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President Radev Demands EU Role As Mediator Between Macedonia Political Parties

The political crisis in Macedonia has been discussed by Bulagrian President Rumen Radev, European Council President Donald Tusk and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, BNR reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1832

Varna Airport Reopens In Wake of Suspicious Luggage Alert

Varna Airport has reopened after it was closed earlier today over a suspicious piece of luggage in the checking zone of its Terminal 2.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1900

President Radev: ‘I Shall Insist On Stronger EU Commitment to Republic of Macedonia’

‘’ I am going to insist on a stronger EU commitment to the Republic of Macedonia’’, said Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, quoted by a BGNES reporter from the air base in Graf Ignatievo where the president attended yesterday a demo flight of an F-35 US air

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1920

Increased Traffic Police Check Points Over the Weekend

Traffic police will be increasing routine checks for drink and drug driving and driving licence, as well as for the most dangerous offence – speeding, police officer Nikolay Krusharsky, Sofia Directorate of the Interior, told reporters, as cited by FOCUS

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3232

Sofia Parliament Adopts Declaration For Macedonia

The newly-elected parliament of Bulgaria has adopted a declaration, condemning the intrusion into Skopje’s parliament and the physical attack against some of its MPs, BNR reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 3223

53% of Bulgarians Support EU Membership

Latest Eurobarometer poll shows that the support of the Europeans for the EU membership reaches again almost the same level of 2007, the period before the economic crisis, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 28, 2017, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 2147

President Radev Voices Concern Over Situation in Macedonia

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev issued a statement Friday expressing concern over the situation in Macedonia where clashes in and outside Parliament on Thursday night left many injured, including deputies and police officers.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 2466

Bulgaria Worried by Events in Macedonia

After the rioting in Macedonia when hundreds of people stormed parliament building and beat up MPs after an ethnic Albanian was elected parliamentary speaker, the situation in neighbouring Macedonia was discussed at a meeting in Sofia between Bulgarian De

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 3080

1 km Queue of Trucks at Bulgaria’s Danube Bridge 2 Border Checkpoint

There is a 1 kilometer long queue of trucks at the Danuv Bridge 2 border checkpoint at the entrance of the country.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1232

Gallup International: 2/3 of Bulgarians Support Voting Abroad

Almost 2/3 of Bulgarians, ot 63.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2017, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1694

MPs Will Not Be Freezing Their Salaries

MPs will not be freezing their salaries.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 3152

The Supreme Administrative Prosecution Office Cotests a Decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission On Heat Energy

The Supreme Administrative Prosecution Office has contested a decision of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) on setting the price of heat energy, the press office of the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria has announced, quoted

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 3042

No Parliamentary Blitz-Control at the National Assembly

There will be no blitz-control at the National Assembly every first Wednesday of the month.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2817

Boyko Borisov Says Coalitional Agreement Guarantees Stable Ruling

After GERB and the United Patriots has signed the coalitional agreement and President Radev had handed over to future PM Boyko Borisov the mandate for the constituting of the new government, the latter commented that the agreement guaranteed stable rule,

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 12:19 | Viewed: 3334

President Hands Over Mandate For Cabinet Forming to Boyko Borisov

President Rumen Radev handed to GERB leader Boyko Borisov the mandate for the forming of Bulgaria’s new government, BNR reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 3344

Significant Increase of State Revenues Over Past 3 Months

Caretaker PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov announced in a TV interview that the state revenues over the past three months have increased by EUR 800M on the same period of 2016, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2798

The Council of Ministers Approves Bulgaria's Position on Brexit Talks

The Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved Bulgaria's positions for the April 27 EU General Affairs Council and the April 29 European Council in an EU27 format (without the UK).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2205

Bulgarian President to Hand Borisov Exploratory Mandate to Form Government on April 27

Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party leader Boyko Borisov will formally receive the opportunity to form his third government when head of state President Rumen Radev hands him an exploratory mandate on April 27.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3012

Joint Bulgarian-American Flight Drill Starts

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has announced that at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Southern Bulgaria, US F-15C fighter jets are to land for participation in a joint Bulgarian-American flying training ‘’Thracian Eagle – 2017’’, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 3592

Caretaker Government Places Gripen Jets Offer First

At a meeting on Wednesday, the caretaker government adopted the conclusions of the special committee set up for the acquiring of a new type of fighter jets, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 4087

Every 3 Months, Parliament To Invite the Prosecutor-General To The Legal Affairs Committee

The National Assembly adopted а proposal to amend the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly so that the Committee on Legal Affairs can invite the Prosecutor-General to a hearing every three months, FOCUS News Agency reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1642
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