World

Romania May Have to Give Priority to Gas, Power Supplies to Bulgarian, Greek Households in Crisis

Romania, the country in southeastern Europe least dependent on energy imports from Russia, may have to supply electricity and natural gas to households in Bulgaria and Greece in case of energy crisis in the region at the expense of Romanian industrial con

World » EU | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1880

Three Killed in New Car Bomb Attack in Turkey

A new car bomb attack rocked Turkey on Wednesday, just a day after a similar bombing took place in Istanbul.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgarian Ambassador to Turkey Says PKK, IS Among Possible Perpetrators of Istanbul Bombing

Commenting the terrorist attack which took place in Istanbul on Tuesday, Bulgarian ambassador to Turkey, Her Excellency Nadezhda Neynsky, said on Wednesday that four suspects have been detained in connection with the bombing.

World » Southeast Europe | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1412

Four Suspects Detained Over Istanbul Bombing

Four suspects have been detained in relation to the terrorist attack which took place in the Beyazit district of Istanbul on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1628

Ecumenical Patriarchate Calls on Bulgarian Church to Participate in Pan-Orthodox Council

After an extraordinary meeting on Monday, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople called on all autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, including the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, to participate in the Pan-Orthodox Council which is scheduled to take p

World | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1681

Macedonian President Fully Reverses Amnesty in Wiretapping Affair

Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov has scrapped an amnesty granted in April on politicians involved in a massive wiretapping affair.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1403

Explosion Kills 11, Wounds 36 in Turkey's Istanbul

An attack targeting a police vehicle in Turkey's biggest city Istanbul has left at least еleven people dead and thirty-six others injured.

World » Southeast Europe | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 2386

Ukraine Detains Frenchman Plotting Terror Attacks during Euro 2016

A French citizen detained on the Ukrainian-Polish border last month had planned terror attacks, to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship in France, France 24 TV broadcaster reported on Monday.

World | June 6, 2016, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1270

Germany's President Not Willing to Serve 2nd Term

German President Joachim Gauck has said he will refrain from seeking a second term in office, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports.

World » EU | June 6, 2016, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1736

Ex-TV Presenter Wins Bucharest Local Elections

A former TV host could become the mayor of Romania's capital Bucharest following a local vote held across the country on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | June 6, 2016, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1641

Migrant Flow from Turkey to Greece Drops Sharply, IOM Says

The migrant flow from Turkey to Greece’sAegean islands has fallen sharply since March, when Ankara’s deal with the EU to curb migration to Europe went into effect, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.

World | June 3, 2016, Friday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria, US Retained Good Level of Counter-Terrorism Cooperation in 2015

In its annual country reports on terrorism released on Thursday, the US Department of State notes that throughout last year Bulgaria continued to deport people it considers threats to national security and increased extradition of suspected foreign terror

World | June 3, 2016, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1798

Croatia Unblocks Serbia’s EU Accession Path

Croatia has officially agreed to the opening of Chapter 23 in Serbia's EU accession talks, opening the way for the bloc to start defining a common negotiating position on the chapter.

World » Southeast Europe | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1901

Russia’s Lukoil Plans No Revision of 2016 Investment Plans, President Says

Russia’s Lukoil has no plans at present to revise investment plans for 2016 or its oil price forecast for the year, company President Vagit Alekperov has said.

World » Russia | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2588

PM Borisov Reaffirms Bulgarian Support for European Integration of Macedonia

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov held a meeting on Wednesday with Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, who is in the country for participation in the summit of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), which is hosted by Bulgarian Presiden

World » Southeast Europe | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2545

Bulgarian President to Host SEECP Summit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will host on Wednesday a summit of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP).

World » Southeast Europe | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 2063

Migrant Arrivals by Sea in Europe Top 204,000 in 2016

An estimated 204,311 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through May 30, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

World | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgarian PM Discussing Gas Link, Border Protection with Greek Foreign Minister

Diversification of sources and routes of natural gas supply is among the top priorities of Bulgaria’s government, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said at a meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias.

World » Southeast Europe | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1819

Serbia Prevents Attempt to Smuggle Migrants to Hungary, Budapest Reinforcing Border Fence

Serbian police have thwarted a people trafficker’s attempt to smuggle 44 migrants across the border to Hungary, AP reported on Monday.

World » Southeast Europe | May 30, 2016, Monday // 21:02 | Viewed: 2278

Over 10 000 Rescued from Drowning in Mediterranean Sea in Past Week

More than 10 000 people have been rescued from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of this week.

World | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1574

Bulgarian PM: Migrants Have Not Breached Border with Greece

Bulgarian Prime Miniser Boyko Borisov assured on Sunday that the border with Greece has not been breached by migrants, as had been implied by some media, adding that the country managed to carry out one of the quickest readmission of refugees ever achieve

World » Southeast Europe | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 13:38 | Viewed: 2281