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EU Imposes Sanctions On Russian Intelligence Chiefs

The EU announced on Saturday that it widens its sanctions list against Russia to include Russian chiefs of intelligence services.

2 Killed, 5 Wounded In A Car Accident Near Varna

Two people were killed and five were injured in a car accident at the Hemus highway entrance of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, said the first aid Varna chief Maya Rasheva.

Russia's Foreign Ministry Slams New EU Sanctions

Russia's Foreign Ministry harshly criticised the new set of EU sanctions, reports  ITAR-TASS.

Bulgaria's Parliament to Hold Extraordinary Sitting on Budget Update

Center-right party GERB and liberal party DPS have agreed to hold an extraordinary sitting of Parliament on July 29 at 3 pm.

Bulgaria's Energy Sector Most Vulnerable Among 75 Countries

Bulgaria's energy policy is infiltrated by local and foreign private interests, including state interests.


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.


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 %

» Comments


  • 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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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev in China

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

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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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Sports Minister Mariana Georgieva and her colleagues Agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov (left) and Transport Minister Danail Papazov.

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Vice PM Daniela Bobeva

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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament.

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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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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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PM Oresharski and Finance Minister Chobanov at a Government meeting. 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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