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President Erdogan: Turkey Won’t Apologize for Shooting down Russian Bomber  

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara won’t apologize for shooting down a Russian bomber because it violated Turkey’s airspace near the country’s border with Syria.

World | 1 hour ago

Migrants Stranded in Greece Try to Break into Macedonia

Migrants tried on Thursday to break into Macedonia from Greece, defying the tougher border restrictions imposed by the Macedonian authorities last week, newswires reported.

World » Southeast Europe | 1 hour ago

Bulgaria, China to Boost Cooperation in Education

Bulgaria and China have signed an educational exchange agreement to fully tap into the development potential of that specific sector of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | 3 hours ago

Telenor Bulgaria to Offer 4G Services from Next Month

Telenor Bulgaria announced on Thursday that it will offer fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology services under the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard in the 1800 MHz band to its customers starting on December 1.

Business | 4 hours ago

Bulgaria’s Ataka Party Protests over Downing of Russian Warplane by Turkey

Bulgaria’s opposition nationalist party Ataka has staged protest action in front of Turkey’s Embassy building in Sofia on Thursday over the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish Air Force.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago

IntMin: Bulgaria Is Not Directly Threatened by Russia-Turkey Tensions

According to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova, no direct threat exists for Bulgaria from an eventual escalation of the conflict between Russia and Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago

Bomb Threats Close All Banks in Bulgaria's Razgrad

All banks in the Bulgarian town of Razgrad were closed on Thursday morning due to two anonymous bomb threats.

Crime | 7 hours ago

Russia Plans to Strengthen Control of Turkish Food Imports

Russia plans to strengthen the control of food imports from Turkey by performing additional border and production checks.

World | 8 hours ago

15 People Killed, 10 Others Injured as Russian Helicopter Crashes in Eastern Siberia

Fifteen people were killed and ten others are in intensive care after a Russian Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the Krasnoyarsk territory in Eastern Siberia on Thursday.

World » Russia | 9 hours ago

EU Commission President Says Schengen Is “Partly Comatose”

In a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, warned that the Schengen Area is ''partly comatose''.

World » EU | 9 hours ago

Turkish PM's Foreign Policy Book - Out in Bulgarian before in English

From “brilliant” and “a geopolitics schoolbook” to “Neo-Ottomanist”; from “a milestone in statehood” to a cunning plan to re-conquer the region.

Politics | 9 hours ago

Bulgaria, China to Deepen Cooperation in Infrastructure, Nuclear Power

Bulgaria and China pledged on Thursday to deepen cooperation in the areas of infrastructure, nuclear power, agriculture and tourism.

Business | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 11:37

PM: Bulgaria Could Play Important Role in Improving Europe-China Connectivity

At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria could have an important role in improving the connectivity between Europe and China.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 10:57

Germany Promises Further Assistance to France in Fight Against Terrorism

In a meeting with French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to provide further assistance to France in the fight against terrorism.

World | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:17

First Snow Falls in Bulgaria's Northwest

The first snow for the season fell in parts of Bulgaria, while rain is expected to fall in most of the country on Thursday.

Society » Environment | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 08:42

Surviving Pilot Says Turkey Issued No Warning Before Shooting down Russian Warplane

The rescued pilot surviving pilot of the Russian warplane downed by Turkey has said that no warnings of airspace violation were issued by Turkish Air Force.

World » Russia | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 21:52

Bulgaria Interested in ‘Fast De-escalation’ of Russia-Turkey Tensions

Bulgaria and its allies in NATO and the EU are interested in fast de-escalation of the tensions resulting from the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish Air Force, the government in Sofia said on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 20:23

IS Group Claims Responsibility for Tunis Blast

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s suicide bombing of a bus carrying members of the Tunisian presidential guard.

World | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 19:00

Bulgaria Reports No Change in Russian Gas Supply, Transit Volumes

Bulgaria said on Wednesday that supplies of Russian natural gas to the country and the volumes for transit to its neighbours are flowing normally - several hours after Russia said it has stopped supplying gas to Ukraine.

Business » Energy | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 18:13

Bulgarian Development Bank to Step up Ties with China’s ICBC

State-owned Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to encourage future cooperation in cross-border funding, bilateral loans, investments and trade, the BD

Business » Finance | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 17:13

ECB Puts New EUR 20 Note into Circulation  

A new EUR 20 bank note enters into circulation on Wednesday, the European Central Bank announced.

World » EU | November 25, 2015, Wednesday // 15:43