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Merkel: Western Balkan States Have Good Prospects to Join EU

There are good prospects for Albania, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to join the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.

World » Southeast Europe | 1 hour ago

Greece’s Referendum: Where Do ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Votes Lead?

Ten million Greeks have been asked by their left-wing government to vote in Sunday’s referendum that poses the biggest challenge to the euro currency since its adoption.

World » Southeast Europe | 3 hours ago

Tight Race Expected at Greece’s Bailout Referendum

The outcome of Sunday’s referendum in Greece on the bailout proposals made by the country’s international lenders is too close to call, opinion polls suggest.

World » Southeast Europe | 3 hours ago

Polling Stations Open in Crucial Bailout Referendum in Greece

Polling stations opened across Greece on Sunday morning in a crunch bailout referendum which could determine the country’s place in the eurozone.

World » Southeast Europe | 4 hours ago

Switzerland Imposes Measures to Battle Increased Ozone Levels

Several regions of Switzerland will be imposing restrictions on the automobile traffic on account of the ozone peak, caused by the heats over the past several days.

World | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 16:54

Moody’s Downgrades DSK and Raiffeisen Banks

The rating agency Moody’s has decreased the deposit rating of Bulgarian DSK Bank to Ba2/Not-Prime as well as the deposit rating of Raiffeisen Bank to Ba3/Not-Prime.

Business » Finance | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 15:45

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Stage New Protests

Officers from the Bulgarian Interior Ministry are getting ready to stage yet another protest.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:38

Bulgarian Village Lozen Suffers Unannounced Electricity Disruptions

The citizens of the Bulgarian village Lozen, located in the vicinity of the capital Sofia have alarmed local media and authorities on account of unannounced electricity disruptions.

Business » Energy | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 12:05

First Ships of NATO Navy Exercise ‘Breeze 2015’ Anchored in Varna

First ships participating in the international navy exercise ‘’Breeze 2015’’ have already anchored in Bulgaria’s Varna, as reported by BGNES.

Politics » Defense | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 11:14

Clashes between Protesters and Police Raise Turmoil in Athens

There have been clashes between protesters and police officers in Athens during the protests on account of the proposed referendum in Greece.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 23:31

Three-Day Bulgarian Tourist Fair Opens Doors in Paris

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has opened a three-day tourist fair in the French capital Paris.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2015, Friday // 21:45

Fire Causes Death of Two People in Downtown Sofia

Two people have died during a fire in a residential building located in the very center of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia, as reported by Darik radio.

Society » Incidents | July 3, 2015, Friday // 20:46

Berlin Allegedly Would Save EUR 1 B Following Athens Crisis

Germany and other countries from the Eurozone will be able to get back the unused funding from the second Greek bailout program that officially expired on July 30, as reported by Focus online.

World » EU | July 3, 2015, Friday // 19:45

Bulgarian President Plevneliev Calls for Cooperation on the Balkans

Bulgaria is very well prepared no matter what will happen to Greece.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 3, 2015, Friday // 18:34

Tsipras Calls on Greeks to Reject Proposals of Creditors in Sunday Referendum

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Greek citizens to reject the proposals of the creditors for more austerity in return for rescue loans.

World » Southeast Europe | July 3, 2015, Friday // 17:42

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov Suffers Heavy Defeat in Third Round of Wimbledon

Bulgaria's top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov concluded his participation at Wimbledon after suffering a heavy defeat in the third round on Friday.

Sports | July 3, 2015, Friday // 17:11

Sofia’s Airport Takes Measures to Battle Illegal Taxis

A new innovative approach will be implemented at Sofia International Airport in order to fight illegal taxi services.

Business | July 3, 2015, Friday // 16:55

Bulgaria's Varna Hosts International Naval Exercise Breeze 2015

The naval base in Varna will host the national naval exercise with international participation Breeze 2015, which will be held between July 3 and 12 in the territorial waters of Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | July 3, 2015, Friday // 16:23

Bulgaria Vulnerable to Developments in Greece - Reuters

Ex-communist countries in Central and Eastern Europe are vulnerable to the crisis in Greece, a Reuters report reads, citing examples from Bulgaria.

Views on BG | July 3, 2015, Friday // 15:23

ECB 'to Extend Backstop to Bulgaria' over Greece Crisis

The European Central bank is to extend a backstop facility to Bulgaria and could provide assistance to other countries in Southeast Europe in view of possible crisis contagion from Greece, Bloomberg reports.

Business » Finance | July 3, 2015, Friday // 14:54

Bulgaria to Complete Fence at Border with Turkey by End of Year

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Georgi Kostov announced on Friday that the fence at the border with Turkey should be completed by the end of the year.

Politics » Defense | July 3, 2015, Friday // 14:51