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  • Press - Review

    Sofia, May 20 (BTA) - HIGHLIGHTS "Douma": Leading Socialist MEP candidate Elena Yoncheva called on Prosecutor General Sotir Tstatsarov to investigate the transfer of 1.7 million euro from offshore company Palms Enterprises (Overseas) LTD to Ema BGS SL, a company registered ...

  • Advisory to BTA's External Service Subscribers

    Sofia, May 20 (BTA) - Following are some of the main stories to be moved by BTA's External Service in the next few hours: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is paying an official visit to Bulgaria. After a late Sunday evening session with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, th...

  • Weather - Forecast

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - Clear skies in the morning. Overcast and thundery rain likely after midday in the West and along the Danube. Hails torms should be expected at some places. Moderate southerly wind persisting in West. Highs: 23-28 C. Sunny on the coast with weak southerl...

  • PM Borissov Warns of Possible Provocations Before Elections, Weber Promises Support for Bulgaria's Schengen Accessio...

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - At the key campaign rally in Sofia Sunday, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov warned GERB members and supporters of possible provocations from their opponents, especially in the days before the May 26 European elections. He said it will likely be similar to wh...

  • Deputy PM Nikolova to Attend Inauguration of New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Mariana Nikolova will attend the inauguration of the new Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on May 20, said the government press office Sunday. The ceremony is scheduled for 10:00 hrs in the Ukrainian Parl...

  • President Radev Dismisses Allegations on Interference with Selection of New Prosecutor General

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - On Sunday, President Rumen Radev dismissed allegations that he is interfering with the selection of the next Prosecutor General. He told journalists in Blagoevgrad (Southwestern Bulgaria) that "everyone knows very well that it is not me who invites magist...

  • President Radev: Authentic, Lasting Success Requires Personal Motivation, Dedication, Discipline

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - "I believe that the young people who chose to graduate the American University in Blagoevgrad will serve as an example to their own and to future generations that authentic and lasting success requires a high level of personal motivation, complete dedicat...

  • Social Workers Prevented Abandonment of 1,733 Children in 2018

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - Social workers prevented the abandonment of 1,733 children in 2018, the Labour and Social Policy Ministry said Sunday in relation to speculations in social media about "children being illegally taken away". The main priority of social workers is for chi...

  • Press - Review

    Sofia, May 19 (BTA) - HIGHLIGHTS "Telegraph": The documentary on Grandpa Dobri, "The Silent Angel", will enter the contest for an Oscar. This is what the film's creators hope for, while they present it at cinema festivals across Europe. The film can be nominated for an ...

  • President's Administration Raises Donations for Ball of School Leavers from Social Care Facilities

    Sofia, May 18 (BTA) - The Administration of the President is raising donations for a ball for school leavers from social care facilities as part of the Support a Dream charity initiative. President Rumen Radev will host the event on May 30, his press secretariat said. Radev t...

  • Project for Purchase of Armoured Vehicles for Bulgaria's Land Forces to Start by Mid-June - Minister

    Varna, on the Black Sea, May 18 (BTA) - Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov expects that by the middle of June Bulgaria will be ready to start a project for purchase of armoured vehicles for the Land Forces. Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Black Sea city of Var...

  • Over 50 Galleries and Museums in Sofia Join European Night of Museums on Saturday

    Sofia, May 18 (BTA) - Over 50 galleries and museums in Sofia are joining the European Night of Museums on May 18. The 15th edition of the event was organized on the initiative of the French Institute in Bulgaria, the Sofia City Hall and the Culture Ministry. On the bill of t...

  • Project for Purchase of Armoured Vehicles for Bulgaria's Land Forces to Start by Mid-June - Minister

    Varna, on the Black Sea, May 18 (BTA) - Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov expects that by the middle of June Bulgaria will be ready to start a project for purchase of armoured vehicles for the Land Forces. Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Black Sea city of Var...

  • Today's Observances: May 18

    On this date in Bulgarian history: 1877: The Samara Flag is handed to the 3rd Battalion of the Bulgarian Volunteer Corps in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 at a ceremony near Ploiesti, Romania. The flag is present during all battles engaging the Bulgarian volunteers and is...

  • Weekly Roundup of Political Events May 11-17

    Sofia, May 18 (BTA) - Kurdjali, South Central Bulgaria, May 11 Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and other senior Bulgarian government officials react strongly to a statement by Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria Hasan Ulusoy, who says that the amount of Turkish investments in this c...