Current Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, provides cover-up and protection for particular business interests, according to banker Tsvetan Vassilev (Corporate Commercial Bank, CCB).
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Bulgarian caretaker Transport Minister Kristian Krastev will organize a meeting with the largest creditors of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) on Monday to discuss the future of the heavily indebted company.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a statement suggesting support for the bailout agreement reached between the EU and Cyprus.
The former Cabinet of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and his Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, have given away at least BGN 41 M in public tenders in the last days of their rule.
Deutsche Bank and Citi Group have declared their readiness to provide a loan of up to EUR 250 M to the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), according to a media statement posted on the website of BEH.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced measures to restrict immigrants' access to state support for unemployment, housing and health care.
Bulgaria has absorbed around BGN 1.3 M in EU funds in the first two months of 2013 under the seven operational programs, according to information of the Finance Ministry.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has issued a statement saluting the bailout deal reached between Cyprus and the EU, and pledging solidarity with Cypriots.
Bulgarian nationalist Ataka party submitted to national election authorities its registration for May 12 early general elections.
Activists, analysts and officials from various circles in Bulgaria have come to question the authenticity of the recently student protest movement.
Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov has called on police officers to do everything possible to eliminate vote-buying at the upcoming early elections.
Bulgaria's Ministry of Infrastructure has ordered the cessation of construction activities in a site in the Ropotamo nature reserve near the Black Sea.
Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared over parts of southern Bulgaria due to heavy rains expected Tuesday.
Construction is under way in the heart of Bulgaria's Ropotamo nature reserve, alarmed Monday investigative website Bivol.
About 500 acres of pine forests have been destroyed by hurricane-like winds that ravaged the Bulgarian historical town of Koprivshtitsa Friday into Saturday.
Bulgaria has won a total of six medals at the European Championship in Tbilisi, Georgia, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation announced.
Sources from Bulgaria's Main Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime, GDBOP, have confirmed off-the-record that the recent kidnapping of the daughter of alleged Bulgarian drug lord Evelin Banev AKA Brendo was done to keep him tight-lipped in Court.
Todor Kolarov, the former head of Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing of Property Acquired from Criminal Activity, has been exonerated of conflict of interests by the Sofia Administrative Court.
Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, has ordered the reopening of the investigation in the notorious case in the death of Todor Todorov AKA Chakara.
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