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Kremlin defends Putin decorating Bulgarian 'spy'

Moscow - The Kremlin on Tuesday defended President Vladimir Putin's decision to confer a state award on a Bulgarian charged with spying for Russia and warned of "very negative consequences" if this affected ties.

Macron comments on 'clandestine' workers provoke anger in Bulgaria

Sofia - Bulgaria on Saturday said it would summon France's ambassador to Sofia on Monday over "insulting" comments about immigration by French President Emmanuel Macron sparked outrage.

Macron comments on 'clandestine' workers provokes anger in Bulgaria

Sofia - Bulgaria on Saturday said it would summon France's ambassador to Sofia on Monday after comments about immigration by French President Emmanuel Macron sparked outrage.

Bulgaria appoints new chief prosecutor amid protests

Sofia - Bulgaria on Thursday appointed a new chief prosecutor despite months-long protests against the sole nominee for the post.

UK murder probe as 39 dead found in truck from Bulgaria

Grays - Britain launched a major murder investigation after 39 bodies were found Wednesday in a truck from Bulgaria, as police tried to establish where the victims were originally from.

Bulgaria public radio chief sacked in free speech row

Sofia - Bulgaria's media watchdog sacked the chief of national radio on Thursday in a free speech row that saw the station briefly taken off the air.

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

Washington - A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, is now officially unopposed in her bid to become only the second woman ever to lead the International Monetary Fund, the fund announced Monday.

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

Washington - A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, now faces no opposition in her candidacy to lead the International Monetary Fund, the fund announced Monday.

IMF board recommends rule change that would clear way for Georgieva

Washington - The International Monetary Fund's board on Wednesday recommended a rule change that would scrap the age limit for its leader, clearing the path to the top job for Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva.

Bulgaria seizes cocaine smuggled in banana shipment

Sofia - A warehouse worker has discovered 75 kilogrammes (165 lb) of cocaine hidden among bananas shipped from Ecuador to Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Burgas, prosecutors and police said Saturday.

Kristalina Georgieva: a breath of Bulgarian fresh air

Sofia - Known for rolling up her sleeves, Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva has been lauded as the life of the party, as well as for her tenacity.

Bulgaria parliament ratifies costly deal to buy eight F-16s

Sofia - Bulgarian lawmakers on Friday ratified a hefty $1.3-billion deal to buy eight F-16 fighter jets from the US in the country's biggest military equipment purchase since the fall of communism three decades ago.

Probes show Russia staged Skripal attack from London

London - An open-source investigation has found that a top Russian military intelligence officer coordinated last year's Salisbury chemical attack from a London hideout using his phone and a few messaging apps.

Greek labour icon fears for worker rights after July vote

Athens - Constantina Kuneva was a little-known cleaner and union activist from Bulgaria struggling to get by in Greece when she suffered a horrific acid attack near her home just before Christmas 2008.

Refugees are 'cross for humanity', says Pope in Bulgaria

Sofia - Pope Francis told Syrian and Iraqi refugees at a camp in Bulgaria that their experiences were "a cross for humanity" as he continued his visit to the Balkans on Monday.

Pope asks Bulgarians to 'open hearts' to migrants

Sofia - Pope Francis urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and doors to refugees as he began a visit to the European Union's poorest country, where the main Orthodox Church snubbed holding joint prayers with the pontiff.

Wary welcome expected for Pope Francis on Balkan visit

Vatican City - Pope Francis begins a Balkan visit on Sunday in Bulgaria, a country with a tiny Catholic community where the Orthodox Church has rejected the idea of holding joint prayers with the pontiff.

Brexit chaos stirs fears for Bulgaria farm workers

Brashten - The 960 inhabitants of the Bulgarian village of Brashten, nestled in the hills and forests on the Greek border, don't normally pay much heed to international politics.

Wave of government resignations over Bulgaria property scandal

Sofia - The parliamentary group chief of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party resigned from parliament Wednesday, following three other government members who have already stepped down over a scandal involving purchases of luxury property.

Bulgarian boiled frog lands Bear Grylls in hot water

Sofia - Environment officials in Bulgaria said Thursday they were considering fining British adventurer Bear Grylls over an episode of his Running Wild series in which he killed a frog and boiled it on a camping stove.

Website names GRU suspect in Skripal, Bulgaria poisonings

London - Investigative website Bellingcat on Thursday identified a suspected Russian military intelligence officer who was in Britain during the Salisbury chemical attack and might also be linked to a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria.

Britain and Bulgaria to probe report of new Skripal suspect

Sofia - Britain and Bulgaria are investigating a possible third suspect in the Salisbury chemical attack who has also been linked to a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, the British ambassador to Sofia said Monday.

Bulgaria adopts apprenticeships in scramble for workers

- Vladislav Nikolov, with shy youthful looks and sporting neat work overalls, belongs to a rare breed in Bulgaria: Apprentices.

Bulgaria to start talks with US on acquiring F-16 jets

Sofia - Bulgaria's defense ministry asked the government on Friday to start direct talks with the United States on acquiring F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Soviet-built MiG-29 planes."The acquisition ....

Bulgaria says will not join UN migration pact

Sofia - Bulgaria's government confirmed on Wednesday that it would not join the United Nations pact for better regulating worldwide migration, set to be adopted later this month.

Bulgarians block roads against high fuel prices, poverty

Sofia - Thousands of Bulgarians blocked major roads and border checkpoints to Turkey and Greece on Sunday as weekend protests against high fuel prices widened to reflect general discontent over low living standards in the EU's poorest country.

Bulgaria's nationalist vice premier resigns after outcry

Sofia - Bulgaria's nationalist vice premier Valery Simeonov resigned on Friday after weeks of street protests by insulted mothers of children with disabilities who pressed for him to go.

Bulgaria set to reject UN migration pact

Sofia - Bulgaria said Monday it may join other countries such as the United States, Hungary and Austria in rejecting a United Nations pact aimed at better regulating worldwide migration.

Bulgarian president sees democracy 'under threat'

Sofia - Bulgarian President Rumen Radev issued a stinging critique of the government's record on corruption and press freedom Friday, saying "the foundations of democracy are being threatened to a critical degree".

Netanyahu hits out at 'hostile' EU ahead of Bulgaria trip

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticised the EU's "hypocritical and hostile attitude" on Thursday as he left for talks with four eastern European leaders in Bulgaria.
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