Bulgarian tour operator Alfatour, described as one of the largest in the country, has filed for insolvency on December 13, sparking a row with its insurance company. Alfatour blamed the […]
Bulgaria’s Reformist Bloc has a deadline of December 19 to form a new government, but their acceptance of a mandate to try to do so has been met ...
Speeding remains the leading suspected cause of the fatal gas tank transport train explosion in Hitrino, Bulgarian Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov ...
The European Commission approved on December 13 the provision of nearly 20 million lev to deal with damage from the gas explosion in the north-eastern ...
Bulgaria’s Muslim and Jewish communities are launching fund-raising campaigns to assist people in the village of Hitrino, scene of a devastating explosion that left seven people dead, close to 30 […]
Former senior Border Police official Slavcho Yanev has been appointed the new director of the Harmanli refugee reception centre, Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees said on December 13. Yanev was […]
Bad weather on December 13 posed a risk to plans to use special cranes to remove gas tanks remaining in Bulgaria’s north-eastern village of Hitrino following the fatal gas tank […]
A total of 682 people have died in accidents on Bulgaria’s roads so far in 2016, according to official Interior Ministry statistics – exceeding the 680 deaths in 2015, and […]
Bulgaria’s centre-right Reformist Bloc accepted a mandate from President Rossen Plevneliev on December 13 to try to form a government. This happened even though last week the majority of the […]
VMRO-DPMNE led by Nikola Gruevski has won the December 11 2016 elections in the Republic of Macedonia. The party managed to win 51 seats in parliament. The State Election Commission […]