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Bulgaria President to Take Over SE European Cooperation Process

Bulgaria's head of state is due to take over from Albania the presidency of the Southeastern European Cooperation Process (SEECP) while on a visit to Tirana on Tuesday, his press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | 28 minutes ago

Eurostars Representatives to Present to Bulgarian SMEs Opportunities for Accessing Grants

Representatives of Bulgarian businesses are invited to examine opportunities for applying for EU funding directly under the Eurostars program during a series of presentations on May 26.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 265

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Try to Defuse Tensions in Garmen Village

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry will try to defuse the tensions in the village of Garmen, which escalated over the weekend.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria, Croatia Unanimous on Need of Western Balkans' Integration into EU

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Minister Vesna Pusic and her Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov have agreed that the EU integration of the Western Balkans and the preservation of the territorial integrity of the region are issues of absolute necessity.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 25, 2015, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party GERB Proposes Referendum alongside Elections

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB tabled to parliament amendments to the Referendum Act, which are aimed at facilitating the holding of a referendum with the local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 942

Bulgarian Border Police Officer Detained for Trafficking of Immigrants

A Bulgarian border police officer from the Lesovo border checkpoint was detained for the trafficking of immigrants over the border with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 871

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Arrives in Bulgaria for Official Visit

Croatia’s Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic arrives Monday in Sofia for an official visit at the invitation of her Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2015, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 672

Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece to Ink Agreement on Joint Contact Center, Border Patrols

Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece are to sign Monday an agreement on a common contact center and joint border patrols.

Politics » Defense | May 25, 2015, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1035

Romania's Monica Macovei to Discuss Anti-Corruption Practices in Bulgaria

The architect of the Romanian judicial reform, Monica Macovei is visiting Bulgaria to participate in a discussion forum on anti-corruption policies, as reported by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1343

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane: ‘Vision of Integrated Africa Becoming Reality’

The celebration of Africa Day this year is of particular significance as the African Union (AU) summit next month is expected to adopt the First 10 Year Implementation Plan of Agenda 2063, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2015, Monday // 08:38 | Viewed: 753

Pope Francis Receives Bulgarian PM, Delegation at Audience in Vatican

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and a delegation headed by him were received at an audience by Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1593

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Three Migrant Traffickers in Sofia

Bulgarian authorities detained three migrant traffickers from Algeria, Iran and Iraq in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian PM, Delegation to Have Audience with Pope Francis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the delegation headed by him will have an audience with Pope Francis on Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgaria’s PM, Georgian Counterpart Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili discussed bilateral cooperation in Riga during the Eastern Partnership Summit.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2015, Friday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1212

Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing Switches to Card Payments Only for Toll Fees as of June

Starting 8 a.m. on June 1, 2015, toll fees and vignette stickers for trucks at Bulgaria’s Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point will only be paid at a “points of sale” (POS).

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1547

Bulgarian Dairy Farmers to Stage National Protest, Block Road

Bulgarian dairy farmers will stage a national protest on Friday due to the low purchasing price of milk and the lack of state strategy and support for the livestock breeding sector.

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1333

Ex-Foreign Min Warns against Bulgaria's Harsh Tone on Russia

Recent comments by Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov about Moscow's "irresponsible" approach to the situation in Macedonia are very dangerous, Mitov's predecessor Kristian Vigenin has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2015, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 2441

Bulgaria's Neynski 'In Talks over Turkey Mission'

Nadezhda Neynsky, a former Bulgarian Foreign Minister (1997-2001), has said she has entered talks to take over Bulgaria's Embassy in Ankara.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2015, Friday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1891

Foreign Ministry Has No Info about Bulgarian Officials Being Denied US Visas

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it has no information about Bulgarian officials having been denied access to the United States over suspected involvement in corruption.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 21:43 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria to Launch New Fighter Jet Acquisition Process by End-June

Bulgaria will kickstart an acquisition process for a new multipurpose combat aircraft by the end of next month, Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said.

Politics » Defense | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 17:44 | Viewed: 3143

Five Bulgarian Regions among EU’s Ten Poorest in 2013

Five out of Bulgaria’s six regions are included in the ten poorest EU regions, according to Eurostat data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1748