ARCHIVE - 2 April 2013
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Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS), acting as a first-instance court, has revoked an ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food banning dairy farms from using nondairy components like vegetable fat more than twice a year.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 17:04
Employer organizations fulfilled Tuesday their threat to stay out of the meeting of Bulgaria's Three-Way Council on social affairs between them, the Cabinet and the trade unions.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 16:51
Financial expert Velik Zanchev has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the troubled Bulgarian State Railways company, BDZ Holding.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 16:00
Bulgaria's unemployment rate remained 12.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 14:00
The European Commission has come up with an official stance on the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning of Units 1 and 2 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant and its potential impact on EU Member States, according to a media state
Low-cost carrier easyJet has officially launched its flights from Bulgaria's capital Sofia to Berlin, according to Bulgarian media.
Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Marin Raykov told British Ambassador Jonathan Allen Tuesday that the two countries could cooperate closely on the implementation of the Nabucco gas pipeline project, stressing the importance of the s
Hungary has invited Bulgaria to join the project for connecting the power grids of central European countries.
Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, is on an official visit to Hungary Tuesday and Wednesday, the presidential press office announced.
Pollster Mira Radeva of the MBMD agency has blamed the media for the recent scandal revolving around results published by her company last week.
Bulgaria's former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov will not be part of center-right GERB party's potential second government, GERB election headquarters head Tsvetan Tsvetanov has reiterated.
Bulgaria's former ruling party, center-right GERB, has officially revealed the party's list leaders for upcoming May 12 early elections, featuring many former cabinet ministers and top MPs.
6,956,890 voters are included in the official lists for Bulgaria's May 12 early general election, announced the Civil Registry service at the Bulgarian Ministry of Regional Development.
Former Union of Democratic Forces leader Martin Dimitrov has issued a strong statement of disappointment with the deepening disunity of the two main heirs of the Blue Coalition the UDF was part of.
Bulgaria's center-right GERB party is likely to win the upcoming snap elections in the country, according to a new poll.
The breakup of the right-wing coalition between Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, DSB, and the movement Blue Unity has been caused by a dispute about who would be the coalition's leader.
Bulgaria caretaker PM Marin Raykov has called on the governors of Bulgaria's regions who are affiliated with political parties to go on a leave during the campaign leading to the May 12 early elections.
Former ruling party in Bulgaria, center-right GERB, is expected to announce Tuesday the leaders of the party's election lists for the May 12 early general elections.
Associate Professor Georgi Lozanov has been reelected Tuesday for Chairman of Bulgaria's media watchdog.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 13:22
Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar has been elected Chairman of the Communication Forum in Davos after a secret vote of twenty five Board members.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 11:05
The meeting of Bulgaria's Three-way Council on social affairs scheduled Tuesday could take place without one of the three parties, after employer organizations said they will stay out.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 08:16
A baby Tarpan horse has been born in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountains, the first one to come into being in 2013.
Lili Ivanova, 73, Bulgaria's eternal pop diva and a favorite of several generations, has been the only foreign performer and special guest at an anniversary concert held in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.
Bulgaria marks Tuesday World Autism Awareness Day under the motto "Alone, but not lonely.
Fulham's in-form Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov scored two goals for his team's 3:2 win against Queens Park Rangers, surpassing Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp in the process.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 11:23
The Sofia Appellate Court has sentenced Iliyan Todorov to life imprisonment in a double murder case.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 19:21
Greek police have seized 577 kg of hasish at the port of Igoumentisa on the Ionian Sea.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 18:22
The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has criticized former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov for defending a police officer who shot down a 36-year-old man of Roma origin in a bid to prevent copper wire theft.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 15:45
The bomb that exploded last summer at Bulgaria's Sarafovo airport near the Black Sea city of Burgas has been made with two to three kilos of trinitrotoluene, TNT.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 14:13
Despite the gloomy state of Europe's economy, parts of Sofia's rental market continue to be vibrant.
Cypriot Finance Minister Michalis Sarris has resigned after helping clinch the final terms of an international aid agreement to stave off a financial collapse of the island country.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 16:45
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has declared that the North Korea "crisis has gone too far" after the country announced plans to restart its main Yongbyon nuclear complex.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 15:53
Slovenia's Parliament ratified Croatia's European Union entry bid in a unanimous vote on Tuesday, paving the way for Croatia to join the bloc on 1 July as the 28th member state.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 15:13
Cyprus has been given an extra year to achieve a targeted budget surplus of 4% as part of bailout negotiations with international lenders.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 11:51
The Jerusalem Post has printed a material alleging that a special unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard has surveilled the synagogue in Bulgarian capital Sofia as a possible attack target.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 10:49
Amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has announced it will reopen the Yongbyon reactor to boost its nuclear potential.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 09:58
March 2013 has been the bloodiest month in the two years of civil war that have ravaged Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 09:42
Bulgaria's BSP-DPS Cabinet Resigns
Bulgaria's 2014 Interim Cabinet
Bulgarian President Turns 1st Sod on Scientific and Tech Park in Sofia
Bulgaria's New Environment Minister 'Has No Degree' from Munich
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