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MEPs Spur Sofia, Skopje to Iron out Controversies for the Sake of Common EU Good

Addressing the European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi encouraged Skopje and Sofia to redouble their efforts to find a mutually acceptable solution to the pending bilateral issues.

Politics | March 26, 2021, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2580

Bulgarians Abroad Will Cast Ballots at 465 Polling Stations on April 4

There will be 465 polling stations abroad for the April 4 general elections, the spokesperson of Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission (CEC), Tanya Tsaneva, said at a briefing on March 25.

Politics » Elections | March 26, 2021, Friday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2530

North Korea Tested New Missiles

North Korea confirmed it had test-fired two "new-type tactical guided missiles"

Politics | March 26, 2021, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2449

On 22nd Anniversary of NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia Russia Issues Warning: It Must Never Be Repeated

Russia has issued a warning against a repeat of the NATO Western military alliance's bombing campaign of Yugoslavia on its 22nd anniversary, as Washington's top diplomat seeks to rally the alliance for the first time under the banner of U.

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 3013

Bulgaria’s Premier before EPP: Vaccines Delay Becomes Political Issue Now

Chairman of GERB Boyko Borissov participated today in a videoconference summit of the EPP.

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 3027

Bulgaria: Lockdown Lifted for Big Non-Food Stores, Tough Sanitary Measures Remain in Place

The big non-food retail stores will be able to open and operate with some more restrictions, announced Minister of Economy Lachezar Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 4665

Last Session of 44th National Assembly Closed to Sounds of Bulgarian and EU Anthems

Today, 194 MPs attended the last session of the 44th National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2438

Agenda Focus of EU Summit Talks Shifted to Covid Response

 The renewed focus on the COVID-19 crisis and delays with the European vaccination campaign are set to overshadow talks on how to align industrial policy with the EU’s climate goals at an EU summit meeting on Thursday (25 March).

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 2336

ECB: New Surge of Coronavirus Disrupts Economic Activity

The European Central Bank published its new Economic Bulletin on Thursday, confirming that the coronavirus-related extension of restriction measures across the bloc is disrupting economic activity.

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgaria Adopts National Migration Strategy for 2021-2025

The Council of Ministers Wednesday adopted a National Migration Strategy of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2021-2025 period, the Government Information Service said.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 10:49 | Viewed: 3140

Bulgarian Prime Minister Congratulated People of Greece and PM Mitsotakis on National Holiday

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov congratulated his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the occasion of the National Day of Greece – March 25.

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 2720

NATO and EU Agree to Stand United against “Aggressive” Russia

  NATO foreign ministers have vowed that the Western alliance will continue to adapt in the face of "rising threats and systemic competition," and underlined that "Russia’s aggressive actions constitute a threat to Euro-Atlantic security.

Politics | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2452

Christians in Bulgaria Celebrate Annunciation Day on March 25

 Today, March 25, Bulgaria celebrate the Annunciation Day (Blagoveshtenie), one of the major Christian holidays, part of the Easter cycle.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2021, Thursday // 09:45 | Viewed: 3035

Angela Merkel Backtracked on Lockdown over Easter, Admits It was Mistake

Angela Merkel has performed a U-turn on plans to put Germany under a hard lockdown over Easter following a critical backlash, describing the decision to close churches and shops over a five-day period as a “mistake”.

Politics | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2427

Situation on Bulgarian Roads Remains Complicated after Heavy Snowfalls

All republican roads are passable by vehicles in winter conditions.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 3022

Bulgaria Bottoms EU SURE Funds Absorption Ranking

Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) announced that Bulgaria lags far behind other Member States in terms of absorption of funds from the European Union's Temporary Support to Mitigate Unemployment Risks in Emergency (SURE) provid

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 2574

Israeli Elections: Netanyahu in Limbo, Exit Polls Point to Stalemate Situation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s prospects for retaining power were uncertain on Wednesday after exit polls in Israel’s fourth national election in two years projected yet another stalemate.

Politics » Elections | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2433

Bulgaria Takes Part in UN Foreign Affairs Council

Bulgaria participated in the sitting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council that took place here on Tuesday.

Politics | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 2409

Bulgaria: As of Today, People Could Request Mobile Ballot Box to Vote

From today until next Wednesday (March 24-31), voters who will not be able to go to the polls on April 4 due to COVID-19 may request that a mobile ballot box be sent to their homes and vote in the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

Politics | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 3172

Bulgarian President Meets with OSCE Election Observers

Fair elections are the most effective guarantor of democracy, and as a society and institutions we must work to increase confidence in this instrument of the rule of law.

Politics | March 24, 2021, Wednesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 2286
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