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Three groups bid to build $1.6 billion gas pipeline in Bulgaria

07 Mar 2019

SOFIA Three consortiums have submitted bids in a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) tender to build a pipeline to carry Russian natural gas across Bulgaria, state-owned network operator Bulgartransgaz said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Russia needs EU guarantees on TurkStream pipeline- Medvedev

04 Mar 2019

SOFIA , March 4 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov on Monday that Russia needs guarantees from the European Commission prior to choosing Bulgaria as a route for its TurkStream gas pipeline project.

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria's central bank deputy surprisingly quits

01 Mar 2019

* Finance Minister regrets he did not wait until ECB assessment

Bulgaria ready to start talks with U.S. on F-16 jet deal

09 Jan 2019

SOFIA The Bulgarian government has approved a plan to start talks with the United States on buying eight new F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve compliance with NATO standards, the defence minister said on Wednesday.

INTERVIEW-Bulgaria is better protected from external risks -S&P analyst

07 Nov 2018

SOFIA, Nov 7 Bulgaria's fiscal and current account surpluses provide it better protection from external risks than before the global economic crisis a decade ago, a senior Standard & Poor's credit analyst said in an interview.

Netanyahu condemns killing of Saudi journalist but keeps focus on Iran

02 Nov 2018

SOFIA/JERUSALEM Israel on Friday condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but said cooperating with Riyadh against Iran was a greater priority.

Bulgarian arrested in Germany, charged with journalist's murder

10 Oct 2018

SOFIA A Bulgarian man has been detained in Germany over the rape and murder of television journalist Viktoria Marinova, officials said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said journalists in Bulgaria had total freedom to write and report. | Video

Bulgarian arrested in Germany, charged with journalist's murder

10 Oct 2018

SOFIA A Bulgarian man has been detained in Germany over the rape and murder of television journalist Viktoria Marinova, officials said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Boyko Borissov defended his government's record on press freedoms. | Video

UPDATE 4-Bulgarian arrested in Germany, charged with journalist's murder

10 Oct 2018

SOFIA, Oct 10 A Bulgarian man has been detained in Germany over the rape and murder of television journalist Viktoria Marinova, officials said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Boyko Borissov defended his government's record on press freedoms.

Bulgarians mourn murdered journalist, EU calls for fast inquiry

08 Oct 2018

SOFIA, Oct 8 Leading EU politicians and media activists urged Bulgaria on Monday to conduct a fast investigation into the murder of journalist Viktoria Marinova, as mourners planned vigils across the Balkan country.

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