News archive of November 2018

Government adopts proposal to amend Constitution

In order to improve the organization of judicial authorities and the positions of public prosecutors, the government proposed amendments to the provision of Article 4 of the Constitution, Articles 142-165, and consequently, the provisions of Article 99 of the Constitution (competence of the National Assembly), Article 105 (decision-making of the National Assembly) and the provisions of Article

Bodrum Underwater as Floods, Hail Sweep the Turkish Resort Town

The Aegean resort town of Bodrum in southwestern Turkey's Muğla province was pounded with hail and heavy rains that swept away cars and left the town underwater on Thursday.

Rainfall began in the morning hours and grew in intensity in mid-afternoon, turning streets into lakes and stranding drivers and pedestrians.

Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due arrive in Buenos Aires on Friday evening, far later than planned but still in time to attend a G20 dinner after "serious" technical problems forced her plane to make an emergency landing.

Argentina Tightens Security in Buenos Aires Ahead of G20 Summit

Much of Argentina's capital will shut down on Thursday as leaders from the world's biggest economies descend on Buenos Aires for the two-day G20 summit, which kicks off today, November 30, reported CNN. 

Today are the Official Meetings of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Morocco

Today, in the Moroccan capital Rabat is the official meeting of the Bulgarian and Moroccan government delegations in the framework of the official visit of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

A social security treaty will be signed between the two countries, after which the prime ministers of the two countries will issue official statements to the media.

The Christmas Tree in Sofia will Shine its Lights Tonight

Today, on November 30, 2018 (Friday) in the park in front of the National Palace of Culture, the lights of the festive Christmas tree of Sofia will be lit. 

Christmas lights on the tree will be turned on at 19:00 local time (EET).

Starting 17:00, a series of concerts and musical performances will take place on a stage put up next to the tree. 

Serbia to Hike Budget for Army and Police

Serbia's budget proposal for 2019 envisages a big increase in spending of about 40 per cent for the army and 13.5 per cent for the police.

In 2019, the government plans to allocate the Interior Ministry about 720 million euros, while the Defence Ministry will get about 792 million euros.

US Visas For Bulgarians are not Going to be Dropped in the Short Term

US ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin stated in Veliko Turnovo, that the question of diversification of Bulgaria's energy sources was very important in the discussions between the US and Bulgaria, and that it reinforces the positions of the EU and its unity.