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Bulgaria, Turkey PMs Urge Common European Approach to Migration Crisis

Bilateral agreements won’t lead to a comprehensive solution to the migration crisis in Europe, the prime ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey have agreed at a meeting in Istanbul on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 26, 2016, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2275

Bulgaria to Expand Harmanli Refugee Centre

The refugee centre in Harmanli, in southeastern Bulgaria, will be expanded to accommodate a further 400 people amidst an increase in the number of migrants entering the country, public radio BNR reported on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 26, 2016, Friday // 13:23 | Viewed: 2616

Bulgaria Calls for Enhanced Cooperation to Boost CEE Economies Linking Three Seas

Bulgaria supports efforts aimed at developing and connecting the economies and infrastructure of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe along the North-South axis, President Rosen Plevneliev has said at the international conference "Adriatic, Baltic

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2016, Friday // 12:24 | Viewed: 19042

Bulgarian Intellectuals Urge Support for Irina Bokova’s Nomination for Top UN Job

A group of prominent Bulgarian intellectuals have sent an open letter to the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council in support of the country’s nomination of Irina Bokova for the position of Secretary-General of the world organisation.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgarian Socialist Presidential Candidate Hits Campaign Trail

The presidential candidate of Bulgarian Socialists Maj Gen Rumen Radev is embarking on a series of meetings with voters to unveil his election platform.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2352

Bulgaria Discussing Balkans Border Security with Germany

The security environment in the Balkans in the context of the migration crisis in Europe has been in the focus of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova and her German counterpart Thomas de Maiziere in Berlin.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2778

USAF to Deploy F-15s in Joint Air Policing Mission with Bulgaria

The United States will deploy two F-15 fighter jets to conduct joint air policing of Bulgarian airspace next month at the request of the authorities in Sofia, NATO has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 3682

Borisov: Each EU Country Finds Its Own Way in the Migrant Crisis

" I don't see a perspective on a solution to the migrant crisis in Europe.

Politics | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1925

Bulgarian and Turkish PMs to meet in Istanbul

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has asked for an urgent meeting with his Bulgarian colleague Boiko Borisov.

Politics | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2494

Bulgaria to Appoint Defense Attache in U.S. as New Air Force Chief

The government has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as Air Force Commander to replace Maj Gen Rumen Radev who resigned earlier this month.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2756

Bulgaria to Hold Air Policing Jointly with U.S. Next Month

Bulgaria will conduct policing of its airspace jointly with the United States for a week next month, Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has announced.

Politics » Defense | August 24, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2790

Bulgaria: Serbia has our Unconditional Support for joining the EU

"You have our unconditional support for entering the EU,'' wrote Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov in an address to his Serbian colleague Alexander Vucic.

Politics | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1882

Defense Attache in Washington Nominated as New Bulgarian Air Force Chief

Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as new Air Force Commander, Nova TV has reported.

Politics » Defense | August 23, 2016, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3401

Interest in Bulgarian Citizenship Rises among Britons after Brexit

Applications for passports and inquiries about residency have both increased at embassies and high commissions in London in the two months since the UK  voters decided in a referendum to leave the bloc, Bloomberg reported on Monday

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2016, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 5960

Angela Merkel to Hold Official Meeting of European PMs, Bulgaria's Borisov among Them

Germany's Angela Merkel will hold an official meeting of European prime ministers on 27 August.

Politics | August 19, 2016, Friday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2796

Bulgarian EU Presidency to Cost Estimated EUR 75 M

The director of the center for the preparation of the Bulgarian presidency of the Council of the European Union has said that the cost of the presidency will be about EUR 75 M, public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 19, 2016, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 28632

“We Need More UN’’, Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova Tells RFI

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, Bulgaria's candidate for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, has said that “more UN , more negotiations, more diplomacy” are needed to tackle the multitude of crises in today’s world.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2016, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2713

Bulgaria’s ABV Party Backs Rumen Radev for President

Left-wing ABV party has endorsed the nomination of Maj Gen Rumen Radev for the forthcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2539

EC VP Kristalina Georgieva Denies Media Speculation of Being's GERB's Pick for President of Bulgaria

European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva has dismissed media speculation that she is the possible candidate of governing GERBparty for President of Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 13:46 | Viewed: 4822

Bulgaria Grants Refugee Status to 357 People in Jan-July 2016

Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees has received 9,388 applications for protection in the first seven months of 2016, close to the 2014 total of 11,081 and nearly half of last year’s total of 20,391.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 10:42 | Viewed: 5165

Bulgarian Socialists Nominate Rumen Radev to Run in Presidential Elections 2016

Maj.Gen. Rumen Radev is the nomination of main opposition Socialists for President of Bulgaria, party leader Korneliya Niniova has announced.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2089