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ARCHIVE - 4 November 2012

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Business

Watson Buys Actavis Group for EUR 4.25 B

Watson Pharmaceuticals, a US generic drugmaker, has finalized the acquisition of Actavis, which is the biggest producer of medications in Bulgaria.

Business | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 19:19

H&M Opens Fifth Bulgarian Store, Plans Further Expansion

Swedish fashion retailer H&M is about to open its fifth store in Bulgaria and third in the capital Sofia at the beginning of December when Bulgaria Mall will open doors.

Business | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 17:39

Bulgarian Referendum to Be Organized as General Election

The vote in the January 27, 2013, national referendum on development of atomic energy in Bulgaria will be organized in the same manner as any election.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 11:27

Politics

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Holds 1st Open Doors Day

The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry is holding Sunday its first ever "open doors" day under the motto "The Foreign Ministry from the Inside.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 13:06

Macedonia Proposes to Bulgaria 'Historians Summit'

Nikola Poposki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, has sent an open letter to his Bulgarian counterpart, Nikolay Mladenov, inviting him for talks with the goal to improve bilateral relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 12:49

Bulgarian PM Meets Lebanese Counterpart in Sofia

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is meeting Sunday in the capital Sofia with his Lebanese counterpart, Najib Mikati.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 10:07

British MEP: EC Can Reconsider Funding for Bulgaria

The EU can reconsider its financing for Bulgaria, particularly in the sectors connected with home affairs and justice, according to the former rapporteur for Bulgaria and British MEP, Geoffrey Van Orden.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 14:00

Society

Bulgarian Anonymous to Hold 1st Ever Live Briefing

The Bulgarian unit of the Anonymous has hacked the website of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Association.

Society | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 10:36

Sports

Russia's Petrova, TOC Sofia Winner: What a Great Finish!

Russia's Nadia Petrova won the first edition of Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions, which will be organized in Sofia in the next two years too.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 20:50

Russia's Petrova Defeats Top Seed Wozniacki, Wins TOC Final in Sofia

Second-seeded Nadia Petrova of Russia grabbed the trophy of the Tournament of Champions in Sofia after unexpectedly beating top seed Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 19:41

Petrova Surprisingly Solid against Wozniacki as TOC Final Kicks Off

Russia's Nadia Petrova gave top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki unexpectedly hard time at the start of the final of Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions in Sofia.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 19:00

Petrova Vows to Make It Hard for Wozniacki at Sofia Final

Russia's Nadia Petrova, who will face top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in the final of Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions in Sofia, has pledged not to let the trophy slip away easily.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 16:57

Wozniacki Hopes for Bulgarian Fans' Support at TOC Final

Former world number 1 Caroline Wozniacki has called on Bulgarian fans to support her at the finals of the Tournament of Champions in Sofia even though she was the one to kick out local hope Tsvetana Pironkova.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 16:17

Wozniacki Faces Petrova at Tournament of Champions Final in Sofia

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki will clash with second-seeded Nadia Petrova of Russia at the Tournament of Champions final in Sofia.

Sports | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 15:14

Crime

Bulgarian Diplomats Asks Leniency in Malaysian Death Verdicts

The special envoy for Bulgaria in Malaysia, Angel Orbetsov, will try to persuade local authorities for more leniency in the case of the two Bulgarians arrested on drug trafficking charges and sentenced by a Malaysian court to death by hanging.

Crime | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 14:59

Bulgarian Woman Tried in Germany for Murder of 3 Children

A Bulgarian woman from the second largest city of Plovdiv, Milka Docheva, 29, is charged for the murder of three minor children in Germany.

Crime | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 12:07

Views on BG

Bulgarian Property Market Heading For Bottomsville

During the (now not so recent) overseas property boom Bulgaria had its fair share of popularity.

Views on BG | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 17:18

Reasons to be Chilly in Bargain Bulgaria

As well as being cold, Bulgaria has a reputation for being cheap and cheerful, and some parts are. But other areas are luxurious with breathtaking beauty, and I planned to take in both sides during my trip.

Views on BG | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 15:53

Quotes

Today's Quote

"I just want to keep working hard, keep playing my game and keep having fun.

Quotes | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 16:35

World

US Government Slates USD 107 M in Sandy-Relief Aid

The US Federal Government has approved USD 107 M from the federal budget for emergency assistance for people who were affected by hurricane Sandy.

World | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 14:29

Polls Tie Obama, Romney 2 Days ahead of US Election

The US presidential candidates are heading into the final two days of campaigning still in a neck and neck race with the outcome being a very close call.

World | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 13:33

Novinite Insider

Bogan, Not Boutique Bulgaria Not That Bad?

Echoes of communist-era rhetoric.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | November 4, 2012, Sunday // 11:42
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