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Bulgarian PM Pledges Support for State Customs Agency Chief

Director of the State Customs Agency Vanio Tanov will not be substituted if income collection reaches at least BGN 1,6 B.

Politics » Domestic | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 144

Bulgaria Improves Ranking in EU Funds Implementation

Bulgaria ranked 22nd among the 28 member states of the EU in terms of fund assimilation from the older program period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 293

Bulgaria’s Army to Assist Border Police Officers as of Monday

As of Monday, Bulgaria’s Armed Forces will assist police officers patrolling the border with Turkey in a bid to cope with the refugee flows increase.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 956

Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair

The left-wing ABV party (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov is holding an internal party vote to elect a leader.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 10:37 | Viewed: 662

Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Establish Craiova Group for Cooperation

The respective Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, Boyko Borisov, Victor Ponta and Aleksandar Vucic, established on Friday a Craiova Group for cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 24, 2015, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 3697

Bulgarian Air Force Could Retire MiG-29 Jets in September

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev announced that the country's air force could retire its MiG-29 fighter jets in September.

Politics » Defense | April 24, 2015, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgaria MPs Recognize 'Mass Extermination' of Armenians

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to recognize what they have called "mass extermination" of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 1910s and early 1920s.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1282

Bulgaria Could Only Recognize 'Mass Extermination' or Armenians - PM

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said naming "mass extermination" the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Armenians caused by action of the Ottoman Empire was the only viable option.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1132

EU Court: Bulgaria Breached Antitrust Law during Digital Transition

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) convicted Bulgaria of having breached antitrust rules during its transition to digital broadcasting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2015, Friday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2046

Bulgarian Deputy PM Proposes Introduction of Flexible Working Time

The Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister for Demographic and Social Policies Ivaylo Kalfin proposed on Thursday the introduction of flexible working time.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1074

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Plans Restructuring, Closure of Agencies

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva announced on Thursday that there were plans for restructuring and closure of agencies, which were under the authority of the ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 917

Bulgarian President Calls on Balkans to Guarantee Stability of Investors

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on the countries from Southeastern Europe to guarantee the stability of investors in the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1096

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pazardzhik Faces Corruption Accusations

In the period between 2007 and 2014, over 5,000 deals connected to selling of municipal properties and assets at prices lower than the market ones have been contracted in Pazardzhik.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria’s PM to Propose System of Combating Human Trafficking at EU Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has vowed to draw attention to the fight against human traffickers during Thursday’s European Council meeting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1066

Bulgaria MPs Reschedule Agenda before Armenian 'Genocide' Vote

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to change the agenda of their vote on Friday, when they are to adopt a stance on the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Demands National Security Service Closing

Center-right formation and current member of the government Reformatorski Bloc (RB) stated that it will not support the proposed amendments to the Law regarding the National Security Service (NSO) in the format currently presented.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1153

Statistics Shows No Restart of Payments to Bulgaria under OP Environment 2007-2013

Statistics published by the Bulgarian government shows no indications about transfers from the EU budget to the Bulgarian state budget under operational program Environment 2007-2013 despite the claims of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov about the unfreezing

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 07:44 | Viewed: 1243

President Plevneliev Vows Bulgaria Will Assist BiH on Road to EU

Bulgaria will stand up for the EU retaining its full volume of aid for Bosnia-Herzegovina, President Rosen Plevneliev told his Bosnian rotational counterpart in Sarajevo.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 21:18 | Viewed: 1096

President: Bulgaria's KFOR Troops 'Making History' in Kosovo

Bulgarian soldiers are among the best-reputed troops serving in the KFOR forces in Kosovo, the country's President Rosen Plevenliev said on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1288

Bulgaria PM Gives Up Customs, Revenue Agency Merger

Bulgaria's Customs Agency and its National Revenue Agency will not merge into a "super-body", according to comments by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria's Public Financial Inspection Establishes 19 Violations in 20 EU-Funded Projects

After inspecting twenty contracts on EU-funded projects in 2014, the Public Financial Inspection Agency has established violations in nineteen of them, BGNES reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1193