Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry to Focus on Illegal Migration

Bulgaria is handling well the flow of legal migrants arriving in the country, according to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 812

Bulgaria's Defence Minister to Call for Common EU Policy on Tackling Refugee Wave

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev will call for devising a common EU policy on counteracting the influx of refugees to Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian MPs Convene for First Plenary Sitting After Summer Recess

Bulgarian MPs will convene for their first plenary sitting after the summer recess on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2015, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 642

World Bank to Help Bulgaria Improve Absorption of EU Funds

The World Bank will assist Bulgaria in boosting the impact of EU funds on the country’s economy under a new document signed on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1551

Repair of MiG-29s by Poland to Cost Nearly Half of Price Sought by Russia – DefMin Nenchev

The repair of the MiG-29 fighter jets by Poland will be twice cheaper than the cost, which would have been incurred if the maintenance was carried out by the the Russian MiG company.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1783

Bulgaria's Defence Minister Calls for Concept on Counteracting Hybrid Threats

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev called for urgently devising a concept on counteracting hybrid threats.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1387

No 'Bulgarian Roots' of Austrian Smuggling Ring, IntMin Says

Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has ruled out that the organized criminal gang smuggling migrants into Austria could be based in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2015, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgaria Plans to Initiate EU Discussion to Make Anti-IS Strategy More Efficient

Bulgaria plans to initiate a discussion within the EU on the need to add new elements to the bloc’s strategy for combatting the Islamic State (IS) group, the country’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 31, 2015, Monday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1705

Workers from Bulgaria, Romania Arriving in Britain Nearly Double in Year to March

Workers from Romania and Bulgaria have led a jump in European migration to Britain, the Daily Mail reported in its online edition.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 31, 2015, Monday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2399

Bulgaria MP to Table Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

Independent lawmaker Velizar Enchev has announced he is to put forward in September a bill that would allow for cannabis to be used for medical purposes.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2015, Monday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria DefMin to Ask EU for Help against Migrant Smuggling

Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said he is to demand help from Europe in the fight against people smuggling in relation to the deepening migrant crisis in the continent.

Politics » Defense | August 31, 2015, Monday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgarian PM Calls on World Leaders to Solve Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov called on world leaders to sit together and come up with a solution to the refugee crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1978

Expenses of Bulgarian MPs on Business Trips Amount to BGN 470 000

Bulgarian MPs spent nearly BGN 470 000 on business trips abroad since they have assumed office ten months ago.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1258

Bulgaria Boasts 92 % Absorption Rate of EU Funds - PM Borisov

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated on Sunday that Bulgaria's absorption rate of EU funds amounted to 92 %.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2015, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 2088

Bulgarian Farmers Invited to Apply for EU Funding of EUR 50 M for New Equipment

Bulgarian farmers will be granted EUR 50 M for purchasing agricultural equipment under the Rural Development Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1974

Bulgaria’s Tsetska Tsacheva To Participate in 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva is leaving for the US on Saturday to take part in the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1312

Poland to Overhaul Six Bulgarian MiG-29 Fighter Jets by end-2016

Six Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets will have their engines overhauled in Poland under an intergovernmental letter of intent signed in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2462

Bulgaria Ready to Increase Number of Troops Assisting Border Police

The number of troops dispatched to Bulgaria’s borders will increase, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1867

Poland’s Defense Minister to Meet with Bulgarian Counterpart in Sofia

Poland’s Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak arrives in Bulgaria Friday at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Defense | August 28, 2015, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1820

Bulgarian Gendarmerie to Assist in Guarding Border with Turkey

Bulgaria will deploy on Friday units of the gendarmerie directorate to assist the border police in guarding the country's frontier with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1966

Troops Sent to Help Patrol Bulgaria-Macedonia Border Only Have Monitoring Functions

The group of 25 troops sent to help Border Police at the Macedonian border only has the right to monitor but not to detain, let alone shoot, according to Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1811