ARCHIVE - 6 January 2013

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Bulgaria PM: Ruling Party Supporters to Vote 'No' on Nuclear Referndum

Bulgarian ruling GERB party supporters will be instructed to vote 'no' at the January 27 referendum on nuclear energy, explained Bulgarian PM and GERB chair Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 10:59

Bulgarian Vice-Min Lobbies for Top Ski Resort Expansion

Bulgarian vice-minister for tourism Ivo Marinov has spoken up in support of the expansion of Bulgaria's prime winter resort, Bansko.

Business » Tourism | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 18:06


PES Chair, Bulgaria PM Exchange Pleasantries over Belene NPP

PES and opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party chair Sergey Stanishev and Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov have accused each other of inconsistencies in their position regarding the Belene NPP.

Politics » Domestic | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 16:33

Ex EU Commissioner Party: Bulgarian Referendum is Fraud

The new Bulgaria for Citizens party will work for a boycott of Bulgaria's upcoming referendum on nuclear energy, although it supports referendums in principles.

Politics » Domestic | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 15:50

Plevneliev: Bulgarian President Is No Technician

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has once again rejected responsibility of a visual blunder in his first New Year's address that raised a stir among the Bulgarian public.

Politics » Domestic | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 14:03

Bulgaria President: No Worries about New Chief Prosecutor

Bulgaria's new Chief Prosecutor elect Sotir Tsatsarov was a good choice, commented President Rosen Plevneliev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 12:11


Bulgarian Flag to Fly on South Pole for 1st Time

Antarctic researcher Prof. Hristo Pimpirev is expected to fly for the first time the Bulgarian flag at the South Pole on Monday.

Society | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 20:06

Interim Bulgarian Patriarch Makes Epiphany in Lincoln MKZ

Interim Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kiril appeared in front of believers in Varna gathered for the major St Jordan's Day in his controversial Lincoln MKZ hybrid car.

Society | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 19:37

BGN 2.5 Jackpot to Accumulate in Bulgaria State Lottery

The Toto 2 6/49 game of the Bulgarian state lottery is expected to accumulate the amount of BGN 2.5 M in jackpot until Thursday.

Society | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 19:10

Bulgaria Detains 18 Illegal Migrants on Turkey Border

18 illegal migrants have been detained by Bulgarian authorities Sunday upon attempting to cross the country's border with Turkey.

Society | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 15:02

Bulgarians Celebrate Epiphany Diving in Ice-Cold Waters

In the cold of winter, young men all over Bulgaria are to jump into the waters of rivers and lakes Sunday, keeping an old tradition in celebration of the Christian Orthodox feast of Epiphany.

Society » Culture | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 10:07


Bulgarian Racer Flies Macedonian Flag at Dakar Rally

A Bulgarian racer has become the first man to fly the Macedonian flag at the world's most prestigious long range motor race, the Dakar Rally.

Sports | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 17:20

Andy Murray Hails Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov

World tennis no.3, UK's Andy Murray, has offered praise for Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, after beating him in a tight match of the ATP tournament in Brisbane, Australia.

Sports | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 12:40

Bulgaria's Dimitrov Puts up Tough Fight against Murray in Brisbane

Bulgaria's top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has failed to beat last year's champion Andy Murray at the final of the ATP tournament in Brisbane, Australia.

Sports | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 07:52


Palestine to Issue Official IDs as Sovereign State

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered identification documents issued by the Palestinian Authority to be labeled as coming from the State of Palestine.

World | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 18:38

Assad: Al-Qaeda Ideology Brings Woe to Syria

Embattled Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has made his first public appearance in months, giving a speech at the Palace of Culture in downtown Damascus.

World | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 13:15

Putin Gives Russian Passport to Depardieu for Christmas

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has personally given French film star Gerard Depardieu his new Russian passport, announced Izvestiya Sunday.

World | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 11:39
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