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Mihail Mikov Elected Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov has been elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Who is Who: Mihail Mikov, New Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov, the newly elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), was born on June 16, 1960 in the northwestern town of Kula.

Ukraine Snubs Discrimination at Summer Camp in Bulgarian Resort

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry has sent a protest note to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry over discriminatory treatment at a summer camp for children at a Black Sea resort.

Mountain Auto Rally “Uzana” Cancelled after Fatal Accident

The mountain auto-rally “Uzana” was cancelled after a fatal accident on Saturday.

Voting in Turkey’s Presidential Election Starts at Bulgarian Border

Border crossing points on the Bulgarian-Turkish border have opened polling stations for Turkey’s presidential elections on August 10.

Opinions

Was DPS's Choice to Speed Up Government Resignation a Sacrifice?

"The DPS said to everyone that to be in power is not an end in itself, it's not a cliche," Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, said.

Poll

Should all deposits in Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) be guaranteed by the state?

» No-the law says: up to 100 000 Euro - 49.5 %

» Yes-the investors were victims of a fraud - 39.2 %

» No-everyone should bear their own risk - 9 %

» I can't say - 2.4 %

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  • What's more dangerous?

    Nowadays in Bulgaria one would spend longer time in jail for speaking against the banks, than for robbing them.... read

In Pictures

Iranian demonstrators burn Israel flags during an anti-Israeli rally marking Quds Day (Jerusalem Day), in a move to support Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation, in Tehran, Iran

A photo made available 25 July 2014 of a U.S. Air Force F-22 `Raptor` moving into position beneath a KC-135 `Stratotanker` during a midair refuelling mission in the airspace west of the Hawaiian Islands

A woman looks at the visualization of data traffic online, entitled `The Opte Project` by US copmuter scientist and artist Barrett Lyon, on display at the Kunsthalle in Kiel

Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Scuderia Ferrari in the pit lane during the first practice session at the Hungaroring race track in Mogyorod near Budapest

 

Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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Justice Minister and Minister of EU Funds Zinaida Zlatanova and Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski are sharing a laugh.

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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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The Government in Parliament on July 24 2014, shortly before its resignation was voted.

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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev and PM Plamen Oresharski in Parliament

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The Government in Parliament on July 24 2014, shortly before its resignation was voted.

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PM Oresharski and Finance Minister Chobanov at a Government meeting.

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Vice PM Daniela Bobeva

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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin (right) and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during Lavrov's recent visit in Sofia

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PM Plamen Oresharski and Culture Minister Petar Stoyanovich.

Novinite.com went through the photo archives of the government of Plamen Oresharski whose resignation was passed by Parliament on July 24.

Its term, which lasted a little over a year, was probably a stressful time for the ministers, but they nevertheless shared a good laugh every now and then.

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