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  • 18 Jan 2020- 08:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat SOFIA, Bulgaria A no-confidence motion has been filed by the opposition Socialist party against the government of Bulgaria, following protests over water shortages. The parliament of Bulgaria last week approved the appointment of Emil Dimitrov as the
  • 29 May 2018- 10:48 by Local Press Report Sofia Novinite Tasko Ermenkov, a Member of the Bulgarian Parliament, has apologized for a post on his personal Facebook profile. During the weekend he caused a public scare by writing that he had received water pollution signals in Sofia. The majority party
  • 1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU countries is being effectively and
  • 30 Sep 2016- 11:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission (EC) has called on Bulgaria and Slovakia to comply with EU water legislation against nitrate pollution in a “factsheet” released on 29th September. The EC issues monthly packages of infringement decisions, and
  • 27 May 2016- 09:14 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency "It is said Napoitelni Systemi [English: Irrigation Systems] company will be privatised, which is not true at all,” said Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Georgi Kostov in relation to a statement by
  • 4 May 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Two executives of the Kumtor Gold Company left Kyrgyzstan last week, a day after a raid was carried out on the company's offices in Bishkek as part of a criminal investigation, the Kyrgyz Prosecutor General's Office reported
  • 10 Mar 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report SOFIA Sofia News Agency Bulgaria’s government proposed to parliament on Wednesday to ratify the advisory services agreement with the World Bank in the water and sewerage sector. Access Development Aid Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment
  • 15 Dec 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency Implementation of the list of ambitious reforms of the Bulgarian government will continue in 2016”. That is what Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said during a working meeting with the President of Greece Prokopis
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge last week denied a request from the government of Kyrgyzstan to extradite former Centerra Gold CEO Len Homeniuk to face corruption charges in connection with the Kumtor mining project. Homeniuk, a Canadian citizen, has
  • 16 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria The extradition hearing for Leonard Homeniuk, former CEO of Canadian mining company Centerra Gold, has been postponed for a second time until October 7th. The hearing will determine whether Homeniuk will be sent to Kyrgyzstan to face
  • 4 Sep 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge this week ruled that Leonard Homeniuk, former CEO of Canadian miner Centerra Gold, must remain under house arrest in Sofia pending the outcome of his extradition hearing on September 16th. The hearing will determine
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada Len Homeniuk, former CEO of Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold, has been detained in Bulgaria and is awiating possible extradition to Kyrgyzstan on charges of corruption in a mining project in the Central Asian country, Canadian media
  • 17 Aug 2015- 09:52 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency An eco-school initiative will be held in the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park, which youth teams from 11 populated places in Bulgaria and a delegation of the French Youth Parliament for Water will participate in, the press centre
  • 2 Apr 2015- 11:06 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency Bulgarian parliament elected new chairperson of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, FOCUS News Agency reporter said. This is Ivan Ivanov, nominated by the parliamentary group of the Reformist Bloc. Legislation Policy
  • 27 Feb 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report SOFIA Focus Information Agency “In the new OP environment we have already negotiated a new priority axe worth nearly BGN 160 million for activities connected with prevention and management of the risk of floods and management of landslides,” Bulgarian