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Business

Bulgarian Socialist MP Supports Easing Smoking Ban
Bulgaria's 'Plan Oresharski' – Key Points
Bulgaria's Fiscal Reserve Jumps to BGN 5.3 B

Politics

Borisov Apologizes to Diplomats for Nationalists' Behavior
Bulgaria's Ex PM Meets with EU, US, Turkey Ambassadors
'Scary' Plane Was Part of Bulgarian-Israeli Military Exercise
Bulgaria 2nd in EU by Income Slump
Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on New Govt Wednesday
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Youth, Sports Minister Nominee Mariana Georgieva-Bencheva
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Nominee Desislava Terzieva
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Nominee Dimitar Grekov
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Transport Minister Nominee Danail Papazov
Bulgaria May Launch Brand New Investment Projects Ministry
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Interior Minister Nominee Tsvetlin Yovchev
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Health Minister Nominee Tanya Andreeva
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Defense Minister Nominee Angel Naydenov
Who is Who: Bulgarian Culture Minister Nominee Petar Stoyanovich
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Finance Minister Nominee Petar Chobanov
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Education Minister Nominee Aneliya Klisarova
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Environment Minister Nominee Iskra Mihaylova
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Labor Minister Nominee Hasan Ademov
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nominee Krisitan Vigenin
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Deputy PM Nominee Zinaida Zlatanova
Who Is Who: Bulgarian Economy Minister Nominee Dragomir Stoynev
Bulgaria's Cabinet Unveiled: Full List
Bulgarian President Yet to Learn Members of New Cabinet
Bulgaria's Nationalist Ataka Boycotts Talks with PM Hopeful
Bulgaria's New Justice Minister to Be Deputy PM
Who Is Who: Bulgarian PM Nominee Plamen Oresharski
Bulgaria Anticipates New Govt Announcement

Society

Onlookers Report Trouble with Passenger Plane in Bulgaria
Bulgaria's Largest Daily with New Editor-in-Chief
Referendum on Bulgaria's Artillery Range Fails
Bulgarian PM Hopeful Hints of Easing Smoking Ban

World

Serbia Okays Plan to Improve Relations with Kosovo

Business

Bulgarian Socialist MP Supports Easing Smoking Ban

After Prime Minister-hopeful Plamen Oresharki hinted at a possible revision of the full ban on smoking in enclosed public places, a socialist MP also voiced support for the easing of the ban.

Business | May 27, 2013, Monday // 16:19

Bulgaria's 'Plan Oresharski' – Key Points

Former Finance Minister, Plamen Oresharski, who is nominated by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, to become the country's next Prime Minister, has prepared an ambitious program to boost the business.

Business | May 27, 2013, Monday // 13:19

Bulgaria's Fiscal Reserve Jumps to BGN 5.3 B

Bulgaria's fiscal reserve has reached BGN 5.3 in May 2013, compared to BGN 4.9 B in May 2012.

Business » Finance | May 27, 2013, Monday // 12:42

Politics

Borisov Apologizes to Diplomats for Nationalists' Behavior

Former Prime Minister and leader of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Boyko Borisov, apologized to foreign diplomats for the behavior of nationalist leader, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2013, Monday // 12:14

Bulgaria's Ex PM Meets with EU, US, Turkey Ambassadors

The leader of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party GERB and former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will meet with ambassadors from the European Union, the US, and Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2013, Monday // 09:10

'Scary' Plane Was Part of Bulgarian-Israeli Military Exercise

The low-flying plane, which terrified people in southern Bulgaria Monday, turned out to be an Israeli military Boeing 707 craft.

Politics » Defense | May 27, 2013, Monday // 14:57

Bulgaria 2nd in EU by Income Slump

Bulgaria has ranked second in the European Union by the slump of income in 2010, according to Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 27, 2013, Monday // 10:38

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on New Govt Wednesday

Bulgaria’s Parliament is to vote Wednesday on a Cabinet proposed by Bulgarian Socialist Party PM candidate Plamen Oresharshki.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 20:39

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Youth, Sports Minister Nominee Mariana Georgieva-Bencheva

Linguist Mariana Georgieva-Bencheva has been nominated to become Bulgaria’s new Minister of Youth and Sports.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 19:47

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Nominee Desislava Terzieva

Desislava Terzieva has been nominated to become Bulgaria’s new Regional Development Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 19:11

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Nominee Dimitar Grekov

Dimitar Grekov, Rector of the Agriculture University in Plovdiv, has been officially nominated for Bulgaria’s new Minister of Agriculture and Foods.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 18:43

