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Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13.

South Stream Bulgaria Halts Commissioning Activities

South Stream Bulgaria has announced it will suspended all public procurement activities and will not sign contracts related to the South Stream gas pipeline.

Bulgaria's 131km Border Fence Plan May Trigger Infringement Procedure

The 131km fence which Bulgaria plans to build at the Turkish border may lead to an infringement procedure against the country, according to Michail Ekimdzhiev.

Bulgarian Govt to Allocate BGN 16M for Natural Disaster Recovery

Ministers will review and pass a decree for the approval of additional costs and transfers of BGN 16,204,360 at Wednesday's session, the press office of the government announced.

Bulgaria Tightens Control over Honorary Consuls

Honorary consuls of Bulgaria will be obliged to present reports on their activity to the Foreign Minister every four years.

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Ivan Ivanov: BEH Board of Directors Should be Fully Overhauled

Ivan Ivanov, energy expert, has suggested that the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) must be replaced.

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A meteor crosses the Milky Way on the Ari Atoll, Maldives, on the night of 17 August 2014. Ari Atoll (also called Alif or Alufu Atoll) is one of natural atolls of the Maldives.

Indian devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to reach and break a `dahi-handi` (curd-pot), on occasion of the Janmashtami Festival in Mumbai, India, 18 August 2014.

A picture made avaliable on 18 August 2014 of a tractor and trailer carrying Yazidi refugees as they flee from Iraq are being transferred to a camp near Sirnak city, at the Turkish-Iraqi border, 17 August 2014.

A girl holds clothes distributed as humanitarian aid at a refugee camp about 10 km from the Izvarino Russia-Ukraine border checkpoint in Rostov region, Russia, 18 August 2014.

On August 15, celebrated by Orthodox Christians as the Assumption of Virgin Mary to heaven, Bulgarian city of Varna celebrates its city holiday. The celebrations started with the litany of the holy icon of the Virgin Mary, mass and parade.

Faithfuls cheer Pope Francis as he arrives to celebrate a mass at the World Cup Stadium in Daejeon, South Koera, 15 August 2014. Pope Francis is on an official visit to South Korea from 14 to 18 August 2014 to attend the Asia Youth Day in Daejeon. The pon

A picture made available on 15 August 2014 shows Chinese tourists after paying an additional fee to pose for pictures holding a young tiger at Sriracha Tiger Zoo, in Pattaya district, southeast of Bangkok, Thailand, 08 August 2014. Thailand`s zoos with of

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