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Spain sends two airplanes to help fight wildfires in Bulgaria

Under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Spain has said it will send two aircraft, each with a capacity of around 6 tonnes, to help fight the wildfires in Bulgaria.  It is likely that the flying machines will be able to join the extinguishing efforts as..

published on 7/19/24 4:12 PM
Defence Minister Atanas Zapryanov

EU to co-finance NATO Military Schengen infrastructure projects

Bulgaria is actively working with Greece and Romania to secure EU funding for infrastructure projects to be used for both military and civilian purposes.   This is what Bulgaria's Defence Minister Atanas Zapryanov explained to the MPs in Parliament..

published on 7/19/24 1:13 PM
Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport not affected by global IT outage

Sofia Airport has not been affected by the global IT outage , which has hampered companies from all over the world, the press centre of Sofia Airport told BTA.  There might be cancelled or delayed flights because of other affected airports or..

published on 7/19/24 12:58 PM

Second exploratory mandate for the formation of a cabinet to be handed over to PP/DB on 22 July, and returned immediately unfulfilled

President Rumen Radev will hand the second mandate for the formation of a government on Monday, 22 July, over to the nominee for prime minister selected by the second biggest parliamentary group in the 50 th National Assembly We Continue the..

published on 7/19/24 12:02 PM
Rumen Radev (L)  and Hristijan Mickoski

North Macedonian foreign minister: Bulgaria’s PM Glavchev lacks the legitimacy to make decisions regarding North Macedonia

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev met with the Prime Minister of North Macedonia Hristijan Mickoski during the forum in Blenheim Palace in the UK. Rumen Radev expressed the hope that Skopje will speed up the implementation of the bilateral friendship,..

published on 7/19/24 10:27 AM

Interior Minister Kalin Stoyanov: Every 20 minutes there is a report of a new fire

“In the villages of Kraynevo, Voden and Sharkovo we are working on three fronts. Every 20 minutes there is a report of a new fire somewhere in the country,” caretaker Interior Minister Kalin Stoyanov said at a briefing in Mamarchevo village,..

published on 7/19/24 9:52 AM

Rain showers, slight drop in temperatures expected on Friday

On Friday it will be sunny until noon . Cool air will penetrate with northeasterly wind. Clouds will form in the afternoon and in many places there will be brief showers with thunderstorms and conditions for hail.  Minimum temperatures will be..

published on 7/18/24 7:15 PM

President Rumen Radev: Bulgaria's political system is gravely ill

The head of state, Rumen Radev, has said that on Friday morning he will announce his decision as to when he will hand over the second exploratory mandate for the formation of a government.  Commenting on Delyan Peevski's statement that the president..

published on 7/18/24 6:41 PM

Finance committee orders aid for fire victims

The Parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee has ordered the Council of Ministers to immediately take the necessary steps to allocate funds from the budget to help the victims of the fires , BTA reports. The Council of Ministers must inform the..

published on 7/18/24 6:21 PM

Varna reports growth in revenues from overnight stays in May

More than 50% growth in revenues from hotel stays was reported in Varna in May this year, compared to the same month last year.  According to the North-East Regional Statistical Bureau, revenues reached 10 million euro, of which 2.5 million euro..

published on 7/18/24 6:08 PM