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Macedonian President's Amnesty in Wiretapping Scandal Sparks Controversy

A decision by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov to halt all proceedings against politicians allegedly involved in last year's wiretapping scandal has drawn fire both home and abroad.

World » Southeast Europe | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 3772

Bulgarian Authorities Detain 39 Migrants Across Country

Bulgarian authorities detained a total of 39 migrants in two operations taking place in different parts of the country.

World » Southeast Europe | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 4867

Bokova Names Gender Equality, Refugee Integration as Key Challenges at UN Hearing

during the "informal dialogues" stageBokova placed a special emphasis on gender equality, arguing no sustainable development is possible if men and women are not offered equal opportunities.

World | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 4198

Bulgaria Leads Quarterly Rise in House Prices in EU in Q4’2105

House prices in the European Union rose by 3.

World » EU | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 20:21 | Viewed: 3957

EC Proposes New Reporting Rules for Multinationals to Boost Tax Transparency

The European  Commission proposed on Tuesday to introduce public reporting requirements for the largest companies operating in the EU and in tax havens in a bid to boost tax transparency.

World » EU | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 4026

Bulgaria, Turkey Hail Coordination in Protection of Common Border

Bulgaria and Turkey have achieved a very good level of cooperation in ensuring the protection of their common border in the context of the current migration crisis in Europe.

World » Southeast Europe | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 3798

Bulgaria’s PM Discussing Refugee Flow, Terrorism with Turkey’s Top Prosecutor

The refugee crisis in Europe, terrorist threats and the fight against organized crime have been on the agenda of a meeting of Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Turkey’s Chief Public Prosecutor at the Supreme Court Mehmet Akarca in Sofia.

World » Southeast Europe | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 3650

Freedom House: Bulgaria Retains Its Status as Semi-Consolidated Democracy

According to the latest “Nations in Transit” report of Freedom House issued on Tuesday, Bulgaria continues to be classified as a semi-consolidated democracy.

World | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 3842

Bulgaria's Bokova to Attend UN Top Job Hearings in New York

Eight candidates to take over as the next UN Secretary General are due to attend a first-of-a-kind informal hearing starting April 12, Tuesday.

World | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3800

Bulgaria, Turkey Top Prosecutors to Discuss Refugee Crisis, Terror Threats

The refugee crisis, terrorist threats and the fight against organized crime will be on the agenda of talks between the top prosecutors of Bulgaria and Turkey in Sofia this week.

World » Southeast Europe | April 11, 2016, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 3734

Bulgaria, Romania Qualify to Join Schengen Area, EC Spokesperson Has Said

The European Commission thinks that Bulgaria and Romania have met all the requirements to join the EU’s free-travel Schengen Area, a spokesperson for the EU executive has been reported as saying.

World » EU | April 11, 2016, Monday // 19:49 | Viewed: 4967

Suicide Attack Targets Police Station in Russia’s Stavropol Region

Five explosions have taken place outside of a police station a village in southern Russia, TASS reported on Monday.

World » Russia | April 11, 2016, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 3948

Macedonian Police, Migrants Clash in Idomeni

Macedonian police clashed with migrants who attempted to illegally enter into Macedonia from Greece on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 11, 2016, Monday // 08:29 | Viewed: 3848

Ukrainian Prime Minister to Submit Resignation Next Week

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will submit his resignation to the country's parliament next week.

World » Ukraine | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 17:08 | Viewed: 4112

Paris Attack Suspect Admits to Being Third Bomber at Brussels Airport

Mohamed Abrini, chief suspect in last year's November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, has admitted that he is the third suicide bomber who was meant to blow himself up at the airport in Brussels during the March 22 attacks in the Belgian capital.

World | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 13:03 | Viewed: 3763

Greece Temporarily Suspends Return of Migrants to Turkey

Greece has temporarily suspended the return of migrants to Turkey under the EU-Turkey agreement due to a surge in the number of asylum applications.

World » Southeast Europe | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 11:55 | Viewed: 4594

Nagorno-Karabakh: Russian PM Says 'Turkish Factor' Might Be Involved

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has suggested that "a Turkish factor" might also be involved in the recent renewal of clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, a region controlled by ethnic Armenian separatists and surrounded by Azerbaijan.

World » Russia | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 14:16 | Viewed: 4364

Canada Not to Backtrack as EU Calls for Visa Waiver for Bulgaria, Romania

Canada has told the EU it will not scrap visas for Bulgarian and Romanian citizens despite the EU Commission's suggestions it might reintroduce visa requirement for both Canada and the United States.

World » EU | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 13:33 | Viewed: 5406

Greece to Discuss Migration Crisis with Neighbours at Two April Meetings

Greece will hold two meetings on migration with several of its neighbours in the next two weeks, the country’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has said.

World » Southeast Europe | April 8, 2016, Friday // 21:45 | Viewed: 4324

NATO-Russia Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis, Afghanistan

The NATO-Russia Council will meet in the next two weeks for the first time since 2014 to duscuss the Ukraine crisis.

World | April 8, 2016, Friday // 21:07 | Viewed: 4133

Greece Bears the Brunt of Migrant Arrivals by Sea

Almost 90% of all migrants who have entered Europe by sea this year have arrived in Greece, the latest estimates of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) showed on Friday.

World » EU | April 8, 2016, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1697