ARCHIVE - 3 November 2012

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Turkey Warns ENI against Gas Drilling near Cyprus

Turkey's government has strongly advised Italian company ENI against exploring for natural gas off the coast of the divided island of Cyprus.

Business | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 13:20

Wages in Bulgaria to Grow by 4% in 2013 - Study

Salaries in Bulgaria are set to grow with around 4% or a little above, according to data presented at an HR forum in Sofia

Business | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 11:14

Merkel: Crisis in EU to Last at Least 5 More Years

The financial crisis in Europe will not be over before five years, according to German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Business » Finance | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 18:09

Bulgaria Energy Min Deepens Mystery of Power Price Formation

Scrapping the grid access fee for renewable energy producers would lead to an increase in power prices for the population, stated Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev Saturday.

Business » Energy | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 14:59


Bulgarian FM Reissues EU Warning to Macedonia

Macedonia must put to an end "the anti-Bulgarian campaign" supported by its government, stated Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 13:51

Bulgaria FM Not Sure If Malaysia Will Pardon Death Sentenced Bulgarians

It is not yet certain whether Bulgaria will be able to bargain a pardoning of its two citizens sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking, said Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 12:27

Bulgaria among EU Members with Authoritarian Bent - Analyst

Bulgaria is among a group of countries from Central and South-Eastern Europe which are potentially threatened by authoritarian rule, according to German political scientist Klaus Offe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 18:52

FM: Bulgaria Supports Turkey EU Membership

Bulgaria supports Turkey's eventual becoming a full member of the EU, said Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Nikolay Mladenov in one of the rare high-ranking Bulgarian statements on the matter.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 15:25

Bulgarian Interior Min Received EUR 3 M 'Donations' - Report

The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior has received donations totalling close to EUR 3 M for the first 9 months of 2012, according to a report by wide circulation Bulgarian daily Trud.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 16:31


No Increase of Unemployment for Bulgaria in 2013 - Min

Unemployment in Bulgaria will not grow during the coming year, stated Bulgarian Minister of Labor and Social Policy Totyu Mladenov.

Society | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 17:17

Bulgarians Commemorate Archangel's All Souls' Day

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians are commemorating Saturday their dead in one of the four great feasts devoted to the departed.

Society | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 10:22

Indian Summer Brings 5 Temperature Records to Bulgaria

5 new temperature records were set and one more equalled in Bulgaria Saturday, as warm weather has continued well into the fall.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 19:28

New Storm Might Hit US on Election Day

A new storm could form on the US East Coast during presidential elections next Tuesday, days after the destructive Sandy Hurricane hit it, warn weathermen.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 14:40


Pironkova Loses TOC Semi-Final to Wozniacki

Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki eliminated Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova at the Tournament of the Champions semi-final in Sofia Saturday.

Sports | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 18:38


'Runaway from Turkish Jail' Detained in Bulgaria

Bulgarian police have detained a man who explained to them he has run away from a prison in neighboring Turkey.

Crime | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 15:56

Bulgarian Police Bust E-Banking Fraudsters

The Bulgarian police have detained a group of 7 persons who allegedly engaged in forging and using fake e-banking documents.

Crime | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 12:01


Erdogan Salutes 10 Years of 'Revolutionary' AKP Rule

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a speech Saturday celebrating 10 years of rule in Turkey of his AKP party.

World | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 20:03

25 M Americans Cast Their Early Vote in US

Some 25 M American citizens are estimated to have used their right to vote early for the November 6 presidential elections, report agencies.

World | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 10:41
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