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2 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

Bulgaria says it has 'frozen' South Stream, but pipes keep on arriving

The European Commission said today that it was aware that a video reveals that room is made at the Varna harbour in Bulgaria for the pipes to be used for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, in spite of the assurances of the country's government that the project has been frozen.

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6 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Interim PM Georgi Bliznashki Reveals Names of Ten Advisers

Interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki before a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, August 20. Photo by BGNES Bulgaria's Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has announced the names of ten advisers who are to enter his team, the Council of Ministers' press office said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Overhaul of Bulgaria's State Budget 'Inevitable' - FinMin

Interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov has voiced concerns that the current account deficit could reach 3 percent in 2014.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13. Zhivka Aladzhova, Ivan Velikov and Mihail Mihaylov, district governors of Stara Zagora, Varna and Penik, respectively, will be replaced by Dimitrinka Petrunova, Stoyan Pasev, and Boyka Petrova, ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov , former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

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Reuters

Depositors at troubled Corpbank protest across Bulgaria

Hundreds of angry depositors at Bulgaria's Corporate Commercial Bank staged protests in Sofia and several other cities on Tuesday, demanding access to their accounts that have been frozen since the bank was shut down in June.

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Sofia News Agency

Depositors in KTB to Protest in Several Bulgarian Cities

Depositors in Corporate Commercial Bank will rally in several Bulgarian cities this afternoon to demand immediate access to their accounts.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Danube Bridge 3 to Cost EUR 200 - 270 M

The construction of a third bridge over the Danube River is to cost EUR 200 - 270 M, according to feasibility studies conducted at four places where it could be built.

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Burton Mail

Black Sea Explorer Cruise review aboard Thomson Celebration

This was the statement on more than one occasion when I announced that John - my other and better half many would say - and I were off on the high seas for our summer break.

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Sofia News Agency

36% of Bulgarian Businesses Frown at Minimum Wage

The biggest share of opponents to the minimum wage was registered in the cities of Montana, Veliko Tarnovo and Kardzhali, where 43% of those polled said it was a deterrent to hiring young workers.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Plans Pricing Talks with Green Energy Producers, Maritza East

Bulgaria will launch talks with green energy producers and power stations Maritsa Iztok 1 and 3 to draft a new model for setting electricity prices, a cabinet minister has said.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Radnevo Municipality Virtually Bankrupt

In a Monday interview for the Bulgarian National Radio, Ilchev said he expected urgent assistance from the caretaker government, adding that he had sent a letter to caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki about the problem which Radnevo was facing.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sofia News Agency

63 Refugees Arrive in Bulgaria's Varna by Ship

Most of them said they were Afghani nationals and a small part of them said they were Syrian citizens, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Electricity Price Hike Inevitable Warn Experts

The hike of electricity prices, in a sense, is inevitable, the ex-deputy chair of the parliamentary energy committee Yavor Koyumdzhiev told the Nova TV national channel.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sofia News Agency

1st Pipes for South Stream Gas Pipeline Section Delivered to Varna

The first batch of pipes for the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline has been delivered by German company Eurotype to the Port of Varna.

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Sofia News Agency

PES Leader Says Will Back Georgieva's Nomination for Top EU Post

Sergei Stanishev has said he'll back Kristalina Georgieva for the post of EU foreign policy chief if EU leaders decided to give the position to the European People's Party.

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Sofia News Agency

Policeman Investigated For Allegedly Stealing Aid For Flood Victims

Residents of flood stricken Mizia are still trying to deal with the extensive water damage to their homes and gardens.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Starts Reshuffle at Energy Companies

Georgi Hristozov has been removed from the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding and is to be replaced by Anton Pavlov, caretaker Deputy Minister of Energy.

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Sofia News Agency

Code Yellow Warning For Extreme Heat Issued

Bulgaria 's meteorologists issued a code yellow warning for dangerously hot weather in 18 regions on Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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ITF Congress Remembers 1889 London Dockersa Strike

The ITF congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, today remembered the 1889 Great London Dock Strike as a great early example of international solidarity.

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