ARCHIVE - 6 November 2012
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Bulgaria's Wine Exports Up 7.4% in Jan-Sep 2012French Firm Interested in Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport ConcessionBulgarian Energy Watchdog Chair: Grid Access Fee Is FairBulgaria Sees EU's Largest Increase of Industrial Producer Prices Sept 2012 Y/YBulgaria Revises Down Tourism Spending Data, Doubts RemainBulgaria, Romania to Advertise Their Tourism in ChinaAmbassador: US Election Won't Affect Bulgarians Visa RegimeBulgaria, Laos Move to Deepen Economic TiesBulgaria, Mongolia to Boost Trade TiesNikolic: Serbia Wants to Join EU Early 2014Schulz: If Europe Voted, It Would be Obama in a LandslideWestern Balkan Countries Pool Efforts to Fight Illegal MigrationProsecution: Bulgarian Tainted Judge under InvestigationInterim Chief Prosecutor Elected in BulgariaBulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council to Appoint Interim Chief ProsecutorBulgarian Village Barakovo Roots for Barack Obama on US Election DayBulgarian Patriarch Maxim to Be Buried FridayBulgarian President, PM Mourn Patriarch MaximBulgarian Top Cop Named Honorary Carabinieri MemberBulgaria's Jews Mourn Christian Patriarch MaximNew Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch to Be Elected in 4 MonthsRussian Orthodox Church Mourns Death of Bulgarian PatriarchBulgarian Holy Synod to Organize Funeral Service for Patriarch MaximBulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Maxim Dies at 98Wozniacki Back into Top 10 despite Stunning Defeat in SofiaBulgaria PM Postpones Plans to Build National StadiumRussia's Petrova, TOC Sofia Winner: I Played Perfect TennisECHR Case Implicates Bulgarian PM in Police ManslaughterHopes Raised for Bulgarians on Death Row in MalaysiaNadia Petrova Closes on a HighPennsylvania Voting Machine 'Caught Cheating' in Romney's FavorStorm Sandy Stirs US Election Day HavocE-Mail Voting Creates Confusion in Sandy-Ravages Parts of USNYC Empire State Building to Display Election ResultsRomney, Ryan, Biden All Land in Ohio on Election DaySpain's Top Court Upholds Gay MarriageWho Is Who in US Presidential Race: Republican Mitt RomneyWho Is Who in US Presidential Race: Democrat Barack ObamaObama Confident, Salutes Romney on Election DaySwing States: What to Watch for on Election NightGOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan Casts VoteRomney More than Upbeat as He Cast Vote in 2012 ElectionsChina Firm behind Obama - SurveysCandidates in Dead Heat as US Votes for PresidentElection Day Kicks off in 2 New Hampshire VillagesPutin Dismisses Defence MinisterObama Chooses Iowa for End of CampaignThe Magic Number 270 that Leads to White House
Bulgaria's Executive Agency on Vine and Wine reported a 7.4% growth in wine export for the first nine months of 2012.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 15:02
A large French construction company has shown interest in the Gorna Oryahovitsa Airport in Central Northern Bulgaria.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 10:30
Angel Semerdzhiev, Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has argued that the introduction of the grid access fee for renewable energy producers helps to distribute the burden of the power price hike in a just manner.
Bulgaria observed the largest annual increase of its industrial producer price index among all EU member states in September 2012 (+6.
A technical flop has been blamed for the unrealistically high tourism spending figures of Bulgarians last year, which the country provided to the EU statistical office.
Bulgaria and Romania have planned to present their joint tourist services at an upcoming tourism fair in China's Shanghai.
The issue with lifting the US visa regime for Bulgarians does not depend on the outcome of the November 6 presidential election, according to the US Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria, Marcie Ries.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and his Lao counterpart Choummaly Sayasone have vowed to strengthen the economic and trade relations between the two countries.
Bulgarian and Mongolian presidents Rosen Plevneliev and Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj had a bilateral meeting to discuss relations between the two countries in the framework of the Asia-Europe Meeting in Laos.
Serbia would like to join the European Union during the Greek EU Presidency in the first half of 2014, stated Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic.
The majority of European politicians and voters would have picked President Barack Obama, if they could vote at the US polls, according to European Parliament President Martin Schulz.
Western Balkan countries plan to step up efforts to prevent unfounded applications for asylum and abuse of visa-free access to the European Union.
The Prosecutor's Office in Bulgarian capital Sofia has confirmed that there is an investigation launched against juge Veneta Markovska, last week elected by Parliament to become constitutional judge.
