Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s coalition negotiations: striving to shape foreign policy

The most recent of a series of negotiations between the four potential partners of a possible future Bulgarian coalition government ended on November 27 after nearly seven hours of foreign policy talks in which talks on relations with Russia and North Macedonia tumbled. The negotiations, convened and streamed live by …

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bne IntelliNews – Bulgaria confirms veto against opening of EU accession talks with North Macedonia

Bulgaria confirmed its veto against opening accession talks between the European Union and North Macedonia during a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council and said the country still had to meet the criteria to clear the process, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Currently, the progress of North …

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Frontex completes pilot project for biometric entry / exit system in Spain and Bulgaria

The EU border agency Frontex has completed biometric pilot projects for the block Entry-exit system (EES) in Spain and Bulgaria. Frontex aims to change the way individuals cross borders while protecting security through centralized information about border crossings with EES. The system registers travelers from non-EU countries when crossing an …

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Prices of season ski passes Pamporovo, Borovets in Bulgaria 2021/22

Bulgaria‘s mountain resorts Pamporovo and Borovets have announced prices for the 2021/22 ski season. In Pamporovo the price for the all-year-round ticket is 1480 leva, a preferential price if the ski pass is bought before December 10th. Last year this pass cost 1025 leva. A season ticket for young people …

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Onecoin victims appeal to Bulgaria for asset seizure and compensation – Bitcoin News

A lawyer representing investors defrauded by the infamous Onecoin crypto scam has called on Bulgarian authorities to act on the case, claiming that the “world’s largest pyramid scheme” is still operating from land. In a petition to the Bulgarian Constitutional Ombudsman, Jonathan Levy accused Sofia officials of not doing justice …

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EU lawmakers insist that the Commission tighten scrutiny over Bulgaria – EURACTIV.com

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee will call on the European Commission to step up monitoring and scrutiny of EU funds to Bulgaria, including the Facility for Reconstruction and Resilience. This should happen at the next meeting of the committee on Thursday (November 18). MEPs will discuss the report after …

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Deaths 50% above normal in Bulgaria, the least vaccinated country in the EU – Eurostat | World news

(Reuters) – According to official data, more than 50% more people died in Bulgaria in September than usual, making the least vaccinated country in the European Union hardest hit during a resurgence of coronavirus cases in late summer. Bulgaria had the highest excess mortality in the EU, followed by Lithuania, …

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