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Parliament Passes At First Reading NZOK Budget Update

Bulgaria's outgoing Parliament passed at first reading the update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) budget on Tuesday afternoon, reports Dnes.

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

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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

estival-goers kiss as they arrive to the campsite of the 20th Przystanek Woodstock (Woodstock Bus Stop) in Kostrzyn on the Odra River, Poland

Indian Muslims offer prayer at the historical Eidgah on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr festival in Bhopal, India, 29 July 2014. After the sighting of the new crescent moon Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr Festival which marks the end of the

A Beefeater guard walks amongst red poppies in the moat at the Tower of London in London, Britain, 29 July 2014. The Tower of London moat is slowly turning red as some 888,246 ceramic poppies are planted in memory of the British and Commonwealth dead from

Luca-Noe, 2, from Wacken sits with his mother Melanie during preparations of the Wacken Open Air heavy metal music festival in Wacken, Germany

 

Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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PM Oresharski and Finance Minister Chobanov at a Government meeting.

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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev in China

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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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

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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament.

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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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The Government in Parliament on July 24 2014, shortly before its resignation was voted.

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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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