ARCHIVE - 28 December 2012

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Business

Bulgaria's Business Climate Improves Slightly in December

Bulgaria's business climate has improved slightly in November 2012, according to the country's National Statistical Institute.

Business | December 28, 2012, Friday // 16:15

Bulgarian Food Prices Like in 'Normal Countries' - AgriMin

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has issued a weird praise for the prices of food products in Bulgaria.

Business | December 28, 2012, Friday // 14:59

5 Bulgarian Firms Banned from Importing Meat, Dairy into Russia

Russia's food safety authorities have issued a ban on the imports of meat and milk products produced by five Bulgarian companies.

Business | December 28, 2012, Friday // 14:13

Bulgaria's Producer Prices in Industry Grow by 6.4% Y/Y Nov 2012

Bulgaria's producer price index on the domestic market grew by 6.4% year on year in November 2012, according to the National Statistical Institute.

Business » Industry | December 28, 2012, Friday // 17:24

Politics

Suspicious Package near US Embassy in Bulgaria Found to Be Garbage

The suspicious package that was reported to the Bulgarian police by the security of the US Embassy in Sofia on Friday has turned out to be a bag full of garbage.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2012, Friday // 12:42

Society

Sofia's Public Transport to Work All Night on New Year's Eve

Most of Bulgarian capital Sofia's public transport will work all night on New Year's Eve, local authorities have said.

Society | December 28, 2012, Friday // 18:43

21 Bulgarian Cities on Alert over High Dust Levels

High dust levels were registered in a total of 21 Bulgarian cities on Thursday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2012, Friday // 18:06

Sports

20-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Bulgarian 'Footballer of the Year'

Georgi Milanov, 20, a player of Litex Lovech, has been awarded as Bulgaria's "Football Player of The Year" for 2012.

Sports | December 28, 2012, Friday // 10:09

Crime

Man Who Almost Killed Woman in Sofia Subway 'Heard Voices'

The Bulgarian man who nearly killed a 48-year-old woman on Tuesday by pushing her in front of a subway train suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, it has emerged.

Crime | December 28, 2012, Friday // 15:17

Bulgarian Woman Found Hanged in Tanzania

Two tragic deaths occurred over Christmas in Dar es Salaam including of a foreigner from Bulgaria who was working for one of the prominent hotels in the city.

Crime | December 28, 2012, Friday // 11:00

Suspicious Package Reported near US Embassy in Bulgaria's Sofia

A suspicious package left on the ground outside of the US Embassy in the Bulgarian capital Sofia has been found.

Crime | December 28, 2012, Friday // 10:56

Views on BG

Bulgaria Lures Depardieu with Bizarre 'Advert '*

Bulgaria has invited French tax exiles Gerard Depardieu and Bernard Arnault to become Bulgarian citizens with the promise of 'cheap alcohol, concrete beach resorts and experienced prostitutes'.

Views on BG | December 28, 2012, Friday // 15:41

World

US Slams Russia's Adoption Ban

The US State Department has labeled a new ban on adoptions of Russian children by US families "politically motivated.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 19:34

Egyptian Opposition Leaders Face Treason Probe

Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered an investigation into allegations that opposition leaders committed treason by planning protests to overthrow President Mohammed Morsi.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 16:50

Russian Leader Putin Signs US Adoption Ban into Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial bill that imposes a ban on adoption of Russian children by Americans and other retaliatory measures targeting the United States.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 13:50

Mubarak Transfered to Military Hospital

Ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak has a build-up of fluid in his lungs and cracked ribs.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 13:36

Iranian Navy Starts Drills to Send Message to 'Enemies'

The Iranian Navy has launched six-day naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz rehearsing border protection and piracy control operations.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 12:55

Asian Americans Outraged by Google's 'Make Me Asian' App

Asian-American groups in the United States are demanding that Google remove an app from its Google Play store called "Make Me Asian" that allows users to alter their photos to resemble Asian stereotypes.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 11:55

US General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies at 78

Norman Schwarzkopf, the US general commanded Operation Desert Storm that drove Iraq's forces under Saddam Hussein from Kuwait in 1991 has died at the age of 78.

World | December 28, 2012, Friday // 08:18