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Protesting Greek Farmers Renew Blockades Along Bulgarian-Greek Border

Protesting Greek farmers renewed the blockades at checkpoints along the Bulgarian-Greek border.

World » Southeast Europe | 50 minutes ago

NATO Ministers Agree to Beef up Defence Posture on Eastern Flank

NATO Defence Ministers have agreed on an enhanced forward presence on the eastern flank of the Alliance, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

Politics » Defense | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 21:21

Bulgaria Plans Deeper Army Involvement in Guarding of Borders

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has proposed to use the Army more extensively to help police guard the country’s borders.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 20:29

Over Half of Bulgarians Aged 18+ Rely on Financial Help from Parents - Survey

Fifty-three percent of Bulgarians older than 18 years rely on financial support from their parents – a higher percentage compared with Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, a new survey has shown.

Business » Finance | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 19:29

Serbia Ready to Follow Suit if Others on Balkan Migrant Route Close Borders

If some countries on the so-called Balkan route close their borders to asylum seekers, Serbia will have to do the same on its border with Macedonia, Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said.

World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 17:52

Macedonia Calls for EU-wide Solution to Migrant Crisis

Macedonia won’t allow to be turned into a refugee camp, the country’s Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki has stated, referring to the influx of asylum seekers transiting the Balkan country from Greece on their way to the EU.

World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 17:18

Court Ends Money Laundering Probe against Bulgaria Ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker

The Sofia City Court has dropped a money laundering probe against Hristo Biserov, the ex-Deputy Speaker of Bulgaria's Parliament.

Crime | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 15:55

Bulgaria MPs Grant National Security Body Right to Process Passengers Flight Data

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted on second reading legal changes allowing counter-intelligence and domestic security agency DANS to process passengers' reservation data in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 14:04

Samuel Eto'o Confirms Participation in Stoichkov's Birthday Show

Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto'o is the latest player to confirm his participation at the birthday show celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov.

Sports | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 14:02

Bulgarian Government Approves National Youth Programme

The Bulgarian government approved at its regular meeting on Wednesday a national youth programme encompassing the period between 2016-2020.

Society | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09

France's Foreign Minister 'Steps Down'

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said he is leaving office, AFP news agency says.

World » EU | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 12:55

Revenues from Short-term Accommodation Increased in Bulgaria in December 2015

According to the latest figures of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) released on Wednesday, the revenues generated from nights spent at places of short-term accommodation amounted to BGN 36 in December last year.

Business » Tourism | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 11:52

Bulgaria to Use 'All Its Resources' to Support Bokova's UN Candidacy

Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on Tuesday his institution would put forth all its effort into the campaign of Irina Bokova, the UNESCO Director General, to become the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 10:59

Ryanair to Operate Daily Flights Between Sofia, Cologne from October 30

The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair will start operating daily flights between the Bulgarian capital and Cologne from October 30.

Business | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 10:43

Syria Kurds' First Foreign Office to Be Opened in Moscow

A representative office of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) of Syria is to be opened in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday.

World » Russia | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 09:58

Bulgaria's Pamporovo Hosts European Cup Ladies' Slalom

The Bulgarian resort of Pamporovo is hosting the ladies' slalom of the European Cup on Tuesday and Wednesday, with more than seventy participants from twenty countries expected to compete.

Sports | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 09:47

Defence Ministers Expected to Agree on Enhanced NATO Presence in East

At their meeting scheduled to take place in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, defence ministers of the member countries of NATO are expected to agree on enhancing the presence of the Alliance in the east.

Politics » Defense | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 08:52

Blockade at Bulgarian-Greek Border Checkpoint Temporary Lifted

The blockade at the Kulata checkpoint located on the Bulgarian-Greek border was temporary lifted on Tuesday evening to allow for the passage of the vehicles that have piled up on both sides of the border over the past days.

World » Southeast Europe | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 08:08

Bulgaria Nominates UNESCO's Bokova as UN Top Job Candidate

UNESCO Director General is now officially Bulgaria's nominee for the office of UN Secretary General, a statement by the Foreign Ministry shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 22:26

Petyo Ivanov to Replace Jacklen Cohen as Head of Bulgarian Energy Holding

Jacklen Cohen, head of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) company, has been dropped from the board of directors of the state-owned group, the Energy Ministry has announced.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 21:12

Bulgaria Posts BGN 2 B Deficit in 2015 Trade with Third Countries

Bulgaria ran a deficit of BGN 2.

Business | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 19:52