ARCHIVE - 2 February 2013

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Bulgaria FM Pledges for W Balkans EU Integration in Munich

Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov has held a string of bilateral meetings at the sides of the 49th Munich Security Conference he is taking part in Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 17:03

2 Bulgaria Security Officers Fired for 'Mafia Ties'

Two officers from Bulgaria's National Security Services have been released due to suspicions of ties with organized crime, stated Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 14:52

Interior Min: 'Humane' Bulgarian Judiciary Serves Criminals

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has renewed attacks against a percieved ineffectiveness of the judiciary on the occasion of this week's shooting of alleged major drug boss Zlatomir Ivanov, aka Zlatko Baretata.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:17

PM: Turkish-Bulgarian Party Controls Bulgarian Media

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has rejected accusation he is exercising undue control over media as unwarranted and has pointed to the alleged influence of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 10:38


10,000 Bulgarians Sign Petition in Liberal Leader Assault Case

A few dozens of Bulgarians came out on rallies in 4 major cities to request that Movement of Rights and Freedoms delegates who severely beat up the assaulter of former party leader Ahmed Dogan face justice.

Society | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 16:15

Bulgarian Priest: Meeting PM Borisov Is Like Meeting God

A high-ranking priest of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has contributed to a long list of embarrassing laudations for Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Society | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 13:44

Missing German Girl Found in NE Bulgaria

A German teenage girl who had gone missing has been found in the northeastern Bulgarian Targovishte region, announced local police.

Society | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:53

4.5 Degree Earthquake Hits Southern Austria

An earthquake of a degree estimated at 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in the south of Austria near the border with Slovenia.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 19:11

Spring-Like Weather Brings 2 Temperature Records to Bulgaria

Two temperature records, both of them in the north, were measured in Bulgaria Saturday, as a wave of warm air has temporarily gripped the country amid winter.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 18:46


Bulgarian Customs Nab EUR 1 M Worth of Heroin, Fake Perfumes

Bulgarian customs officers have detained shipments of heroin and fake perfumes in a single truck, worth over BGN 1 M each.

Crime | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 15:18

Views on BG

Balkan Мigrants

From The Financial Times

Views on BG | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 10:28


Iran Fully Supports Assad Regime in Syria

Iran stands firmly behind the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, stated Saturday Iranian Supreme National Security Council secretary Saeed Jalili.

World | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 18:23

Radical Left Group Takes Responsibility for Ankara US Embassy Blast

Radical Turkish Marxist group Revolutionary People's Liberation Party - Front has assumed responsibility for Friday's suicide blast against the US embassy in Ankara.

World | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 17:40

Serbia, Kosovo Presidents to Hold 1st Meeting

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and Kosovo counterpart Atifete Jahjaga are set to meet next Wednesday in Brussels.

World | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 13:08

President Hollande Arrives in Mali on 4th Wk of French Intervention

France's President Francois Hollande has arrived Saturday in Mali, just as three weeks have elapsed since the start of a French military intervention in the African country.

World | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 12:41

Chavez Successfully Finished Postoperative Treatment

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has successfully passed his postoperative treatment an his recovery from cancer is doing well.

World | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 10:20

Novinite Insider

Bulgarians, Romanians, Give the Brits 'Tea and Sympathy', Plus Labor!

A puzzling anti-immigrant hysteria is brewing on the Old Albion.

Novinite Insider » Editorial | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 15:04

Migrant Scare: UK's EU Membership Must Go to Independent Scotland

As EU discourse in the UK reached absurd pitches with the government fanned anti-immigrant craze, an equally absurd solution might appear logical.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:12
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