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ARCHIVE - 28 April 2013

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Politics

Bulgarian Chief Investigator: 'No Good Guys' in Snooping Scandal

Boyko Naydenov, Chief of Bulgaria’s National Investigative Services, has criticized everyone involved in the latest wiretapped recording that stirred a massive scandal in the country.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 15:45

4 Parties to Enter Bulgarian Parliament - Poll

A total of four political parties will surely enter Bulgaria’s Parliament after the May 12 elections, according to a new poll.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 14:24

Ex Bulgarian PM to be Grilled over ‘Watergate’ Scandal - Report

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be interrogated over the latest batch of recordings in the so-called 'watergate' scandal, according to media reports.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 12:46

Society

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday - Tsventisa-Vrabnitsa, to mark the triumphal arrival of Christ into Jerusalem.

Society | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 09:11

Hundreds Say Goodbye to Prominent Bulgarian Rock Musician

Hundreds of Bulgarians gathered on Sunday to pay their last respects to Petar Gyuzelev, a beloved Bulgarian rock musician who passed away earlier this week.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 17:43

Bulgarians Bid Farewell to Rock Legend Petar Gyuzelev

Fans and friends will pay their last respects on Sunday to legendary Bulgarian rock musician Petar Gyuzelev, who passed away in his home at 11:30 am Thursday.

Society » Obituaries | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 10:15

Sports

Rogge: Wrestling May Still Make It to 2020 Olympics

International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge has stated that wrestling still stands a chance to be included in the program of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Sports | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 17:04

Berbatov, Jol Set to Leave Fulham over Budget Concerns - Report

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov may leave Fulham this summer because of concerns over the club’s spending plans, according to a media report.

Sports | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 15:07

Scores Arrested as Levski Wins Bulgaria's Eternal Football Derby

Bulgaria’s police has arrested 57 fans in connection with violence before the top local football derby between the bitter rivals CSKA and Levski in Sofia, another ten have been detained after its end.

Sports | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 10:24

Crime

Burgas Terrorist Was Not Suicide Bomber, Expert Says

A Bulgarian expert has stated that the terrorist who killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver in a deadly attack last year was not a suicide bomber.

Crime | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 19:02

'Watergate' May Spell the End of Sofia City Prosecutor’s Career

Nikolay Kokinov, who resigned from the post of Sofia City Prosecutor on Friday amid a huge wiretapping scandal, may be kicked out of Bulgaria's judicial system altogether, according to media reports.

Crime | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 11:18

World

2 People Confirmed Dead in France Building Explosion

At least two people have died in the explosion that partly destroyed a block of flats in the northern French city of Reims, according to officials.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 19:35

Italy Shooting Was 'Tragic Criminal Gesture' of Unemployed Man

The shooting outside the Italian PM's office that wounded two policemen on Sunday was the "tragic criminal gesture" of an unemployed man, according to the country’s Interior Ministry.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 18:27

Owner of Collapsed Dhaka Building Nabbed in Bangladesh

Police authorities have arrested the owner of a building that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka and killed hundreds of people last week.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 16:17

Building Collapses in France, People Feared Trapped

Part of a four-storey residential building has collapsed in the northern French city of Reims following an explosion, reports say.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 14:06

New Italian 'Grand Coalition' Sworn in

A new Italian government has been sworn in at the presidential Quirinal Palace in Rome.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 13:28

2 Police Officers Hurt in Shooting outside Italy PM's Office

A shooting took place as Italy's new prime minister was being sworn in Sunday, Italy's state-run news agency ANSA said.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 13:12

Suspects' Mother ‘Discussed Jihad with Son’

Russia intercepted a communication between the mother of the accused Boston Marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons "discussing jihad" in 2011, CNN reported, citing a US official with knowledge of the investigation.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 12:25

New Italy Govt to be Sworn in

Italy's new coalition government will be sworn in on Sunday morning, breaking two months of political stalemate since the general election.

World | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 09:14

Novinite Insider

Boys from the Hood

Meet Philip ‘Negy’ Petroff and Nikolay Neshev – the masterminds behind the Mladost-born hip-hop duo FARS.

Novinite Insider » Interview | April 28, 2013, Sunday // 12:59
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