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Report on Inspections of Public Procurement Orders Not To Be Made Public

The report from the inspection of the ministries carried out by the interim government will not become public.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 423

Bulgaria Requests Opening of Voting Sections in 17 German Cities

The Bulgarian Embassy in Berlin has requested permission from the German authorities to open voting sections in 17 cities in addition to the sections in the diplomatic and consular missions of Bulgaria in the federal republic, stated a written reply by th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 525

President Radev, PM Gerdzhikov To Discuss EU Commissioner Nomination

President Rumen Radev and interim PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov will meet on Monday to discuss whether an attempt should be made for the caretaker government to nominate a Bulgarian European Commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 657

Report on Public Procurement Orders To Be Published

The report of the Inspectorate of the Council of Ministers on the public procurement orders of the former cabinet will be published on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2017, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 638

Another ex-MP Leaving Bulgaria's Patriotic Front

Former lawmaker Valentin Nikolov has quit the Patriotic Front coalition, rejecting its move to run together with far-right Ataka party in the upcoming early election.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria's DefMin Calls for Debate on Military Spending

A debate is needed on boosting Bulgaria's military expenditure in line with the country's NATO commitments, interim Defense Minister Stefan Yanev has said.

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgaria Govt Sending Mixed Signals about Next EU Commissioner Pick

Bulgarian officials have been making conflicting statements as to the nomination of the country's next representative at the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1463

Bulgaria, Croatia Call for Speeding Up Reform in EU Accession Countries

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic demand that countries applying for the EU have to speed up reform, affirm democratic values and the rule of law and protect their minorities, Radev's office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 2396

Bulgarian MEP Barekov Promises Free iPhones in Schools

Each school student should be handed an iPhone due to the intensive development of mobile technologies, Bulgarian MEP Barekov said while unveiling his program.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2703

Israeli Embassy in Sofia Condemns Lukovmarch

The Embassy of Israel in Sofia categorically condemns the unaccorded meeting called Lukovmarch which will take place this weekend in relation to the commemoration of the anniversary of the murder of General Hristo Lukov.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2305

President Radev Still Relies on Trump, Putin Reaching Agreement on Sanctions

President Rumen Radev continues to rely that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will reach an agreement on the easing of sanctions against Russia and, according to him, this will be the determining factor regarding the stance of Bulgaria and the EU on this i

Politics | February 17, 2017, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2072

Glas Naroden, Reformist Bloc Sign Coalition Agreement

Glas Naroden and the Reformist Bloc have signed an agreement for long-term cooperation and a coalition for participating jointly in the snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1940

Electronic Voting To Be Without Technical Support

Electronic voting via which the snap parliamentary elections must take place on March 26 will be without full technical support.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1585

Mission of General Directorate Taxation and Customs Union To Arrive in Bulgaria

On Friday, a mission of European experts from General Directorate Taxation and Customs Union of the European Commission will arrive in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 17, 2017, Friday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgaria's PM: No Violations at Some Ministries

Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov presented on Friday the results of the inspections of the ministries which he ordered at the first meeting of the caretaker cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1615

Technical Fault in Praveshki Hanove Tunnel

Part of the semaphore installation has collapsed in the Praveshki hanove along the Hemus highway, confirmed BNR after receiving information from the Regional Police Directorate Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgaria Under No Obligation To Increase Defence Budget

Interim Defence Minister Stefan Yanev does not accept as an ultimatum the demand of the US for increasing defence expenditures.

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1948

Europeans in NATO To Buy Aircraft, Submarines Jointly

European member-states of NATO agreed at a meeting of defence ministers in Brussels to purchase jointly aircraft and submarines.

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1983

No Firm Has Submitted Offer for Delivery of Voting Machines

So far, not a single firm has submitted documents for the delivery of machines for electronic voting after the announcement of the public procurement order.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1316

13 Parties, 9 Coalitions, 21 Initiative Committees Registered for Elections

A total of 13 parties, 9 coalitions and 21 initiative committees nominating independent candidates for parliamentary deputies have been registered for participation in the snap elections, stated at a press conference the spokesperson of the Central Electi

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1350

Preparation for Bulgaria’s EU Presidency Delayed, Marred by Chaos

The preparation of Bulgaria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2018 has been delayed, there is a shortage of qualified cadres, weak coordination among responsible institutions has been established, important public proc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1402
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