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Bulgarian Politicians Renew Dispute over Turkish-Language News

The nationalist coalition called Patriotic Front (PF) will give the ruling axis 100 days to have Turkish- language news off the air.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago

Kiev Accuses Moscow of Having 7500 Troops Deployed in Ukraine

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has claimed 7500 members of the Russian armed forces are present in his country, "preventing" Kiev from stabilizing the situation in the Donbass.

World » Ukraine | 5 hours ago

Bulgaria Runs Huge Risk of Losing EU Funds - Deputy PM

Bulgaria could register fresh losses of EU funding, the Deputy PM for Absorption of EU Funds and Economic Policy has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 5 hours ago

Joe Biden to Try Talking Turkey's Erdogan into Fighting IS

US Vice-President Joe Biden is set to meet Turkish Head of State Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the second day of his three-day visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | 6 hours ago

Bulgaria Gov't Seeks to Reinstate Rumen Porozhanov as Agriculture Fund Head

The candidacy of former interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov to take over the State Agriculture Fund (SFA), Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago

Woman Finds Live Worms in Cookie Package

A Bulgarian woman who bought two packages of cookies for her baby found worms inside, a Bulgarian TV station reports.

Society » Incidents | 7 hours ago

Sergey Lavrov: Western Sanctions Aimed at Toppling Russian Regime

The West does not even conceal its "anti-Russian" sanctions are aimed at toppling down the ones in power, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned Saturday.

World » Russia | 7 hours ago

Serbian Basketball Fan Stabbed to Death in Istanbul

A fan of the Serbian basketball club Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) died on Friday evening in Istanbul near the playground of a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game with Turkey's Galatasaray.

Sports | 8 hours ago

Court Re-appoints ex-Head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

Sofia Regional Court has ruled that Miroslav Nikolov, the former head of State Fund Agriculture (SFA), should once again take over the post from which he was dismissed.

Politics » Domestic | 8 hours ago

Bulgarian Police Cars to Be Equipped with GPS by end-2014 - IntMin

Patrol cars of police officers are to have GPS devices installed by the end of 2014, Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has said.

Politics » Domestic | 8 hours ago

ABV 'Provides for Stability' of Bulgaria's Govt - Leader

Left-wing ABV is ensuring the stability of Bulgaria's new government, its leader, President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago

Foreign Ministers of Serbia, Hungary Cite South Stream as Project of Mutual Interest

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto have agreed that the South Stream gas pipeline is a project of mutual interest for the two countries.

Business » Energy | November 21, 2014, Friday // 21:12

European Commission OKs 39 New Operational Programs, None of Them Bulgarian

The European Commission (EC) has approved 39 operational programs for the 2014-2020 programming period but none of them is Bulgarian.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 20:29

Obama Congratulates Borisov on Re-election as Bulgarian PM

In a letter addressed to Boyko Borisov, US President Barack Obama congratulated him on being re-elected for his second term as Prime Minister of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 21, 2014, Friday // 19:14

Bulgaria Ready to Support International Criminal Court – Chief Prosecutor

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has met with a delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) which has arrived in Bulgaria at his invitation.

Society | November 21, 2014, Friday // 17:55

Japanese PM Dissolves Parliament Ahead of Early Elections

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament on November 21, making the way for an early election in mid-December.

World | November 21, 2014, Friday // 17:04

Ukraine's Pro-Western Parties Sign Coalition Agreement

The leaders of the five pro-Western parties in the Ukrainian Parliament have signed a coalition agreement.

World » Ukraine | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:59

Bulgaria’s Advance Properties Acquires 100% Stake in Pharmaceutical Co Huvepharma

Rohatyn Group (“TRG”) has sold a 36.6% stake in pharmaceuticals companyHuvepharma AD to Advance Properties OOD.

Business | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:45

Bulgaria to Seek Long-Term Loan for 240-km Section of Hemus Motorway

Bulgaria will seek a long-term loan from international banks for the construction of a 240-km section of the Hemus motorway, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 21, 2014, Friday // 16:10

BAS To Investigate UFO Claims

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) Institute for Space Studies recently held its first official conference on the existence of UFOs and extraterrestrial intelligence, Prof.

Society | November 21, 2014, Friday // 15:45

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Remains BGN 340 Next Year

The minimum monthly wage in Bulgaria will remain BGN 340 next year, the head of the interim parliamentary committee on budget and finance Menda Stoyanova told journalists.

Politics » Domestic | November 21, 2014, Friday // 15:02