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Threat to DPS Leader's Life 'Received' During Previous Parliament

A threat to Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) leader Lyutvi Mestan emerged during the term of the former legislature, the National Service for Protection (NSO) said.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 362

Phantom Voters in Bulgaria 'Surpass 1.2 M'

About 1 200 000 "phantom voters" can be found in Bulgarian elections lists, Mihail Konstantinov, formerly a high-profile official in charge of elections, believes.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | September 1, 2014, Monday // 17:39 | Viewed: 558

Bulgaria's Outlook 2020 Officially Approved

The working paper called Outlook 2020: Bulgaria and NATO in European Defense has been unanimously approved at Monday's Council of Ministers session, the ministerial press office says.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2014, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 777

3 out of 4 Senior Executives of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund Replaced Overnight

A total of three out of four senior executives of Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture were replaced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 15:33 | Viewed: 393

Bulgaria's Georgieva to Be Appointed EU Budget Commissioner - Report

Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, is likely to be appointed Budget Commissioner in the next EC panel, according to sources close to the matter.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 1, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 595

Temenuzhka Yankova Appointed Deputy Chief of Bulgaria's Revenue Agency

Temenuzhka Yankova has been appointed Deputy Executive Director of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) through an order of caretaker Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 359

Overhaul of Bulgaria's Outlook 2020 Needed – General Miho Mihov

Bulgaria's Security Council does not have the authority to approve the Outlook 2020: Bulgaria and NATO in European Defense document, according to General Miho Mihov.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:15 | Viewed: 403

Overhauled Version of Bulgaria's Outlook 2020 to Be Unveiled Wednesday

The government's Security Council has discussed amendments in a controversial report of the Bulgarian Defense Ministry outlining the upcoming reforms in the sector.

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2014, Monday // 12:45 | Viewed: 604

Germany OKs Arms Deliveries to Kurds in Fight against IS

The German government has approved a move to send a weapons package to Iraq's Kurdish regional authorities fighting Sunni insurgents called Islamic State (IS).

Politics » Defense | September 1, 2014, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 376

Bulgaria Has Failed to Solve Many Problems Identified Prior to EU Accession – British MEP

Bulgaria has failed to cope with many of the problems identified 7 years ago, according to Geoffrey Van Orden, former Rapporteur for the country in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1147

Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria Calls for Greater Consolidation, Consistency in Western Sanctions against Russia

Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria Mykola Baltazhy has said that his country expects maximum support from NATO.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 15:38 | Viewed: 655

Bulgaria to Pledge Army Budget Hike at NATO Summit

Bulgaria will make a commitment to increase army funding from 1.33% to 1.5% of the GDP, seeking to reach 2% of the GDP by 2020, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Defense | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1140

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria’s Georgieva Will Be Awarded ‘Strong Economic Portfolio’

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has suggested that Bulgaria will be assigned a strong portfolio and will enjoy a much more vocal and dignified representation in the next European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 10:48 | Viewed: 828

EU Picks Mogherini as New Foreign Policy Chief, Tusk as President

Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini was appointed on Saturday as the European Union’s new foreign policy chief.

Politics | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 22:47 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Calls for Common EU Energy Strategy

The EU urgently needs to develop a common energy strategy to cope with its dependence on Russian energy supplies, Bulgaria’s caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 931

Good Luck, Kristalina!

EU leaders meet in Brussels on Saturday afternoon to decide who will be the next President of the European Council and EU’s foreign policy chief.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 13:27 | Viewed: 894

Court Rules Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Should Return Saragyol to State

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha will have to return to the state the mountain chalet Saragyol, a Sofia court has decided.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 11:10 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev: Turkey Is Very Important To Us

“Turkey is very important to us, because we have the strategic goal to diversify our energy supplies,” Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev told the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgaria to Seek EC Aid for Damages worth BGN 5-10M Caused by Russian Embargo

Bulgaria will seek assistance from the European Commission for direct damages worth BGN 5-10M caused by the Russian food embargo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 999

Western Balkans Conference Kicks Off in Berlin

Prime Ministers, foreign ministers and economy ministers of the Western Balkan countries are to meet Thursday in Berlin at a forum organized by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgaria's President to Attend Erdogan's Inauguration in Ankara

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to attend Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inauguration ceremony.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 08:35 | Viewed: 897
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