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Bulgarian president on official Athens visit

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev begins an official visit to Greece on Friday at the invitation of his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Ekathimerini writes.

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NSI: Poverty line for Bulgaria was BGN 308.17 in 2016

In 2016, the average monthly poverty line for the country was BGN 308.

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Kazakhstan denies it's in talks to send troops to Syria

Kazakhstan is not conducting negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria and would only despatch troops there under a United Nations mandate, the Kazakh foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday, cited by Reuters.

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Parliament changes law to remove road signs warning drivers of cameras

The Parliament has approved in second reading some changes to the road traffic law that will remove road signs indicating the presence of cameras, FOCUS News Agency reports.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2556

BSP warns of protests unless it gets monument from state

The leader of Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Korneliya Ninova, urged Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to keep what he had proposed about the Buzludzha monument, otherwise the socialists will protest in front of the government headquarters, a reporter of FOC

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1387

PM Boyko Borisov on relations with Turkey: It is important for Bulgaria to secure its border

It is important for Bulgaria to secure its external border, any fence can be overcome, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told Nova TV’s morning show.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1418

6km queue of trucks at Kapitan Andreevo, 4km at Lesovo

Traffic is intense on the Bulgarian-Turkish border.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1111

Italian fighters to temporarily guard Bulgarian airspace

The Bulgarian government gave the green light for four Italian Eurofighter Typhoons to temporarily guard the country's airspace in order to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO, officials said Wednesday, cited by Xinhua.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2714

Blast damages wall next to NATO military area in Turkey

An explosion damaged a wall next to a military area belonging to NATO in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Thursday, CNN Turk reported, but there were no reports of any casualties.

Politics | June 22, 2017, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1157

Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva: Common history must bring together two countries, not divide them

The common history must bring together two countries, not divide them, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told Bulgarian National Television with regard to the visit of Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1796

Trump meets Ukraine's president, U.S. adds to Russia sanctions

President Donald Trump met with Ukraine's president on Tuesday and expressed support for a peaceful resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine but said nothing about Russia's role, while the U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1517

Prof. Todor Galunov: No unity in ruling coalition on election law changes

It is clear that there is no unity in the ruling coalition at this stage regarding changes to the Election Code, political scientist Prof.

Politics | June 21, 2017, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1485

Deputy PM Valeri Simeonov: It is better to have dialogue with Turkey

It is better to have a dialogue with Turkey than an exacerbation in relations, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov told BTV’s morning show.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2693

Bulgaria and Macedonia Close to Neighbourhood Treaty

Bulgaria and Macedonia are very close to signing their good-neighbourhood treaty, Prime Ministers Boyko Borisov and Zoran Zaev said after a meeting in Sofia.

Politics | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3300

Champs-Elysees car attacker was on terror watchlist

A driver who attacked police on Paris's Champs-Elysees on Monday was a 31-year-old man who had been on a security watchlist since 2015 for membership of "the radical Islamist movement," sources close to the probe said.

Politics » Defense | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 44195

Ukrainian President Will Meet Trump on Tuesday

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 13976

Chief Prosecutor calls for less politics around judicial reform

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov called for more law and less politics to enable the judicial reform.

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Trade Union in Interior Ministry to Consider Protests Against Low Wages

The Trade Union Federation of Employees at the Interior Ministry disagrees with the minister and will discuss and decide on protests in Sofia and the country at a meeting on June 24 and 25, the federation said.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2017, Monday // 15:50 | Viewed: 8139

Trial of Burgas Airport Terrorist Attack Fails to Start for 5th Time

For the fifth time, Bulgaria’s specialized court failed to proceed with the case of the terrorist attack at Burgas airport (Sarafovo).

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2017, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 28879

6 from Judges’ Quota Elected for Bulgaria’s Next Supreme Judicial Council

Five Supreme Judges and one Chairperson of a District Court have been elected members of the next Supreme Judicial Council from the judges’ quota.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2017, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2277
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