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Business

Sofia Tech Park to Start Generating Revenue after 2015

Politics

Bulgarian President: ECJ Is Pivotal for Deeper EU
New Bulgarian Parliament's 1st Sitting to Be Presided by Movie Star Lambo
Turkish-Bulgarian Leader: State Must End Bullying Businesses
Bulgarian Liberals to Back Socialist Parliament Speaker Nominee
Bulgaria PM Hopeful Oresharski Hails New Model of Government
Bulgarian Socialists Officially Name Oresharski Candidate-PM
Bulgarian Socialists Nominate Ex-Top Cop for Parliament Speaker
Bulgaria's Judicial Council Seeks Disciplinary Action against Ex Sofia City Prosecutor
Populist Party Requests Annulment of Bulgarian Vote in Turkey
Bulgarian Nationalist Party VMRO Renews Protests against Monopolies
Inspection Uncovers Suspiciously Large Number of Extra Stamps for Bulgarian Electoral Commissions
Radan Kanev Nominated to Chair Democrats for Strong Bulgaria Party
Bulgarian Socialist PM Candidate Proposes Urgent Economic, Social Measures
Bulgaria Faces New Early Elections in Few Months - GERB
Bulgaria’s Ex Rulers Due to Submit Vote Rerun Petition

Society

Bulgaria's Young Motocross Star Dies in Romanian Race

Sports

Bulgaria's Hot Top Sprinter Lalova Ties the Knot on Sept 21 in Italy
Aston Villa Fans Pay Tribute to Bulgarian Hero Stiliyan Petrov
McDowell: Bulgaria’s Thracian Cliffs Golf Course Magnificent
McDowell Wins World Match Play Title in Bulgaria

Crime

Go-Ahead for Trial against Bulgarian Registry Agency Ex CEO

Lifestyle

Top Bulgarian Socialist Tied the Knot Secretly on Sunday

Views on BG

Stalemate after Elections in Bulgaria

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World

North Korea Fires 2 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles
Car Bomb Attacks Hit Iraqi Cities, Dozens Killed
Yahoo to Acquire Tumblr for USD 1.1 B - Report

Business

Sofia Tech Park to Start Generating Revenue after 2015

Sofia Tech Park, Bulgaria's first technological park, will start generating revenue no earlier than end-2015, when it is expected to start functioning at full capacity, according to a report on the implementation of the project in Q1, 2013.

Business | May 20, 2013, Monday // 16:17

Politics

Bulgarian President: ECJ Is Pivotal for Deeper EU

The European Court of Justice has a calling to further the integration of the European Union, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2013, Monday // 19:58

New Bulgarian Parliament's 1st Sitting to Be Presided by Movie Star Lambo

Bulgaria's newly elected 42nd Parliament will hold its first sitting Tuesday morning under the temporary chairmanship of oldest MP, socialist Stefan Danailov.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 20:32

Turkish-Bulgarian Leader: State Must End Bullying Businesses

The restoration of statehood and the economy in Bulgaria are the two top priorities defined for the country's new parliament by liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, said leader Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:44

Bulgarian Liberals to Back Socialist Parliament Speaker Nominee

Bulgaria's Movement for Rights and Freedoms will support the candidacy of socialist Mihail Mikov for speaker of Bulgaria's new parliament, set to convene Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:01

Bulgaria PM Hopeful Oresharski Hails New Model of Government

Former Bulgarian FinMin Plamen Oresharski vowed to bring Bulgaria's institutions back in order and revive the economy, if elected PM.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 16:58

Bulgarian Socialists Officially Name Oresharski Candidate-PM

Plamen Oresharski, former Bulgarian Finance Minister, is the Bulgarian Socialist Party's official PM candidate, stated socialist leader Sergey Stanishev Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 16:16

Bulgarian Socialists Nominate Ex-Top Cop for Parliament Speaker

Socialist MP and former Bulgarian Minister of Interior Mihail Mikov is the Bulgarian Socialist Party's candidate for speaker of the new Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 15:35

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Seeks Disciplinary Action against Ex Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has proposed initiating disciplinary action against former Sofia City Prosecutor Nikolay Kokinov over actions which breached the ethics code of Bulgarian magistrates and eroded public confidence in the judiciary

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 14:38

Populist Party Requests Annulment of Bulgarian Vote in Turkey

Bulgarian Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party has requested an annulment of ballots cast in Turkey for Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections over what they claimed were a number of irregularities at polling stations in Bulgaria's neighbor.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 19:11

Bulgarian Nationalist Party VMRO Renews Protests against Monopolies

Supporters of Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO, holding flags turned upside down, gathered Sunday in front of the Court Palace in Sofia for new protests against political and economic monopolies.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:28

