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Azerbaijan President Arrives in Bulgaria Accompanied by Key Gov't Members

Azerbaijan's President Alham Aliyev is on a visit to Sofia along with ministers of foreign affairs, transport economy, energy and communication.

Politics » Diplomacy | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 274

FBI Head James Comey to Meet Bulgaria's PM Borisov on Wednesday

Cooperation in security, rule of law and the fight against terrorism are said to be on the agenda of FBI director James Comey and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as the two are set to meet in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 309

Pakistan 'to Table Own Fighters Offer' to Bulgaria

Pakistan is to make its own proposal to Bulgaria concerning the overhaul of its aircraft fleet, media reports suggest.

Politics » Defense | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 383

Bulgarian PM Borisov: We Need Humbleness and Unity More Than Ever

In Borisov's words, Bulgarians need not forget that they are a people capable of changing the course of history if a clear goal lies ahead.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 885

John Kerry Notes Improvement in Bulgarian Democracy

US Secretary of State noted impressive improvement that the Bulgarian nation has went through since its liberation from the Ottoman Empire was announced on March 3 1878.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 824

European Commission Celebrates Bulgaria's Liberation Day

The national holiday of Bulgaria – Liberation Day, which is celebrated on March 3, will be marked in the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1513

Unemployment Registered Slight Drop in Bulgaria in January

Bulgaria registered an unemployment rate of 10.8 % in January, but still remains above the EU average of 9.8 %.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 16:53 | Viewed: 829

Tackling Poverty Requires Holistic Approach- Romania’s EU Commissioner

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu has insisted that poverty betrays a systematic error of society that can only be remedied through a holistic approach.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2015, Monday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1470

Bulgarian President: We Are Concerned about Russia over Nemtsov's Death

"We love and respect this Russia that gave the world many achievements and culture, but are concerned for this Russia where such killings happen," President Rosen Plenveliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgaria PM Undergoes Knee Surgery

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov underwent knee surgery on Saturday morning, government officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 916

Bulgaria to Back New Sanctions on Russia if Minsk Deal Fails

Sofia will support new sanctions against Russia if the agreement to end hostilities in Ukraine's Donbass region does not yield results, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria’s Govt Replaces Chair of Archives State Agency

Bulgaria’s government has removed Ivan Komitski from the post of Chair of the Archives State Agency (ASA).

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 18:44 | Viewed: 792

Bulgaria Is Not Among Worst Performers in EU Funds Absorption – President

Bulgaria’s operations with EU funds have improved substantially over the past few years, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1165

NATO to Station Ship Command Centre near Bulgaria's Varna

NATO will station a centre for the command and management of ships near the Bulgarian seaside city of Varna.

Politics » Defense | February 27, 2015, Friday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1639

Bulgarian Cabinet Approves Resignation of DANS Deputy Chairperson

The Bulgarian government dismissed the deputy chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) Vanya Stefanova at her request.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1118

Opposition BSP Calls on Bulgarian President to Impose Veto on New Debt

The leader of opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Mihail Mikov requested in a letter to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to impose a veto on the issue of the new BGN 16 B debt.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 892

Bulgarian IntMin to Propose New Chief Secretary Despite PM Warning

Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov is to make his proposals next week, regardless of Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov's assurances that top-level reshuffles are not needed in police and security.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 950

Bulgaria Foreign Minister 'Working on Ukraine Visit'

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has revealed he is to travel Ukraine and is "in talks" to pay visit there.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 854

Germany's Merkel Remains Cautious over Romania's Schengen Bid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Romanian President Kalus Iohannis met in Berlin Thursday to discuss the possible Schengen accession of the Balkan country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgaria Gov't 'Wants to Jail at Least 30 Politicians'

At least thirty politicians and administration officials involved in corruption affairs should be sent to prison, under a new anti-corruption strategy cited by Bulgarian media outlets.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1497

EU Commission's Juncker, Bulgarian President Discuss Possibilities for Economic Growth

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stated his opinion on Bulgarian economy at a joint briefing session with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in Sofia Thursday.

Politics | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1208