ARCHIVE - 24 April 2013
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Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov has described the dispute between the Customs Agency head and fuel retailer Lukoil Bulgaria as a "micro-drama", stressing that the disagreement was not supposed to affect common people.
Bulgaria's Customs Agency has come up with a media statement commenting on the stopped preliminary execution of the decision to suspend a license of fuel retailer Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD for running a tax warehouse.
The Bulgarian refiner owned by Russia's Lukoil has had restored its fuel storage and transportation license, the administrative court decided on Tuesday.
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has come up with a declaration condemning the attack against the French embassy in Tripoli.
The European Commission launched three new infringement proceedings against Bulgaria at the end of term in office of the previous government, according to a report on the implementation of the measures stemming from Bulgaria's obligations as an EU Member
The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, is to decide on Wednesday whether to include the issue with illegal mass police spying in Bulgaria on its agenda.
Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has been summoned to the Specialized Prosecutor's Office for a questioning relating to the tip-off he submitted in end-March about illegal wiretapping.
Two candidates are competing for the post of administrative head of the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office - Hristo Dinev and Ivan Petrov - both of them officials of the prosecuting authority.
Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) has vowed not to resort to populism ahead of the country’s snap elections in May.
Bulgaria’s center-right GERB leads the Bulgarian Socialist Party by 6% ahead of the snap elections in May, according to a Center for Analysis and Marketing poll released on Wednesday.
Bulgaria’s central electoral body starts on Wednesday the printing of ballot papers for the ealry parliamentary elections on May 12.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Marin Raykov has strongly criticized the Turkish Milliyet daily for publishing an improvised map that appears to “occupy” large territories of Bulgaria, among others.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 14:23
Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov failed to build upon his impressive performance at Monte Carlo last week, losing 5:7, 1:6 to Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo in the second round of the Barcelona Open.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 15:26
Kalin Georgiev, Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, has declared that he would not file his resignation over the ongoing wiretapping scandal in the country.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 18:28
The Bulgarian state has been sentenced to pay BGN 50 000 (approximately EUR 25 000) in compensation to the family of businessman Todor Todorov, who was killed during a police operation back in 2003.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 16:00
Shooting broke out Wednesday morning in the Todor Kableshkov Sports School in Stara Zagora.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 11:39
Two Bulgarian nationals, Miro Asenov, 40, and Arben Donchev, 25, have been convicted on charges of organizing prostitution and human trafficking in Brussels.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 11:27
Bulgaria’s farm sector has started to look up after years of under-investment and fragmentation, with export-oriented agro-industry doing well and smaller farms seeing opportunities to sell quality produce abroad.
One of the most discussed issues in Bulgarian media is the topic of the deteriorating media freedom in the country. Consistently ranking last among European Union members the country keeps regressing.
The parents of the two suspects in last week’s Boston Marathon bombings have agreed to visit the US to assist in the ongoing investigation, according to a Russian media report.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 19:33
At least 80 people have been killed and some 800 have been injured after an eight-storey building collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 17:10
Enrico Letta, deputy leader of Italy’s center-left Democratic Party, is set to become the country's new Prime Minister.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 14:52
An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan Wednesday, according to reports of the Pakistan Met department.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 13:41
Australian police say they have arrested a "self-proclaimed leader" of the hacking group LulzSec.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 09:27
Тhe surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has said the US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were the motivating factors behind last week's attack, CNN reported, citing US government official.
April 24, 2013, Wednesday // 06:59
Grigor Dimitrov Climbs to Record High Position
Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged
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