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Bulgaria's Trakiya Highway to Be Ready by July 1

The construction of Bulgaria’s Trakiya highway will be fully completed by July 1, Regional Development Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has announced.

Business | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 17:28


Bulgaria President on 2-Day Visit to Baden-Wurttemberg

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will arrive Sunday on a two-day working visit to Germany's state of Baden-Wurttemberg.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 12:11

Bulgaria for Citizens Party Rules Out Support for Socialist-Led Govt

The center-right Bulgaria for Citizens party has declared that it would not back a government led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 18:55

Bulgarian Nationalists: We're Not Holding Cabinet Talks with Socialists

Bulgarian marginal nationalist party VMRO has declared that it has not scheduled any government negotiations with the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 16:14

Bulgaria's Parliament May Vote on New Govt on Tuesday

Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has voiced readiness to call an extraordinary sitting of parliament on Tuesday to vote on the new government panel headed by Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 15:06

Bulgaria's Socialist PM Candidate: New Govt 90% Ready

Plamen Oresharski, Prime Minister-designate of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, has said that the ministerial nominees for a new government are 90% ready.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 14:34


Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Votes on Closure of Artillery Test Range

Citizens of the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora go to the polls Sunday in a local referendum on the future of the Zmeyovo artillery practice range.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 10:35

Tanya Andreeva Nominated for Bulgarian Health Minister in Socialist-led Govt

Tanya Andreeva, director of Sofia's Sheynovo Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology has been officially nominated for Health Minister in Bulgaria's next government.

Society » Health | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 11:11

Bulgarian Film Director Grybcheva Passes Away at 66

Beloved Bulgarian film director Ivanka Grybcheva passed away at the age of 66 on Sunday.

Society » Obituaries | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 15:23


Berbatov Happy at Fulham, May Snub Monaco

Fulham striker Dimitar Berbatov has told Bulgarian reporters that would be happy to stay at the club.

Sports | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 19:31

Bulgaria Legends Beat Aston Villa Old Stars in Petrov Charity Game

A team of former Bulgarian internationals defeated Aston Villa’s “Old Stars” 4:2 in a friendly game dedicated to former Bulgaria and Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov.

Sports | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 18:15

Aston Villa Old Stars Play Bulgarian Legends in 'Support Stan' Charity Game

A charity football match under the motto "Thank you, Stan" starts Sunday at 3.15 pm at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia.

Sports | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 13:58

Views on BG

Lonely Planet's Guide to Romania and Bulgaria

THOUGH distinct countries with different cultures, Romania and Bulgaria share a magnificent landscape of mountains and monasteries, a riveting history of domination and rebirth, and a long stretch of Black Sea coast.

Views on BG | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 15:46


Woolwich Murder Suspect Was Arrested in Kenya in 2010

Michael Adebolajo, one of the suspects in the brutal Woolwich murder, was arrested in Kenya in 2010, according to the UK Foreign Office.

World | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 16:48

Italy Votes in 2-Day Local Elections

Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday to vote in local elections.

World | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 12:48
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