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South Stream's official start was marked with a welding ceremony in Anapa, on Russia's Black Sea coast, on December 7 2012. Photo:
August 19, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 19 that it will ask the country’s prosecutor’s office to investigate the equity hike carried out by South Stream Bulgaria, which saw the state-owned […]

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Bulgaria fears new refugee wave from Iraq conflict

August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria could face an even greater inflow of refugees in the coming months, following intensified fighting in Iraq in recent weeks, the country’s c ...

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Bulgaria detains 63 refugees on boat in Black Sea

August 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s border police have intercepted 143 refugees attempting to enter the country illegally over the past three days, including 63 on a boat in ...

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Bulgaria central bank eases banking restrictions on CCB

August 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on August 15 that it would allow customers of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) and its subsidiary, Victoria Comm ...

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    Clean-up in Bulgaria’s flooded town of Mizia still underway
    August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, the European commissioner for international cooperation and crisis response, was due to visit on August 13 the town of Mizia in north-western Bulgaria, where clean-up efforts are […]

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    EC says Bulgarian Energy Holding breached antitrust rules
    August 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on August 12 that its investigation of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the umbrella corporation for state-owned companies in the energy sector, reached preliminary conclusions that […]

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    Bulgaria caretaker PM Bliznashki names deputy ministers
    August 11, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki appointed 16 deputy ministers on August 11, announcing also that his cabinet would not feature a minister tasked with overseeing electoral preparations. The issue […]