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President Rosen Plevneliev Urges Full Disclosure of 'KTB Files'

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev urged in a televised address to Parliament on Friday the full disclosure of the “KTB files”.

Bulgaria's Parliament to Hold Extraordinary Sitting on Budget Update

Center-right party GERB and liberal party DPS have agreed to hold an extraordinary sitting of Parliament on July 29 at 3 pm.

GERB Party: Kalin Hristov Must Become Bulgarian National Bank Governor

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has suggested that Kalin Hristov must replace Ivan Iskrov at the post of Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB).

Bulgaria's Troubled Corpbank No Longer A Bidder for Hypo Alpe Adria

Advent International and a Bulgarian-Russian consortium headed by businessman Denis Barekov are reportedly the key bidders for nationalized Austrian bank Hypo Alpe Adria.

Bulgaria's Energy Sector Most Vulnerable Among 75 Countries

Bulgaria's energy policy is infiltrated by local and foreign private interests, including state interests.


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.


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 %

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  • 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

Iranian demonstrators burn Israel flags during an anti-Israeli rally marking Quds Day (Jerusalem Day), in a move to support Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation, in Tehran, Iran

A photo made available 25 July 2014 of a U.S. Air Force F-22 `Raptor` moving into position beneath a KC-135 `Stratotanker` during a midair refuelling mission in the airspace west of the Hawaiian Islands

A woman looks at the visualization of data traffic online, entitled `The Opte Project` by US copmuter scientist and artist Barrett Lyon, on display at the Kunsthalle in Kiel

Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Scuderia Ferrari in the pit lane during the first practice session at the Hungaroring race track in Mogyorod near Budapest


Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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

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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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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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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev and PM Plamen Oresharski in Parliament

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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament.

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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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Justice Minister and Minister of EU Funds Zinaida Zlatanova and Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski are sharing a laugh. 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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