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Transport Minister Nominee Danail Papazov

Port Varna Executive Director Danail Papazov has been officially nominated for Bulgaria’s new Transport Minister by Bulgarian Socialist Party PM candidate Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 18:14

Bulgaria May Launch Brand New Investment Projects Ministry

Professor Kalin Tiholov has been proposed for Minister in charge of investment projects by Bulgarian Socialist PM candidate Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:42

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Interior Minister Nominee Tsvetlin Yovchev

Tsvetlin Yovchev, a former Chief of Staff of President Rosen Plevneliev, has been officially nominated for Interior Minister in Bulgaria’s next government.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:14

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Health Minister Nominee Tanya Andreeva

Tanya Andreeva, director of Sofia's Sheynovo Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology has been officially nominated for Health Minister in Bulgaria's next government.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:13

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Defense Minister Nominee Angel Naydenov

Bulgarian Socialist Party official Angel Naydenov has been officially nominated for Bulgaria’s new Defense Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:12

Who is Who: Bulgarian Culture Minister Nominee Petar Stoyanovich

Petar Stoyanovich was born on 25 June 1967 in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:11

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Finance Minister Nominee Petar Chobanov

Petar Chobanov was born on July 20, 1976 in Yambol.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:10

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Education Minister Nominee Aneliya Klisarova

Aneliya Klisarova was born on December 13, 1961.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:09

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Environment Minister Nominee Iskra Mihaylova

Bibliographer Isrkra Mihaylova has been officially nominated to become Bulgaria’s new Minister of Environment and Water.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:08

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Labor Minister Nominee Hasan Ademov

Hasan Ademov was born on January 24, 1953 in Isperih.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:07

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nominee Krisitan Vigenin

Krisitan Vigenin was born on 12 June 1975 in the capital city of Bulgaria, Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:06

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Deputy PM Nominee Zinaida Zlatanova

Zinaida Zlatanova has been officially nominated for Bulgarian Justice Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:04

Who Is Who: Bulgarian Economy Minister Nominee Dragomir Stoynev

Dragomir Stoynev has been officially nominated for Bulgaria’s new Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:03

Bulgaria's Cabinet Unveiled: Full List

The members of Bulgaria's new Cabinet, expectedly headed by Plamen Oresharski, have been announced.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 17:01

Bulgarian President Yet to Learn Members of New Cabinet

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told reporters he does not know details about the Socialist-led Cabinet proposal that is expected to be announced later on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 15:39

Bulgaria's Nationalist Ataka Boycotts Talks with PM Hopeful

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party and its leader Volen Siderov have boycotted Monday consultations with Plamen Oresharski, nominated for Prime Minister by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 14:17

Bulgaria's New Justice Minister to Be Deputy PM

The Justice Minister in Bulgaria's new Cabinet will be a Deputy PM as well, according to Plamen Oresharski, the nomination for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 11:16

Who Is Who: Bulgarian PM Nominee Plamen Oresharski

Plamen Vasilev Oresharski was born on February 21, 1960, in Bulgaria's western mining town of Bobovdol.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 08:39

Bulgaria Anticipates New Govt Announcement

The names of candidate-ministers in Bulgaria's new government are to be announced Monday by Plamen Oresharski, the nomination for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2013, Monday // 08:32

Society

Onlookers Report Trouble with Passenger Plane in Bulgaria

A number of phone calls from terrified Bulgarians have been received on the emergency 112 hotline Monday, notifying about a plane flying very low, possibly because it sustained damage.

Society | May 27, 2013, Monday // 13:44

Bulgaria's Largest Daily with New Editor-in-Chief

Journalist Ivan Mihalev has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Bulgaria's Trud (Labor) daily and CEO of the Media Holding group.

Society | May 27, 2013, Monday // 09:38

Referendum on Bulgaria's Artillery Range Fails

The referendum on the future of the Zmeyovo military ground in Bulgaria failed due to low voter turnout.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2013, Monday // 08:06

Bulgarian PM Hopeful Hints of Easing Smoking Ban

There is a will to reexamine the full smoking ban in public spaces, says Plamen Oresharski, the nomination for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Society » Health | May 27, 2013, Monday // 10:09

World

Serbia Okays Plan to Improve Relations with Kosovo

The government of Serbia has approved a plan to improve relations with Kosovo in line with the April 19 agreement.

World | May 27, 2013, Monday // 16:15
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