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Albania achieves a convincing victory against Bulgaria in the European futsal championship

By   /  25/01/2017  /  AL Sports, Albania, Sports  /  Comments Off on Albania achieves a convincing victory against Bulgaria in the European futsal championship

Albania is participating in the European Futsal Championship qualifiers, where the red and blacks have achieved a spectacular victory 7-1 against Bulgaria. The two teams are part of group D of this phase. Only the 7 winners of the groups are entitled to move on to the next stage. Tuesday’s match was completely controlled by […]

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Bulgaria expelled 1410 non-EU migrants from the country in 2016 – Interior Ministry

By   /  09/01/2017  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria expelled 1410 non-EU migrants from the country in 2016 – Interior Ministry

Bulgarian Migration Directorate officials in 2016 expelled a total of 1410 people, mostly citizens of Iraq and Afghanistan, who had been in the country illegally, the Interior Ministry said on January 9. This was 77 per cent higher than in 2015, when 797 people were sent out of the country, the ministry said. Most of […]

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Bulgaria’s Hitrino gas train explosion: Death toll rises to seven, day of national mourning declared

By   /  10/12/2016  /  BG Social, Bulgaria, Social  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria’s Hitrino gas train explosion: Death toll rises to seven, day of national mourning declared

The number of dead following the gas transport train explosion in the north-eastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino has increased to seven, the Interior Ministry said on the evening of December 10. Twenty-nine people were injured in the blast. Some have severe burn wounds, national fire chief Nikolai Nikolov said. Evacuation of the village, to enable […]

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Businesses want a better infrastructure linking FYROM to Bulgaria

By   /  26/10/2016  /  Business, Kosovo, XK Business  /  Comments Off on Businesses want a better infrastructure linking FYROM to Bulgaria

The business sector must be fully supported by the state while preparing the necessary paperwork regarding tenders for European projects. This was requested by the head of the Macedonian-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, Zore Temelkovski and the presidential candidate for the next elections in Bulgaria, Veselin Mareski during a meeting held with businesses in Skopje. The […]

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About 16 000 have entered Bulgaria illegally since beginning of 2016 – official

By   /  14/10/2016  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on About 16 000 have entered Bulgaria illegally since beginning of 2016 – official

About 16 000 foreigners have entered Bulgaria illegally since the beginning of 2016, according to a regular report by the State Agency for Refugees. Of the total, about 7000 were from Afghanistan, while less than 2000 were from Syria. The largest number of refugees migrants arriving in Bulgaria are from Iraq and Pakistan, according to […]

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Record as more than 34 000 apply to vote abroad in Bulgaria’s 2016 elections

By   /  13/10/2016  /  BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Record as more than 34 000 apply to vote abroad in Bulgaria’s 2016 elections

Just more than 34 000 Bulgarians have applied to vote abroad in the country’s November 2016 presidential election, a record higher than in any previous presidential election, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said on October 13. The highest number of applications was in the United Kingdom, 7106, followed by 6587 in Turkey, 3508 in Germany […]

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30 000 Bulgarians emigrated in 2015

By   /  13/07/2016  /  BG Business, BG Finance, BG Politics, BG Social, Bulgaria, Business, Finance, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated in 2015

Sofia, July 13, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe Close to 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated in 2015, mainly to Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain, according to a research institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Science. Of the nearly 30 000, 25 per cent went to Germany, and 14 […]

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EBRD considering financing TAP with an amount of up to €1.5 billion

By   /  13/05/2016  /  AL Business, AL Energy, AL Finance, Albania, BG Business, BG Energy, BG Finance, Bulgaria, Business, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Energy, GR Finance, Greece, TR Business, TR Energy, TR Finance, Turkey  /  Comments Off on EBRD considering financing TAP with an amount of up to €1.5 billion

Athens, May 13, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering funding the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) with an amount of up to 1.5 billion euros, the CEO of EBRD for energy said in an interview with Reuters on Thursday. “We are […]

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Bulgaria defeats FYROM in Skopje

By   /  30/03/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, MK Sports, Sports  /  Comments Off on Bulgaria defeats FYROM in Skopje

Skopje, 30 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti FYROM’s football national side was defeated last night by the Bulgarian side in a friendly match played in Skopje. In this match which ended 2:0, the Bulgarian team  played better and had more goal opportunities. The two goals were scored in the second half by […]

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Kosovo and Bulgaria toward establishing bilateral relations

By   /  02/02/2016  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  Comments Off on Kosovo and Bulgaria toward establishing bilateral relations

Pristina, 2 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Minister for Dialogue at the government of Kosovo, Edita Tahiri has been received in a meeting by the Foreign Minister of Bulgaria, Daniel Mitov, with which she has talked about strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries, for the Euro Atlantic integration of Kosovo […]

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