Politics


    • PM Borissov guest of honour at CSU session in German Bundestag

      PM Borissov guest of honour at CSU session in German Bundestag

      Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov pays a visit to Berlin Tuesday where he is a guest of honour at the Christian Social Union (CSU) session in the Bundestag. Borissov is visiting at the invitation of group leader Alexander Dobrindt.
      Speaking at a joint news conference with Borissov, Dobrindt described the Bulgarian Prime Minister as "one of our closest friends in Europe" and praised Borissov and his government's achievements in the recent years, the information service of the Bulgarian government said in a press release Tuesday.

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    • Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Kristiyan Boikov was 14 years old when his parents gave him his first computer as a gift. He was soon obsessed, teaching himself a variety of computer languages and then, like many of his friends, turning his focus to issues of network security. The world of cryptography held a special appeal, New York Times wrote in a big article devoted to the recent giant hack in Bulgaria.

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    • MRF and Peevski with new development initiatives

      MRF and Peevski with new development initiatives

      In the coming weeks, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski and other MPs of the party are to unveil new initiatives to facilitate the country’s development, MRF legislator Yordan Tsonev recently told the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR). Tsonev stressed that the whole party was the driving force behind the programme, but added that Peevski was very active in its drafting.

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    • UAE is important partner of Bulgaria among the Gulf States

      UAE is important partner of Bulgaria among the Gulf States

      Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borissov met United Arab Emirates Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Government Information Service said. “After we have boosted the relations between Bulgaria and UAE we have to keep this upward momentum and keep on developing this fruitful cooperation,” Borissov said.

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    • Peevski: We will propose BGN 0 subsidy and US funding model

      Peevski: We will propose BGN 0 subsidy and US funding model

      The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) plans to propose a BGN 0 subsidy for parties and introduction of the US funding model, MRF lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski told reporters in the halls of the National Assembly. The decision is prompted by the proposal of GERB and the government to review the budget with a view to drastically cutting down the subsidy for political parties from BGN 11 to BGN 1, with the potential change to enter into force on 1 July.

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