Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bulgaria. Show all posts

Friday, January 12, 2018

Bulgaria's EU presidency officially launched in Sofia

Bulgaria's six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) was officially launched here on Thursday evening at a special ceremony attended by the highest local and EU officials.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bulgarian activists erect border fence to deter Turkish ‘election provocations’

Bulgarian volunteers have begun erecting a fence on the country’s border with Turkey without authorization from the government to “prevent Turkish provocations" during elections, RIA Novosti reports.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Serbia dissatisfied with EU's failure to fulfill promises over migrant crisis: PM

Serbia is doing all it can to assist European countries to prevent illegal migrations but is dissatisfied with Europe's lack of a common solution for the migrant crisis, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic told Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz on Monday in Belgrade.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Balkan countries illegally push back migrants: UNHCR

Illegal deportations of migrants seeking to reach western Europe along the so-called Balkans route have been on the rise, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned Monday.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil

Bulgaria's parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.

The law "bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face," referring to the burqa or the more common niqab.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

More than half of Bulgarians back "migrant hunters" , so-called “citizens’ patrols”

More than half of Bulgarians support to one degree or another “migrant hunters”, the self-proclaimed “citizens’ patrols” by vigilante groups who capture and force refugees out of the country, according to the results of a poll by Alpha Research.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Bulgaria: Mother tongue use in campaigns remains prohibited

An opposition party in Bulgaria decided to withdraw its draft amendment aiming to abolish the obligatory use of Bulgarian language in the country’s political activities.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Bulgarian Ex-Presidents Slam F.Y.R.O.M. Blockade

Three former presidents of Bulgaria have criticized recent moves to oppose setting a start date for EU accession negotiations with FYROM.
The three ex-Presidents made their criticisms known following Tuesday's decision of the European Council for General Affairs.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Bulgarian FM Reissues EU Warning to F.Y.R.O.M.

F.Y.R.O.M. news (from novinite com)

FYROM must put to an end "the anti-Bulgarian campaign" supported by its government, stated Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov Saturday.