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Budget Consultations between President, Parties Reach Deadlock

Politicians remained at loggerheads over amendments to the state budget at consultations which they attended at Bulgaria's Presidency on Thursday.

Westinghouse, Bulgarian Gov't Ink Unit 7 Agreement

US-based company Westinghouse and the outgoing Bulgarian cabinet have sealed a shareholders' agreement on the expansion of nuclear capacities at the Kozloduy NPP.

KTB To Stay Closed Beyond September 21

Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) will not open on September 21 as initially planned, the central bank has decided.

Sigma Policemen Indicted for Bribery, Extortion

Ivaylo Vasilev, chief of a Sofia police unit, and six other members of his unit were indicted on charges of bribery and blackmail, the State Prosecutor's Office said.

Second Vicitim of Floods in Bulgaria's Vratsa Region Reported

The devastating floods which hit Bulgaria's northwestern city of Vratsa on Thursday have claimed the life of an elderly woman from Nivyanin village, BTV national station reports.

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Tsvetan Raychinov: Healthcare 'in Total Chaos'

Bulgarian Medical Association (BMA) head Tsvetan Raychinov has urged politicians to avoid infighting, as their actions are affecting the healthcare system.

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  • Festival Name Updated

    For technical reasons, this year's edition of the "Sofia Breathes" festival will be renamed to "Sofia Swims" festival.... read

In Pictures

Israeli windsurfer Adam Gavriel in action during the men`s windsurfing freestyle competition of the Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Championships Fuerteventura 2014 offshore Jandia beaches at Fuerteventura island, Canary Islands

Gino Manzares (R) waits at the start line of the barrage match to the final speedway teams World Cup in Bydgoszcz, Poland

Pedestrians take pictures of a Humphead wrasse also know as Napoleon fish, one-meter long, and other fish, at an aquarium displayed in central Tokyo

A sculpture of King Kong made from scrap iron, a prize-winning work at the 2014 Junk Art Contest, is displayed at a resource recycling center in southern Seoul, South Korea

 

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention that is held annually since 1970 (as the Golden State Comic Book Convention). It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from the US and across the world.

Originally showcasing primarily comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts, the convention now includes a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels. According to Forbes, the convention is the "largest convention of its kind in the world". It is also the largest convention held in San Diego.

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