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The Schengen Information System will contain DNA data

The Schengen Information System will contain DNA data and fingerprints in the future, the EU Council said today, quoted by the Bulgarian National Television.

Politics » Defense | November 19, 2018, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3552

74,000 Asylum-Seekers are Now Living in Greece

Greek authorities said Thursday that about 74,000 asylum-seekers are now living in the country, and efforts are under way to expand housing for them and improve conditions at island camps for migrants who arrive by sea, according to VOA News.

Politics » Defense | November 19, 2018, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 7443

Eight Allies,Including Bulgaria, Join Forces in Romania for Exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18

Around 1,800 troops from NATO Allies Bulgaria, Canada, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain are taking part in the Romania-led exercise SCORPIONS FURY 18 from 5 to 16 November.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2018, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 3222

Bulgaria and Armenia Discuss Possibilities For Joint Military Exercises

Possibilities for conducting joint military exercises have been discussed by Chief of Defense General Andrei Botsev and the Chief of General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Defense | November 15, 2018, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 3364

Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Joining the UN Pact on Migration First Must be Discussed in Parliament

''Bulgaria has not taken a decision on joining the UN Pact on Migration and this cannot be done without discussion in parliament'', Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva told journalists commenting on BSP's doubts that the country has already agreed to joi

Politics » Defense | November 12, 2018, Monday // 09:11 | Viewed: 3866

Austria Accuses Colonel of Spying for Russia for Decades

Austria has a launched a probe into a colonel suspected of spying for Russia for several decades, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday, the latest in a string of cases where Moscow has been accused of espionage in EU states, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 4037

Trump in Paris Slams Macron's 'Insulting' EU Army Proposals

US President Donald Trump on Friday blasted calls by Emmanuel Macron for a European army to defend against threats from powers including the US as "very insulting", setting a combative tone for his World War I commemorative visit to Paris, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3782

The Bulgarian and Romanian Naval Forces Started their Annual Exercise Poseidon 2018

Today, the bilateral Romanian-Bulgarian naval exercise Poseidon 2018, which this year is hosted by the Bulgarian Navy, kicks off in the town of Burgas, Bulgaria.

Politics » Defense | November 10, 2018, Saturday // 09:31 | Viewed: 4361

Smart Lie-Detection System to Tighten EU's Busy Borders

An EU-funded project is developing a way to speed up traffic at the EU's external borders and ramp up security using an automated border-control system that will put travellers to the test using lie-detecting avatars.

Politics » Defense | November 7, 2018, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 3067

Catalonia Police Say Security Has Seen Possible Explosive Device Inside Suitcase

Catalonia police said on Wednesday that railway security had seen with a scanner a possible explosive device inside a suitcase and were making further checks, Reuters reported.

Politics » Defense | November 7, 2018, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 3026

Action Involving Russian and American Planes over the Black Sea (Video)

The US has accused Russian military of dangerously intercepting a US-based airplane EP-3E Aries in the international airspace over the Black Sea by a Russian Su-27 fighter.

Politics » Defense | November 6, 2018, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 2868

Turkey to Develop its Own Long-Range Air Defense System

Turkey has launched efforts to manufacture its own long-range regional air defense system named "Siper," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday, Daily Sabah reported.

Politics » Defense | November 1, 2018, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 3139

Sleeper Terrorist Cells Exist in Over 60 Countries

Sleeper cells belonging to various terrorist organizations exist in more than 60 countries, even in Russia and other member nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), CIS Anti-Terrorism Center Head Vladimir Grigoryev said at a TASS press con

Politics » Defense | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 4003

Bulgarian PM Borisov Attended the Final Stage of the В-9 CJSE „Thracian Sword – 2018“

Last week, on 26 October, the Special Operations Forces of the B-9 member states together with servicemen of U.

Politics » Defense | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2790

NATO Shows Russia its Military Might in Giant Exercises

Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the Alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by US President Donald Trump, reports AFP.

Politics » Defense | October 25, 2018, Thursday // 16:33 | Viewed: 6191

Bulgarian Military Ships Highly Evaluated by International Experts in Paris

Two Bulgarian military patrol ships attracted the attention of the experts during the largest exhibition of naval equipment and technologies Euronaval 2018, which is taking place in Paris.

Politics » Defense | October 25, 2018, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 7748

Bulgarian Special Forces host В-9 Thracian Sword 2018 Exercise

On 22 October, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence announced that the special forces of the nine member states participating in the Bucharest 9 Initiative (B9) started the multinational military drill “Thracian Sword – 2018” at the Novo Selo Training Area.

Politics » Defense | October 24, 2018, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4961

Bulgaria’s Deputy Defence Minister Attended “Strike Back 2018”

Last Friday (19 October), the final phase of the tactical training exercise Strike Back 2018 at the Field Training Ground “Koren” was held.

Politics » Defense | October 23, 2018, Tuesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 3830

Bulgaria Set to Participate in NATO Mission Iraq

The Bulgarian government reached a resolution to participate in the NATO Mission Iraq (NMI) which was recently inaugurated, reports MENAFN.

Politics » Defense | October 18, 2018, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 5895

Bulgaria to Repair T 72 Main Battle Tanks

"The [Bulgarian] military will overhaul 13 T-72M MBTs and 60 TPD-K1 sighting systems.

Politics » Defense | October 17, 2018, Wednesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 9602

Bulgarian President Calls for Restraint During Procedure for Purchase of Military Aircraft

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev on 15th of October called on the Prime Minister, the ministers and the MPs to show restraint in their public pronouncements during the ongoing procedure for purchase of new aircrafts for the Bulgarian Air Force, reports BN

Politics » Defense | October 16, 2018, Tuesday // 06:40 | Viewed: 4404
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