16:05, 25 September 2017 Monday
Sides agree to intensify cooperation in gas, electricity during Turkish delegation's visit to Sofia, Bulgarian envoy says
16:35, 06 September 2017 Wednesday
New rail link to run from northern Greece to Bulgaria
15:45, 24 August 2017 Thursday
The average salary here is 510 euros ($602), a third of the European Union average and a fraction of that of rich countries. State help to integrate the newcomers is virtually absent.
15:28, 13 August 2017 Sunday
Five decades later, Fatmagul and her husband Fahim are still hard at work in their small field in the southern Rhodope mountains, close to the Greek border.
22:24, 01 August 2017 Tuesday
The landlocked Balkan nation has attempted to join the EU since 2005 but its lingering dispute with Greece -- whose northern province bears the same name as the former Yugoslav republic -- has torpedoed Skopje's efforts.
10:50, 09 July 2017 Sunday
Bulgaria and Albania do not share a border.
11:54, 04 June 2017 Sunday
The minibus was apparently driven by a 16-year-old Bulgarian who did not have a driver's licence. He was among the dead. The bus was on the motorway near Pazardjik, close to the Greek and Turkish borders.
13:14, 03 June 2017 Saturday
Istanbul-Sofia Express will make stops in Bucharest and Belgrade
10:28, 26 May 2017 Friday
A former chief of the council, ethnic issues expert Mihail Ivanov called the appointment "an outrage against minorities."
01:02, 26 May 2017 Friday
Simeonov, 62, is co-leader of the United Patriots (UP), the junior party in the governing coalition.
13:40, 04 May 2017 Thursday
In elections in March, the United Patriots (UP) alliance -- made up of three parties, the VMRO, NFSB and Ataka -- emerged as the third-biggest force with 27 lawmakers in Bulgaria's 240-seat parliament.
16:13, 13 April 2017 Thursday
The United Patriots, which includes the anti-Semitic Ataka ("Attack") party, stoked anti-immigration sentiment to come third in the elections while also railing against Muslims, Roma and gay people.
19:17, 10 April 2017 Monday
With ties dating back to Ottoman times, the 700,000-strong minority makes up 10 percent of Bulgaria's population, proportionately the largest native Muslim community in a European Union member.
17:16, 29 March 2017 Wednesday
Russia's Lukoil, Anglo-Dutch Shell, Austria's OMV, Greece's Hellenic Petroleum, Serbia's Nis Petrol and Bulgarian Petrol - -- which control 70 percent of the petrol and 55 percent of the diesel market -- had been targeted in the lengthy probe launched last February.
18:26, 27 March 2017 Monday
Around 250,000 fewer Turkish-origin Bulgarian citizens were able to vote because of obstacles, says head of Balkan society
09:45, 27 March 2017 Monday
Bulgaria, where the average monthly salary is just 500 euros ($540) and corruption is rife even after 10 years in the EU, has now seen three elections in four years.
14:10, 26 March 2017 Sunday
Election occurs amid dispute with Ankara over attempts to prevent Turkey-based Bulgarians from crossing border to vote
10:12, 25 March 2017 Saturday
Turkish deputy prime minister says Bulgaria should ensure citizens can vote in peace
15:12, 22 March 2017 Wednesday
Central Election Commission pulls Turkish-language broadcast days before voters go to the polls
17:30, 21 March 2017 Tuesday
Turkey-based Bal-Goc throws its weight behind DOST party which campaigns for ethnic Turks in Bulgaria
09:57, 18 March 2017 Saturday
Bulgaria is home to a 700,000-strong ethnic Turkish minority, a legacy of the Ottoman empire.
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