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1 min ago | Sofia News Agency

Lack of Quorum Foils Bulgarian Parliament's Last Regular Session

Lawmakers failed to reach quorum on Friday, when they were to hold their last regular meeting before President Rosen Plevneliev dissolves Parliament on August 6. Amendments to the Waste Management Act and the Protection of Competition Act were on the MPs' agenda after Plevneliev vetoed changes to the latter text.

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1 hr ago | Sofia News Agency

Torrential Rains In Bulgaria Claim Another Life

Torrential rains in Vratsa on Thursday claimed the life of a 25-year-old shepherd, Vratsa Mayor Nikolai Ivanov told bTV national channel.

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1 hr ago | Groong

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable ArmInfo's Interview with Bulgarian political scientist, Professor of Moscow State University and Varna University of Economics Georgi Kolarov by Marianna Mkrtchyan Thursday, July 31, 22:53 Mr. Kolarov, do you think it is possible to draw a parallel between the past Bulgaria-Macedonia ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

AVHerald

Smartlynx Estonia A320 at Tallinn on Jul 31st 2014, tail strike on landing

A Smartlynx Estonia Airbus A320-200, registration ES-SAL performing flight MYX-8568 from Bourgas to Tallinn with 180 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Tallinn's runway 08 at about 11:47L but struck its tail onto the runway prior to the main gear touching down.

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Sofia News Agency

Salaries in Bulgarian Healthcare 'Guaranteed Until December'

Deputy Health Minister and National Health Insurance Fund Chairman Boyko Penkov announced funding in the sector could only provide salaries until December.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

US-EU sanctions: Why they target Russian energy of tomorrow, not today

The US and EU imposed Tuesday an additional round of coordinated limits on trade with Russian financial, arms, and energy sectors.

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Sofia News Agency

Westinghouse, Gov't to Sign Agreement on Unit 7 Next Year - CEO

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski meeting Westinghouse CEO Danny Roderick in Sofia on July 29, 2014.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's GERB Withdraws Support from State Budget Overhaul

Boyko Borisov explained in the Parliament building he did not want to "give ground" to ruling socialists to argue a coalition between his conservative GERB party and liberal DPS was in the making.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian South Stream Section Issued Positive EIA Report

The offshore South Stream gas pipeline section will not have a substantial impact on the environment and the socio-economic sphere in the region of Bulgaria's Varna.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Municipalities Seek Urgent Reforms, Greater Decentralization

The National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria has demanded urgent reforms in municipal legislation from the next government.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Ancient City of Perperikon Excavations Funding Trimmed

The archaeological excavations of the Thracian city of Perperikon , located in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodopes will start on August 4, professor Nikolay Ovcharov announced.

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Sofia News Agency

Dangerous WWII Bomb Found at Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

A bomb disposal unit in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Bourgas has destroyed a dangerous WWII aerial bomb which was found by accident at the beach.

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Sofia News Agency

Roma Protesters Block Three Trains in Bulgaria's Sofia

Three trains have been blocked on the road near Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia due to civil disobedience, Tuesday, Bulgarian State Railways reports.

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Sofia News Agency

Lawmakers to Discuss Bulgaria's State Budget, Health Expenditures

Bulgarian MPs are to convene for an emergency session on Tuesday afternoon to discuss budget amendment proposals.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TrekEarth

Bozhentsi

Bozhentsi is a village and architectural reserve in Gabrovo municipality, Gabrovo Province, in central northern Bulgaria.

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Sofia News Agency

Child Beggars in Bulgaria's Capital 'Numbering 400'

Over 400 children can be found begging in the streets of the Bulgarian capital Sofia , data from the Sofia Municipality has shown.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Bulgaria's Socialists pick new leader as election looms

Bulgaria's scandal-tainted Socialist Party picked a new leader on Sunday with the task of winning back disaffected voters before an early parliamentary election set for October 5 in the European Union 's poorest member state.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sofia News Agency

'Vampire' Funeral Found Near Vratsa

A Medieval funeral of a man was found during an archaeological dig near Bulgaria's northwestern town Vratsa , reports the Bulgarian National Radio.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Block Island Times

One island, many worlds

Olja Kaludjerovic and Andrea Krnjaic are students at the University of Novi Sad in Serbia.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Has Lowest Energy Security Rate in EU - NGO

Bulgaria is the poorest EU member state and the one plagued by the lowest rate of energy security , according to a report of local NGO Center for the Study of Democracy .

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