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27 November 2015, Issue 4398
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Bulgaria, China to Deepen Cooperation in Infrastructure, Nuclear Power
Bulgaria and China pledged on Thursday to deepen cooperation in the areas of infrastructure, nuclear power, agriculture and tourism. read
President Erdogan: Turkey Won’t Apologize for Shooting down Russian Bomber
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara won’t apologize for shooting down a Russian bomber because it violated Turkey’s airspace near the country’s border with Syria. read
Hollande, Putin Meet to Discuss Broad Coalition against ‘Common Enemy’
This month’s deadly terror attacks in Paris and the downing of the Russian passenger plane in Egypt highlight the need for Moscow and Paris to join forces in the fight against terrorism, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. read
INTMIN: BULGARIA IS NOT DIRECTLY THREATENED BY RUSSIA-TURKEY TENSIONS
According to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova, no direct threat exists for Bulgaria from a potential escalation of tensions between Russia and Turkey over the downed Russian warplane.
The relations between Moscow and Ankara have worsened since the downing of the Russian Su-24 bomber by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday. read more
BULGARIA, CHINA TO DEEPEN COOPERATION IN INFRASTRUCTURE, NUCLEAR POWER
Bulgaria and China pledged on Thursday to deepen cooperation in the areas of infrastructure, nuclear power, agriculture and tourism.
This became clear after a meeting between Bulgarian Prime Minister and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. read more
TELENOR BULGARIA TO OFFER 4G SERVICES FROM NEXT MONTH
Telenor Bulgaria announced on Thursday that it will offer fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology services under the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard in the 1800 MHz band to its customers starting on December 1.
Telenor 4G network will offer maximum speed of 75 Мbps in mobile data exchange and will ensure a vastly improved user mobile app experience, faster browsing and video streaming and higher download and upload, the company said in a news release. read more
TURKISH PM'S FOREIGN POLICY BOOK - OUT IN BULGARIAN BEFORE IN ENGLISH
From “brilliant” and “a geopolitics schoolbook” to “Neo-Ottomanist”; from “a milestone in statehood” to a cunning plan to re-conquer the region. Turkish Prime Minister’s book on Turkish foreign policy, Stratejik Derinlik (“Strategic Depth”) has enjoyed mixed reception in Bulgaria and neighboring countries for years – well before it was translated.
Having appeared in 2001, the book has had 45 editions in Turkish but has been translated only into a few other languages. In Europe, to name a few, these include Greek, Serbian, Albanian, Romanian and Italian – the English version is still to appear. read more
BULGARIA, CHINA TO BOOST COOPERATION IN EDUCATION
Bulgaria and China have signed an educational exchange agreement to fully tap into the development potential of that specific sector of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said on Thursday.
The agreement has been signed by China’s Education Minister Yuan Guiren and Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, who is member of a Bulgarian government delegation currently visiting China. read more
PM: BULGARIA COULD PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN IMPROVING EUROPE-CHINA CONNECTIVITY
At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria could have an important role in improving the connectivity between Europe and China.
Borisov identified China as Bulgaria's primary partner in Asia and noted the broad range of opportunities to expand and deepen the cooperation between the two countries. read more
BULGARIA’S ATAKA PARTY PROTESTS OVER DOWNING OF RUSSIAN WARPLANE BY TURKEY
Bulgaria’s opposition nationalist party Ataka has staged protest action in front of Turkey’s Embassy building in Sofia on Thursday over the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish Air Force.
Some 150 people have taken part in the rally under the motto ‘Turkey has declared war on Russia; on which side are we?’, according to local media reports. read more
FIRST SNOW FALLS IN BULGARIA'S NORTHWEST
The first snow for the season fell in parts of Bulgaria, while rain is expected to fall in most of the country on Thursday.
The first snowfall occurred in the northwest of the country, namely in the regions of Montana, Vidin and Vratsa. read more
BOMB THREATS CLOSE ALL BANKS IN BULGARIA'S RAZGRAD
All banks in the Bulgarian town of Razgrad were closed on Thursday morning due to two anonymous bomb threats.
The first call was made by a man to the emergency telephone number 112, who claimed that bombs had been planted at all banks. read more
PRESIDENT ERDOGAN: TURKEY WON’T APOLOGIZE FOR SHOOTING DOWN RUSSIAN BOMBER
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Ankara won’t apologize for shooting down a Russian bomber because it violated Turkey’s airspace near the country’s border with Syria.
"I think if there is a party that needs to apologize, it is not us," CNN quoted Erdogan as saying in Ankara on Thursday. "Those who violated our airspace are the ones who need to apologize.” read more
HOLLANDE, PUTIN MEET TO DISCUSS BROAD COALITION AGAINST ‘COMMON ENEMY’
This month’s deadly terror attacks in Paris and the downing of the Russian passenger plane in Egypt highlight the need for Moscow and Paris to join forces in the fight against terrorism, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
"You're paying big attention and putting a lot of efforts into the creation of a broad anti-terrorist coalition," TASS quoted Putin as saying at the start of his meeting with his French counterpart Francois Hollande Hollande in the Kremlin on Thursday. read more
RUSSIA PLANS TO STRENGTHEN CONTROL OF TURKISH FOOD IMPORTS
Russia plans to strengthen the control of food imports from Turkey by performing additional border and production checks.
The Russian government authorised the federal agricultural supervision agency, Rosselkhoznadzor, to strengthen control over agricultural products and food imports from Turkey and organise additional checks at borders and production plants in Turkey. read more
GERMANY PROMISES FURTHER ASSISTANCE TO FRANCE IN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM
In a meeting with French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to provide further assistance to France in the fight against terrorism.
Hollande has actively sought support for the fight against terrorism, appealing to both the West and Russia. read more
EU COMMISSION PRESIDENT SAYS SCHENGEN IS “PARTLY COMATOSE”
In a speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, warned that the Schengen Area is ''partly comatose''.
Juncker added that an eventual collapse of the Schengen Area might have negative political consequences for the EU, including the Euro. read more
MIGRANTS STRANDED IN GREECE TRY TO BREAK INTO MACEDONIA
Migrants tried on Thursday to break into Macedonia from Greece, defying the tougher border restrictions imposed by the Macedonian authorities last week, newswires reported.
About 200 migrants assaulted the barbed wire fence near the Greek border town of Idomeni and clashed with Macedonian police. Several of them ran across into Macedonia before police returned them to the Greek side of the border, AFP reported. read more
15 PEOPLE KILLED, 10 OTHERS INJURED AS RUSSIAN HELICOPTER CRASHES IN EASTERN SIBERIA
Fifteen people were killed and ten others are in intensive care after a Russian Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the Krasnoyarsk territory in Eastern Siberia on Thursday.
Earlier reports suggested that the crash claimed the lives of twelve people, TASS news agency informs. read more
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