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Business

Anti-Dumping Inspections at Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable Markets in Bulgaria
Bulgaria's Trakiya Hwy to Open for Use July 15
New Managing Director of Colliers International in Bulgaria
Moody's: Political Unrest in Bulgaria Won't Harm Fiscal Stability
Bulgaria to Build 1st Nuclear Waste Repository
Bulgarian Govt Appoints New Head of Nuclear Regulatory Agency
Top-Level Reshuffle in Bulgaria's Electricity Sector

Politics

Bulgarian Administration Accrues Close to Millenium of Unclaimed Leave
Bulgarian FM: No Differences with President on Foreign Policy
Bulgarian Rulers Gave 66 M of EU Funds to Media
Bulagrian Parliament Vice-Chair: EPP Should've Scolded GERB
Eurostat Highlights Inefficiencies in Bulgarian, Romanian Dairy Farms
Brussels Seriously Concerned over Rule of Law in Bulgaria
Scores of Unqualified State Servants Illegally Hired in Bulgaria
Bulgaria's GERB: Protesters Are Terrorizing Borisov
Bulgarians Petition to Strip Nationalist Chief of Immunity
Bulgaria's Siderov No Longer in Charge of Parliamentary Ethics
Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party MP Gives Up Imminuty
Despite Anti-Govt Protests, Snap Elections Would Repeat May 12 Vote – Bulgarian Pollster
Bulgaria's Govt to Discuss Administrative Reform
Bulgarians to Occupy Parliament on 20th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

Society

Bulgarians Chant 'Resignation' on 20th Day of Protest
Bulgarian Goes Missing off Oil Platform in Angola
Bulgarian-American Millionaire to Fly in Space with Madonna
Bulgarian Journalist Arrested Briefly after Mocking Nationalist Chief

Crime

Ex Bulgarian Interior Minister to Be Charged again Friday
Ex Bulgarian Intelligence Chief Indicted for Embezzlement

Views on BG

Bulgarian Protests Continue, Is the World Watching?

World

Egypt Army Deposes Morsi, Suspends Constitution
Egypt Army Takes Over as Morsi Is Ousted
Morsi Adviser: 'Military Coup' Is Happening in Egypt
Egypt President Morsi under House Arrest - Report
Bolivian Govt Plane Rerouted on Suspicion Snowden Aboard
Egypt's Morsi Defiant, Protest Deaths Rise

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Business

Anti-Dumping Inspections at Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable Markets in Bulgaria

Teams of officers of the National Revenue Agency, the Customs Agency and the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, have been inspecting big fruits and vegetable wholesale markets in the country since 4.30 am on Wednesday.

Business | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:38

Bulgaria's Trakiya Hwy to Open for Use July 15

The Trakiya highway in southern Bulgaria, connecting the capital Sofia and the Black Sea city of Burgas, which has been built for 40 years now, will most likely be competed on July 8.

Business | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:33

New Managing Director of Colliers International in Bulgaria

Iglika Yordanova has undertaken the management of Colliers International Bulgaria in her capacity of Managing Director, the company announced.

Business | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 07:20

Moody's: Political Unrest in Bulgaria Won't Harm Fiscal Stability

Ongoing political turmoil in Bulgaria is not likely to adversely affect the country's economic, fiscal and institutional strength, according to rating agency Moody's.

Business » Finance | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 16:34

Bulgaria to Build 1st Nuclear Waste Repository

Bulgaria's government has made the first steps towards creating the country's first nuclear waste repository.

Business » Energy | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 20:27

Bulgarian Govt Appoints New Head of Nuclear Regulatory Agency

The Bulgarian government has removed Sergei Tsochev from the post of Chair of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA) due to the expiration of his term in office.

Business » Energy | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:58

Top-Level Reshuffle in Bulgaria's Electricity Sector

Bulgaria's Electricity System Operator (ESO) and the National Electric Company (NEK) have undergone a reshuffle of senior staff amid a scandal over the delayed separation of ESO from NEK and potential penalties by the European Commission.

Business » Energy | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 12:25

Politics

Bulgarian Administration Accrues Close to Millenium of Unclaimed Leave

Some 861 years of unused leave has accumulated by civil servants in Bulgaria's state administration.

