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Another ex-MP Leaving Bulgaria's Patriotic Front

Former lawmaker Valentin Nikolov has quit the Patriotic Front coalition, rejecting its move to run together with far-right Ataka party in the upcoming early election.

Politics » Domestic | 2 hours ago

Bulgaria's New Rhythmic Gymnastics Ensemble Scoops 1st Title

The new rthythmic gymnastics team of Bulgaria has claimed its first gold in Moscow, sports media report.

Sports | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria, 3 Other NATO States 'Picked Russia to Defend Them if Threatened'

Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey "plumped for Russia" as their pick for defense partner if a threat emerged, according to a poll quoted by Bloomberg.

Society | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria's DefMin Calls for Debate on Military Spending

A debate is needed on boosting Bulgaria's military expenditure in line with the country's NATO commitments, interim Defense Minister Stefan Yanev has said.

Politics » Defense | 5 hours ago

Bulgaria Govt Sending Mixed Signals about Next EU Commissioner Pick

Bulgarian officials have been making conflicting statements as to the nomination of the country's next representative at the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 8 hours ago

March Honouring Pro-Nazi General Held Despite Sofia Mayor Ban

So-called Lukov March was held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Saturday even though Mayor Yordanka Fandakova ordered an end to the torch-lit rally.

Sports | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 09:36

Goffin Defeats Dimitrov in Rotterdam, Ending His Series of Victories

Belgium's David Goffin, who lost dramatically to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in Sofia last Sunday, managed to oust him nearly a week later in Rotterdam, bringing about Dimitrov's second loss since the year began.

Sports | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 08:59

Bulgaria Mourns over National Hero's Death

Bulgaria is marking 144 years since Vasil Levski, the most respected national hero and freedom fighter, was hanged.

Society | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 08:35

Putin Allows Recognition of Passports from Donetsk, Luhansk 'Republics'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree which guarantees recognition of passports of nationals of so-called 'Donetsk People's Republic' and 'Luhansk People's Republic', TASS news agency reports.

World » Russia | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 17:18

Bulgaria, Croatia Call for Speeding Up Reform in EU Accession Countries

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic demand that countries applying for the EU have to speed up reform, affirm democratic values and the rule of law and protect their minorities, Radev's office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 15:25

Bulgarian MEP Barekov Promises Free iPhones in Schools

Each school student should be handed an iPhone due to the intensive development of mobile technologies, Bulgarian MEP Barekov said while unveiling his program.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:08

Schulz Overtakes on Merkel in Chancellor Race by Big Margin - Poll

Social democrat candidate Martin Schulz has better prospects to become Germany's Chancellor in the election this autumn, a new poll shows.

World » EU | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 10:40

Albania Braces for Massive anti-Opposition Protests

Albanian opposition representatives have called on citizens to take to the streets on February 18 to participate in what they called "a big day for democracy".

World » Southeast Europe | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 09:44

Bulgaria's First Lady Gets Personal Protection over 'Threat'

A concrete threat has forced the Desislava Radeva, the First Lady of Bulgaria to be placed under personal guard from the National Service for Protection (NSO), the institution says.

Society | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 08:55

Two More Days to Choose Novinite's Personalities in the News

Readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.

Society | February 18, 2017, Saturday // 08:55

Israeli Embassy in Sofia Condemns Lukovmarch

The Embassy of Israel in Sofia categorically condemns the unaccorded meeting called Lukovmarch which will take place this weekend in relation to the commemoration of the anniversary of the murder of General Hristo Lukov.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 16:52

President Radev Still Relies on Trump, Putin Reaching Agreement on Sanctions

President Rumen Radev continues to rely that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will reach an agreement on the easing of sanctions against Russia and, according to him, this will be the determining factor regarding the stance of Bulgaria and the EU on this i

Politics | February 17, 2017, Friday // 15:43

Munich Conference on Security To Be Attended by World Leaders

One of the most prestigious global forums – the Munich Conference on Security – will be attended on Friday by world leaders and experts who will discuss the challenges facing Europe.

World | February 17, 2017, Friday // 14:07

Police Turns Over 7 Bulgarian Citizens to Greek Authorities

In carrying out European arrest warrants, employees of the directorate International Operational Cooperation have handed over to Greek authorities 7 Bulgarian citizens who were members of an organised criminal group for fraud, announced the Interior Minis

Crime | February 17, 2017, Friday // 13:51

Glas Naroden, Reformist Bloc Sign Coalition Agreement

Glas Naroden and the Reformist Bloc have signed an agreement for long-term cooperation and a coalition for participating jointly in the snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 12:09

Electronic Voting To Be Without Technical Support

Electronic voting via which the snap parliamentary elections must take place on March 26 will be without full technical support.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2017, Friday // 11:52
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