ARCHIVE - 22 December 2012
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The construction of the subway section connecting the Mladost-1 residential district to Business Park Sofia will be launched in early 2013, according to Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of the Bulgarian capital.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 16:48
Economedia, the second largest publishing group in the country, announced it has paid in full and in advance its loan to Alpha Bank, which was keen to seize control of it over an alleged default.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 16:46
The new overpass at the crossing of the Prof. Ivan Geshov Blvd and St. Georgi Sofiyski Street in Bulgaria's capital Sofia was opened for vehicles on Saturday.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 15:15
Russia believes that the South Stream gas pipeline project should be granted a high priority status by the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has made the erroneous claim that his country was the first to recognize Macedonia.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has vowed not to comment on the controversial election of the country's new Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov.
Bulgaria's justice minister has vehemently defended the controversial election of a new chief prosecutor, which opponents claim was orchestrated by the ruling party.
А gang, who carried out contract killings, is most probably behind the slaying of Bulgaria's top banker Emil Kyulev seven years ago, the interior minister claims.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 14:26
Notorious Bulgarian businessman Aleksei Petrov, who is tried on numerous counts for organized crime, has been released on a bail of BGN 10 000.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 12:52
Seven Bulgarians have been arrested in Paris during an investigation of ATM draining by the use of a skimming device, according to French press.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 11:20
A: My dog is incredible! It has even learned to read and practise every day with my newspaper.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 15:07
Egypt's Vice President Mahmoud Mekki has resigned on the day of the final round of the country's constitutional referendum.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 19:33
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for further development of space technology and the launching of more rockets following the successful launch of one earlier this month.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 18:04
Pakistan has become the 98th sovereign state to recognize Kosovo, it has been reported.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 17:31
The Bulgarian driver of a long vehicle truck has been killed in a heavy traffic accident in France, local media reported.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 13:31
US President Barack Obama said today that he has nominated Sen. John Kerry to be his next secretary of state, succeeding Hillary Clinton if confirmed by Congress.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 12:16
Egyptians have begun voting in a second stage of a constitutional referendum that has sparked weeks of unrest, BBC reported.
December 22, 2012, Saturday // 09:46
Bulgaria Boasts 92 % Absorption Rate of EU Funds - PM Borisov
Hungary Detains Fourth Bulgarian over Dead Migrants Found in Truck in Austria