Bulgaria, U.S. to Hold Joint Exercise at Novo Selo Training Site Oct.20-Dec.15

A joint exercise of Bulgarian and United States ground forces will take place at Novo Selo training site, in southeastern Bulgaria, the Defense Ministry in Sofia said on Friday.

Politics » Defense | October 9, 2015, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 615

EU Working Hard on Bulgaria's Accession to Schengen, Tusk Tells Borisov

The EU is “working hard” for all member states' agreement on Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen borderless area, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 9, 2015, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian DefMin Hopes Contract on Repair of MiG-29 Jets to be Ratified by End of Month

Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev expressed hope that parliament will ratify the contract with Poland on the repair of Bulgaria's MiG-29 fighter jets in the next one-two weeks

Politics » Defense | October 9, 2015, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 800

NATO Defence Ministers Agree to Set Up Two More Force Integration Units

At their meeting in Brussels on Thursday, the defence ministers of NATO member countries agreed to set up two Force Integration Units in Hungary and Slovakia.

Politics » Defense | October 9, 2015, Friday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1023

Bulgaria to Give Flight Passengers' Data to US

Bulgaria will provide United States security agencies with data of those traveling to the country, the Parliament in Sofia has decided.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgaria President Says Support for Macedonia 'Not Unconditional'

Bulgaria's support for Macedonia's EU membership bid is not unconditional, even though Sofia is ready to be the engine of Skopje's EU integration, President Plevneliev told his counterpart Gjorge Ivanov on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1984

Bulgaria's President Warns against 'New Fences' in Europe

President Rosen Plevneliev has stressed the need of coordinated international action to tackle the migrant crisis.

Politics | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1264

Schengen Accession of Bulgaria, Romania Key to EU Security - IntMin

Bulgaria's Interior Minister has called the prospective accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Schengen borderless area "a matter of security for the entire European Union".

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgaria Needs New Fighter Jets - Air Force Chief

Bulgarian Air Force Commander Brig Gen Rumen Radev on Wednesday called for the urgent acquisition of new multirole aircraft.

Politics » Defense | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1344

Norway Closing Embassy in Sofia to Tighten Up Budget

Norway is closing several diplomatic missions around the globe, its embassy in Bulgaria included, the country's government has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1290

PM Borisov: Turkey Is Saving Bulgaria, Europe from Refugee Wave

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated on Thursday that at present Turkey is saving Europe and in particular Bulgaria from the refugee wave.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1558

NATO Defence Ministers Meeting Over Syria, Afghanistan

The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are meeting in Brussels on Thursday over the situation in Syria and Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgarian Police Arrests 107 Illegal Immigrants in Sofia

The police arrested 107 illegal immigrants in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the press service of the interior ministry informs.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1311

EU Research Chief to Inspect Construction of Sofia Tech Park

Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, arrives Thursday in Sofia to meet with President Rosen Plevneliev, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, and Education Minister Todor Tanev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1283

Donald Tusk, Boyko Borisov to Meet in Bulgaria for Talks on Refugee Crisis

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, arrives in Bulgaria Thursday evening.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2015, Thursday // 07:45 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria's DefMin Authorized to Sign MiG Repair Deal w/ Poland

The Bulgarian government has given Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev a mandate to sign a deal under which the engines of six MiG fighter jets will be overhauled in Poland.

Politics » Defense | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1513

Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal to Revoke Sanctions on Russia

Bulgarian lawmakers have narrowly turned down a proposal by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) calling for sanctions against Russia to be reviewed.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Van Carrying 20 Migrants in Montana

Bulgarian authorities detained a van carrying twenty migrants in the town of Montana in the early hours on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Calls on EU to Reform Policies on Refugees

Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin called on the EU to bring changes to its policies on the refugees.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgarian President to Veto Amendments to Military Intelligence Act

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will veto the recent amendments to the Military Intelligence Act.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1541

New Bulgarian Ombudsman to Swear Oath in Parliament

The new Bulgarian ombudsman, Socialist MP Maya Manolova, will swear an oath in parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2015, Wednesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1373