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7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Credit card fraud boss threatened rival would be...

The alleged Chicago boss of an international credit card fraud racket has ties to organized crime in Bulgaria, kidnapped a man in Chicago and robbed him of $800,000, ordered a beating and warned a rival would be "cut into pieces," feds say.

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Yesterday | Sofia News Agency

Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Chirpan

A 2.6 Richter scale earthquake was registered near Bulgaria 's town of Chirpan at 2.39 AM.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

What does Algeria's election mean for Israel?

The country has not become a hub of anti-Israel terrorism, but the newly-re-elected President Bouteflika is neither an Anwar Sadat nor a King Hussein.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Israel, Middle East, Terrorism, Abdelaziz Bouteflika,

Transitions Online

The Complicated Charm of Mr. Putin

The guests on a recent edition of Bulgarian National TV's debating program Referendum included politicians and experts.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin

Sofia News Agency

Code Yellow Issued in 16 Bulgarian Districts Over Heavy Rain

Code Yellow was issued in 16 districts in Bulgaria over the heavy rains , the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with Bulgarian Academy of Science announced, Saturday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

B'nai B'rith

Ba nai Ba rith Aids Refugees from Syria Seeking Safety in Bulgaria

The refugees from Syria's civil war face incredible hardships just to escape the fighting.

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Limerick Today

'Sneak thieves' who targeted elderly lady at Limerick store on Europol radar

TWO Bulgarian women who admitted stealing a purse containing 200 in cash from an elderly woman at a department store in the city centre were each jailed when they appeared before Limerick Court this week.

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EurActiv.com

Rogue candidate puts Bulgarian party at odds with EU allies

A controversial MEP candidate has put the Bulgarian Movement of Rights and Freedoms party at odds within its own Liberal group, and has antagonised its potential allies, the Socialists, and the centre-right European People's Party.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Sergei Stanishev

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Transitions Online

EU Opts for Limited Russia Sanctions, Henchman Turned Reformer Takes Helm in Serbia

Plus, Kosovo probes nearly 200 for corruption and Lithuania detains an ex-Russian solider for suspected involvement in a bloody 1991 crackdown.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, Europe

Sofia News Agency

Chief Secretary of Interior: 2 Tonnes of Drugs Seized since January

Two tonnes of drugs have been confiscated in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2014, according to Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov.

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Sofia News Agency

Construction of New Coastal Station at Port Varna Kicks Off

Papazov, as cited by the Bulgarian National Radio , informed that the investment in the construction of the two coastal stations at Port Varna and Port Burgas amounted to over BGN 4 M. He pointed out that the amount of processed cargo at Port Varna since the beginning of 2014 had increased by over 2%.

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PanArmenian Network

EFSE: Armenian Opportunities for Enterprise Development

PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Fund for Southeast Europe aims to foster economic development and prosperity in the Southeast Europe region, including the European Eastern Neighborhood region, through the sustainable provision of additional development finance.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sofia News Agency

CEPACA Distrains Property of Nesebar Mayor and Chief Architect

Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity destrained the property of the Mayor and the Chief Architect of the coast town of Nesebar.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Bids to Host Homeless World Cup 2016

Bulgaria bids to host the Homeless World Cup 2016, organized by a social organization of the same name which advocates the end of homelessness through sport.

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Sofia News Agency

New Coastal Center to Be Constructed At Bulgaria's Burgas Port

Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Transport Petar Kirov turns the first sod for the new coastal center at Burgas Port.

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Sofia News Agency

Car 'Flies' With 252 km/h On a First Class Road

Police traffic camera in Bulgaria's town of Vratsa intercepted a BMW doing 252 km/h at a road with a 90 km/h speed limit.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Bulgarian State Agency of National Security in a ludicrous gold affair: Dubene

According to the website of Bulgarian State Agency of National Security , "it is a specialized body for counterintelligence and security and its chief responsibility is to detect, prevent and neutralize the threats to the Bulgarian national security".

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IGN

The Expendables 3 Set Visit Preview

Last September, IGN flew out to Sofia, Bulgaria to witness filming on the latest chapter of action all-star blockbuster series, The Expendables 3 .

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Related Topix: The Expendables, World News, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, The Last Stand

Transitions Online

The Complicated Charm of Mr. Putin

The guests on a recent edition of Bulgarian National TV's debating program Referendum included politicians and experts.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin

Sofia News Agency

Belene NPP 'to Be Built,' Vows Bulgaria's Ruling Party MP

Everything will be done to make Belene Nuclear Power Plant reality, Bulgarian ruling party's lawmaker Yavor Kuyumdzhiev said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Nuclear Energy

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