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BNB Asks KTB’s Two Biggest Shareholders to Propose Rescue Options

Bulgaria’s central bank said on Friday it has invited the two biggest shareholders in Corporate Commercial Bank to propose rescue options for the troubled lender by end-August.

EU Environment Funds for Bulgaria Frozen until October At the Earliest

Funding under Operational Program Environment will be unfrozen no earlier than October, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Environment and Waters Svetlana Zhekova said, Friday.

Russian Humanitarian Convoy Enters Ukraine

A convoy of lorries from Russia has entered Ukrainian territory, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow has announced.

United Agrarians to Back GERB in Upcoming Early Elections

The United Agrarians party will back center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria in October's early elections, the press office of GERB announced, Friday.

Trips of Bulgarians Abroad Increase by 34.7% in Q2 Y/Y

Tourist trips of Bulgarians abroad have increased by 34.7% in the second quarter of 2014, as compared to the same period of 2013, according to the National Statistical Institute.

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Ognyan Minchev: We Need Political Programmes, Not Personal Squabbles

We should realize how deeply the Bulgarian democratic system has been eroded, Bulgarian political scientist Ognyan Minchev has opined.

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A chocolate waterfall measuring 8.5 meters is on display at the Fantasia by Escriba exhibition held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, 21 August 2014. The exhibition opens on 22 August.

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III sprinkles holy water at the grave of his parents to commemorate the 31st death anniversary of his late father, former Senator Benigno `Ninoy` Aquino Jr. at the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque city, south of Manil

Four South Korean college students use a telescope monopod with a smartphone to take photos of themselves in their caps and gowns during a graduation ceremony at the Sookmyung Women`s University in central Seoul, South Korea, 21 August 2014.

A picture made available on 21 August 2014 shows US singer Lady Gaga meeting fans on her arrival in Perth, Australia, 17 August 2014 at the start of her Australian tour `artRAVE`.

Japan`s Tomoa Narasaki falls from a cliff during the free climb without ropes at the first world bouldering championships in Munich, Germany, 21 August 2014.

Models present creations by Indian designer Shahikant Naidu during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 in Mumbai, India, 21 August 2014.

A Czech woman during a ceremony to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Soviet-led occupation of the former Czechoslovakia in 1968, outside the Czech Radio building in Prague, Czech Republic, 21 August 2014.

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