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Sofia’s Latest Move to Halt South Stream “Could Be More Serious”

The announcement that Bulgaria has halted work on the South Stream project “could be a bit more serious” than the previous one, a gas analyst has commented.

Views on BG | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1098

Forbes: 'The Bulgarian Banking Disaster'

An analysis of the latest developments in the case of Bulgaria’s Corporate Commercial Bank by Frances Coppola has been published on the website of Forbes magazine.

Views on BG | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1598

FT: Corpbank’s Bond Default Dents Bulgaria’s Credibility

International investors are not optimistic they will get their money from Bulgaria’s Corpbank after the troubled lender defaulted on a bond payment last week, the FT has said.

Views on BG | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1493

Reuters: Risk Rises KTB Bondholders Will Seek Legal Action

The risk holders of Corpbank’s dollar-denominated bond will pursue legal action against the troubled Bulgarian lender and the state has increased, Reuters has reported.

Views on BG | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1569

FT: Kristalina Georgieva 'Among Most Effective Commissioners'

Kristalina Georgieva has been nominated to become EU foreign policy chief "in an attempt to break the deadlock" over who will take the post, the Financial Times wrote Wednesday.

Views on BG | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 905

BBC: Bulgaria Calls Snap Vote Amid Banking Crisis

Bulgaria will hold early general elections in October following the dissolution of parliament “amid the worst banking crisis” since the 1990s, the BBC said on Wednesday.

Views on BG | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1028

Der Standard: Plevneliev Made Clear Interim Gov't Has Political Goals

With harsh criticism at outgoing government parties Bulgaria's President Plevneliev introduced on Tuesday his second caretaker government, Der Standard writes.

Views on BG | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 624

Reuters: Bliznashki Vows to Restore Citizens' Trust

Bulgaria’s caretaker premier Georgi Bliznashki has pledged to restore the people’s trust during the tenure of his cabinet, Reuters highlighted on Wednesday.

Views on BG | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 469

Der Spiegel: Bulgaria Has 'Pro-European' Interim Gov't

A Europe-friendly caretaker cabinet is now governing Bulgaria until the early elections, German weekly Der Spiegel's website [DE] wrote Wednesday.

Views on BG | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 983

UK's Clegg to Urge Tighter Immigration Controls

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will pledge tomorrow to tighten immigration controls for people from new European Union countries, The Telegraph has reported.

Views on BG | August 4, 2014, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1684

German Intelligence: Russia Has An Interest In Bulgaria's Bankruptcy

In spite the sanctions, Russia's President Vladimir Putin continues expanding his sphere of influence, concludes an analysis of the German intelligence, published in German media.

Views on BG | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 3142

The NYT: Political Crisis Jeopardizes Future of Bulgarian Bank

One of the biggest banks in Bulgaria is a "hostage" to a political crisis, which caused Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski to resign, writes Georgi Kantchev for The New York Times.

Views on BG | July 25, 2014, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 3409

Gov't Resignation in Bulgaria May Cause Problems for Gazprom

The resignation of the loyal to Moscow Bulgarian government may cause serious problems for Gazprom and the South Stream project, writes the Russian newspaper Kommersant.

Views on BG | July 25, 2014, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria Wins Balkan Prize

Every country aims to lower inflation, unemployment and lending rates, while increasing gross domestic product (GDP) per capita.

Views on BG | July 18, 2014, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1180

Forbes: The Curious Case of the Bulgarian Bank Runs

The full text was published on Forbes magazine's website.

Views on BG | July 14, 2014, Monday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2047

Westinghouse Most Likely to Win Bulgarian Nuclear Deal

Westinghouse Electric is expected to sign a deal in the coming days to construct a nuclear reactor for Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP, reports Nikkei Asian Review.

Views on BG | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 11:16 | Viewed: 4365

EUObserver: Bulgaria Jittery After Bank Run 'Plot'

The article is from EUObserver

Views on BG | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3607

Stefan Fuele: Bulgaria, Romania Accession Questioned EU Credibility

From EurActiv.

Views on BG | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria nominates Bokova for UN Secretary General

From Euractiv

Views on BG | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1621

DW: Strife over South Stream

The article is from Deutsche Welle

Views on BG | June 13, 2014, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 3379

Bulgaria Deals Russia Setback Over Gas Pipeline Project

From Financial Times

Views on BG | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1180