WASHINGTON/SOFIA Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the first person from an emerging-market economy to head the world's crisis lender with its $1 trillion in resources. | Video
SOFIA State run energy companies from Russia, China and South Korea are among seven groups interested in becoming strategic investors in Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power project, the Balkan nation's energy minister said on Tuesday.
SOFIA/MOSCOW State-run companies from China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in Bulgaria's revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources familiar with the process said on Monday after Russia's Rosatom said it wanted to take part.
SOFIA/MOSCOW, Aug 19 State-run companies from
China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in
Bulgaria's revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources
familiar with the process said on Monday after Russia's Rosatom
said it wanted to take part.
SOFIA A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested and charged with hacking the personal and financial records of millions of taxpayers, officials said on Wednesday, as police continue to investigate the country's biggest-ever data breach.
SOFIA Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records.
SOFIA Bulgaria's fiscal deficit will jump to 2.1% of economic output this year as the Balkan country prepares to finance the purchase of eight new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, its biggest military deal in decades, the government said on Monday.
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.