ARCHIVE - 12 January 2013

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Bulgarian TV7 Halts Broadcasts for Top Cable Operator

Effective midnight Friday into Saturday, Bulgaria's TV7 took off its channels from major cable provider Bulsatcom.

Business | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 11:48

Bulgarian FinMin Proposes to Up PM's Salary by BGN 5000

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, wants a monthly salary of BGN 8 8 000 for the Prime Minister, the President and the Speaker of the Parliament.

Business » Finance | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 10:52

Bulgarian PM Change of Mind Stirs Havoc in Referendum Campaigning

The Members of the Parliament from the ruling GERB party are initiators of the informational campaign for the referendum on the future of nuclear energy in Bulgaria and cannot be eliminated from this campaign.

Business » Energy | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 19:38


France Invites Bulgarian Reps to Roma Camp Inspections

French authorities have invited for the first time Bulgarian representatives to take part in inspections of illegal Roma camps in Paris' suburbs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 18:08

18% of Bulgarians to Not Vote in General Election - Poll

Eighteen percent of Bulgarian voters would not participate in the general election if it was to be held now, according to a recent poll.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 16:43


Bulgarian TV Shows Interim Patriarch Communist Security File

Ekaterina Boncheva, member of Bulgaria's so-called files commission showed for the first time in a live TV broadcast the file of interim Patriarch Kiril, exposing him as an agent of the Communist State Security.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 19:40

Bulgaria Closes Workers Camp in Israel over Poor Conditions

Bulgarian construction workers will be no longer accommodated in temporary camps in Israel and in poor living conditions.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 17:49

Sofia Bishopric Claims Patriarch's Election Is Sabotaged

The Sofia Bishopric has labeled the Friday refusal of the Diocesan Council of prelates and vicars to sign the list of representatives from the Sofia Diocese to elect a new patriarch a "sabotage.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 16:03

Bulgarian Prosecutors Tipped Off about Deputy AgriMin

A tipoff against Bulgaria's now-notorious Deputy Agriculture Minister, Svetlana Boyanova, has been logged with the prosecutor's office.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 13:32

Offspring Donation Makes Bulgarian GERB MP Milllionaire

Bulgaria's Member of the Parliament from the ruling GERB party, Stefan Gospodinov and his wife have become wealthier by BGN 1.5 M during the party's term.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 12:35

Bulgaria's Belene Prays for 'Yes' on Nuclear Referendum

A prayer for prosperity and for the success of the forthcoming national referendum on the future of nuclear energy in Bulgaria will be served in the Danube town of Belene Saturday.

Society | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 11:17

Bulgaria Probes 6 Protected Area Construction Tipoffs

The inter-institutional ad hoc committee in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas has received six tipoffs about construction activities in protected coastal areas.

Society » Environment | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 18:42


New Details Emerge in Sofia's Gruesome Quintuple Murder

Bullet wounds have been found on the bodies of all five victims of the gruesome murder of a family in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Crime | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 17:20

Bomb Threat Disrupts Bulgarian Right Wing Summit

A bomb alert has disrupted Saturday the conference of Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, DSB.

Crime | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 15:24

London Extradies Home 'Bulgarian Butcher'

Bulgarian mobster, Tihomir Georgiev, who was nabbed by The Sun in London at the beginning of the 2012, has been booted back to his home country despite his fierce opposition.

Crime | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 14:44

Italian Media: Bulgarian Orphanage Was 'House of Horror'

The Italian magazine "Espresso" has published a shocking article about cases of pedophilia in a Bulgarian orphanage.

Crime | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 14:15


Czechs Go to Polls to Elect New President

Czechs voters are electing a new president of the country over the weekend.

World | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 10:10
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