Consumption of Illicit Cigarettes in Bulgaria Registers Decrease

According to a market research of the five leading tobacco companies, the consumption of illicit cigarettes in Bulgaria has registered a decrease.

Politics » Domestic | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 597

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Syrian Refugees Hidden in Romanian Truck

Bulgarian authorities detained nine Syrian refugees hidden in a Romanian truck in the Pass of the Republic (also known as Hainboaz) in central Bulgaria on Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 939

Planned Rise in Vignette Stickers’ Price Prompts Protests in Bulgaria

Protests against a planned increase in the price of vignette stickers for motor vehicles have been held across Bulgaria on Saturday, local media reported.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2015, Saturday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria Could Send up to 1000 Troops to Border if Migrant Wave Surges

Bulgaria could deploy up to 1000 troops at its borders to help police if a worsening crisis in Syria leads to increased migrant flow out of the war-torn country, Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.

Politics » Defense | November 28, 2015, Saturday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2020

Interior Minister Notes 2.5-Fold Increase of Migratory Flow Through Bulgaria

Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said during the regular parliamentary control on Friday that the migratory flow through Bulgaria has increased by nearly two and a half times this year.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2015, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgarian Parliament Ratifies Agreement on Repair of MiG-29 Fighter Jets

The Bulgarian parliament ratified on Friday the intergovernmental agreement with Poland on the repair of six of the country's MiG-29 fighter jets.

Politics » Defense | November 27, 2015, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian MPs to Discuss Ratification of MiG-29 Jets Repair Agreement

The Bulgarian parliament will finally discuss the ratification of the intergovernmental agreement with Poland on the repair of six of the country's MiG-29 fighter jets.

Politics » Defense | November 27, 2015, Friday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1799

Bulgaria, China to Boost Cooperation in Education

Bulgaria and China have signed an educational exchange agreement to fully tap into the development potential of that specific sector of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria’s Ataka Party Protests over Downing of Russian Warplane by Turkey

Bulgaria’s opposition nationalist party Ataka has staged protest action in front of Turkey’s Embassy building in Sofia on Thursday over the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish Air Force.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2188

IntMin: Bulgaria Is Not Directly Threatened by Russia-Turkey Tensions

According to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova, no direct threat exists for Bulgaria from an eventual escalation of the conflict between Russia and Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2140

Turkish PM's Foreign Policy Book - Out in Bulgarian before in English

From “brilliant” and “a geopolitics schoolbook” to “Neo-Ottomanist”; from “a milestone in statehood” to a cunning plan to re-conquer the region.

Politics | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1947

PM: Bulgaria Could Play Important Role in Improving Europe-China Connectivity

At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria could have an important role in improving the connectivity between Europe and China.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1922

Bulgaria Interested in ‘Fast De-escalation’ of Russia-Turkey Tensions

Bulgaria and its allies in NATO and the EU are interested in fast de-escalation of the tensions resulting from the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish Air Force, the government in Sofia said on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1953

Bulgaria Govt to Spend BGN 1 M on Electric Cars for Civil Servants

Some BGN 1 M will be spent on electric cars for civil servants working in the state and municipal administration, Bulgaria's Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2039

Bulgarian Ambassador in Ankara: Worsened Russia-Turkey Ties Could Increase Refugee Wave

Bulgarian ambassador to Turkey, Nadezhda Neynski, said on Wednesday that the worsening of relations between Russia and Turkey could lead to an increase in the refugee wave.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 3850

Europol Busts People Smuggling Group Linked to Bulgaria

Eight people have been arrested in a crackdown on a Europe-wide organised crime group suspected of arranging for mainly Albanian nationals to be brought into the EU in breach of immigration law, Europol announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgaria's Cultural Sector Workers to Protest Against Insufficient Funding

Workers at museums, galleries and municipal libraries will stage protests across Bulgaria on Tuesday against the insufficient funding allocated to the cultural sector.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 2006

Russian Inspection Group to Oversee Military Locations in Bulgaria

A Russian inspection group is in Bulgaria on a three-day visit in order to oversee military activities, reported the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Defense | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1643

Bulgaria's President Calls for Global Response to Terrorism

Europe, the Americas, Russia and China shoud unite to counter terrorism applying a full range of security measures, Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 08:01 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgaria's Parliament to Vote on MiG Repair Deal with Poland

Lawmakers in Bulgaria are to put to a final vote a deal signed with Poland on the repair of the country's MiG-29 fighter jets.

Politics » Defense | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 1719

Child Poverty Highest in Bulgaria, Romania

Romania are the countries where EU member states where children are at greatest risk of poverty and social exclusion, the European Parliament (EP) states in a press release.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 23, 2015, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2477