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Bulgaria's 3rd Biggest Party, DPS, Rejects Mandate to Form Govt

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has rejected the mandate to form a government.

Bulgaria's GERB Withdraws Support from State Budget Overhaul

Center-right opposition GERB has stepped back and has announced it is against the update of Bulgaria's state budget.

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Revoke 20% Fee on Solar, Wind Power

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) is expected to revoke the 20% fee on the revenues of photovoltaic plants and wind farms.

Outgoing Bulgarian Foreign Minister Slams New Sanctions against Russia

Bulgaria's outgoing Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has suggested that new sanctions against Russia will have a negative impact on the entire EU.

CPC Hits Bulgargaz With Record Fine

Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) imposed the record fine of over BGN 23 M on Bulgaria's state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz, reports BGNES wire service.


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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In Pictures

A combo picture made available on 30 July 2014 shows four pairs of shoes by artist and designer Svenja Ritter, on display at the exhibition `Art Shoes - Shoes in Contemporary Art` in Duesseldorf

Spanish actress Marisol Ayuso (C), in the role of `La Dama` (lit.:The Lady), and other cast members perform during the press preview of the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes` comedy `Pluto`, directed by Magui Mira, at the 60th Merida Classical Theatre

A police officer watches over characters trying to pose for photos with tourists in Times Square in New York

Peruvian women firefighters take part in the civic and military parade for the 193rd anniversary of Peru`s Independence in Lima, Peru, 29 July 2014


Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev in China

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PM Oresharski and Iskra Mihailova, former Minister of Environment and Waters, currently an MEP.

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PM Plamen Oresharski and Culture Minister Petar Stoyanovich.

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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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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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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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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament. 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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