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Bulgarian Man Detained Over Terrorism Charges

The Specialised Criminal Court will review the arrest of the 21-year old man detained over terrorism charges.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria Carries Out Pre-Emptive Training Against Hacker Attacks During Elections

A considerable part of the preparation for the upcoming elections is focused on counteracting possible hacker attacks like the ones in 2015, which blocked the sites of several institutions, including the Central Election Commission.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2146

86% of 16-Year Old Bulgarians Have Tried Alcohol

A total of 30% of 16 year-old youths in Bulgaria have tried drugs, while 86% of them have tried alcohol.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1314

Heavy Traffic at Makaza Border Checkpoint

Traffic is heavy at the Makaza border checkpoint with Greece.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2303

Bulgaria Celebrates Independence Day

On Thursday, Bulgarians celebrate the 108th anniversary of the proclamation of independence of the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 09:16 | Viewed: 9911

Bulgarian Customs To Become Electronic by 2020

Bulgarian customs are to become fully electronic by 2020 and customs officials are to become a digital administration.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2408

Bulgarian Vice Minister of Interior Gunev: Bulgaria Can Accept Up To 3,000 More Refugees

“Bulgaria can accept up to 3,000 more refugees in the temporary crisis centres,” stated Gunev.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:22 | Viewed: 1507

ABV Seeks DPS Support in Upcoming Presidential Elections

ABV has become the first party to seek the support of DPS for the presidential vote on November 6.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2013

Alpha Research: Bulgarian PM Borisov Remains Most Popular Party Leader

Bulgaria is entering the presidential campaign with continuing low trust in all major institutions: Parliament – 8%, Chief Prosecutor – 10%, Government – 16%, President – 21%.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgaria Ranks 1st in Europe in Terms of Cigarette Consumption Among 16-Year Old Pupils

Bulgaria ranks first in Europe in terms of the consumption of cigarettes among 16-year old pupils, reported the National Centre for Public Health Protection, cited by BNR.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgarian MPs Approve Debt Payment for Belene N-Plant

Lawmakers have approved on a first reading a bill that will allow state energy company NEK to pay nearly EUR 630 M to Russia's Atomstroyexport.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2546

Plovdiv Appellate Court Releases Perushtitsa Mayor Minchev On BGN 10,000 Bail

The Mayor of Perushtitsa Radi Minchev was released on Tuesday on bail of BGN 10,000 imposed by the Plovdiv Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 2310

Fire Rages in Bulgaria's Strandzha

A strong fire is raging 7 km away from the Turkish border near the Momina tsarkva village.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1484

Construction of 68 New Caravans To Begin at Harmanli Refugee Camp

The State Agency for Refugees has begun the construction of 68 new caravans for over 400 people in the Harmanli refugee camp, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1257

Bulgaria's Govt OKs Changes to Police Cooperation with Serbia

The Bulgarian cabinet has announced it is proposing for parliamentary ratification amendments to a 2010 agreement with Serbia that allows cooperation between border police forces of the two countries.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1417

Registration of Bulgarian Presidential Candidates Begins Monday

Candidates willing to run or being endorsed by parties for the upcoming presidential elections are able to register as of September 19.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2016, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2623

Socialist Presidential Candidate Denies 'Russophilia' Claims

Bulgaria should develop its own policies and pursue and defend them abroad, and not the other way around, the Air Force's ex-commander and current socialist presidential candidate has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgaria's DPS Party Mulls Nominating Honorary Chairman Dogan for President

Ahmed Dogan, the honorary chair of the Movements and Freedoms Party (DPS), could be nominated for President of Bulgaria, the party's current head Mustafa Karadayi has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1872

Sofia Prosecutor's Office Investigates Former Sofia District Governor

Sofia Prosecutor’s Office has started an investigation against former Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev over the Tsarski konyushni deal.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1568

Two Men Detained for Transporting Illegal Migrants

Two men have been detained by Chief Directorate National Police during a specialised operation.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 13:00 | Viewed: 3024

2,000 Traffic-Related Accidents at Pedestrian Crossings

There have been over 2,000 traffic-related accidents at pedestrian crossings in the three largest cities – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna in the period January, 2013-June, 2016, showed data presented by the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1504