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Business

Varna Airport Open for Business

The airport in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna is open for business and has resumed its normal schedule, the management announced Saturday.

Business | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 11:24

Concessionaire Disappointed with Bulgarian Gas Explorations

Petroceltic International has announced it might give up on natural gas explorations on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, as it did not manage to obtain enough volume to justify commercial production.

Business » Energy | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 13:48

Politics

Bulgarian PM Talks Economy with Italian Counterpart

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister, Marin Raykov, has met in Rome his Italian counterpart, Enrico Letta, the Cabinet's press center informs Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 11:54

Oresharski: New Cabinet to First Tackle Negative Economic Trends in Bulgaria

The first goal of Bulgaria's new cabinet must be to tackle negative economic and social trends in Bulgaria, stated PM hopeful Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 18:52

PM Hopeful: New Bulgarian Cabinet Will Be 'Expert, Pragmatic'

The cabinet envisioned by Bulgarian Socialist Party PM nominee Plamen Oresharski will implement both leftist and rightist policies, chosing in each case based on pragmatic criteria, said the PM hopeful.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 18:18

Oresharski: New Bulgarian Cabinet Proposal Ready on Monday

Bulgarian Socialist Party's PM nominee Plamen Oresharski has stated he will be ready with a full cabinet proposal on Monday, but will probably not reveal it before Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 17:50

Names in Bulgarian Socialists' Cabinet Project Could be Revealed Sunday

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is continuing intensive consultations on the composition of the cabinet proposal it is expected to table to Parliament Monday or Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 16:27

New Names Pop Up in Bulgarian Govt Ministers Race

New names of candidate-ministers are circulating in Bulgarian media Saturday as the Socialist Party, BSP, is holding negotiations with the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, for the forming of the new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 14:47

Ex Bulgarian Culture Minister Gives Up MP Seat

The former Bulgarian Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, is planning to leave his seat as Member of the Parliament in the 42nd General Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 14:08

Bulgaria's Socialists Relentless in Effort to Form Govt

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, is holding Saturday negotiations with the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, for the forming of the new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 10:11

Society

Bulgarians Join Global March Against Monsanto

Rallies against genetically modified organisms were held Saturday in Bulgarian capital Sofia and in the city of Veliko Tarnovo, as part of a global day of protests.

Society | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 19:21

Bulgarian Police Detain 61 Illegal Migrants

61 asylum seekers trying to cross from Turkey have been apprehended within 24 hours by Bulgarian border authorities.

Society | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 15:40

Anonymous Hack Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Site

An international hacker attack of the Anonymous is blocking for the third day in a row the internet site of the Bulgarian State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation, DKEVR.

Society | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 15:06

Days of Bulgarian Cinema Begin in Rome

Bulgaria's caretaker Culture Minister, Vladimir Penev, is opening Saturday the sixth edition of the Days of Bulgarian Cinema in Rome, Italy.

Society » Culture | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 13:27

Sports

Ludogorets Stage Last Minute Grab of Bulgaria Football Championship

The team of Ludogorets Razgrad won for the second consecutive time the Bulgarian national football championship, after the A-league's last round Saturday.

Sports | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 20:01

Champions League Terror Attack Alarm in Germany Downplayed

German police have sought to mitigate earlier reports that there is an increased risk of terrorist attacks in public areas during Saturday's UEFA Champions League final.

Sports | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 17:12

Crime

Bulgarian ER Team Thrashed in Sofia

A medics' team from the Emergency Unit has been attacked and severely beaten overnight in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Crime | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 12:34

Quotes

Today's Quote

"I have always been skeptical towards the division between leftists and rightists.

Quotes | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 19:36

World

Sweden Riots Spread beyond Stockholm

There rioting in Stockholm has spread outside Sweden's capital for the first time Friday, with youths torching vehicles and buildings in at least two towns.

World | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 13:00

Raiffeisen CEO Offers to Quit over Offshore Leaks

Herbert Stepic, CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International, one of the largest banks operating in Eastern Europe, has offered to resign after his personal investments in Asian real estate came under increasing scrutiny.

World | May 25, 2013, Saturday // 10:47