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Bulgarian Parliament Approves Government Resignation

Lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshaski's resignation submitted on Wednesday evening.

Bulgaria's PM Plamen Oresharski Resigns

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has resigned.

Barekov-Led Party Coalition Splits, Leader Threatens to Quit Politics

Bulgaria's nationalist VMRO is due to vote whether to leave the coalition headed by Bulgaria without Censorship, a party headed by MEP and former journalist Nikolay Barekov.

Bulgaria's State Debt Rose by BGN 1 B in June

Bulgaria's state debt as of end of June 2014 has reached EUR 8.11 B, shows the monthly state debt bulletin of the Finance Ministry.

EC Approves Bulgaria's Public Procurement Strategy 2014-2020

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's newly adopted National Strategy for the Development of the Public Procurement Sector in 2014-2020.

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 coffin with the remains of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is loaded into a Dutch military plane during a ceremony on the airport of Kharkiv.

US slackliner Andy Lewis holds on to a slackline while performing his walk across skyscrapers during a commercial promotion event in Bangkok

Muslim students are silhouetted behind a Palestinian flag during a rally in support of Palestinians, in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 23 July 2014. The protesters condemned the Israeli attacks on Gaza.

A Thai Royal Household Bureau handout photo made available on 23 July 2014 shows Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej (R) granting an audience to military junta leader Army General Prayuth Chan-ocha (L)

 

Photo Story

Shiny Happy People: The Smiling Outgoing Bulgarian Ministers

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Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoinev in China

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Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin (right) and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during Lavrov's recent visit in Sofia

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Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev in Parliament.

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

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

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PM Oresharski and Bulgaria's European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

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PM Oresharski and Finance Minister Chobanov at a Government meeting.

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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.

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Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

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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