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Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Report on Press Freedom
Apr30

Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Report on Press Freedom

Press freedom in Bulgaria has reached its highest level over the past ten years. This has been the conclusion drawn following the Freedom House Press Freedom report published Wednesday. Meanwhile, merely 14% of the world population has been reported to live in countries with truly active and free press, 42% of states across the world enjoy...

Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Press Freedom Report
Apr30

Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Press Freedom Report

Press freedom in Bulgaria has reached its highest level over the past ten years. This has been the conclusion drawn following the Freedom House Press Freedom report published Wednesday. Meanwhile, merely 14% of the world population has been reported to live in countries with truly active and free press, 42% of states across the world enjoy...

Bulgaria on the way of migration flow from Africa and Asia
Apr29

Bulgaria on the way of migration flow from Africa and Asia

“April turned out to be the hardest month for those trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to Europe with regard to the huge death toll and Bulgaria stands on the way of this refugee flow,” said Bruce Burton, Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Bulgaria. He is taking part in a seminar “Migration and Refugees: Issues...

Fire Sets Ablaze Forest Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
Apr29

Fire Sets Ablaze Forest Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

A big forest fire has started around the zone around the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant. A high state of emergency has been issued in Ukraine on account of the incident as reported by RT daily. In the words of Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, the fire is moving towards the nuclear power plant. He further announced that the...

Rosen Plevneliev Holds Speech at Third Global Forum, Urges for Peaceful Conflict Resolution
Apr28

Rosen Plevneliev Holds Speech at Third Global Forum, Urges for Peaceful Conflict Resolution

It is not a sustainable political decision for us to be closing our eyes for the conflicts that have arisen due to the interests of the great powers, the spheres of influence and their peripheries. The statement was made by Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev during his speech at the Third Global Forum taking place in the capital of Azerbaijan,...

Ukraine to Meet EU Membership Criteria in 5 Years – President
Apr28

Ukraine to Meet EU Membership Criteria in 5 Years – President

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said his country will be able to meet EU accession criteria in up to 5 years.In Poroshenko’s words quoted by UNIAN news agency, integration into the 28-nation bloc is the government’s main goal. The President made his remarks during his meeting with top EU officials including European Council...

EU Pledges EUR 70 M for Nuclear Safety at Chernobyl Site
Apr28

EU Pledges EUR 70 M for Nuclear Safety at Chernobyl Site

The European Commission will provide EUR 70 M to Ukraine for the return of the Chernobyl site to a safe environment. The EUR 70 M pledge, announced at the EU-Ukraine Summit on April 27, amounts to some EUR 360 M provided already for the completion of a number of projects, including the New Safe Confinement being built to enclose the existing...

EU Resists Kiev’s Calls to Send Military Mission to Eastern Ukraine
Apr27

EU Resists Kiev’s Calls to Send Military Mission to Eastern Ukraine

The European Union won’t send armed peacekeepers to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine despite reports of ceasefire violations there, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday. “We can only talk about a civilian mission, not military,” Tusk told a news conference in Kiev following talks with Ukraine’s President...

Poland Denies Entry of Russian Night Wolves Bikers
Apr27

Poland Denies Entry of Russian Night Wolves Bikers

Poland denied entry of ten Russian Night Wolves bikers, who are traveling from Moscow to Berlin to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. A spokesman for the Polish border guards stated that the bikers would not be allowed to pass through Polish territory as they did not fulfill the conditions for entry, TASS...

Pro-NATO, Pro-Gov’t Protest Staged outside Bulgaria Presidency
Apr27

Pro-NATO, Pro-Gov’t Protest Staged outside Bulgaria Presidency

About a hundred people have gathered in front of the Presidency in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to voice support for Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.Demonstrators have also expressed their approval for Bulgaria’s EU and NATO membership.Bulgaria has been a NATO member for ten years now and has been part of the EU since 2007.But part of...

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