ARCHIVE - 13 July 2013
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Bulgaria's state regulator of electronic media announced that from September it will start fining TV channels that air loud commercials.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 18:40
Bulgaria plans to invest some BGN 2 B in its railway system during the 2014-20 EU programin period, stated Bulgarian Minister of Transport Danail Papazov.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 16:40
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BBB-' and 'BBB', respectively.
Saturday evening thousands have convoked in cenral Sofia to request the resignation of Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski on what is the 30th consecutive day since rallies started June 14.
A petition in support of Bulgaria's PM Plamen Oresharski has gathered some 100,000 signatures, announced organizers Saturday.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevnieliev should also take into account those Bulgarians who support the cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski, said liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi Mestan.
Bulgaria’s embattled Socialist-led coalition government intends to stay in power at least until May 2014, according to Yordan Tsonev, a key lawmaker from the ruling predominantly ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms.
Saturday marks the 30th straight day of anti-government protests in Bulgaria, as the embattled Socialist-led cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski shows no signs of willingness to resign.
The full ban on smoking in public places in Bulgaria ought not to be lifted, stated Bulgarian Minister of Health Tanya Andreeva.
The Bulgarian men’s national volleyball team put on a fantastic display to defeat Poland on Friday, getting one step closer to the 2013 FIVB World League Finals.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 10:26
Police in second-largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv have uncovered and seized a hoard of close to one tonne of contraband tobacco.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 19:06
The drunk taxi cab driver who caused the horrific crash on Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd in Sofia late on Wednesday will have to remain in custody, the Sofia City Court has ruled.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 14:47
Bulgarian demonstrators have once again poured onto the streets of the capital to demand an overhaul of the country’s “corrupt” political system.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has called a nationwide rally Monday in support of deposed former President Mohammed Morsi.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 17:52
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has commented on the case of former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, saying it showed the need to protect people who uncovered abuses.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 13:34
Turkey’s Parliament has passed a controversial proposal to modify an article of the Armed Forces charter cited by generals in the past to justify coups as defense of public order.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 11:40
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have discussed by phone urgent bilateral relations issues as well as the situation around fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, according to Russian authorities.
July 13, 2013, Saturday // 10:06
Dimitar Berbatov Contender for 'Goal of the Season'
South Korean Ferry Captain Abandoned Sinking Vessel
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