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Russia's Putin 'Threatens to Send Army' to Riga, Warsaw, Bucharest

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed his Russian counterpart told him his troops could reach NATO states "within two days", media reports suggest.

World | 10 minutes ago

Bulgarian Party Withdraws 2 Candidates over Affiliation to Fmr State Security

A political party called Nova Bulgaria ("New Bulgaria") removed the names of two MP candidates from its list for the October 5 early elections.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | 27 minutes ago

MEPs to Hear Kristalina Georgieva on October 2

Kristalina Georgieva, the nominee to become EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, will be questioned at the European Parliament on October 2, the EP press office has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 57 minutes ago

Bulgaria Calls on Russia to Free Estonian Official

Caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said he is seriously concerned with the abduction of Estonian police official Eston Kohver on September 5, 2014.

Politics » Diplomacy | 1 hour ago

Scotland 'to Remain in UK' - Last Poll

Some 53 percent of voters in a referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country have chosen to remain part of the United Kingdom, a survey shows.

World | 1 hour ago

EU Parliament Urges Tough Conditions for South Stream

The European Parliament has called on Brussels to attach more strings to the South Stream pipeline project.

Business » Energy | 2 hours ago

Filmmaker to Set Up Party on Bulgaria's Independence Day

A new political party, the Movement 22 September, is to be founded on the same date next week, filmmaker Rosen Elezov.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago

Banker Tsvetan Vasilev 'Feeling Betrayed by Everybody'

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev has announced "political pressure" beyond his control is being exerted on him.

Society | 3 hours ago

Bulgaria Threatens to Terminate Contract for Struma Motorway Lot 4 with Greece’s Aktor

Bulgaria will terminate the contract with Greek company Aktor for Lot 4 of the Struma motorway unless it makes a commitment to complete it in 3-4 months, according to caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Business | 4 hours ago

Russia to Evacuate 300 Tourists Stranded in Bulgaria on Friday

Russia’s Turpomosch will evacuate on Friday more than 300 clients of Solvex-Tourne and Versa who have been stranded in Bulgarian resorts since the two Russian tour firms suspended operations.

Business » Tourism | 6 hours ago

10% of Fruit, Vegetables Consumed in Bulgaria Are Produced Locally

Only 10% of the fruit and vegetables consumed in Bulgaria are locally produced, with the remainder being imported, according to Slavi Trifonov, Chair of the National Union of Gardeners.

Business | 7 hours ago

Ukraine Urges EU to Discuss Drop in Russian Gas Transit with Moscow

Worried by a drop in Russian gas volumes being transited via Ukraine and Slovakia, Kiev has asked the EU to discuss the issue with Moscow.

World | 7 hours ago

Striking Bulgarian Miners Refuse to Leave Pit

Workers of the Burgas-based Mina Cherno More Burgas EAD (Cherno More Mine EAD) are staging an underground strike over unpaid salaries for two months.

Business » Energy | 8 hours ago

PACE Delegation Arrives on Pre-Electoral Visit to Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is to receive Thursday a four-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Headcount May Increase by 1700

Bulgaria’s caretaker Interior Minister has argued that the Ministry needs to increase its total headcount by 1700.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago

Scotland Votes on Independence

Nearly 4.3 million registered voters in Scotland are to decide Thursday on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

World | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 08:13

EBRD Lowers Bulgaria 2014 Economic Growth Forecast to 1.5%

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has lowered its growth forecast for Bulgaria to 1.5% of the GDP.

Business | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 07:34

Russia Strikes USD 3.5 B Deals for Arms Deliveries to Egypt

Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal on USD 3.

World | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 21:21

FT: Vision 2020 Could Be Seen as 'Distancing Bulgaria From Moscow'

Bulgaria must boost defense spending in response to Russia's invasion in Ukraine and the situation in the Middle East, caretaker Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov told the Financial Times' beyondbrics blog.

Politics » Defense | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 20:36

Former Joint Forces Command Chief Appointed President's Secretary

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has signed a decree appointing reserve Lt Gen Atanas Samandov as his Defense and Security Secretary, the presidency has announced.

Politics » Defense | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 19:48