ARCHIVE - 7 July 2013

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Maxim Behar: Balcerowicz Visit Eye-Opener for Bulgarian Politicians

Leszek Balcerowicz, who fathered Poland's transition away from central planning, managed to bring down to earth Bulgarian politicians, embroiled in turmoil for months, a leading PR expert has commented.

Politics | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 19:36

Justice Minister: Bulgaria Certain to Lose EU Funds in 2013

Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has argued that Bulgaria is certain to lose EU funds during the next programming period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 15:40

Afternoon Voter Turnout in Run-Off Election for Varna Mayor at 18.7%

Voter turnout in the run-off election for Mayor of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna reached 18.7% by 5.30 pm on Sunday, meaning that a total of 54 498 had gone to the polls.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 19:37

Varna Municipal Councilor Suspected of Vote-Buying Released from Custody

Yanko Stanev, municipal councilor in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, who was arrested Saturday on suspicion of vote-buying ahead of the July 7 run-off election for Varna Mayor, has been released from custody.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 19:07

Bulgaria's Ex PM: Good Luck to GERB Party Renegades

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and leader of the center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), has wished good luck to the GERB members planning to leave the party.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 18:21

5 Members of Bulgaria's GERB to Set Up New Party

Five members of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) have issued a media statement saying that they are taking steps to terminate their party membership and to establish a new political project.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 16:34

District Governor of Bulgaria's Varna Resigns

Kosta Bazitov, District Governor of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, has filed his resignation.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 16:06

Bulgarian Trade Union Calls for Grand Assembly, Threatens National Strikes

One of the two biggest trade unions in Bulgaria has urged the president to convene a Grand National Assembly in reaction to the escalating tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 14:52

Nationalists, Cronyism Turn Bulgaria into EU Bad Apple - Protesters

The arrogance of the nationalist party, combined with the corruption and cronyism in government have turned Bulgaria into the bad apple of the European bloc, an active protester and journalist says.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 13:47

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court Urged to Solve Political Deadlock

A ruling of the Constitutional Court may put an end to the political turmoil the country has been in for months, an analyst has argued.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 12:36

Bulgaria's Protests - Day 24

For the twenty-fourth day in a row, thousands of protesters are to take to the streets in Sofia on Sunday evening, demanding the resignation of Bulgaria's socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 11:34

Bulgaria's Varna Elects Mayor in Neck-and-Neck Run-Off

Two candidates are vying to be mayor of Bulgaria's third-largest city and summer capital, Varna on the Black Sea coast.

Politics » Elections 2013 | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 08:50

Views on BG

Who Are the Bulgarian Protesters?

According to the CIA’s official statistics, Bulgaria’s death rate is the eighth highest in the world. Afghanistan, war-torn for decades, is seventh. Somalia is ninth.

Views on BG | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 08:05


Two Girls Killed in San Francisco Jet Crash

The two victims of San Francisco have been identified by Asiana Airlines as girls, named Ye Mengyuan and Wang Linjia.

World | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 14:25

ElBaradei Not Yet Appointed as Egypt PM - President

Egypt's new president says pro-reform leader Mohamed Elbaradei has not yet been appointed as interim prime minister despite earlier reports, BBC reported.

World | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 09:35

2 Die, 305 Survive San Francisco Airport Crash

At least two people have died and dozens more injured as a Boeing 777 aircraft crash-landed at San Francisco international airport.

World | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 08:26

Novinite Insider

George Veltchev: Home-Made Political Crisis or 'What Do They Ask Me Most Often in London'

George Veltchev is a longstanding investor in Bulgaria, master and doctor of economics from the Vienna Economics University, and master of business administration from Harvard and Insead.

Novinite Insider » Expert Voices | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 17:31
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