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Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borissov: I Am Ready to Step Down at Any Moment

Not a single day longer should we stay in power if the people do not want us, PM Boyko Borissov told the National convention of GERB - the ruling party in Builgaria - on Wednesday.

Politics | August 5, 2020, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 5325

Bulgaria Versus EU: Decent Economy but Poor Quality of Life

In the "Catch-Up Index 2019", Bulgaria occupies 29th place with 36 points.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 4905

Former British Minister Arrested on Saturday for Alleged Rape

An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister was arrested on Saturday after police received allegations of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, the Sunday Times reported.

Politics | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 02:06 | Viewed: 2276

Another 1,000 US Troops to be Send to Poland

The United States and Poland have completed negotiations on an agreement on expanded defense cooperation, under which another 1,000 US troops will be sent to Poland, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said.

Politics » Defense | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 01:05 | Viewed: 2421

US Troops to be Send to Bulgaria and Romania

Washington may send troops to Bulgaria and Romania as part of the redistribution of US forces in Europe.

Politics » Defense | August 1, 2020, Saturday // 20:16 | Viewed: 13151

New Law in Turkey Gives Authorities Power to Control Content on Social Media

The Turkish parliament has approved a law that will allow stricter monitoring of social media content.

Politics | July 29, 2020, Wednesday // 23:26 | Viewed: 2115

US and Russian Officials Have Begun Space Security Talks in Vienna

US and Russian officials have begun space security talks in Vienna, after the United States and the United Kingdom accused Russia of having launched an anti-satellite weapon last week.

Politics | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1919

EC Approves the Bulgarian Scheme in Support of Tour Operators

The European Commission has approved the Bulgarian scheme for 28 million euros (55 million levs) in support of tour operators forced to limit or suspend their activities due to restrictions in the context of the outbreak of coronavirus, BGNES reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2409

Terrorist Attack Was Prevented in Russia

Tajik national Odil Kayumov was prepping to commit a terror attack in Moscow very soon before he was neutralized by security service officers, according to a source in the law enforcement agencies.

Politics » Defense | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 00:50 | Viewed: 2914

500 Police Officers to Guard Hagia Sophia Promises Erdogan

At least 500 security force officers will be instructed to guard Hagia Sophia, Istanbul’s iconic monument recently converted into a mosque, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a press conference in Ankara Monday.

Politics | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 00:24 | Viewed: 2230

A Truce in Eastern Ukraine After a Six-Year Conflict?

Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed separatists have begun a full and comprehensive ceasefire in a new bid to try and end years of hostilities in the war-torn country's east.

Politics | July 28, 2020, Tuesday // 00:14 | Viewed: 2685

Poland to Withdaw from the Istanbul Convention

Poland’s plan to withdraw from an international treaty on combating violence against women is causing serious concern across Europe.

Politics | July 27, 2020, Monday // 23:38 | Viewed: 2088

US Ambassador Harry Harris Shaved The Most Controversial Moustache in South Korea

The most controversial moustache in South Korea has fallen victim to the razor’s blade, with US ambassador Harry Harris visiting a barbershop months after his facial hair became the subject of unusual criticism.

Politics | July 27, 2020, Monday // 23:27 | Viewed: 1562

Emergency Epidemic Situation in Bulgaria Is Extended until August 31

The emergency epidemic situation in Bulgaria will be extended until August 31, 2020.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2020, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 9650

Bulgaria: The Government Will Announce New Social Measures

Today, the government is expected to announce new financial and socio-economic measures to address the effects of the coronavirus.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2020, Monday // 08:06 | Viewed: 3931

$40 Million Potentially Dangerous Food Seized in Operation Throughout Europe

More than $40 million worth of potentially dangerous food and drink has been seized in an operation coordinated by Europol and Interpol.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2020, Saturday // 00:15 | Viewed: 5326

Alleged Financial Dealings Between the Former King of Spain and Saudi Arabia's King Put Pressure on the Current King Felipe

Even as Spain battles the coronavirus, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says there's another issue that "all Spaniards are witnessing" -- the "unsettling reports" about the murky finances of the royal family.

Politics | July 24, 2020, Friday // 23:07 | Viewed: 2523

China: $1 Billion Offer to Latin America and the Caribbean in Exchange for COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced a $1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for Covid-19 vaccine access during a virtual gathering with his Latin American counterparts on Wednesday, according to a statement released by the Mexican Fore

Politics | July 24, 2020, Friday // 22:22 | Viewed: 2491

Bulgaria: The National Assembly Accepted the Changes in the Cabinet

The National Assembly adopted the cabinet changes announced on Thursday after a session of the Coalition Council.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2020, Friday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2880

Protests in Bulgaria: 15th Day - Protesters Closed Ten Junctions in Sofia, Thrown Sunflower Seeds and Candy in Front of the Council of Ministers

The 15th day of protests against the government in Bulgaria ended without serious violations of public order.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2020, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 3726

European Council: MEPs Debate Recovery Fund, Condemn Major Cuts to Long-Term EU Budget

In an extraordinary plenary session, MEPs commented on the 17-21 July European Council deal on EU financing and the recovery plan to tackle the pandemic fallout.

Politics | July 24, 2020, Friday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1962
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