About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – with the death toll in the Mediterranean […]
Amnesty International has criticised laws in Bulgaria against terrorism as open to possible abuse, portraying them as vulnerable to exploitation again ...
Grigor Dimitrov won his opening match at the Australian Open, the first tennis Grand Slam event of the year, in straight sets on January 17, while Bul ...
An Italian Air Force Spartan transport aircraft on a flight from Plovdiv made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport on January 16 after developing eng ...
In a ruling on January 16, Plovdiv Regional Court ordered Ivan Totev, mayor of Bulgaria’s second-largest city, suspended from office at the request of prosecutors who told the court that […]
Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s general office said on January 16 that it was pressing new charges against the former head of the National Intelligence Service, General Kircho Kirov, who is accused of […]
Sofia City Court handed a suspended six-month sentence to Movement for Rights and Freedoms MP Alexander “Bat Sali” Metodiev on charges of obstruction and hooliganism, and ordered him to pay […]
The Sofia City Prosecutors office lodged charges in court against Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev on January 16, accusing him of failing in his duties to ensure aviation safety and airworthiness […]
Konstantin Prodanov, a 39-year-old former economic adviser to then-president Georgi Purvanov, was on January 15 elected as leader of Purvanov’s socialist breakaway party ABC. Purvanov announced in December 2015 that […]
Greek farmers have said that they will begin protests on January 23 2017, with blockades of roads including checkpoints at the border with Bulgaria, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Radio reported […]