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Hamas, Fatah 'to Form Unity Government'

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a reconciliation deal, after claiming to represent Palestine as rivals since 2007.

Politics » Diplomacy | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 221

Atanas Paparizov Elected Head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to WTO

The government has elected Atanas Paparizov head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 339

Environment Ministry to Fine 87 Municipalities over EU Program

Eighty-seven Bulgarian municipalities are to be fined over infringements related to the Environment Operational Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 396

Finland to Sign Memorandum on NATO Assistance

Finland is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with NATO, under which it will be able to receive assistance from foreign forces.

Politics » Defense | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 500

US Increases Military Presence in CEE, Black Sea

The USA will send around 600 troops to Poland and the Baltic States for infantry exercises, said the Pentagon.

Politics » Defense | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 468

15 Parties, 6 Coalitions, 6 Independent Candidates Run in EU Elections

15 political parties, 6 coalitions and 6 independent candidates submitted documents for participating in the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria on May 25.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 500

Sweden Increases Defense Expenditures over Russian Threat

Sweden´s government has announced plans to increase the budget share of defense in the years to come until 2024.

Politics » Defense | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 757

Volen Siderov to Lead Ataka’s EU Elections List

The leader of Bulgaria's ultranationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, will lead his formation's list for the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 680

Another US Warship Passed Dardanelles Strait

A US warship heading towards the Black Sea passed through the Dardanelles Strait on Tuesday.

Politics » Defense | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2954

50 Bulgarian Municipalities Face Bankruptcy over Financial Corrections

The managing authority of operational program Environment has imposed financial corrections worth BGN 129M on 50 municipalities due to newly discovered public procurement flaws.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 835

Bulgaria's Customs Agency to Undergo Thorough Probe

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Pavel Tonev has vowed a comprehensive inspection at the authority.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 623

European Elections Registration Ends Tuesday in Bulgaria

Tuesday is the deadline for parties, coalitions, and independent candidates to register for the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria's President to Attend Double Canonization at the Vatican

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will attend the canonization ceremony of blessed John XXIII and John Paul II in Vatican City on April 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 579

Ex-Journalist Barekov: 'One More MP to Leave GERB'

The journalist-turned-politician Nikolay Barekov, who leads the Bulgaria without Censorship party, announced "one more lawmaker" was to quit center-right GERB on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2014, Monday // 15:26 | Viewed: 794

Dolphins 'to Take Part' in NATO Black Sea Drills - Report

US military dolphins and sea lions are due to participate in NATO's summer naval exercises in the Black Sea, a report by the newspaper Izvestia has suggested.

Politics » Defense | April 21, 2014, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 831

Bulgaria's DPS Confirms EU Election List, Peevski Is Second

Bulgarian MP Delyan Peevski, whose appointment as head of the national security service sparked nationwide outrage, was confirmed to be second in his party's EU Elections list.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 21, 2014, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1117

President Plevneliev, Vice-President Biden Discuss Ukraine

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the Ukraine crisis with US Vice-President Joe Biden over a phone conversation on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1236

Ukraine, EU, Russia, US Strike Deal in Geneva

Participants in Geneva's four-way meeting have agreed on measures to wind down tensions in the east and south of Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 01:39 | Viewed: 1708

MEPs Oppose South Stream, Seek Sanctions against Russian Energy Firms

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution opposing the South Stream gas pipeline and recommending a search for alternative sources of gas supplies for the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2823

Bulgaria's GERB to Get Most EU Votes, Socialists Come Second – Poll

A total of 37% of Bulgarians are disappointed with the political party they support, a public opinion poll of Exacta Research Group shows.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 31.5 M on Repairing Second-, Third-Class Roads

A total of BGN 31.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1218
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