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EU Grants EUR 1.9 M to Bulgaria for Flood Recovery

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved the allocation of EUR 1.9 M in flood relief under the European Union Solidarity Fund.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 203

Bulgaria MP Committee Turns Down Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in the Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament have rejected constitutional changes supported by the Justice Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 354

Bulgaria, Ukraine Presidents Agree to Renew Sofia-Kiev Flights

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko have agreed to resume flights between the capitals of their respective countries, media outlets report.

Politics » Diplomacy | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 536

Greece’s Stability Important for Bulgaria, Borisov Tells Tusk

The stability of the EU and the eurozone is a matter of paramount importance for Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said after Greeks rejected the creditors’ terms of a cash-for-reforms deal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 802

Stoltenberg Sees No Immediate Threat to any NATO Member State - BNR

NATO would not do anything in Bulgaria unless the country specifically demands that.

Politics » Defense | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgarian, Ukrainian FMs Discuss Possible Launching of Ferry on Danube

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin discussed the possibility of launching a ferry on the Danube connecting the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 758

Bulgaria, Poland to Agree on Maintenance of MiG-29 Jets by End of July

Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said that Bulgaria is working on finalising the contract with Poland on the maintenance of the MiG-29 fighter jets.

Politics » Defense | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria's Agriculture to Be Granted EUR 7.5 B EU in Next Years

EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said Bulgaria's agriculture sector will see EU investment worth around EUR 7.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 6, 2015, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1405

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Loses Case for Sitnyakovo Palace at Second Instance Court

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and his sister Maria-Louisa have lost the case for the Sitnyakovo royal residence at the court of second instance, according to a media statement of the Sofia Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgaria 'Should Avail Itself of Developments in Greece'

Bulgaria should be ready to make use of the new situation in Greece, the co-chair of junior coalition partner Reformist Bloc (RB) said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria’s President Starts 2-Day Visit to Ukraine on Tuesday

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev will arrive in Kiev on July 7 for a two-day official visit at the invitation of his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 6, 2015, Monday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgaria C-Bank's Outgoing Chair 'Was Reelected Under Pressure' - Former FinMin

Ivan Iskrov had been reelected on his position as a Chair of the Bulgarian National Bank under pressure during the first Boiko Borisov cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1836

Bulgaria FM Visiting Ukraine's Odessa

A visit of Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov to Odessa Oblast in Ukraine has entered its second day.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 6, 2015, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1592

Salaries in Bulgarian Administration Will Not Rise in 2016

Salaries of people emplyed in administrative positions across Bulgaria will not be raised in 2016.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 1833

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Stage New Protests

Officers from the Bulgarian Interior Ministry are getting ready to stage yet another protest.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1840

First Ships of NATO Navy Exercise ‘Breeze 2015’ Anchored in Varna

First ships participating in the international navy exercise ‘’Breeze 2015’’ have already anchored in Bulgaria’s Varna, as reported by BGNES.

Politics » Defense | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2960

Bulgarian President Plevneliev Calls for Cooperation on the Balkans

Bulgaria is very well prepared no matter what will happen to Greece.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 3, 2015, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgaria's Varna Hosts International Naval Exercise Breeze 2015

The naval base in Varna will host the national naval exercise with international participation Breeze 2015, which will be held between July 3 and 12 in the territorial waters of Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | July 3, 2015, Friday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3172

Bulgaria to Complete Fence at Border with Turkey by End of Year

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Georgi Kostov announced on Friday that the fence at the border with Turkey should be completed by the end of the year.

Politics » Defense | July 3, 2015, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2224

Bulgaria MPs Pass Bill Allowing Expats to Vote in Referendums

Bulgarian lawmakers on Friday passed amendments to grant Bulgarians living abroad the right to vote in referendums held in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1674

Nationalist Alliance Patriotic Front to Keep Supporting Bulgaria’s Government

Nationalist formation the Patriotic Front (PF) has made clear that it will continue to back the government.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2015, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1557