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Bulgaria’s Sofia Tech Park to Boast Most Powerful Computer

The IT giant Atos said that is has fully delivered to Bulgaria’s Sofia Tech Park a super computer that is expected to be Eastern Europe’s most powerful such device.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1359

EU Expects Relations with Russia to Deteriorate Further – Josep Borrell

The European Union must expect a further deterioration in relations with Russia even though ties have already sunk to their “lowest level”, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Wednesday.

Politics | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1099

Gallup International Balkan: ITN and GERB-UDF Have Equal Chances to Win July Elections

ITN (There Is Such a People) party and the coalition GERB-UDF are neck and neck for the upcoming snap elections for parliament on 11 July, a Gallup International Balkan survey, commissioned by the Bulgarian National Radio shows.

Politics » Elections | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1113

Bulgaria Requests from US Additional Info on Persons Sanctioned under Magnitski Act

Bulgaria's Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation requested from the US Department of State additional information on the case of imposing sanctions on three Bulgarian nationals under the Magnitsky Act, BTA learned on Thursday from  the prosecuting magi

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1168

Passenger Vehicle Sales See Sharp Uptick in Bulgaria

New passenger car registrations in Bulgaria in May 2021 added up to 1989, an increase of 76.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1163

Bulgaria Takes over Rotating Presidency of SEDM Process

As of July 1, 2021, Bulgaria will become the rotating chair of the SEDM process (South East Europe Defence Ministerial).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria: Zoran Zaev’s Visit to Sofia Paves Way to Compromise

The delegation of the Republic of North Macedonia led by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev arrives in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1680

EU Health Commissioner Comes to Sofia to Discuss Pandemic Issues, Vaccination

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides arrives in Bulgaria today to discuss with President Rumen Radev and caretaker Health Minister Dr.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1409

Geneva Summit Could Become Inflection Point in Russia-US Relations — Expert

The Geneva summit could prove to be an inflection point in Russia-US relations, senior director for European affairs on the staff of the National Security Council (NSC) in the Barack Obama administration Charles Kupchan told TASS, commenting on Wednesday’

Politics | June 17, 2021, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1127

Bulgaria: President Radev Briefs EU, US Ambassadors on Caretaker Government Priorities

During a working meeting Wednesday with the ambassadors in Bulgaria of EU member states, Switzerland, and the United States, President Rumen Radev said, quoted by his  press secretariat, that one of the priorities of the caretaker government is increasing

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1752

Putin and Biden Begin Talks in Expanded Format

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden have begun to hold talks in an expanded format.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1337

Eurostat: Excess Mortality Rate in EU Highest in Bulgaria

Bulgaria had the highest excess mortality in the European Union in April 2021, at 76 per cent compared with an EU average of 20.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1871

Bulgaria: Caretaker Cabinet Decided to Give Another Brush to Recovery and Resilience Plan

The caretaker government decided to further detail about 50% of the existing projects under the Recovery Plan and to register new significant projects and reforms, announced Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Funds Management Atanas Pekanov durin

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgaria: Chairman of State Intelligence Agency to Be Relieved of His Post

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Cabinet has made a proposal to relieve of his the post the Chairman of the State Intelligence Agency Atanas Atanasov, announced cabinet spokesman Anton Kutev after a sitting of the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2057

Bulgarians Growing Poorer, Spend Their Rainy Day Funds

Since the beginning of the year, Bulgarians have closed about 1,200 small deposits accounts every day.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 2089

Official Delegation of North Macedonia Arrives in Sofia on 17 June

Caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev announced before the Council of Ministers on Wednesday that an official delegation of North Macedonia, headed by his counterpart Zoran Zaev, is arriving in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1371

School Students of 7th and 10th Grades Sit for Exam in Bulgarian Language and Literature

Today, more than 111,000 school students of 7th and 10th grades are taking a standardized test (the so-called external assessment exam)in Bulgarian language and literature.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1307

Sofia and Skopje Hope for More Active Dialogue on Bilateral Issues

The prospects for taking a real step forward when it comes to the European integration of the Republic of North Macedonia was the central topic of a conversation that the country's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Bulgarian President Rumen Radev had at the c

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1501

News of the Day: Putin and Biden Set for First Face-to-Face Meeting

President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin sit down Wednesday for their highly anticipated summit in the Swiss capital, a moment of high-stakes diplomacy at a time when both leaders agree that U.

Politics | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1414

Weather in Bulgaria: Code Orange Warning in Force for Four Eastern Regions

The national weather service have declared the Code Orange warning for hazardous weather in four regions for June 16, due to forecast for thunderstorms and heavy rain.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2021, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2111

Caretaker Cabinet Report after Month in Office - "chaos" and "disguised corruption"

"The realistic picture shows something what we can call corruption disguised in a plausible and lawful form.

Politics | June 15, 2021, Tuesday // 23:37 | Viewed: 1909
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