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ARCHIVE - 2 December 2012

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Business

Thousands in NW Bulgaria Left with No Cell Phone Service

A major technical glitch in one of Bulgaria's main cell phone operators has left a part of north-western Bulgaria without coverage of that operator.

Business | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 14:44

Bulgaria's GDP to Grow 1% in 2012 - EconMin

Bulgaria's gross domestic product is expected to mark a total growth of around 1% for 2012, according to Minister of Economy and Energy Delyan Dobrev.

Business | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 10:56

Bulgarian Bank Moves to Kill Largest Metal Factory

All workers at the troubled OTzK Kardzhali, Bulgaria's largest non-ferrous metal works, will be shortly fired, according to media reports.

Business » Industry | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 10:18

Politics

Bulgarian Ex-PM in No Worry over Demise of Rightist Blue Coalition

Rightist leader and former Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov has expressed confidence that his Democrats for Strong Bulgaria will remain in parliament following summer 2013 elections.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 19:42

New Bulgarian Party Vows to Fight for Principles, Enter Parliament

The Freedom and Dignity party, founded by dissenters from Turkish-Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms will stand up for the ideals of freedom and equality, stated co-founder Kasim Dal.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 16:31

Opposition: Bulgarian Parliament Is Locked Out

The Bulgarian Parliament is exhibiting a complete failure to exert its constitutional powers during its last year in office, argued opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Angel Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 12:34

Society

Bulgarian Court Fine for Expendables Bat Case Ridiculous - Media

A number of French media are commenting on what they see as a disproportionately low fine levied by a Bulgarian court against the disturbing of bats during the shooting of "Expendables 2".

Society | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 17:34

Bulgaria Detains 26 Illegal Migrants on Turkish Border

26 migrants from third countries who have attempted to cross the Turkey-Bulgaria border have been detained during the last 24 hours, reported Bulgarian border authorities.

Society | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 13:35

Bulgaria Awaits First Snow Monday

The first snow in Bulgaria for the 2012-13 winter season is expected with colder weather setting in Monday, warned Bulgaria's national weather service.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 18:09

Polar Ice Melts 3 Times Faster Than in 1990 - Study

Ice in Greenland and Antarctica is melting three times faster, according to data quoted by the Science magazine.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 15:55

4.7-Degree Vrancea Earthquake Felt Weakly in N Bulgaria

The 4.7-degree earthquake that hit overnight the seismically active Vrancea area of Romania was felt only weakly in northern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 10:38

Winter Flu Wave to Hit Europe, Bulgaria Dec-Jan - Expert

The flu wave in Bulgaria for the 2012-13 winter season is expected to come in January, said Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector Angel Kunchev.

Society » Health | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 12:46

Crime

Man Stabbed in Major Bulgarian Mall Mass Fight

A young man was stabbed during a mass fight that erupted in a shopping center in the major Bulgarian city of Burgas Sunday afternoon.

Crime | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 17:09

World

At Least 4 Killed in Japan Tunnel Collapse

At least 4 people have perished Sunday in the collapsing of one of Japan's longest tunnels, Sasogo.

World | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 18:56

Assad Escaped to Russia via Bulgaria - Social Networks

Unconfirmed reports in social networks have it that embattled Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has escaped with a plane to Russia.

World | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 18:27

Iran Sends Military Experts to North Korea

Iran has sent defense experts to North Korea in a move to strengthen strategic ties between the two countries.

World | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 13:55

Longest Tunnel in Japan Collapses, People Trapped

At least 7 people are feared missing after the Sasogo tunnel, Japan's largest, has suffered a significant structure collapse.

World | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 11:42

Novinite Insider

Investor Here, Investor There...

This article has been published at the "Unfiltered" column of the Bulgarian news agency BGNES.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 09:51
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