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Bulgaria's EU, NATO Choice Should Not Be Questioned - President-Elect

Bulgaria has the potential for a more enhanced political presence in Southeast Europe, Bulgaria's President-elect Rumen Radev has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria's President-Elect Extends Parliament's Life by Week

Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev has confirmed he will not dissolve the current Parliament before a week has passed.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 10:41 | Viewed: 728

Bulgaria's President-Elect Rumen Radev Sworn In

The swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Rumen Radev is taking place on Thursday morning.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria's Presidential Transition: Rumen Radev's First Few Days (Part 2)

Rumen Radev's first task after moving into the Presidency will be to kick off consultations with political parties represented in Bulgaria's Parliament starting March 23.

Politics | January 19, 2017, Thursday // 07:17 | Viewed: 768

World Bank: Entire Bulgarian Generation Needed To Reach EU Standards

Bulgaria has to continue to improve collectability of taxes and take measures for reducing the size of the grey economy, recommended the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 21:35 | Viewed: 1425

Drivers’ Licenses To Be Suspended for Entering Roads Closed Due To Snow

Drivers who enter sections of roads that have been closed down temporarily because of bad meteorological conditions, violating the instructions of the Interior Ministry and the indicative signs that a ban has been imposed, will be deprived of their drivin

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 21:12 | Viewed: 2338

Russia, Turkey To Conduct First Joint Air Force Operation Against IS

Russia and Turkey will conduct their first joint air force operation against the terrorist grouping Islamic State in the suburbs of al-Bab in the Aleppo province, reported TASS, cited by the Focus agency.

Politics | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 768

15-Km Truck Queue at Danube Bridge, Russe

There is a 15-km queue of trucks at Danube Bridge Russe, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1264

Funds for Bulgaria's Building Sanitation Programme Raised to BGN 2 B

MPs adopted the draft for the extension of the National Programme for Energy Efficiency and an increase of the financial resource to BGN 2 B.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 918

BGN 9.7 M Allocated by Bulgarian Govt for Dealing with Bird Flu

The outgoing government has allocated an additional BGN 9.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 855

Bulgaria's Vice President Hints at Her Appointment to Interim Govt

"I will have a new workplace" in the short term, Bulgarian Vice President Margarita Popova has said at her farewell press conference with President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 780

Bulgaria May Lose EU Presidency If It Stirs Divisions, President Warns

Outgoing Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued Bulgaria may be stripped of its Council of the European Union presidency if it works toward division within the EU.

Politics | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1771

EP's Tajani 'Wishes GERB Good Luck in Elections' - Bulgaria PM

Newly-elected European Parliament President Antonio Tajani has spoken with outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, the latter has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria's Presidential Transition: What Comes Next (Part 1)

Several days of handing the Presidency over to Rumen Radev from Rosen Plevneliev are coming until the end of the week.

Politics | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1181

Bulgaria's Presidential Pair to Give Last Press Conference

President Rosen Plevneliev and Vice President Margarita Popova will give their last press conference while in office on Wednesday.

Politics | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 07:38 | Viewed: 839

Bulgarian President-Elect Radev To Visit Brussels First

The first visit of President-elect Rumen Radev will be to Brussels.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 21:39 | Viewed: 1388

Logo of Bulgaria's EU Presidency Selected

Outgoing Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva presented the logo of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1469

Bulgarian Refugee Agency ex-Official Indicted over Willful Neglect

The State Agency for Refugees' former chief secretary has been indicted on charges of willful neglect, the prosecuting authority says.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgarian MPs' Silence Leaves Voting System Change to Next Parliament

It is unlikely for Parliament to decide on proposed changes to Bulgaria's electoral system, with the fate of the proposal hinging on attitudes of the next legislature.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1104

Italian Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sofia Airport

An Italian military plane has made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport after engine failure, announced for BNR Interior Ministry officials.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1630

Plovdiv's Mayor Totev Suspended by Bulgarian Court

The Plovdiv District Court has suspended the Mayor of Plovdiv Ivan Totev, reported BNR.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2017, Monday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1377
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