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Business

Bulgarian PM Makes Mysterious U-Turn in NPP CEO Sacking

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP CEO Valentin Nikolov will not be released from duty, according to Bulgarian caretaker PM Marin Raykov.

Business » Energy | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 18:52

132,000 Bulgarians Go to Greece for Easter

Over 132,000 persons have crossed from Bulgaria into Greece since the start of May holidays, which this year began Wednesday, May 1.

Business » Tourism | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 16:57

Politics

Bulgaria's ex-PM Promises Erdogan to Mend Mistakes

Bulgaria's former PM Boyko Borisov has assured Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan he will do everything to win upcoming general elections in Bulgaria on May 12.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 11:20

Erdogan Wishes Election Luck to 'Brother' Borisov

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has phoned former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and wished him victory at upcoming general elections in Bulgaria May 12, according to Vezhdi Rashidov, Minsiter of Culture in Borisov's cabinet.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 10:55

Ex Bulgarian PM Expects Wiretapping 'Smear War' in Bulgaria

The wiretapping scandal raging on in Bulgaria will intensify, forewarned GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 19:10

Ex PM Borisov: Aide Is Honest, Bulgarians Don't Care about Wiretapping

Ordinary Bulgarians don't care too much about the ongoing wiretapping scandal in the country, according to GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 18:37

Society

Pope Francis Greets Orthodox World for Easter

Catholic Pope Francis has congratulated Orthodox Christians from around the world for Easter, which they celebrate this Sunday, May 5.

Society | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 16:37

Main Bulgaria-Turkey Checkpoint Stricken with Mosquito Plague

Clouds of mosquitos have flooded the town of Kapitan Andreevo in south eastern Bulgaria, near which is located the largest crossing point to neighboring Turkey.

Society | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 15:56

Bulgarian Patriarch: Resurrection of Christ is Triumph of Life

Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit served the second Easter Mass at the Sveta Sofiya Cathedral in Bulgarian capital Sofia Sunday.

Society | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 12:31

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world, including in Bulgaria, are celebrating the greatest Christian holiday, Easter, the resurrection of Christ.

Society | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 10:07

Sports

Bulgaria Rhythmic Gymnasts Win 3nd Gold at Dundee World Cup

Bulgarian rhythmic gymnasts have added 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal in individual competitions to their 2 gold and 1 silver medals in the team events at the Dundee World Cup held in Sofia

Sports | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 19:51

Bulgaria Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Win 2nd Gold at Dundee World Cup

Bulgaria's rhythmic gymnasts won the gold in the five clubs competition at the Dundee World Cup in Sofia Sunday.

Sports | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 17:45

Galatasaray to Test Berba's Allegiance to Fulham - Report

Turkish side Galatasaray is expected to extend an offer to Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov during the summer transfer window, according to information in the UK press.

Sports | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 11:45

Bulgaria's Lalova Wins 100 M IAAF World Challenge

Bulgarian runner Ivet Lalova won the 100 meters sprint at the IAAF World Challenge meeting Seiko Golden Grand Prix 2013 in Tokyo.

Sports | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 10:47

Views on BG

Bulgarians Battle Extreme Poverty - Die Presse

Austrian paper Die Presse has published a material on the extreme economic hardships faced by many Bulgarians, which it describes as becoming deeply entrenched and chronic.

Views on BG | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 15:36

Quotes

Today's Quote

"Faith is not fiction, nor is it only an emotion or conviction.

Quotes | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 14:41

World

Syria to Answer Israel's 'Declaration of War'

Syria interprets the Israeli air strike on targets in Damascus as a declaration of war, said Syrian deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Faisal Mekdad.

World | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 17:54

Israel Strikes 'Iranian' Targets in Syria, Deploys Iron Dome

The Israeli army has conducted a number of air strikes on sites in Syrian capital Damascus Sunday, announced world agencies.

World | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 14:15

Iran Ready to Train Syria's Army

Iran is ready to help training Syria's army, if Damascus seeks Iran's help, stated a senior Iranian military official.

World | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 13:43
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