In a letter to European leaders, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen states that the Bulgarian-Turkish border should be a priority in strengthening the EU’s key external borders through targeted measures which are open to other interested member countries. The letter comes in anticipation of the special European Council meeting on migration in Brussels on 9 and 10 February.
The EC President’s words do not tally with a statement by European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson. Addressing the Foreign Affairs Council Ylva Johansson stated that the European Commission was against financing the fence between Bulgaria and Turkey, adding that the member countries had cut the budget she had proposed for external border security.
On the Saturday before Pentecost, 3 June, the Bulgarian Orthodox church marks Cherry All Souls’ Day, on which Christians honour their dead. On this day church bells toll mournfully, and believers take flowers to the graves of their loved ones..
The day of Saints Constantine and Helena is marked today (3 June, old style) in the village of Bulgari in Mount Standzha, with traditional nestinari games. Saturday’s programme begins with a nestinari ritual early in the morning, and then..
On Saturday , a cold atmospheric front will sweep across the country. Cumulonimbus clouds will develop over the Northwestern part of the country in the morning, and will spread to Southeastern Bulgaria in the afternoon and until midnight, and there..
“We are worried by what is happening in Bulgaria’s finances, and especially the management of the fiscal reserve, as well as the state the Silver Fund..
A march for Bulgaria remaining a parliamentary republic part of the EU and NATO is organized this evening in social media. The start of..
Bulgaria's Prosecutor General has submitted a request to the National Assembly to lift the immunity of a member of parliament with the initials B.B...