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'Six Vying' to Head Bulgarian Socialist Party on Sunday

As many as six candidates will run to take over the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the second-largest party in the country, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 327

Bulgaria's Peevski 'Sold 3 Offshore Companies'

Controversial lawmaker and alleged media mogul Delyan Peevski has said he has renounced three of his offshore companies.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 438

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Tells Expats to Stop Badgering

A row emerged on Tuesday between Valeri Simeonov, the co-chair of nationalist Patriotic Front coalition, and a representative of Bulgarians abroad over Electoral Code amendments.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 640

Bulgarian Businessman Tables Fuel Prices Referendum

A Varna-based delivered on Tuesday some 100 000 additional signatures in an effort to make his 5-point referendum compulsory.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 749

Bulgaria’s Daniel Mitov Discussing EU Enlargement, Migration, Energy on Croatia Visit

Coordinated positions of Bulgaria and Croatia, as well as countries in Central and Eastern Europe, are key to addressing common challenges facing the EU, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said during a meeting with his Croatian counterpart Miro

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 794

Buildings in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna to Light up in EU Flag Colours on Europe Day

Three Bulgarian cities, which will be European Capitals in the next three years, will have one landmark buiding each lit in the colours of the EU flag in a light and sound show marking the Day of Europe later this month.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 799

Proposal to Ban Face-Covering Veils Also Tabled in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A ban on the use of veils covering most of the face is also to be considered in Plovdiv, Bulgaria's second largest city.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1435

Election Rules: Bulgaria President to Decide on Veto in Days

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev on Monday said he is to announce within days whether or not he will veto the most recent changes to the country's Electoral Code.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgaria's FM to Discuss Migration on Croatia Visit

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is due to meet Croatian officials during his visit to the capital Zagreb on May 03-04.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 2, 2016, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria Yet to Achieve Goals of Revolutionaries - President

Bulgaria has yet to achieve the goals set by revutionaries who fought for its freedom, President Rosen Plevneliev said on Easter Monday.

Politics | May 2, 2016, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria's Socialist Leader Lashes Out at 1-Day Contracts

One-day contracts introduced for agricultural work contravene labor legislation, the head of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) said on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1861

Author of Cartoons Taken Off Bulgaria TV Station Joins Slavi's Show

Chavdar Nikolov, a cartoonist whose contract with private NOVA TV station was terminated and his video cartoon of Bulgaria's Prime Minister removed, has signed with Slavi's Show, one of the most watched evening talkshows in the country.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry Warns against Operating Drones above Sofia May 3-May 6

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry has warned against operating drones in the skies above Sofia and several adjacent areas next week to avoid collision with military aircraft flying low-altitude training missions in preparation for Army Day parade.

Politics » Defense | April 30, 2016, Saturday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2527

Bulgaria Had Second Largest Drop in Unemployment in EU in March

According to the latest figures of Eurostat released on Friday, Bulgaria registered the second largest decrease in its unemployment rate in March 2016 preceded only by Cyprus.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2016, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2425

Bulgarian PM Slightly Lifts Veil On GERB’s Presidential Candidate

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov slightly lifted the veil on his party’s candidate for the forthcoming presidential elections which are scheduled to take place in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2016, Friday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2300

For First Time Woman Will Head Bulgaria's Penitentiary System

For the first time a woman will head the Bulgarian penitentiary system.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 21:48 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgaria, US Begin Preparations for Joint Air Training “Thracian Eagle 2016”

Eight F-15 C/D fighter jets from the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard were relocated on Thursday to Bulgaria's Graf Ignatievo Air Base.

Politics » Defense | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 20:18 | Viewed: 2397

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Also Bans Wearing of Face-Covering Veils in Public Places

The municipal council of the Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora banned on Thursday the wearing of accessories concealing the face and hampering recognition in public places.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 2880

Bulgarian MPs Keep Provision Allowing Simultaneous Holding of Referendums, Elections

The Bulgarian parliament reversed its decision on one of the amendments to the Electoral Code it had adopted last week, which stipulated that referendums and elections should not be held simultaneously.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1757

Electoral Code: Bulgaria Eases Restrictions on Polling Stations Abroad

Bulgarian lawmakers have backtracked on a blanket ban on opening polling stations outside of Bulgaria's diplomatic missions to other countries.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1795

Ex-DefMin Appointed Head of Bulgaria's Defense Institute

Todor Tagarev, a Bulgarian defense expert who served as interim Defense Minister in March-May 2013, is taking over as head of a key R&D and training institute with the ministry.

Politics » Defense | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1784