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Dilma Rousseff – a Bulgarian immigrant daughter – is the new President of Brazil
Tuesday, 9 Nov, 2010 – 20:32 | One Comment

The Labour Party candidate Dilma Rousseff has achieved a victory in the second round of the elections for President of Brazil with 54% of the total votes, have the authorities reported after processing most of …

30 000 Bulgarian citizenship applications approved in 2010
Sunday, 1 Nov, 2009 – 11:15 | 45 Comments
30 000 Bulgarian citizenship applications approved in 2010

At least 30 000 applications for Bulgarian citizenship will be approved each year under amendments to the Act on Bulgarian citizenship, informed minister without portfolio Bozhidar Dimitrov.
19 825 Macedonians, 14 231 Moldavians, 2 185 Russians, …

Bulgaria will support the unified commission of the EU for swine flu vaccine delivery
Monday, 5 Oct, 2009 – 15:03 | No Comment
Bulgaria will support the unified commission of the EU for swine flu vaccine delivery

Bulgaria will support the proposition of the European Commission for a unified procedure for the purchase of swine flu vaccines for all countries-members of the EU.
This was made clear after the regular 176th meeting of …

Tsvetanov is a full-fledged politician
Monday, 5 Oct, 2009 – 14:06 | No Comment
Tsvetanov is a full-fledged politician

“Tsvetanov is a full-fledged politician and a chairman of a party, he isn’t someone that needs questioning,” stated the Bulgarian prime minister Borisov after being asked if the National Security Agency (DANS) was investigating the …

Nadejda Mihailova for EU commissioner
Tuesday, 29 Sep, 2009 – 13:07 | No Comment
Nadejda Mihailova for EU commissioner

The democratic party SDS will support Nadejda Mihailova in her application for EU commissioner.
This was announced at today’s meeting of the party.
“Mihailova is a very experienced politician that can deal with a lot of issues. …

Minister Jeleva met the Bulgarian community in New York
Saturday, 26 Sep, 2009 – 17:06 | No Comment
Minister Jeleva met the Bulgarian community in New York

Yesterday, the minister of foreign affairs Dr. Rumiana Jeleva met representatives of the Bulgarian community in the Bulgarian Consulate in New York.
More than 150 people attended the meeting. According to the press center of the …

Irina Bokova is the new director of UNESCO
Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2009 – 20:08 | No Comment
Irina Bokova is the new director of UNESCO

Irina Bokova is the new Director-General of UNESCO. She won the position after four rounds of voting. The other main contender for the position was the Egyptian Farukh Hosni.
“I’m very happy, this is a great …

The fregate “Drazki” will participate in the NATO operation “Active Endeavour”
Monday, 21 Sep, 2009 – 16:02 | No Comment
The fregate “Drazki” will participate in the NATO operation “Active Endeavour”

The fregate “Drazki” (Daring), part of the Bulgarian naval fleet, will participate in the NATO operation in the Mediterranean “Active Endeavour”. With it’s regular armaments and crew of 152 men it will join the operation …

Bulgaria has to focus on the right use of EU funds
Monday, 21 Sep, 2009 – 15:06 | No Comment
Bulgaria has to focus on the right use of EU funds

“There are priorities in the individual regional programs and in the municipality strategies for planned development, which are clearly not followed often during the application for the various EU financial instruments.”
These were the words of …

European commissioner visits Borisov using the metro
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 18:06 | No Comment
European commissioner visits Borisov using the metro

The current European Commissioner for Transport Antonio Tajani praised the program of the new Bulgarian government regarding the infrastructure projects.
“This is an ambitious task”, said the Commissioner for Transport. He arrived to the meeting with …

Kadiev is the candidate of BSP for the mayor elections in Sofia
Tuesday, 15 Sep, 2009 – 17:04 | No Comment
Kadiev is the candidate of BSP for the mayor elections in Sofia

The latest meeting of the City coucil of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) approved of the application of the municipal councilman Georgi Kadiev for the upcoming mayor elections in Sofia.
Out of the 13 applications that …

Bulgaria will give back money from the FAR programs
Monday, 14 Sep, 2009 – 16:03 | No Comment
Bulgaria will give back money from the FAR programs

Bulgaria will have to give back money from the pre-joining program FAR, announced the vice-minister of regional development and urbanization Lilyana Pavlova.
This will certainly happen for six out of the ten road projects, financed by …