to get carried away by 'instantness of technology'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday urged the youth not to get carried away by the instantness of technology, saying they must continue to work hard without the expectation of immediate reward.

President Ram Nath Kovind says Indian diaspora true cultural ambassadors of India, will deepen ties with Cyprus
India

President Ram Nath Kovind says Indian diaspora true cultural ambassadors of India, will deepen ties with Cyprus

Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Cyprus on Sunday on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Europe to continue India's high-level engagements with European countries.

Ram Nath Kovind embarks on three-nation tour to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic; aims to boost bilateral ties
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Ram Nath Kovind embarks on three-nation tour to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic; aims to boost bilateral ties

Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday embarked on a three-nation tour to Europe, spanning over eight days.

Brahmastra: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt to resume shooting in Bulgaria; filming may wrap up by January 2019
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Brahmastra: Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt to resume shooting in Bulgaria; filming may wrap up by January 2019

Alia, who was shooting for Brahmastra, had hurt her arm right after her 25th birthday and had been advised rest for the next few weeks

16 people killed in Bulgaria after tourist bus overturns on highway, five suffer life-threatening injuries
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16 people killed in Bulgaria after tourist bus overturns on highway, five suffer life-threatening injuries

Police in Bulgaria said the bus was carrying 33 pilgrims from the village of Bozhurishte and a driver on a weekend trip.

Bus accident in Bulgarian town of Svoge kills 15, injures 30; reports say over 600 died in road accidents in 2017
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Bus accident in Bulgarian town of Svoge kills 15, injures 30; reports say over 600 died in road accidents in 2017

Bus accident in the Bulgarian town of Svoge has killed 15 and injured 30. Reports said that over 600 have been killed in road accidents in the past one year

Belgian police detain 13 in tennis match-fixing probe, raids part of investigation into Armenian-Belgian criminal network
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Belgian police detain 13 in tennis match-fixing probe, raids part of investigation into Armenian-Belgian criminal network

Belgian police on Tuesday held 13 people as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, barely a month after a report warned of a "tsunami" of corruption in the lower levels of the sport.

European Championship winners Stefani, Gabriela Stoeva talk about badminton in Bulgaria, love for Indian culture and PBL
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European Championship winners Stefani, Gabriela Stoeva talk about badminton in Bulgaria, love for Indian culture and PBL

During an exclusive chat with Firstpost, Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva spoke about badminton in Bulgaria, Premier Badminton League and their love for the rich Indian culture

Policewoman almost loses eye after explosion during Levski's derby clash against CSKA in Bulgaria
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Policewoman almost loses eye after explosion during Levski's derby clash against CSKA in Bulgaria

A policewoman almost lost an eye from injuries suffered after a homemade explosive was set off prior to the Levski v CSKA city derby in Sofia on Wednesday.

Turkey to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' after seven years of restoration, boost ties with Bulgaria
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Turkey to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' after seven years of restoration, boost ties with Bulgaria

The leaders of Turkey and Bulgaria are due to reopen the Bulgarian St Stephen's Church on Sunday in Istanbul after seven years of restoration, in a gesture of harmony in an often turbulent relationship between the two neighbours.

Bulgaria takes over EU's six-month revolving presidency, will grapple with migrant crisis and Brexit during term
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Bulgaria takes over EU's six-month revolving presidency, will grapple with migrant crisis and Brexit during term

Bulgaria, EU's poorest member state took over the bloc's six-month revolving presidency with the migrant crisis and Brexit among the top items on its agenda.

Grigor Dimitrov climbs to career-high third place in world ranking charts after win at ATP Finals
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Grigor Dimitrov climbs to career-high third place in world ranking charts after win at ATP Finals

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov climbed to a career-high world ranking of third on Monday after landing his biggest title to date at the ATP Finals in London.