From the newsroom of the BBC World Service Bulgaria's largest opposition party, the centre-right Union of Democratic Forces UDF, has elected a former foreign minister as its leader.
The Associated Press The head of the EU reconstruction program for the Balkans urged the European Union Monday to draft a new outreach strategy for these eight nations in the coming years, when 10 other East European nations will join the union.
From the newsroom of the BBC World Service The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, who is in Romania for a two-day visit, has discussed the prospects of Nato membership for the two countries with his host, President Ion Iliescu.
“Preliminary elections are the possible outcome from the crisis, “ the political resolution of the thirteenth national conference of the union of Democratic Forces (UDF) reads.
Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov said that preserving political stability is extremely important since 2002 is decisive for Bulgaria. According to him new political tension would lead to dramatic consequences.
According to the majority of the readers of the news provider novinite.com Bulgarian-Russian relations are unchanged.
Up to 40% of Bulgarian women have suffered harassment at their workplace, data from a national representative survey conducted by the Agency for Social Research (ASR) show. 2.
The thirteenth two-day national conference of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces opened on January 9th. Over 4000 delegates participate.
EU and NATO refusal to accept Bulgaria won’t change the political orientation of Bulgaria, President Parvanov said, it emerged after a meeting of his with a delegation of the European Socialists Party. According to Parvanov, if both EU and NATO do not acc
EU veterinarians made an inspection to find how the Bulgarian system of mad cow disease prevention and control works. The official report will be ready within 20 days.
Bulgaria’s political and economic situation received diametrically opposite reflection on the pages of two Italian newspapers – Il Sole 24 ore Daily and L'Espresso Weekly. While the Italian business daily approves of the new Privatization Act, L'Espresso
Extracts from the contract of the Finance Ministry and the British private company Crown Agents on the Bulgarian Customs were circulated illegally by an unknown agents in Parliament. The classified information has been written on sheets of paper and put
If the veto on the Privatisation Act delays the process of privatisation, this will reflect negatively on the interests of foreign and revenues on the budget, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representative of International Monetary Fund to Bulgaria, said at third
“We regret that some Bulgarians and other readers were offended by the phrase we used. Our intent was to convey that the media, and sometimes the Olympic officials, seem to treat certain nationalities with more respect and affection than others, " reads t
The proportion of the Bulgarian population aged over 60 has increased from nearly 15 % to 22% in 30 years, according to the National Health Information Centre with the Health Ministry. The ageing of the population is a demographic process, which brings in
Maintaining regular dialogue between Southeast European countries and between other European states is a valuable achievement in the process of cooperation in the region, Bulgarian Parliamentary Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov told the participants in the 3rd c
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Bulgaria said Thursday that it plans to award a pension to a man who was jailed over the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II and later released through lack of evidence. "Sergei Antonov's health has been destroyed" since the trial in which "h
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