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Bulgarian Prime Minister Resigns; Political Uncertainty Reigns

February 20, 2013, 4:41 pm

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s Wednesday resignation will affect the political future of the country, but the long-term effect on the country’s economy may be minimal.

Bulgarian PM Resigns Amid Austerity Protests

February 20, 2013, 10:55 am

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s approval ratings dropped and protests escalated over the last couple of weeks—he announced his resignation on Wednesday.  A hike in electricity prices exacerbated the economic strife that has caused many Bulgarians to emigrate. Tens of thousands participated [...]

Hezbollah Blamed for Deadly Bombing in Bulgaria

February 5, 2013, 5:14 pm

Hezbollah was implicated by the Bulgarian government Tuesday in a deadly bus bombing that occurred six months ago killing five Israeli tourists.

In Photos, Tens of Thousands Get Married on 12/12/12

December 13, 2012, 12:55 pm

On Dec. 12, 2012, or “12/12/12,” tens of thousands of couples around the world got married.

Israel Bus Bombing in Bulgaria Kills 7 (Video)

July 18, 2012, 9:02 pm

Seven people were killed and at least 20 were injured Wednesday after a bomb was detonated on an Israeli tour bus at the Burgas Airport in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria Grants Chinese Automaker EU Access: News Analysis

March 11, 2012, 6:34 pm

Last month, a deal between China’s Great Wall Motors and Bulgaria’s Litex Motors was reached to allow China to assemble its first cars in the European Union.

Dozens Dead in European Cold Snap

February 1, 2012, 3:30 pm

Severe weather that has swept across Europe in the past several days has claimed up to 79 lives.

Bulgaria Hit With Record Low Temperatures

January 31, 2012, 4:15 pm

The city of Sofia, Bulgaria, fined more than 300 people on Monday for not clearing snow from the pavement or icicles from buildings after a record day of low temperatures and [...]

Rainy Sofia—The Citizens’ Challenge

November 9, 2010, 2:47 am

I wake up in a sour mood and very soon discover the worsened meteorological conditions.

Bulgarian Parliament Divided Over Memory of Communist Era

September 9, 2010, 9:48 pm

Bulgarian Parliament disagrees over how the beginning of the communist era in Bulgaria should be remembered.


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