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ARCHIVE - 24 November 2012

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Business

Carlsberg Bulgaria to Close Shumen Brewery for 2 Months

The Carlsberg Bulgaria brewery in the northeastern city of Shumen will be shut down for two months due to the low consumption of beer in winter, according to Alexander Grancharov, CEO of the company.

Business | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 10:16

Politics

Bulgaria Expects Over EUR 2B in EU Funds in 2014-2020 – Transport Minister

Bulgaria hopes to receive over EUR 2 B in EU funds in the 2014-2020 programming period and their absorption has already been planned and divided among infrastructure projects, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 14:37

PM Borisov Seeks 10% Increase in EU Funds for Bulgaria in 2014-2020

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov called for a 10% increase in EU funds for Bulgaria at the EU budget summit in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 13:14

Bulgaria is Poorest EU Country Due to 100-year Communist Rule - PM

Bulgaria is the poorest EU Member State due to the 100-year Communist rule, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 11:32

Bulgarian Nationalist Backs Belene N-Plant Project

Krasimir Karakachanov, leader of Bulgaria's marginal nationalist party VMRO, has declared his party's support for the development of nuclear energy in the country through the construction of a nuclear power plant in the town of Belene.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 19:33

300 Bulgarians Join Tomato Rally against Rulers

Over 300 Bulgarians have gathered in front of the Parliament in downtown Sofia to protest against the widespread political corruption and the recent arrest of a dissident.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 18:11

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Still Eager to Endorse Top Court Nominee

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party is still willing to nominate a constitutional judge, UDF member Boris Markov has declared.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 16:50

Association of Judges in Bulgaria Elects New Chair, Executive Director

Miroslava Todorova, former Chair of the Association of Judges in Bulgaria (AJB), has been elected Executive Director of the AJB.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 12:20

Disgruntled Bulgarians Gear Up for Tomato Rally in front of Parliament

Disgruntled Bulgarians will stage a "tomato rally" Saturday afternoon in front of Parliament in support of arrested dissident Nikolay Kolev, also known as 'Bosiya' (Barefoot).

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 10:56

Society

Bulgarian Protesters: Rulers Are 'Nazis' for Imposing Smoking Ban

A bunch of citizens gathered in Bulgaria's Danube town of Ruse to protest against the full smoking ban imposed in the country several months ago.

Society » Health | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 15:12

Sports

Bulgaria's Stefanova Storms into World Chess Championship Final

Bulgarian Antoaneta Stefanova defeated Indian Harika Dronavalli to reach the final of the Women's World Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Sports | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 15:41

Bulgaria's Avramova To Compete in 2nd Semi-Final at European Swimming Championships

Bulgarian swimmer Ekaterina Avramova has made it to the semi-finals of the women's 50m backstroke event at the European Short Course Championships in Chartres, France.

Sports | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 15:04

World

Egyptian Judges Condemn Morsi's 'Pharaoh' Decree

Egypt's highest body of judges slammed on Saturday President Mohamed Morsi's recent decision to grant to himself extensive new powers that include exempting his decisions from judicial review.

World | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 18:45

4 Poisons Found in Late Turkish President's Remains - Report

Four different poisonous substances have been detected in the remains of former Turkish President Turgut Ozal, forensic tests indicate, according to a Turkish media report.

World | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 17:34

Arafat to Be Exhumed over Poisoning Allegations

Palestinian officials have announced that the body of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is to be exhumed on Tuesday.

World | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 16:11
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