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ARCHIVE - 18 November 2012

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Politics

Bulgarian FM Reports 'Substantial Progress' in Burgas Investigation

Bulgarian security services have made "substantial progress" in the Burgas bus bombing investigation, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 16:10

Borisov Asks Israel to 'Take Care' of Bulgarians near Gaza

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has spoken to Israeli counterpart, Benyamin Netanyahu, asking him to take care of the safety of Bulgarians, living and working near Gaza.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 14:27

Bulgaria's Interior Minister on Official Visit to US

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has left Sunday on an official trip to the US.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 12:29

FYROM Enraged by EU Mission Chief's 'Slavomacedonians' Label

Macedonian officials have reacted strongly to a statement by Aivo Orav, Head of the EU Delegation to the country, who has referred to Macedonians as Slavomacodians.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 15:39

Bulgarian Nationalists Snub No-Confidence Vote against GERB

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka (Attack) party is not going to back the no-confidence vote against the Cabinet of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 10:53

Society

Interim Patriarch Calls for Unity of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

The unity of the Holy Synod and of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is the most important issue for Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria, according to Varna Metropolitan Kiril.

Society | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 14:51

Bulgaria Remembers Traffic Accident Victims

Bulgaria marks Sunday the International Day of Victims of Traffic Accidents with a mass at the Sofia "Sveti Sedmochislenitsi" church and a number of other events.

Society | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 11:18

Days of Bulgarian Culture Kick Off in Russia

The Days of Bulgarian Culture in Russia will start on Sunday, November 18, with a festive Gala Concert in Bolshoy Theatre.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 17:35

Sofia Anticipates J Lo Show

Latin diva and sex symbol Jennifer Lopez is going to perform for the very first time in the Bulgarian capital Sofia Sunday evening.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 11:51

Sports

Trump, Higgins, Roberson Through to Bulgarian Open Quarterfinals

Judd Trump, John Higgins and Neil Robertson are the biggest names remaining in the inaugural Bulgarian Open snooker tournament.

Sports | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 15:08

Crime

Spain-Jailed Bulgarian Sailors Charged with Drug Trafficking

The Bulgarian sailors detained in Spain have already been charged, their attorney and expert on maritime law Vladimir Vladimirov said.

Crime | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 14:03

7 Arrested in London after Bulgarian Tipoff

The British police have arrested seven people for participating in an organized crime group dealing with human trafficking.

Crime | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 13:39

World

Israeli Envoy Holds Ceasefire Talks in Egypt

An Israeli envoy has held talks with Egyptian officials Sunday on a ceasefire in his country's offensive on Gaza.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 19:27

Israel Permits Humanitarian Aid into Gaza

Israel has allowed the resumption of supply of goods and humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 18:46

Obama: Israel Has Right to Defend Itself

Israel has a right to defend itself from missiles being aimed at the country by militants in the Gaza Strip, US President Barack Obama has declared.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 18:16

Israel Ready to Expand Gaza Operation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that Israeli forces are ready to expand their now five-day old military operation against the Palestinian enclave.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 16:47

Reelected Obama Sets on 1st Foreign Trip to SE Asia

Recently reelected US President Barack Obama has started a three-day Southeast Asia tour in a bid to change US diplomacy balance in the region.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 12:56

Gaza Hospitals Suffer Shortages in Conflict with Israel

Hospitals in Gaza are overwhelmed with casualties and short on supplies, the World Health Organization reports on the fifth day of the Israel – Hamas conflict.

World | November 18, 2012, Sunday // 10:09
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