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Global Military Spending Continued to Fall in 2013

World military expenditure totaled USD 1.75T in 2013, a fall of 1.9% since 2012, according to figures released by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 904

France's Dupleix to Enter Black Sea

The French anti-submarine frigate Dupleix is to join on Monday the country's vessels in the Black Sea.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 1465

Russia Continues 'Provocations' over Black Sea, Says DefMin

Russian military aircraft are still committed to provocations over the Black Sea, Bulgaria's Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has warned.

Politics » Defense | April 14, 2014, Monday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1436

Russian Ambassador Voices Concern over US Ships in Black Sea

It is US military vessels and not Russia's airplanes that pose a problem in the Black Sea, Russia's Ambassador to Bulgaria Yury Isakov said on Friday.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2030

NATO to Boost Presence in Black Sea

NATO will increase its presence in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea region, its Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday, while on a visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1344

Rosen Plevneliev Criticizes the Tight Defense Budget

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev criticized the tightening of the country's defense budget and urged for its immediate increase.

Politics » Defense | April 11, 2014, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 843

US, French Ships 'Passed Black Sea Straits', Did Not Inform of Route

Two vessels one from the US and another from France, passed through the Dardanelles strait early on Thursday without informing of their destination.

Politics » Defense | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1957

US Destroyer Donald Cook to Enter Black Sea

US Destroyer Donald Cook is to enter the Black Sea on April 10, Pentagon officials said.

Politics » Defense | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 928

Volvo Halts Joint Tank Project With Russia

Volvo said that it had paused a joint project with Russia to build an armoured infantry fighting vehicle, citing concerns about the Ukraine crisis, reports The Local.

Politics » Defense | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1771

NATO Secretary General To Visit Bulgaria

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will come to Bulgaria on a two-day visit on Thursday.

Politics » Defense | April 7, 2014, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1041

US Mulls Increasing Number of Troops in Europe

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said permanently stationing an additional U.S. Army brigade in Europe is among options to beef up security in the region.

Politics » Defense | April 4, 2014, Friday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1398

Romania to Boost Defense Spending

Romania's government plans to increase its defense budget over possible tensions on its eastern borders with Ukraine.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1618

US Navy Extends USS Truxtun Mission In Black Sea

The US navy extended the mission of the USS Truxtun in the Black Sea, reports Bulgaria's public broadcaster BNT.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister: We Need New Fighter Jets

Bulgaria urgently needs to modernize its air force, in the light of the situation in Ukraine, said Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Defense | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1293

Bulgarian DefMin to Impose Penalties over Border Fence

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has decided to impose penalties on nine of his ministry's personnel.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2014, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1406

USA To Hold Military Exercises in Poland

The US is preparing military exercises in Poland, said US ambassador to Poland, Stephen Mull.

Politics » Defense | March 21, 2014, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1784

Troops Of 12 Countries To Hold An Exercise in Bulgaria

Land troops of 12 countries will take part in the international military exercise at the Novo Selo range in Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1945

US to Assist Bulgaria in Cybersecurity System Establishment

Bulgaria will work for the establishment of a comprehensive cybersecurity system in cooperation with the United States, the Ministry of Interior announced.

Politics » Defense | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria-Turkey Border Fence 'Worth Less' Than Estimated

Miscalculations involving the fence which is to be constructed along the Bulgarian-Turkish border are worth around BGN 4 M.

Politics » Defense | March 18, 2014, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgarian, Romanian, US Naval Exercise Starts After Bad Weather Delay

The joint naval exercise of US, Bulgarian and Romanian navies in the Black Sea has started, Wednesday.

Politics » Defense | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 823

Bulgarian-US Naval Exercise Postponed

The military exercise of Bulgaria's, Romania's and the US navies was postponed due to bad weather.

Politics » Defense | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1029
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