ARCHIVE - 19 May 2013

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Bulgaria, Turkey to Start Talks on Border Crossing Problems

The governments of Bulgaria and Turkey will start this week negotiations for an agreement regarding the freight traffic between the two countries, said Bulgarian Minister of Transport Kristian Krastev Sunday.

Business | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 16:56

Bulgaria's Sovereign Bonds Best Bet in Europe - Italian Expert

An Italian financial expert has urged European investors to buy sovereign bonds issued by Bulgaria, claiming they are safer even than Germany’s and Japan’s.

Business » Finance | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 15:57


Bulgarian VP: Former Ruling Party Needs to Be Heard

Bulgaria needs a broad consensus government that will take up ideas from all parties according to Vice-President Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 19:25

Bulgaria Former Ruling GERB to Propose Tsacheva for Parliament Chair Again

Tsetska Tsacheva, speaker of Bulgaria's last parliament, will be former ruling party GERB's new candidate for parliament chair, according to newly elected GERB MP Emil Radev.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 16:10

2 Bulgarians Sentenced for Vote Buying

The Regional Court in south-eastern Bulgarian city of Burgas has sentenced two persons for vote buying during Bulgaria's May 12 early general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 17:28

Bulgaria Ex Regional Min Tipped for Deputy PM - GERB

The formerly-ruling centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, plans to accept the mandate for appointing a new government and table a minority cabinet in parliament, a key member has confirmed.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 13:07

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM to Be Grilled over Illegal Ballots Scandal

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov will also be questioned over the illegal ballots found at a printing shop owned by one of the former ruling party councilors right before the vote.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 12:26

Bulgaria’s Ex Rulers Press ahead with Vote Rerun Demand on Monday

Bulgaria's biggest political pary is determined to have the result of May 12 deadlocked election cancelled and will submit a petition to this effect to all institutions involved as soon as on Monday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 11:45

Bulgaria Ex-Top Cop Ready to Give Up Immunity on May 21

Bulgaria’s embattled former Interior Minister has declared that he would give up his immunity as lawmaker immediately after the country’s new Parliament is convened, on May 21, Tuesday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 11:05

Bulgaria's Ex Golden Girls Coach Enters Politics, Sets Up Party

Bulgaria's former rhythmic gymnastics coach Iliyana Raeva, who was elected president of the country's federation last year, has set off on a political career.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 10:16


Bulgarian Border Authorities Rescue Stranded Illegal Migrants

A team of Bulgarian border police have rescued 11 illegal migrants who had been stranded for days in a wild area along the Turkish-Bulgarian border.

Society | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 18:58

Early Heat Breaks 2 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

A new spell of hot spring weather has brought temperatures in the 30s in Bulgaria, breaking two temperature records Sunday.

Society » Environment | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 19:50

Bulgarian Patriarch: Kids Need to Know More about Orthodox Christianity

Bulgarian kids should have the opportunity to learn about their Orthodox Christian heritage, stated Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 18:21

Denmark Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Denmark has been crowned as winner at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, held in the Swedish city of Malmo.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 09:03


Tearful David Beckham Bows Out

David Beckham left the pitch in tears as he completed the final home match of his 20-year career.

Sports | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 10:45


Oil Manipulations

A sign at a petrol station reads:“If you can find more expensive fuel locally, we will charge you the difference.

Smiles | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 13:57


Today's Quote

"The emotion started kicking in, it was hard to run, let alone kick a ball.

Quotes | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 14:25


Tunisian Salafis Clash with Police in Holy City of Kairouan

Members of the Tunisian branch of radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia have clashed with police in the Tunisian city of Kairouan, after the law enforcement attempted to disperse their meeting.

World | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 15:32

Iran Executes 2 Men for Spying for Israel, US

Iran has hanged two men convicted of spying for Israel and the US, BBC reported, citing authorities.

World | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 14:15

Syria Army Storms Rebel Town - Report

Syrian government forces have surrounded the rebel stronghold of Qusair and are storming it from several directions, says Syrian state TV.

World | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 12:56

Novinite Insider

High Time to Get Down to Work!

Bulgaria is already in a position to cobble together a government that could ease concerns over its future, as soon as possible.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 09:00
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