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Business

Modest FDI Increase Registered in Bulgaria in Sept Y/Y

Direct investments in Bulgaria for the January – September 2012 period amounted to EUR 971.8 M, compared to EUR 711.9 for the same period in 2011.

Business » Finance | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 12:11

Bulgaria's Rezovo to Stage Torchlight Rally against Planned Turkish TPP

The Bulgarian village of Rezovo, located in the southeasternmost corner of the country, off the border with Turkey, will stage a torchlight rally Saturday evening against the construction of a thermal power plant (TPP) in the town of Igneada.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 17:08

Bulgarian Energy Holding Termed 'Very Reliable Partner' in Nabucco

Reinhard Mitschek, Managing Director, Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH, has defined the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) as "a very reliable partner in the Nabucco gas pipeline project who works very ambitiously.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 16:19

BEH CEO: Gas Prices for End Consumers to Go down by 10%

The price of natural gas in Bulgaria will go down by over 20% after the latest contract with Russian energy giant Gazprom, says the CEO of the Bulgarian Energy Holding, BEH, Mihail Andonov.

Business » Energy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 13:58

Politics

Bulgarian Workers near Gaza Now Safe in Tel Aviv

Bulgarian workers, employed in Israel's town of Netivot, deemed to be in danger over close proximity with the Gaza strip, have been transported with the help of the Bulgarian Embassy to Tel Aviv.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 15:30

Ambassador in Sofia: Israel Must Protect Its Citizens

Israel will be relentless in Gaza attacks until Hamas continue with theirs, Israeli Ambassador to Sofia Shaul Kamisa-Raz said Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 13:16

Bulgarian Workers Reported in Danger near Gaza

A group of seventeen Bulgarian workers, employed in Israel's town of Netivot, are in danger and in close proximity of the Gaza strip, the spokesperson of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, Vessela Cherneva reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 10:50

Bulgaria PM: Protest Rally Was Driven by Envious Socialists

Commenting on a protest rally staged by the opposition left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that it was triggered by envy over the achievements of the GERB government.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 20:27

Bulgarian Socialists Stage National Anti-GERB Protest

The opposition left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, is staging Saturday a large protest rally in the capital Sofia under the motto "Let's Put an End to the Disaster GERB.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 11:32

Society

Bulgarian Holy Synod 'Extends Hand' to 'Rebel' Bishops

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has decided to send letters to three metropolitan bishops to urge them to attend all its "winter" sittings, which will conclude on December 19.

Society | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 12:40

Bulgarian Hip Hop Duo Releases Single with Star US Rappers

Popular Bulgarian hip-hop duo Rumanetsa & Enchev (The Romanian and Enchev) have joined efforts with three international stars in their latest project Miss You.

Society » Culture | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 15:01

Sports

Bulgaria, Italy to Host 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Men

Bulgaria and Italy will host the 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men, according to a decision of the Board of Administration of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV).

Sports | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 19:16

Crime

26 Illegal Immigrants Arrested by Bulgarian Border Police

Bulgarian border police have arrested 26 foreign nationals who crossed the border with Turkey illegally.

Crime | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 17:58

World

Israel Airstrikes Hit Hamas Gaza's Headquarters

Israeli airstrikes have hit the headquarters of Gaza's Hamas government overnight in the fourth day of bombing.

World | November 17, 2012, Saturday // 10:09
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