Europe

Bulgaria's ex-PM Borisov declares election win

Exit polls suggest former Prime Minister Boyjo Borisov's GERB party has won a snap parliamentary election.

Europe

Bulgarians vote in snap election for third time in four years

Bulgarians have voted in a snap general election and the result could tilt the country closer to Russia. A decade after joining the European Union, Bulgaria remains its poorest state and corruption is rife.

Europe

Bulgaria votes in tight parliamentary election

Voting begins in third poll since 2003 amid expectations that it would once again result in a fragmented parliament.

Bulgaria votes in tight parliamentary election

Reporter's Notebook

Exile in Diyarbakir

In search of the Bulgarian connection in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir.

Exile in Diyarbakir

Opinion

Romania, Bulgarians are jealous

As they watched across the Danube River, Bulgarians wished they could do what the Romanians spectacularly did.

Maria Spirova

by Maria Spirova

Maria Spirova

Bulgaria

Bulgaria to expel 1,000 refugees over violent protest

Prime Minister says Afghan refugees who clashed with police will be moved to a closed camp and then expelled.

Bulgaria to expel 1,000 refugees over violent protest

Refugees

Bulgaria: Refugee protests over treatment turn violent

Refugees clash with police near the Turkish border after authorities restrict their movement over health fears.

Bulgaria: Refugee protests over treatment turn violent

Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigns

Conservative PM steps down after his party's candidate suffers heavy defeat in presidential vote to pro-Russia general.

Bulgaria: Prime Minister Boyko Borisov resigns

Bulgaria

Pro-Russia Radev wins Bulgaria presidency

Former air force commander who has called for an end to EU sanctions against Russia wins election by wide margin.

Pro-Russia Rumen Radev wins Bulgarian presidency

Bulgaria

Bulgaria opposition candidate tops presidential poll

Pro-Russia, anti-migration candidate Rumen Radev won 25.8 percent of the vote in first round of the election.

Bulgaria opposition candidate tops presidential poll

Bulgaria

The vigilante 'migrant hunter' of Bulgaria

Petar Nizamov spends his days trawling the border with Turkey to find hopeful refugees to try and send back.

Bulgaria

Bulgaria bans full-face veils in public places

Under the law, the garment will be banned in public institutions, schools, areas of administrative and public services.

Bulgaria parliament bans full-face veils in public

Witness

In the Valley of Guns and Roses

The struggles of a single mother who works in a weapons factory in Bulgaria's Rose Valley.

Palestine

Palestinians demand truth about death in Sofia embassy

Palestinian suspicions fall on Israel after mysterious death of Omar Nayef Zayed at embassy in Bulgarian capital.

Palestinians demand truth about death in Sofia embassy

Human Rights

Palestinian evades Israel extradition in Sofia embassy

Palestinian party warns Bulgarian extradition could set "dangerous precedent" for former political prisoners in Europe.

Palestinian evades Israel extradition in Sofia embassy