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28 May 2016, Issue 4551
Bulgaria's Daily Newspaper since 2001
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Bulgarian President Refers Six-Point Referendum to Constitutional Court
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court three of the questions featured on a six-point referendum which is scheduled to be held with the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn. read
Bulgaria's IntMin Reports Slight Increase in Migrant Pressure on Border with Turkey
Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said that there has been slight increase in the migrant pressure exerted on the country's border with Turkey in the past few days. read
Russian Gas Pipeline To Greece Might Pass Through Bulgaria - Alexander Novak
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that the natural gas pipeline planned to run from Russia across the Black Sea to Greece and Italy might pass through Bulgaria or Turkey. read
BULGARIAN PRESIDENT REFERS SIX-POINT REFERENDUM TO CONSTITUTIONAL COURT
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court three of the questions featured on a six-point referendum which is scheduled to be held with the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn.
The holding of the referendum, which has been initiated by the popular TV show hosted by Slavi Trifonov (Slavi's Show), was approved by parliament earlier this month after MPs had initially proposed for the referendum to take place earlier than planned. read more
BULGARIA'S COMPETITION WATCHDOG FINES ONLINE STORE OWNER
The Commission for Protection of Competition of Bulgaria has slapped online retailer eMAG with a hefty fine over misleading advertisement.
ONLINE STORE TO APPEAL FINE IMPOSED BY BULGARIA'S COMPETITION REGULATOR
In an official statement distributed to media on Friday, online store eMAG informed that it will appeal the recent decision of Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) to fine the company over misleading advertisement campaigns.
The statement notes this is the third time KZK sanctions eMAG, with a total of nine fines imposed this time. The company does not accept the decision of the commission and views it as incorrect and unfounded. read more
RUSSIAN GAS PIPELINE TO GREECE MIGHT PASS THROUGH BULGARIA - ALEXANDER NOVAK
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that the natural gas pipeline planned to run from Russia across the Black Sea to Greece and Italy might pass through Bulgaria or Turkey.
Romania has not been considered as a transit option as this country does not have a common border with Greece, Novak is quoted as saying by TASS news agency. read more
BULGARIA'S EX-PRESIDENT BACKS RUSSIAN PIPELINE VIA COUNTRY
Bulgaria should host a Russian pipeline to avoid becoming a "periphery" in the energy sector, President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov said on Thursday.
During his two terms, he initiated three major energy projects with Russia which were all later abandoned either by either the Bulgarian or the Russian government.
ARRIVALS OF FOREIGN VISITORS TO BULGARIA UP IN APRIL
An increase in the number of people visiting Bulgaria from abroad was registered in April, national statistics show.
BULGARIA PLANS TO REFIT TWO OF ITS FRIGATES
The Bulgarian defence ministry is planning to refit two of the frigates currently in service to the navy in order to fully restore their capabilities.
The refitting of Drazki and Verni frigates, both of which used to be in service to the Belgian navy, will be carried at the same time as the acquisition of two new multi-purpose patrol ships. read more
DW: BULGARIAN PRIME MINISTER IS BRUSSELS' 'GOLDEN BOY'
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has achieved "model student status" among Central and Eastern European leaders, Alexander Andreev writes on Deutsche Welle's website.
BULGARIA PM SAYS HE CANNOT BE 'THAT USEFUL' AS PRESIDENT
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has downplayed again any prospect of running for President in this autumn's elections.
BULGARIAN IS SPOKEN BY 15 MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE
According to a study of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN), around fifteen million people across the world speak the Bulgarian language.
Seven million of them live in Bulgaria, three other million inhabit the Bulgarian language continuum, which comprises the historical provinces of Moesia, Thrace and Macedonia, while the remaining five million speakers are Bulgarian emigrants living across the world. read more
EU COMMISSION OFFICE IN SOFIA EVACUATED OVER FIRE
A fire broke out in a building next to the European Commission's representative office in Bulgaria, local media report.
BULGARIA'S TSVETANA PIRONKOVA REACHES HER FIRST 1/8 FINAL AT ROLAND GARROS
The highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova reached for the first time in her career the fourth round of Roland Garros.
In a match from the third round played on Friday, Pironkova defeated decisively Sloane Stephens from the USA with 6:2, 6:1. read more
BULGARIA'S PIRONKOVA TO FACE SLOANE STEPHENS IN 3RD ROUND OF ROLAND GARROS
Tsvetana Pironkova, the highest-ranking Bulgarian tennis player, is facing Sloane Stephens in the third round of Roland Garros on Friday, 17:00 Bulgarian times.
BULGARIA'S PROSECUTION TO DEMAND CUSTODY FOR MAYOR OF GALICHE
Bulgarian prosecuting authorities will demand that the mayor of the village of Galiche, Tsenko Chokov, should remain in custody after being arrested in a police operation on Thursday.
HUFFINGTON POST: BULGARIA, A STROLL IN THE PARK
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WESTERN EXPERTS CONSIDER IRINA BOKOVA AMONG MOST SUITABLE CANDIDATES FOR UN CHIEF
A discussion held in the British Parliament on Tuesday identified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova as one of the most suitable candidates for being selected as the next United Nations (UN) Secretary-General.
According to the participants in the discussion, the nomination of former Slovenian President Danilo Turk was also among the most suitable options, 24 Chasa daily informs. read more
BULGARIA'S INTMIN REPORTS SLIGHT INCREASE IN MIGRANT PRESSURE ON BORDER WITH TURKEY
Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said that there has been slight increase in the migrant pressure exerted on the country's border with Turkey in the past few days.
Speaking to journalists in parliament on Friday, Bachvarova revealed that a group of thirty migrants have been detained near the Black Sea town of Primorsko. read more
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