New Development with the Concession of Sofia Airport

A new development around the concession of Sofia Airport. Once the obstacle with the amendments to the Concessions Act has been dropped and they have been approved by the Parliament, it now turns out that the President is delaying the decree on the promulgation of the corrected texts in the State Gazette.

ForMin Melescanu speaks at the ACP-EU meeting about impact of climate change from a security perspective

Climate change and its impact from a security perspective was the topic tackled on Wednesday by Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu at the works of the 37th session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly - Africa, Caribbean, Pacific - European Union (ACP-EU), which took place in Bucharest.

Divisive rhetoric

In his speech on Wednesday to SYRIZA lawmakers, party leader and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described with clarity the tactics he intends to pursue during this year's pre-election period which we have now essentially entered.

After the Brutal Murder of a Woman in Sofia, her Son is Detained

A 42-year-old man is arrested for murdering his mother. This was announced by Sofia City Prosecutor Emilia Rusinova during a briefing, Darik reported.
The crime was committed on March 10th, most likely in the evening. But a signal was filed on March 12 by neighbors after colleagues of the deceased sought her because she did not appear for 2 days at work, the prosecution said.

Senator Tariceanu: ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Bucharest, opportunity to strengthen EU-ACP relations

The availability and capacity to actively contribute through parliamentary diplomacy to strengthening EU relations with the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states was central theme of talks held Thursday by Chairman of the Romanian Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu with a group of senior representatives of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU).

Former anti-graft prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi, prosecuted over criminal group formation

Prosecutors with the Judiciary Crime Investigation Section have ordered that the prosecution of the former Chief Prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi, be further carried out, for having committed offenses related to the establishment of an organised criminal group in its way of coordination (...) and complicity in the unfair repression in the form o

Small Bulgarian Dairies Receive Access to BGN 1.5 Million of State Aid

From 18 March 2019, small and medium-sized farmers can apply for state aid for the purchase or construction of raw milk processing facilities, the State Fund for Agriculture (SFA) announced.

The total budget of the aid, which will apply until December 31, 2020, is BGN 1.5 million.