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Biden Reverses Course, US Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to launch his administration Wednesday, including a decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord and a mask mandate for all federal buildings.

Politics | January 21, 2021, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1812

Weather in Bulgaria: Warm and Quiet

Warming trend continues through the week, sunny hours are expected.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2021, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1778

Joe Biden Sworn in as US President in Washington

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday, bringing to an end one of the most unorthodox, turbulent presidencies in U.

Politics | January 21, 2021, Thursday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2115

Trump Departs from White House for One Last Time as US President

 For a final time, outgoing US President Donald Trump has left the White House and made his way to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday, just about an hour prior to the Inauguration Day of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

Politics | January 20, 2021, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1671

Finance Minister of Bulgaria Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Bulgarian Minister of Finance Kiril Ananiev gave a positive result to a PCR test for COVID-19.

Politics | January 20, 2021, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1943

Trump Grants Last-Minute Clemency to 143 People

President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his White House term that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies o

Politics | January 20, 2021, Wednesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2032

EU Top Diplomats Ask North Macedonia’s Prime Minister about Dispute with Bulgaria

The heads of the diplomatic missions of EU Member States in the Republic of North Macedonia, led by EU Ambassador David Gere, at their regular annual meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev showed particular interest in resolving open issues with the Repub

Politics » Diplomacy | January 20, 2021, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2830

Weather in Bulgaria: Sun Breaks Through Clouds, Gets Warmer

It will be mostly sunny today, occasionally turning cloudy in the afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2021, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2126

25,000 National Guard Troops Keep Secure Central Washington

Central Washington is an armed fortress, fenced off with razor wire and surrounded by 25,000 National Guard troops ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, a stark contrast to previous inaugurations, when the United States capital e

Politics | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgarian Social Analyst: Trust in Government Is Seriously Undermined

The zero difference between the main political forces fuels the talk of the possible forgery of parliamentary elections in the spring, social analyst Kolyo Kolev told BNR.

Politics » Elections | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 2106

Bulgaria’s Premier Joins in Official Online Ceremony of OECD

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will participate in the official online ceremony on the occasion of Bulgaria's accession to the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2238

Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier: Decision on Loosening Anti-Epidemic Measures Will Be Taken Next Week

"No one has said what will happen to the anti-epidemic measures since early February.

Politics » Elections | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3437

Weather in Bulgaria: Code Yellow Warning for Freezing Cold

The cold spell of the last week continues today.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2021, Tuesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 2645

EU Finance Ministers Discuss Coordination of Recovery Plans

Euro zone finance ministers were discussing on Monday how to best design and coordinate economic plans to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, while the European Commission said the pandemic was exacerbating economic imbalances within the bloc.

Politics | January 18, 2021, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Responds to President’s Criticism: Let Him Tell Me What Money to Stop Spending

“The President should specify exactly what money flows I have to stop instead of criticizing the government for uncontrolable spending,” said Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during his visit to the southern Bulgarian town of Luki.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2021, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3116

US and EU Condemned Navalny's Arrest

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny's detention upon arrival at a Moscow airport is an attempt to silence him and other critical voices in Russia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday evening.

Politics | January 18, 2021, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2279

Sofia Crisis Center Gives Shelter to Homeless in Freezing Cold Weather

Until recently the Crisis Center in Sofia housed those in need only in the evening, but because of the extremely low temperatures, homeless people are now welcome there all day.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2021, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2452

Alexey Navalny Arrested upon Arrival in Moscow, His Supporters Detained in Airport

Police detained top Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny on Sunday when he flew back to Russia months after barely surviving a poisoning attack, prompting a new wave of Western condemnation.

Politics | January 18, 2021, Monday // 09:26 | Viewed: 2594

Dutch Govt Resigns over Child Welfare Fraud Scandal

The Dutch government has submitted its resignation, accepting the responsibility for a scandal wherein thousands of families were wrongly accused of child welfare fraud.

Politics | January 17, 2021, Sunday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2252

EU Anger over Delayed Supplies with Pfizer Vaccine

Several EU countries are receiving significantly fewer doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine than expected, after the US firm slowed shipments.

Politics | January 16, 2021, Saturday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2539

Russia’s New Ambassador Assumes High Office in Sofia in February

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed 67-year-old Eleonora Mitrofanova as ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria, RIA Novosti has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2021, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2352
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