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Sofia to Host Council of Europe Event on Tuesday

A meeting of heads of parliamentary foreign affairs committees from Council of Europe member states is due in Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 04.

Politics » Diplomacy | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 220

Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey 'to Increase Cooperation on Migrant Crisis'

A trilateral summit will be held in March bringing together Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey to establish a "tripartite mechanism" to cooperate on the migrant crisis, Daily Sabah reports, citing diplomatic sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 285

Potential Bulgarian Nominee for UN Chief States Intention to Carry on as EC Vice-President

Bulgaria appears to have decided on its nomination for the next United Nations Secretary General, capital.bg speculated on Monday after the government released a statement that Kristalina Georgieva has signaled her intention to carry on in her present pos

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2016, Monday // 19:11 | Viewed: 907

Bulgarian PM Appoints Deputy Education Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov appointed Diyan Stamatov as Deputy Education Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2016, Monday // 15:25 | Viewed: 817

Bulgaria-EU Trade Increased in First Eleven Months of 2015

According to preliminary estimates of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Monday, the trade between Bulgaria and the EU increased between January and November last year.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 8, 2016, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 738

Bulgarian TV Show to Submit Petition for Holding Six-Point Referendum

One of the most popular TV shows in Bulgaria, Slavi's Show (named after its host Slavi Trifonov), will submit a petition with more than 400 000 signatures on the holding of a six-point referendum.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2016, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgaria Ex-President Says Ankara Working to Wield Influence on Bulgarian Turks

Representatives of "the Turkish state" are applying pressure on ethnic Turks in Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, former President (2002-2012) and leader of coalition ally ABV, has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2016, Monday // 09:22 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria's IntMin Also Sees 'Plot against Govt'

Bulgarian Interior Minister has echoed recent comments that a scenario is being played out to discredit Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2016, Monday // 07:23 | Viewed: 915

David Clark: Bulgaria in Danger of Blowing Its Big Moment

Bulgaria is one of the few Eastern European countries capable of proposing a UN Secretary General candidate trusted by all Security Council permanent members, an opinion piece on the FT's beyondbrics blog reads.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2361

Bulgaria's Govt Warns of 'Plot to Discredit PM'

The head of the Bulgarian government's press office has warned that yet another plot has been carried out, aimed at tarnishing the Prime Minister's reputation, during the latter's visit to London on Wednesday and Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2064

Germany Demands Bulgaria Step Up Pace of Judicial Reform

Bulgaria should pursue deeper reform in the judiciary, Germany's Minister of State for Europe said on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1600

Joint Air Policing to Make Bulgaria ‘More Reliable’ NATO Ally, Def Min Says

The changes to Defence and Armed Forces Act approved on Friday make Bulgaria “a more reliable NATO ally”, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said, referring to the Parliament’s approval of participation of allied aircraft in joint air policing missions.

Politics » Defense | February 5, 2016, Friday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgarian MPs Approve Participation of Allied Aircraft in Joint Air Policing Missions

The Bulgarian parliament approved on Friday amendments to the Defence and Armed Forces Act allowing the participation of allied countries in missions on guarding the country's airspace.

Politics » Defense | February 5, 2016, Friday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1524

President: Signing of EU-Mercosur Agreement to Have Great Benefits for Bulgaria

During the week, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev was on a five-day official visit to Latin America, meeting both his Brazilian and Argentinian counterparts, namely Dilma Rousseff and Mauricio Macri.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2016, Friday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian Nomination for UN Secretary-General to be Announced by End of March

The Bulgarian nomination for UN Secretary-General will be unveiled by the end of March.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1758

EU Commission Forecasts Bulgarian Economy to Grow by 1.5 % in 2016, 2 % in 2017

According to the European Commission winter economic forecast released on Thursday, the Bulgaria economy will grow by 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgarian PM Meets UN Secretary-General, US State Secretary in London

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US State Secretary John Kerry in London on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgaria to Contribute EUR 5.9 M to EU Grant for Refugees in Turkey

Bulgaria will contribute EUR 5.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1320

President Plevneliev Meets Bulgarian Community on Argentina Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has met with representatives of the Bulgarian community during a visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1174

Bulgaria’s New Education Minister Kuneva Vows Transparency

It’s a matter of courage to make reforms in the education sector, Bulgaria’s newly appointed Education Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Wednesday shortly after parliament endorsed her nomination.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgarian Parliament Elects Meglena Kuneva as New Education Minister

Bulgaria’s parliament endorsed the nomination of Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva as the country's new education minister on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1499