Civil claims worth close to 110 million euro have been lodged by the surviving victims and by the heirs of those killed in the blast at Burgas (Sarafovo) Airport on 18 July 2012. Five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian national died in the blast. The Prosecutor’s Office and the official solicitors of Lebanese nationals Meliad Farah and Hassan al-Haj both tried in absentia, have admitted that the claimed compensations’ amount is record for the Bulgarian standards. The Specialized Criminal Court has rejected the demand of claimants to constitute the military wing of Hezbollah as a civil defendant in the case. The Court has refused to do so for the lack of evidence that the two defendants have anything in common with that organization.
British company Viafik plans to create a regional and international platform for the purchase of passenger tickets in Varna. At a meeting with Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev the company said that investments would reach 500 000..
In a special statement, the US Embassy has welcomed the decision taken by the National Assembly to start negotiations for Bulgaria's acquisition of new F-16 Block 70 aircraft by Lockheed Martin. "The U.S. Embassy welcomes the decision today by..
After intense debates, the Bulgarian parliament approved the opening of negotiations with the United States for the purchase of a new, multi-purpose aircraft F-16V Block 70. The decision was taken with the votes of the GERB ruling MPs, IMRO..