ARCHIVE - 5 July 2013

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Business

'Danone Bulgaria' Surprises Market with 'Male' Brand

"Danone Bulgaria" presented a unique series of dairy products, created for the taste preferences of men - Danone for MEN.

Business | July 5, 2013, Friday // 13:26

Disgruntled Bulgarian Farmers Threaten Road Blockades

Bulgarian produce growers issued a warning Friday with threats of civil arrest and blockades of the main E-79 road to the Greek border.

Business | July 5, 2013, Friday // 10:46

Bulgarian PM, FinMin Mull Loan, Budget Update

Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski presented Friday a general fiscal and economic picture of the situation in Bulgaria and argued before MPs why budget actualization is required.

Business » Finance | July 5, 2013, Friday // 12:43

European Commission Opens Proceedings against Bulgarian Energy Holding

The European Commission announced it has opened formal proceedings against Bulgarian Energy Holding and its subsidiaries Bulgargaz and Bulgartransgaz for an alleged hindering of competition.

Business » Energy | July 5, 2013, Friday // 14:25

Politics

Bulgarians Break into Applauses for President on 22nd Day of Anti-Govt Protests

For the twenty-second day in a row, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sofia, calling for the resignation of Bulgaria's socialist-led government and praising calls for early elections.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2013, Friday // 20:44

Bulgaria's Nationalists Vow to Seek Presidential Impeachment

Bulgaria’s biggest nationalist party, a key group in the current parliament, has demanded that the president is removed from office after he called for new early general elections.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2013, Friday // 19:04

Bulgarian Registry Agency Head Quits under Pressure

Bulgaria’s Registry Agency head has submitted his resignation under pressure from the new government, it emerged on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2013, Friday // 18:29

Bulgaria's President Calls for New Snap Polls amid Protests

Bulgaria’s president has called for new early elections, claiming this is the only way out of the ongoing political crisis and mass protests.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2013, Friday // 16:22

Bulgarian President to Address Nation amidst Mass Protests

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will address the nation Friday in connection with the tense situation in the country,

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2013, Friday // 08:10

Society

Close to Half M Bulgarians Ready to Leave Homeland for Good

Bulgaria has turned into a society of "carry-ons," ready to disperse all over the world, according to pollster Yuriy Aslanov.

Society | July 5, 2013, Friday // 11:38

Bulgarian Interior Seeks Ways to Fund Overtime Work

The Interior Ministry is short of over BGN 90 M, according to Interior Minister, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Society | July 5, 2013, Friday // 10:10

Bulgarians Hold 8th Coffee-Drinking Rally near Parliament

Bulgarians are protesting Friday for the eight morning in a row by staging a coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Society | July 5, 2013, Friday // 09:27

Bulgarian Police Mark Professional Holiday

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry is marking Friday the professional day of police.

Society | July 5, 2013, Friday // 08:39

Sports

Bulgaria's Young Football Star Milanov Officially Signs CSKA Moscow

Bulgaria midfielder Georgi Milanov, who became the country’s youngest footballer of the year 2012, has signed a five-year contract with CSKA Moscow.

Sports | July 5, 2013, Friday // 17:30

Bulgaria: Happy Birthday, Stan! Keep the Fight!

Internet forums are overflowing with messages of support and encouragement as cancer-stricken former Aston Villa captain, Bulgarian Stiliyan Petrov, reached the age of thirty-four on Friday.

Sports | July 5, 2013, Friday // 15:10

Crime

Ex Bulgarian Interior Min Temporarily Avoids Charges

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov avoided being charged on a new count on Friday.

Crime | July 5, 2013, Friday // 13:59

Ex Bulgarian Interior Minister to Be Indicted on Count 2

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

Crime | July 5, 2013, Friday // 09:16

Views on BG

Bulgaria Offers Europe on Cheap

It may be time to ditch break-thebank European destinations like Oslo and London for the affordable eastern delights of Bulgaria.

Views on BG | July 5, 2013, Friday // 15:28

World

Egypt Troops Kill Pro-Morsi Marchers

Three people died as Egyptian troops opened fire at supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi marching in Cairo, BBC reported.

World | July 5, 2013, Friday // 17:40

Vatican to Make John Paul II Saint

Pope John Paul II is to become a saint later this year after Pope Francis authorized a second miracle attributed to the late pontiff, the Vatican announced.

World | July 5, 2013, Friday // 15:52

US Fugitive Snowden's Asylum Options Narrow Down

Iceland and France have both denied political asylum to US fugitive Edward Snowden.

World | July 5, 2013, Friday // 12:05