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Bulgaria's President to Ask DPS to Form New Cabinet 'Wednesday'

President Plevneliev will ask the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), to form a new cabinet on July 30, local daily 24 Chasa reported, citing the President's press office.

Bulgaria to Double Innovations Spending in 2015

Bulgaria is to spend BGN 937.9 M on innovations in 2015, including public spending and the expenses of the business sector.

Bulgaria Issues Libya Travel Warning

Bulgaria on Monday warned its citizens against all travel to Libya due to escalating tensions in the North African country.

Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession

Bulgaria's new MEPs have cited eurozone and Schengen accession, the refugee influx, and the abolition of the progress reports of the European Commission as key priorities.

Mihail Mikov Elected Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov has been elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

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

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Vice PM Daniela Bobeva

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

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

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PM Plamen Oresharski and Culture Minister Petar Stoyanovich.

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

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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