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Business

Bulgaria Former FinMin Simeon Djankov to Lecture at Harvard

Bulgaria's former deputy prime minister and finance minister, Simeon Djankov, will be a lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School, the prestigious US institution has confirmed.

Business » Finance | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 18:43

CEE investors to Get Out of Govt Bonds into Real Estate - Survey

Recent nervousness over a possible bubble in sovereign fixed income securities have prompted some investors to get out of government bonds and into real estate, a survey says.

Business » Properties | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 20:27

Politics

Elections before May 2014 Catastrophic for Bulgaria - Ex President

Bulgaria’s former Socialist president has strongly advised against holding early general elections before May 2014, when the country will vote for members of European parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 17:27

Bulgarian PM Vows to Socialists on Buzludzha to Not Resign

Democracy mandates that a Prime Minister follows the will of the majority, says Bulgarian PM, Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 15:02

Stanishev: Bulgarian Socialists Will Deliver Positive Change

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev, called on people gathered on "this historical meadow" to support the country's embattled government and its plans for change.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 14:36

Ataka MPs 'Crash' Sofia City Hall Meeting

Members of the Parliament from Bulgaria's extremist nationalist party Ataka have violently disrupted a sitting of the Sofia Municipal Council, dedicated to security in the capital.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 14:11

Thousands Rally against Bulgarian Govt on Day 43

Thousands of Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Friday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 43rd day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 11:57

Bulgaria’s GERB Lags behind Socialists in Snap Vote - Poll

Bulgarians remain divided in their approval or disapproval of the two biggest parties in the country - the opposition center-right GERB and the left-wing Socialist party, according to a freshly released poll of the Sova Harris agency.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 11:07

Bulgarian Socialists Hold Traditional Mount Buzludzha Fest

Members and followers of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) are holding Saturday their traditional meeting at Mount Buzludzha under the motto "Bulgaria for the People".

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 10:09

Society

International Rock Stars 'Join' Bulgarian Anti-Govt Rallies

Calls for resignation of Bulgaria's Socialist-endorsed Cabinet of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, are now being heard on musical stages across the globe.

Society | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 13:41

20% of Bulgarian Households Live below Poverty Line

The poverty line in Bulgaria is BGN 214 a month, with 1.6 million people (over 20% of households) living below it, according to a recent study.

Society | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 13:01

Reporters Without Borders Condemns Police Attack on Bulgarian Journalists

The International organization Reporters Without has condemned police violence against journalists covering the Tuesday blockade of the Parliament in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 12:25

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Sizzling Heat

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Sunday over much of the territory of Bulgaria due to exceptionally hot weather.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 19:43

Series of Quakes Registered near Collapsed Bulgarian Mine

A series of earthquakes have been registered in southwestern Bulgaria in the wee hours Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 10:30

Views on BG

A Bulgarian Spring? Entrenched Protests Challenge Eastern Europe’s Status Quo

Anti-government street protests are not just a feature of countries abutting the Mediterranean—they’ve now taken root in one on the Black Sea.

Views on BG | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 17:44

Bulgarians: Citizens with a Cause

It has been more than 40 days now since protests started in Bulgaria's capital. Thousands hit the streets in Sofia every day to voice their frustration and disgust with the Bulgarian political establishment.

Views on BG | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 16:14

Bulgaria's ‘Class War'

The long-running protests in Bulgaria are not a plot led by middle-class Soros-oids – they are about social alternatives.

Views on BG | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 15:17

World

Dozens Killed at Cairo Protest

More than 100 people have been killed at a protest by supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in the capital, Cairo, doctors say.

World | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 15:50
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