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President Calls Consultations on Budget Overhaul

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is due to meet leaders of parties in Parliament on Friday to discuss the update of the state budget for 2014.

Bulgaria’s Top Court Scraps Controversial Fee on Renewables

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court on Thursday revoked the 20% fee levied on the income of photovoltaic plants and wind farms that has spooked investors.

Bulgaria, Westinghouse Sign Shareholders' Agreement on Unit 7

Bulgaria's government announced Thursday a shareholders' agreement was signed with US-based company Westinghouse on the construction of Kozloduy NPP's Unit 7.

Seven Sigma Policemen Arrested in Bulgaria's Capital

The chief of the Sigma sub-department at the Sofia Police Directorate (SDVR) has been detained alongside six other policemen from the unit, the website Dariknews.bg quotes officials as saying.

Kristalina Georgieva 'Should Comment on EU Foreign Affairs' - FM

Bulgaria's nominee to become the EU's High Representative should be more vocal on foreign issues of the bloc, outgoing Bulgarian top diplomat Kristian Vigenin said.

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Tsvetan Raychinov: Healthcare 'in Total Chaos'

Bulgarian Medical Association (BMA) head Tsvetan Raychinov has urged politicians to avoid infighting, as their actions are affecting the healthcare system.

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In Pictures

Buddhist monk take part in the last rite and cremation ceremony of Bhutanese national Guru Shamar Rinpoche at the Sharminub Foundation in Kathmandu, Nepal, 31 July 2014. Shamar Rinpoche, 62, had died of a heart attact in Germany on 11 June 2014.

A Bonhams employee displays Aragon`s hero sword `Anduril` from the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy at Bonhams auction house in London, Britain, 31 July 2014. The sword is part of a collection of props from Sir Christopher Lee, who starred as Saruman in th

Actors of the company Yalil Prod perform during the musical production `Aladin` one of the tales of the Thousand and One Nights during the 50th International Festival of Carthage at the Roman Theater of Carthage in Tunis, Tunisia

A handout photograph made available by the Brazil`s National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) on 31 July 2014 shows a group of indigenous people from, until then, an uncontacted tribe, at Alto Envira, Acre State, Amazon, Brazil

 

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

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The San Diego Comic-Con Visitors

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multigenre entertainment and comic convention that is held annually since 1970 (as the Golden State Comic Book Convention). It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from the US and across the world.

Originally showcasing primarily comic books and science fiction/fantasy related film, television, and similar popular arts, the convention now includes a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels. According to Forbes, the convention is the "largest convention of its kind in the world". It is also the largest convention held in San Diego.

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