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Oettinger Pledges Full Support for Bulgaria's Energy Board

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has told Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva he entirely supports the establishment of an energy board in the country.

Ukraine Ready to Compromise on Russian Gas Price

Kiev is prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas, energy minister Yuri Prodan said, and criticised Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate.

Bulgaria to See Increase in Asylum Seekers – Expert

Refugee influx to Bulgaria is expected to increase amid the crisis in Iraq, State Agency for Refugees deputy chair Vasil Varbanov told the national radio.

Businessman Shot Dead in Bulgaria's Botevgrad

Semko Semkov, a 41-year-old businessman, was killed in the Bulgarian town of Botevgrad, the press office of the Interior Ministry announced, Wednesday.

Bulgarian Telco Vivacom Engaged in Unfair Practice - Supreme Court

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) has upheld unfair commercial practice accusations of the consumer protection watchdog against telecom operator Vivacom.

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Ivan Ivanov: BEH Board of Directors Should be Fully Overhauled

Ivan Ivanov, energy expert, has suggested that the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) must be replaced.

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A meteor crosses the Milky Way on the Ari Atoll, Maldives, on the night of 17 August 2014. Ari Atoll (also called Alif or Alufu Atoll) is one of natural atolls of the Maldives.

Indian devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to reach and break a `dahi-handi` (curd-pot), on occasion of the Janmashtami Festival in Mumbai, India, 18 August 2014.

A picture made avaliable on 18 August 2014 of a tractor and trailer carrying Yazidi refugees as they flee from Iraq are being transferred to a camp near Sirnak city, at the Turkish-Iraqi border, 17 August 2014.

A girl holds clothes distributed as humanitarian aid at a refugee camp about 10 km from the Izvarino Russia-Ukraine border checkpoint in Rostov region, Russia, 18 August 2014.

On August 15, celebrated by Orthodox Christians as the Assumption of Virgin Mary to heaven, Bulgarian city of Varna celebrates its city holiday. The celebrations started with the litany of the holy icon of the Virgin Mary, mass and parade.

Faithfuls cheer Pope Francis as he arrives to celebrate a mass at the World Cup Stadium in Daejeon, South Koera, 15 August 2014. Pope Francis is on an official visit to South Korea from 14 to 18 August 2014 to attend the Asia Youth Day in Daejeon. The pon

A picture made available on 15 August 2014 shows Chinese tourists after paying an additional fee to pose for pictures holding a young tiger at Sriracha Tiger Zoo, in Pattaya district, southeast of Bangkok, Thailand, 08 August 2014. Thailand`s zoos with of

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