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Pope Francis to Visit Sarajevo in June

Pope Francis will pay a one-day visit to Sarajevo on June 6, 2015.

World | 1 hour ago

Bulgaria Recovered over BGN 438 M in Blocked EU Funding – Environment Minister

The European Commission has restored over BGN 438 M in blocked payments for November and December 2014 to Bulgaria, according to Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 2 hours ago

Rescue Operation for 3 Boys Lost in Rila Mountain Temporarily Stopped

The search and rescue operation for three boys who got lost in the Rila Mountain has been temporarily suspended due to the extremely difficult weather conditions.

Society » Incidents | 3 hours ago

Sofia-Karlovo Passenger Train Derails, Nobody Injured

The locomotive and two cars of the passenger train Sofia- Karlovo derailed at the railroad switches leading to the Stryama railway station on Sunday morning.

Society » Incidents | 5 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Smolyan Municipality Declares State of Emergency over Heavy Rain

The southern Bulgarian municipality of Smolyan is in a state of emergency over heavy rain and strong wind.

Society » Environment | 6 hours ago

Six Bulgarians Held Captive in Sudan since Jan 26 Released

The six Bulgarian aid workers, who were held captive in Sudan since January 26, have been released.

Society » Incidents | 7 hours ago

Bulgaria Holds Day of National Mourning for Ex President Zhelyu Zhelev

Bulgaria holds a day of national mourning for late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev.

Society » Obituaries | 8 hours ago

OSCE Calls for Immediate Ceasefire as Situation in Ukraine Deteriorates

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic called for an immediate ceasefire on Saturday, as the situation in Ukraine has rapidly deteriorated in the past 24 hours.

World » Ukraine | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 16:46

Maritsa Motorway Should be Launched by End of August – Minister

Bulgaria's Regional Minister Lilyana Pavlova announced in the town of Haskovo on Saturday that Maritsa Motorway is expected to be completed by the end of August.

Business | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 15:53

Italian Parliament Elects President at Fourth Attempt

The Italian Parliament elected Sergio Mattarella as the country's president on Saturday at its fourth attempt.

World » EU | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 14:46

Bulgaria Registers 2 % Decrease in Unemployment in 2014 – Eurostat

Bulgaria registered a 2 % decrease in its unemployment rate in the past year, according to the latest data of Eurostat, which was released on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 13:40

New Fence at Border with Turkey Will Be 4 Times More Expensive

The new section of the fence, which Bulgaria plans to construct at the border with Turkey in order to limit the influx of illegal immigrants, will be four times more expensive.

Politics » Defense | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 12:59

FinMin: Bulgaria Realises Its Unpreparedness for Euro

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said that although Bulgaria wants to accede to the Eurozone immediately, it realises that it is not fully prepared to introduce the common European currency yet.

Business » Finance | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 11:58

Greek FinMin Dismisses Further Negotiations with Troika

The new Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced on Friday that his government was not willing to continue negotiations with the troika of international creditors.

World » EU | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 11:08

Bulgarian Presidency Lays Condolence Book in Memory of Zhelyu Zhelev

Condolence book in memory of late Bulgarian President Zhelyu Zhelev, who passed away on Friday, was unveiled in the building of the presidential administration on Saturday.

Society » Obituaries | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 10:28

Bulgarian Government Dismisses Director of Employment Agency

The Bulgarian government dismissed the director of the National Employment Agency Asen Angelov.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:50

Bulgarian Helicopter Crew Remains Captured in Sudan

The six Bulgarians working for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), who were captured by Sudanese insurgents on Monday, have still not been released.

Society » Incidents | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:37

Bulgaria, Switzerland to Cooperate on Raising Motivation of Prosecutors

Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov presented on Friday a project on “increasing the integrity and motivation of prosecutors in the context of the new challenges presented to the fight against organised crime”.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2015, Friday // 21:00

Bulgarian Energy Minister Reports of Irregularities at Energo-Pro EDC

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova announced that irregularities have been identified at the energy distribution company (EDC) Energo-Pro, which operates in the northeast of the country.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2015, Friday // 20:05

Finance Minister Expects Bulgaria to Record Surplus in January

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov announced on Friday that the revenue collected for January could exceed that for the same month last year by between BGN 400 and 500 M.

Business » Finance | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:52

Sofia Hosts Future Shorts Festival in February

The Future Shorts Festival comes to Bulgaria for Winter Season 2015, welcoming the lovers of ''the best and most innovative short film, connecting global stories with global audiences.''

Society » Culture | January 30, 2015, Friday // 18:17