Inspection Uncovers Suspiciously Large Number of Extra Stamps for Bulgarian Electoral Commissions

While the scandal with the 350 000 illegally printed ballots discovered hours ahead of the May 12 snap elections is being investigated, an inspection indicated a large number of extra stamps produced for sectional electoral commissions.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 18:03

Radan Kanev Nominated to Chair Democrats for Strong Bulgaria Party

Ivan Kostov, former leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, has named the nominee of the party's governing body for DSB Chair, Radan Kanev.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 13:45

Bulgarian Socialist PM Candidate Proposes Urgent Economic, Social Measures

A set of short-term measures proposed by Plamen Oresharski, candidate for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), will be presented Monday at a sitting of the National Council of BSP and will be put up for debate by extra-parliamentary part

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 12:54

Bulgaria Faces New Early Elections in Few Months - GERB

Bulgaria will hold new early elections in just few months, a key figure from the biggest political party has forecast.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 10:01

Bulgaria’s Ex Rulers Due to Submit Vote Rerun Petition

Bulgaria's biggest political party, determined to have the result of May 12 deadlocked election cancelled, is expected to submit a petition to this effect to all institutions involved on Monday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 20, 2013, Monday // 08:43

Society

Bulgaria's Young Motocross Star Dies in Romanian Race

Bulgarian motocross championship Dobromir Dobrev, 22, has died after suffering a horrible accident at the Eastern European Championship in the Romanian town of Zarneshti.

Society | May 20, 2013, Monday // 10:44

Sports

Bulgaria's Hot Top Sprinter Lalova Ties the Knot on Sept 21 in Italy

Ivet Lalova, Bulgaria's top sprinter and one of the hottest athletes in the world, is to tie the knot with Italian colleague Simone Collio on September 21, the happy future bride has revealed.

Sports | May 20, 2013, Monday // 12:39

Aston Villa Fans Pay Tribute to Bulgarian Hero Stiliyan Petrov

Aston Villa supporters put on masks of retiring club captain Stiliyan Petrov as the club played their final match of the season on what they called ‘Petrov Day’.

Sports | May 20, 2013, Monday // 11:07

McDowell: Bulgaria’s Thracian Cliffs Golf Course Magnificent

As Bulgaria successfully made its golf debut on the European Tour, the winner – Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland – praised the picturesque seaside course Thracian Cliffs and its breathtaking views.

Sports | May 20, 2013, Monday // 08:53

McDowell Wins World Match Play Title in Bulgaria

Graeme McDowell became on Sunday the first Irish winner of the Volvo World Match Play Championship defeating Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 in the final on the Thracian Cliffs course in Bulgaria.

Sports | May 20, 2013, Monday // 07:35

Crime

Go-Ahead for Trial against Bulgarian Registry Agency Ex CEO

A Sofia court will give on Monday the go-ahead to the trial against Violeta Nikolova, the former Executive Director of the Bulgarian Registry Agency, who has been charged with fraud.

Crime | May 20, 2013, Monday // 08:33

Lifestyle

Top Bulgarian Socialist Tied the Knot Secretly on Sunday

The leader of the European Socialists, Bulgarian Socialists and former Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, tied the knot with girlfriend Monika Yanova on Sunday, exactly a week after the May 12 snap general elections.

Lifestyle | May 20, 2013, Monday // 14:14

Views on BG

Stalemate after Elections in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian parliamentary elections of May 12 have exposed the deep divide between the population and the country's political elite.

Views on BG | May 20, 2013, Monday // 09:30

Quotes

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GERB realize that they cannot form a working cabinet. They want to remain in power through the back door, so that they can cover their traces and shake off responsibility for what they have done.

Quotes | May 20, 2013, Monday // 16:41

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"I'm very excited because it's a massive event and it was hugely disappointing to lose the final last year.

Quotes | May 20, 2013, Monday // 09:08

World

North Korea Fires 2 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

North Korea has launced two short-range missiles Monday, according to data from the South Korean Ministry of Defense.

World | May 20, 2013, Monday // 15:08

Car Bomb Attacks Hit Iraqi Cities, Dozens Killed

At least 26 people have been killed and many others injured in a series of car bomb attacks in central and southern Iraq, BBC reported, citing officials.

World | May 20, 2013, Monday // 13:41

Yahoo to Acquire Tumblr for USD 1.1 B - Report

The Yahoo board has approved a deal to pay USD 1.1 B in cash for the blogging site Tumblr, the Wall Street Journal reported.

World | May 20, 2013, Monday // 07:55
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