ARCHIVE - 21 July 2013

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Bulgarian Mayor: Oranovo Miners Subjected to Humiliation

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southwestern town of Simitli, Apostol Apostolov, announced Sunday that miners in the Oranovo coal mine make the lowest wages in the entire municipality.

Business | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 18:27

Bulgaria's Govt Vows Justice after Deadly Collapse in Mine

Bulgaria’s energy minister has vowed to bring to justice those guilty for the deadly accident in a coal mine in southern part of the country.

Business | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 12:57


Bulgarian Ex-Caretaker PM Becomes Ambassador to Italy

Marin Raykov, who was Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister until the end of May, has been appointed the country’s Ambassador to Italy.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 09:28

EC Reding Asks Bulgarian President to Seek Consensus

European Justice and Fundamental Rights Commissioner Viviane Reding expects from Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, to seek political consensus for the sake of his country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 15:26

Rehn Snubs Reding: Troika Here to Stay

Olli Rehn, EU's top economics official, has vehemently opposed proposals for disbanding the “troika" of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 12:13

Homeless Roma Gypsies Urged to Leave London

Police and immigration officers have broken up a camp set up in London's Marble Arch by a group of Roma, BBC reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 10:05

Thousands Rally against Bulgarian Govt on Day 38

Thousands of Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 38th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 20:02

Bulgaria's New Right Wing Blasts Budget Update

The actualization of State budget 2013 and the planned BGN 1 B loan have no sound economic grounds; will benefit only the mafia and the oligarchs and dangerously indebt the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 18:59

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters Launch Own News Desk

An anti-government information service has been launched in Bulgaria Sunday to publish news and messages related to the protest rallies against the Cabinet Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 17:50

Bulgarian Govt 'Fans' Complain Foes Disrupt Public Order

Participants in the protest rally in support of the Bulgarian cabinet Oresharski have gathered for the 25th day in a row Sunday in the park of the National Palace of Culture.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 16:56

Kuneva Warns: Extremely Tough Times ahead for Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s former European Commissioner has warned the country is in for stormy and austere times.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 14:02

Truant MPs Should Go Penniless, Bulgaria’s Govt Says

Bulgaria's embattled Socialist-backed government will make a new attempt to cope with the job-skipping problem by adopting changes to the regulations on the MPs work.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 11:15


Bulgarian Coal Mine Rescuers Advance by 7 M in 24 H

The rescue teams searching for the 6th day in a row for two trapped miners in southwestern Bulgaria have advanced by seven meters in the last 24 hours.

Society | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 16:25

6th Day of Search for 2 Bulgarian Miners after Deadly Collapse

Rescue workers are searching for the sixth day in a row for the two workers who were trapped after a coal mine collapsed near the town of Simitli in southwestern Bulgaria on Tuesday.

Society | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 09:08

Bulgaria Socialist Party Ex Chair Alexander Lilov Dies at 79

Prof. Alexander Lilov, former leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), died on Saturday. He was 79.

Society » Obituaries | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 13:15


Bulgaria Defeated by Brazil in FIVB Semi-Finals, Hopes for Bronze

Bulgaria failed to qualify for the FIVB Volleyball World League Finals after suffering a defeat by World No.

Sports | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 09:50


Explosion, Fire Shake Bulgaria's Largest Beach Resort

A homemade bomb has exploded around 6 am Sunday on a parking lot in Bulgaria's largest summer resort "Sunny Beach.

Crime | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 16:02


World Anticipates British Royal Baby Week past Due Date

The entire world, and particularly Great Britain, is eagerly anticipating the country's royal baby a week past the mother's due date.

Lifestyle | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 17:23


Today's Quote

“We are heading into a very difficult period because the criminal electoral system is still in place.

Quotes | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 14:14


Turkish Newlyweds Party under Water Cannon in Gezi Park

A newlywed Turkish couple has celebrated their vows under water cannon in the emblematic Gezi Park in Istanbul.

World | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 19:36

Belgian King Philippe Sworn In

Crown Prince Philippe has been sworn in as the new Belgian king after the emotional abdication of his father Albert II.

World | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 15:03

Belgium's King Albert Abdicates for Son Philippe

Belgium's King Albert II has formally abdicated in favour of his son Crown Prince Philippe.

World | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 12:28

Prince Philippe to Become Belgian Monarch

Belgium's King Albert II is formally abdicating in favor of his son Crown Prince Philippe at a ceremony in Brussels.

World | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 11:44

Letters to the Editor

UK Couple: Bulgaria Should Crack Down on Break-ins

My husband and I bought a lovely house with a lot of land, small orchard and little vineyard.

Letters to the Editor | July 21, 2013, Sunday // 10:46
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