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ARCHIVE - 23 March 2013

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Politics

Over 20 Life Threats Registered against Bulgaria's Ex Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry, Kalin Georgiev, has said that the decision to keep former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov under special protection was driven by the total of over 20 threats to his life.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 19:57

Bulgarian Football Legend Backs Students Association, Denies Plans to Enter Politics

Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov has said that he has no intentions of getting into politics but he will back students who asked him to become their patron.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 18:17

Bulgaria's Labor Minister: Hike in Maternity Benefits Will Not Boost Birth Rate

Deyana Kostadinova, caretaker Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy, has argued that no increase in maternity benefits will boost Bulgaria's birthrate.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 17:08

GERB Scorns Ex MPs for Seeking Unemployment Aid

Bulgaria's GERB party is going to reprimand its two former MPs, who served in the now-dissolved Parliament, for registering themselves as unemployed in Bulgaria's Labor Bureau.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 14:50

Bulgarian Interior Minister: Tsvetanov's Life Is under Threat

Bulgarian services do indeed have tipoffs that the lives of former Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, and his family are in danger.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 13:33

College Students Gather to Contemplate Bulgaria's Future

College students from across Bulgaria, members of the National Representation of the College Students Councils (NPSS), are organizing Saturday a national summit under the motto "The Future of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 12:26

Bulgaria's GERB Foresees 2nd Term in Office

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is going to run on the ballots of his GERB party at the May 12 snap general election.

Politics » Elections 2013 | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 14:11

Society

Bulgarian Prosecution Confirms Probe against Journalists

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has confirmed it is probing investigative journalists Atanas Tchobanov and Assen Yordanov from the site Bivol.bg.

Society | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 11:15

102 Bulgarian Muncipalities Take Part in Earth Hour 2013

At least eighty cities and towns across Bulgaria will turn off the lights at their main buildings to join the Earth Hour initiative, the environment group WWF announced.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 10:13

Spectacular Horse Races Mark Bulgarian Holiday Todorovden

Bulgarians, all over the country mark Saturday, the holiday, known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodor), which is also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 10:38

Sports

Bulgaria's Angelov Wins Gold in 60kg Greco-Roman at 2013 European Wrestling Championships

Bulgarian Greco-Roman wrestlerwrestler Ivo Angelov has become champion in the 60kg weight class at the European Wrestling Championship taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Sports | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 19:05

Crime

Bulgarian, Serbian Arrested in Spain on Suspicion of Smuggling Cocaine

Spanish authorities have seized 590 kilograms of cocaine from a boat moored at a private dock and arrested the two people aboard - a 30-year-old Serbian and a 30 year-old Bulgarian.

Crime | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 16:07

Bulgarian Border Police Detain 26 Illegal Immigrants

Bulgarian border police officers have detained 26 foreign nationals who crossed the border illegally.

Crime | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 15:39

Views on BG

*Bulgarian Immigrants Face Giving Fingerprints in UK

Romanians and Bulgarians who come to Britain next year face being fingerprinted and having other “biometric” details taken under plans being considered by ministers.

Views on BG | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 11:43

World

Brussels Urgently Summons Cyprus Leaders over Bailout Plan

The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, and political party leaders have been summoned in Brussels for emergency last-minute talks on measures to prevent bankruptcy of the State.

World | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 12:51
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