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Lawmakers to Discuss Bulgaria's State Budget, Health Expenditures

Bulgarian MPs are to convene for an emergency session on Tuesday afternoon to discuss budget amendment proposals.

Westinghouse CEO Arrives in Bulgaria

Westinghouse President and CEO Danny Roderick is in Bulgaria to meet government officials and energy sector representatives.

Georgi Bliznashki 'Agreed in Principle' to Be in Interim Gov't

Bulgarian lecturer prof. Georgi Bliznashki said on Monday he had given his consent "in principle" to join the caretaker cabinet due to be sworn in after August 6.

Torrential Rains Kill One Near Bulgaria's Gabrovo

A 61-year-old woman was killed and her 39-year-old son went missing after the torrential rains on Monday night, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Russia's VTB, Sberbank 'to Enter EU Sanctions List' - WSJ

Five people and two companies are to be added to the EU's blacklist over the Ukraine crisis, the Wall Street Journal wrote on Monday.

Opinions

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.

Poll

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

Smiles

  • 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

A road vendor paints henna on the hand of a Kashmiri Muslim girl ahead of Muslim festival of Eid-al-Fitr in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 28 July 2014.

Employees carry a statue prepared by taxidermists of the late polar bear, Knut, in the Museum of Natural Science in Berlin, Germany, 28 July 2014.

The world`s largest exclusively solar-powered boat, the Swiss-flagged MS `Turanor PlanetSolar` passes the Corinth Canal, central Greece, 28 July 2014.

The world`s largest exclusively solar-powered boat, the Swiss-flagged MS `Turanor PlanetSolar` passes the Corinth Canal, central Greece, 28 July 2014.

 

Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament.

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PM Oresharski and Finance Minister Chobanov at a Government meeting.

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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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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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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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Vice PM Daniela Bobeva

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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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

Novinite.com 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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