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Turkey’s Ruling Party Names Foreign Minister Davutoglu as New PM

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over as chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and thus become the next prime minister.

Bulgaria's Health Minister Halts BGN 30 M of Procurement

Public procurement procedures worth BGN 30 M were launched in the healthcare sector during the last days of Plamen Oresharski's cabinet, the interim Health Minister revealed.

Bulgarian Budget's Income Statement 'Written Up' - Interim PM

The income statement of the state budget was overestimated by about BGN 2 B back at the planning phase, Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Sofia Court of Appeals Dismisses Mayor of Bulgaria's Vidin

Sofia Court of Appeals has dismissed Gergo Gergov, mayor of the Bulgarian town of Vidin.

Bulgaria Gets Record Low Dividend Payment from State Firms

Bulgaria has received record low dividend from its state-owned companies this year, it was revealed on Thursday.

Opinions

Ognyan Minchev: We Need Political Programmes, Not Personal Squabbles

We should realize how deeply the Bulgarian democratic system has been eroded, Bulgarian political scientist Ognyan Minchev has opined.

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In Pictures

A chocolate waterfall measuring 8.5 meters is on display at the Fantasia by Escriba exhibition held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, 21 August 2014. The exhibition opens on 22 August.

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III sprinkles holy water at the grave of his parents to commemorate the 31st death anniversary of his late father, former Senator Benigno `Ninoy` Aquino Jr. at the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque city, south of Manil

Four South Korean college students use a telescope monopod with a smartphone to take photos of themselves in their caps and gowns during a graduation ceremony at the Sookmyung Women`s University in central Seoul, South Korea, 21 August 2014.

A picture made available on 21 August 2014 shows US singer Lady Gaga meeting fans on her arrival in Perth, Australia, 17 August 2014 at the start of her Australian tour `artRAVE`.

Japan`s Tomoa Narasaki falls from a cliff during the free climb without ropes at the first world bouldering championships in Munich, Germany, 21 August 2014.

Models present creations by Indian designer Shahikant Naidu during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 in Mumbai, India, 21 August 2014.

A Czech woman during a ceremony to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Soviet-led occupation of the former Czechoslovakia in 1968, outside the Czech Radio building in Prague, Czech Republic, 21 August 2014.

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