KIRKOVO, Bulgaria, May 22 Bulgaria has started
building a 240 million euro ($268 million) gas pipeline with
Greece that will end the Balkan country's total dependence on
Russian gas and help diversify supplies in southeastern Europe.
SOFIA, Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second day of a visit to Bulgaria that has put him at odds with the government.
SOFIA Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Europe's richer and poorer states and was fuelling emigration.
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.
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
* Finance Minister regrets he did not wait until ECB
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.
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.
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.
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