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UN to Adopt Migrant Pact Hit by Withdrawals

The US government disavowed the negotiations late last year, and since then Australia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia have pulled out of the process, reported France24.

Politics | December 10, 2018, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgaria Would Face 'Major Crisis' if Black Sea Tensions Worsen

/Reuters/ Bulgaria would face a “major crisis” if military tensions in the Black Sea were to worsen, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday, after Russia’s capture of three Ukrainian naval ships and its crews last month prompted fears of an escalati

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2018, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2309

BNB Governor: The Adoption of the Euro will not Generate Unhealthy Inflationary Impulses in Bulgaria

Adopting the euro will not generate inflationary impulses above the health levels, but that does not mean that prices will remain unchanged.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 9, 2018, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 3046

Macedonian Foreign Ministry Reacts after a Speech by Bulgaria's Defense Minister

The Macedonian Foreign Ministry has come up with a serious reaction following the threat of Bulgaria's Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov that Bulgaria will prevent Macedonia from entering NATO and the European Union if our neighbor does not recognize

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2018, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 5716

How will Bulgarians Rest over Christmas and New Year Holidays?

Christmas and New Year approach.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2018, Saturday // 11:47 | Viewed: 4129

113 Bulgarian Municipalities will Receive Vouchers for Free Internet from the EU

More than half of Bulgarian municipalities will receive vouchers for free internet in public places in the European Union (EU).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 7, 2018, Friday // 18:56 | Viewed: 2154

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer Elected as Merkel's Successor

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of Angela Merkel, won a tight race to succeed her as party leader Friday, seeing off a longtime rival of the German chancellor, reports AFP.

Politics | December 7, 2018, Friday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1650

The Budget of Sofia for Next Year is over BGN 1.5 Billion

Five kilometers from the third subway line are expected to be completed in 2019, according to the financial statement of Sofia Municipality.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2018, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1901

Bulgarian Parliament Postpones on First Reading Identity Papers with Electronic Identification to January 2020

The introduction of identity papers with electronic identification is postponed from January 2019 to January 1, 2020, according to amendments passed on first reading in Parliament today, Focus News Agency reports.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2018, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1985

CNN: US Makes Preparations to Sail Warship into Black Sea Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions

The US has begun making the necessary preparations to sail a warship into the Black Sea, a move that comes amid heightened tensions in the region following Russia's seizure of Ukrainian ships and detention of Ukrainian sailors.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2018, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgarian PM: The Black Sea Should be a Place For Tourism, For Gas Pipelines, not For Warships

''The conflict in the Black Sea is a conflict that common sense should not allow'', Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told the media in parliament, BGNES reported.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2018, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 3014

Eurostat: Sofia Airport is on the 63nd Position Among the 150 Airports in the EU

Sofia Airport is 63rd in terms of number of passengers in 2017 from about 150 airports of EU countries, according to Eurostat data on today's 7th of December, which is marked as International Aviation Day.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 7, 2018, Friday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2493

The EP will Call Again for the Accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Schengen

The European Parliament will adopt a new resolution next week, calling on Bulgaria and Romania to be admitted to Schengen as soon as possible.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 7, 2018, Friday // 11:14 | Viewed: 3611

The Pope will Visit Bulgaria and Macedonia in May

Pope Francis will visit Bulgaria and Macedonia in May 2019.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 7, 2018, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 3725

Bulgaria Has Not Received Information About Increased NATO Presence in Black Sea

''We have not received any information that the USA intends to sail more warships into the Black Sea in connection with the situation in Ukraine'', Bulgaria’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov announced, quoted by the Bulgarian

Politics » Defense | December 7, 2018, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 3522

UN Envoy 'Very Confident' on Migration Pact Despite Attacks'

UN special representative for migration Louise Arbour says she is "very confident" on the future of an international pact on migration despite a string of countries opting out, reported AFP.

Politics | December 7, 2018, Friday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1559

Personal Care Act Adopted by Bulgarian MPs, Mothers End Protest

MPs finally adopted the bill which, as mothers of disabled children say, had been awaited since 2014 when they first started protests on the issue, reports BNT.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 22:15 | Viewed: 2196

Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office Orders Inspection in Arsenal Factory in Kazanlak

The Special Prosecutor’s Office has ordered an inspection in the Arsenal factory in Kazanlak in connection with the seized 17 Kalashnikov rifles, 15 Makarov pistols and 12 barrels on December 4, presumably manufactured and illegally taken out of that fact

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 22:08 | Viewed: 2101

GERB: No e-voting in the Next Elections in Bulgaria

There will be no remote electronic voting in the next elections because it cannot guarantee the security of the elections, parliamentary legal committee chair Danail Kirilov, GERB, told BNR this morning.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2430

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sofia Organized a Second International Friendship Chess Tourney

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan organized the 2nd edition of the International Friendship Chess Tourney at Varna Hall, Interpred World Trade Centre, Sofia on 23rd November 2018.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 17:47 | Viewed: 3532

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov Held a Working Breakfast with the Ambassadors of the EU Countries

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov held a working breakfast with the ambassadors of the European Union countries, organized by the Austrian Embassy in Bulgaria as the rotating President of the EU Council, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 6, 2018, Thursday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1862
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