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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: 2624

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: 2367

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: 1496

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: 1268

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: 1431

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: 2688

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: 1772

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: 1890

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: 1580

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: 3079

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: 1511

Bulgaria's Crime Rate Decreases

The crime rate in Bulgaria is lower, showed statistical data presented by Interior Minister Bachvarova.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1624

One-third of Roma People Do Not Consider Themselves Poor

One-third of Roma people in Bulgaria do not consider themselves poor, while 67.2% reckon so, showed data of the National Statistical Institute from the 2015 annual survey.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 16:45 | Viewed: 3750

34% of Bulgarians Live in Dire Straits

Over 34% of Bulgarians live in dire straits.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2305

60 Ships Stranded Near Belene Island

A total of 60 ships have been stranded near the Belene island because of the low water level of the Danube, announced the Maritime Administration Executive Agency.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1880

Regional Development Minister Pavlova Requests Sofia City Court To Annul Tsarski Konyushni Deal

Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova has requested that Sofia City Court annul the contracts for the sale of the land under the tsarski konyushni over which the Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev resigned.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3162

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Set Up Checkpoints over 'Tensions' in Sofia Neighborhood

“My information is that this is not about tension inside the centre, but about tension created by groups of people who are not even residents of the neighbourhood.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 13:37 | Viewed: 2364

Plovdiv Regional Prosecutor's Office Demands Chief Architect Russev's Dismissal

The Regional Prosecutor’s Office – Plovdiv has demanded the dismissal of the chief architect of the city Rumen Russev.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1506

Wizz Air To Resume Sofia-Varna Flights on March 26

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz air will resume its flights between Sofia and Varna on March 26, 2017.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3570

Prosecutor's Office Protests Biserov's Acquittal

The Prosecutor’s Office has protested the acquittal of former Deputy Chairman of the 42nd Parliament and of DPS Hristo Biserov, ruled by the Sofia Appellate Court in the beginning of July.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2016, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1577

Coordination Centre for Counteracting Illegal Migration Established

A Coordination Centre for Counteracting Illegal Migration has been established with Chief Directorate Border Police, announced the Ministry of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2016, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2988