ARCHIVE - 29 April 2013
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Asen Vasilev, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, will award Tuesday an A Class Investor certificate to German Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH, BHTC, a leading manufacturer of automotive climate controls and thermalmanagement produ
April 29, 2013, Monday // 14:14
The Parliament of Greece has approved an austerity package tabled by cabinet, in expectation of a new EUR 8.
Britain’s Prince Edward and his wife Sophie will visit Bulgaria on June 23-24on the invitation of Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, it has been announced.
The European Commission will restrict the use of pesticides linked to bee deaths by researchers, despite a split among EU states on the issue.
The European Commission will not publish an extraordinary progress report on Bulgaria under the co-operation and verification mechanism (CVM) before the one due in end-2013, according to EC Spokesperson Mark Gray.
Controversial British politician and leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage has hit back at claims that his party is racist.
Bulgaria had the lowest ratio of government expenditure on education to GDP among the EU27 in 2011, according to Eurostat data.
Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has dismissed Nikolay Kokinov from the post of Sofia City Prosecutor.
The tensions in Bulgaria's Black Sea City of Varna have escalated Monday after the dismissal of interim Mayor Hristo Bozov.
Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has expressed his dismay at the latest developments in the wiretapping scandal shaking the country.
Resigned Sofia City Prosecutor Nikolay Kokinov has also filed a resignation from his position as a prosecutor, said Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov.
Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party leads the rival Socialists by a comfortable margin ahead of the early general elections on May 12, according to the latest poll.
Meglena Kuneva, leader of the Citizens for Bulgaria Movement, has argued that the newly published scandalous wiretap leaks involving former PM Borisov contain sufficient evidence of crime against justice.
Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has told reporters that he has agreed to be interrogated by prosecutors “only in order to find out who has been wiretapping him in the toilet.
Sensible political leaders will need to throw aside their differences and come together after May 12 elections as a counterpoise to former ruling GERB party, stated Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.
Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, stated Monday that he had no doubt that the scandalous tapes leaked to the media Friday are authentic.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 13:39
Bulgaria's energy sector remains one of the major sources of emissions of sulfur dioxide and the main source of nitrous oxide emissions, according to a report for 2011.
Three week earthquakes of magnitude between 2.3 and 3.2 on the Richter scale have been registered in the wee hours Monday in the area of south-eastern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad.
Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria and around the world mark on April 29 Holy Monday – the first day of the most important week in the church calendar, the Holy Week leading to Easter.
A failed kidnapping attempt has been made Monday morning in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 14:09
Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has confirmed that the prosecution will summon former PM Boyko Borisov to witness regarding the scandalous leaked conversation he apparently participated in.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 10:39
A grey Chrysler Voyager van equipped with antennas called “The Catcher”
An EU-led court in Kosovo has found five people guilty in connection with a human organ-trafficking ring.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 20:33
Dutch Queen Beatrix is to abdicate on Tuesday in favour of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 19:34
The strong explosion of a leaky gas pipe that caused significant damage of a building in Prague’s historic center on Monday has probably killed up to four people, according to reports.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 17:14
The strong explosion of a leaky gas pipe that caused significant damage of a building in downtown Prague on Monday has injured at least 40 people, according to police.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 14:48
A large explosion has damaged badly a building in downtown Prague Monday morning with people trapped underneath the rubble.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 12:53
A deadlly bombing attack has occured in Syrian capital Damascus directed against PM Wael Al-Halqi, who has survived it, according to reports.
April 29, 2013, Monday // 10:37
The wiretapping saga, dubbed the "Bulgarian Watergate," is doggedly sending shockwaves in the country.
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