(Sofia News Agency) (Sofia News Agency) (Sofia News Agency) is Bulgaria's largest English-language news provider. “Novinite” (Bulgarian: “Новините“) means “The News” in Bulgarian. It is also sometimes referred to as SNA by its forum users.

Through its website [1] ([2]) and its Breaking News newsletter, provides real-time coverage of the most recent events and developments in Bulgaria and around the world. (Sofia News Agency) publishes Sofia Morning News, an online daily newspaper with paid subscription, and The Sofia Weekly, a free online weekly newspaper which comes out every Saturday. is quoted daily all over the world. Its website features a forum, a free archive with more than 101 000 articles, a search engine, news alerts, and dozens of other functions. (Sofia News Agency) is part of One Click Media Group.



Bulgaria's real-time English-language news provider, (Sofia News Agency), was founded in 2001 by the Bulgarian journalist, businessman, and public relations expert, Maxim Behar. It was formally launched on March 11, 2001.

In addition to the website,'s first online daily newspaper, Sofia Morning News (called Bulgarian Breaking News at the time), was launched on June 1, 2001.

On December 21, 2008, exactly 7 years, 9 months, and 10 days (or a total of 2 843 days) after its launch, published its 100 000th news article. This makes an average of more than 35 news articles per day.

The 1st news article ever published by was: "Radisson SAS Opens in Sofia" (Sunday, March 11, 2001).'s 10 000th news article was: "Israeli PM Ariel Sharon Won't Allow Ultra-Orthodox Parties to Rejoin Coalition" (Wednesday, May 22, 2002).'s 50 000th news article was: "King's Party: Saxe-Coburg May Not Head Next Cabinet" (Thursday, July 14, 2005).'s 100 000th news article was, paradoxically, about itself: " Becomes Media Partner of Invest in Bulgaria 2009 Business Summit" (Sunday, December 21, 2008).


The Editorial Team of is dedicated to providing unbiased real-time news coverage in English of every aspect of contemporary Bulgaria including (but not limited to) business and economy, politics, sports, society, culture, and lifestyle. also features world headlines covering the major world events and developments. employs a news writing style directed at a global audience, i.e. people from all over the world who are interested in Bulgaria. uses American English.

Through its interviews, editorial comments, analyses, and contributors' articles,'s Editorial Team also offers its readers an in-depth look into the major events and developments in Bulgaria as well as diverse interpretations and opinions.

Readership (Sofia News Agency) has readers from all over the world thanks to its extensive use of the Internet and its features, and of English as an international language.'s readers include foreign businessmen and managers of multinational corporations doing or planning to do business in Bulgaria, diplomats in foreign embassies in Sofia and from all over the world, foreign citizens living in Bulgaria, foreign tourists, members of the Bulgarian immigrant communities around the world, and general Bulgaria lovers from around the globe.

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