Boyko Naydenov, head of Bulgaria's National Investigation Service, has been elected as Bulgaria's interim Chief Prosecutor after last week's resignation of Boris Velchev.
Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to appoint Tuesday an interim Chief Prosecutor after last week's resignation of Boris Velchev.
The residents of the tiny Bulgarian village of Barakovo are rooting for the reelection of their village's namesake, Barack Obama, on the US election day.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 23:20
Long-time Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim, who passed away Tuesday aged 98, will be buried Friday at the Troyan Monastery in central northern Bulgaria.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 19:44
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and PM Boyko Borisov have sent letters of condolences to the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the passing of its leader, Patriarch Maxim, Tuesday.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 18:08
Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been declared an honorary member of Italy's Association of the Carabinieri Armed Forces.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:08
Bulgaria's largest Jewish religious and lay organizations have sent a joint letter of condolences to the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the passing of its head, Patriarch Maxim.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 16:06
Bulgaria's high clergy will elect the country's new Orthodox Patriarch within the next four months, it has been made clear after 98-year-old Patriarch Maxim passed away on Tuesday.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 15:41
The Russian Orthodox Church has expressed its condolences over the death of Bulgaria's Orthodox Patriarch Maxim who passed away Tuesday at the age of 98.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 13:05
The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church will hold an emergency meeting following news of the death of Patriarch Maxim.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 09:25
The head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Maxim, has passed away at the age of 98.
Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki is back into the women's top 10 despite a painful and crushing defeat at the Tournament of Champions final in Sofia, the sport's governing body ranking shows.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 13:36
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has rejected earlier plans to build a new national stadium, saying that it is not the right time.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 12:21
Russia' s Nadia Petrova said it was her perfect play that helped her grab the trophy of the Tournament of Champions in Sofia on Sunday after unexpectedly beating top seed Caroline Wozniacki.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 11:58
The Strasbourg Court of Human Rights has found Bulgaria guilty of failing to protect the right to life of a convict who was killed in a bombastic police operation led by then police chief secretary and current PM Boyko Borisov.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:06
Malaysian PM Najib Razak has assured Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev that death sentences have not been carried out recently.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 14:02
Nadia Petrova is the only women's tennis player this year to leave her last singles and doubles tournaments with trophies, and on Sunday in Sofia it showed.
A voting machine in Millertown, Pennsylvania, has been "caught" cheating in favor of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romneyl.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 23:59
Voterс on the US East Coast in New York and New Jersey, embattled by the monstrous storm Sandy, are facing long lines and chaos on Election Day.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 23:58
Citizens in storm-ravaged New York and New Jersey wandered from poll to poll after officials moved more than 240 balloting sites and fretted over the integrity of a vote being conducted partly over the Internet.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 22:37
Residents and visitors of New York City will see the results of the heated US presidential race displayed on the Empire State Building Tuesday into Wednesday as the towering construction will be illuminated with LED lights.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 22:26
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan made a planned stop in Cleveland, Ohio, on Election Day while US Democratic Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced stop.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 22:00
The Spanish Constitutional Court has defended same-sex marriage in rejecting a challenge filed by the conservative Popular Party against the law authorizing such unions, which was enacted by a Socialist administration.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 21:43
Mitt Romney, 65, is the Republican party's nomination for 45th President of the US.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:48
Democrat Barack Obama, 51, is the incumbent 44th president of the US.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:33
Incumbent US President Barack Obama has expressed confidence that he will win Tuesday's presidential elections in the USA, report agencies.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 19:16
The fierce presidential battle between incumbent President, Democrat Barack Obama, and challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, is concluding in the wee hours Bulgarian time Wednesday, even though the final results will be known later.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:48
Running mate to US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Paul Ryan cast his vote Tuesday morning in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:45
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, cast their votes as polling stations across Massachusetts opened this morning.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 16:44
US President Barack Obama would have trounced his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, if the choice was up to China, three separate surveys have indicated.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 15:30
Millions of Americans are voting whether to re-elect President Barack Obama or choose Mitt Romney with CNN poll saying the two are dead even.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 12:55
Dixville Notch and Hart's Location, two tiny villages in northern New Hampshire, kicked off the 2012 US presidential election by casting the first votes early Tuesday.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 11:42
Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the country's defence minister after the ministry was caught up in a corruption scandal.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 11:28
Incumbent US President Barack Obama ended his final campaign on Monday in Iowa.
November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 11:15
US citizens don't elect their presidents and vice presidents in a direct vote since the winner is determined by votes cast by electors of the Electoral College.
US, Cuba Move to Normalize Ties
Bulgaria's Child Mortality Rate Is 2 Times Higher Than EU's