Politics | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 15:51

Bulgarian FM: No Differences with President on Foreign Policy

New Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Kristian Vigenin has stated Wednesday he and President Rosen Plevneliev are on the same positions in all foreign policy areas.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 17:47

Bulgarian Rulers Gave 66 M of EU Funds to Media

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister, Zinaida Zlatanova, published Wednesday a list of media which received EU funds from ministries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 17:16

Bulagrian Parliament Vice-Chair: EPP Should've Scolded GERB

The European People's Party should have critiqued largest Bulgarian affiliate party GERB for boycotting the work of the Bulgarian Parliament, according to the house's deputy-speaker Maya Manolova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 15:08

Eurostat Highlights Inefficiencies in Bulgarian, Romanian Dairy Farms

Eurostat has published a report indicating inefficiencies in dairy farms in Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:11

Brussels Seriously Concerned over Rule of Law in Bulgaria

Serious concerns over the rule of law in Bulgaria were raised in a European Parliament debate with Council and Commissioner Reding on Tuesday afternoon.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 07:07

Scores of Unqualified State Servants Illegally Hired in Bulgaria

Hundreds of State servants have been appointed in recent years on high, mid and low level positions in the Bulgarian ministries without having the necessary skills.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 17:49

Bulgaria's GERB: Protesters Are Terrorizing Borisov

The police have failed to react to the actions of people terrorizing former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, according to GERB MP, Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 16:11

Bulgarians Petition to Strip Nationalist Chief of Immunity

Citizens have filed a claim with Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Sofia City Prosecutor's Office requesting to lift the immunity of the nationalist party Ataka leader Volen Siderov and to hold him criminally liable.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:23

Bulgaria's Siderov No Longer in Charge of Parliamentary Ethics

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament decided Wednesday to establish a new committee in charge of religion and parliamentary ethics.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:08

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party MP Gives Up Imminuty

Shterio Shterev, MP from the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, has handed in his written agreement to be stripped of his lawmaker's immunity.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 11:15

Despite Anti-Govt Protests, Snap Elections Would Repeat May 12 Vote – Bulgarian Pollster

According to a survey of the Mediana polling agency, despite the series of ongoing anti-government protests, over 60% of Bulgarians are not seeking new early elections now and they rather want the situation to return to normal.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 09:32

Bulgaria's Govt to Discuss Administrative Reform

Thursday's sitting of the Bulgarian government is to focus on administrative reform.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 08:45

Bulgarians to Occupy Parliament on 20th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

For a sixth morning in a row, Bulgarians will stage a coffee-drinking anti-government protest in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 08:25

Society

Bulgarians Chant 'Resignation' on 20th Day of Protest

Thousands of Bulgarians have yet again gathered Wednesday evening in front of the Council of Ministers in downtown Sofia to request the resignation of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Society | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 19:29

Bulgarian Goes Missing off Oil Platform in Angola

A Bulgarian citizen is missing after falling off an oil platform near the coast of Angola, informed the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday.

Society | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 18:38

Bulgarian-American Millionaire to Fly in Space with Madonna

Bulgarian-born US millionaire Shefket Chapadzhiev is among the space travelers who will fly with the "Spaceship 2" shuttle.

Society | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 15:49

Bulgarian Journalist Arrested Briefly after Mocking Nationalist Chief

Bulgarian police have arrested Wednesday morning journalist Nayo Titzin after he entered the security zone around the Parliament wearing a straitjacket and a mask of nationalist leader, Volen Siderov.

Society | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 12:09

Crime

Ex Bulgarian Interior Minister to Be Charged again Friday

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov is going to be charged on a new count on Friday.

Crime | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:59

Ex Bulgarian Intelligence Chief Indicted for Embezzlement

The Military Prosecutor's Office in Sofia has submitted an indictment against Kircho Kirov, former director of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), on charges of large-scale embezzlement.

Crime | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 10:34

Views on BG

Bulgarian Protests Continue, Is the World Watching?

For more than two and a half weeks now Bulgarians have been taking to the streets, demanding their newly appointed socialist government step down.

Views on BG | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 07:40

World

Egypt Army Deposes Morsi, Suspends Constitution

Egypt's constitution is suspended, and Mohammed Morsi is no longer the president of the country, after an official address by Egypt army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 22:22

Egypt Army Takes Over as Morsi Is Ousted

Egypt's army has released a statement Wednesday evening that it will imminently disclose a 'road map' for the future development of the country, further giving grounds to reports that a takeover might be taking place.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 22:06

Morsi Adviser: 'Military Coup' Is Happening in Egypt

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi adviser Essam Al-Haddad has described latest developments in Egypt as a "military coup.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 19:38

Egypt President Morsi under House Arrest - Report

Unconfirmed reports have it that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been placed under house arrest Wednesday, after protests against him came to a head in the past weeks.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 18:58

Bolivian Govt Plane Rerouted on Suspicion Snowden Aboard

Bolivian President Evo Morales' State aircraft had to change its route over Europe over suspicions US whistleblower Edward Snowden is onboard.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:41

Egypt's Morsi Defiant, Protest Deaths Rise

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi has insisted he remains the country's legitimate president, as mass protests claimed more lives in the capital, Cairo.

World | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 07:29

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Taking Bulgarians, EU for a Ride

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament from the ruling majority sneakily masterminded Wednesday a plan to get rid of the "Volen Siderov's Ethics" problem.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:22

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