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Bulgaria elects sole candidate for new chief prosecutor amid protests

24 Oct 2019

SOFIA Bulgaria's top judicial body on Thursday elected the sole candidate for the next chief prosecutor in a process lacking competition that raised questions whether nominee Ivan Geshev would wage a genuine war on high-level corruption.

Russia says Bulgaria to complete pipeline stretch of TurkStream by 2020

21 Oct 2019

SOFIA/MOSCOW Bulgaria has promised to complete its stretch of the TurkStream gas pipeline by 2020 as planned, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, trying to tackle scepticism about the timescale of the project.

Russia says Bulgaria to complete pipeline stretch of TurkStream by 2020

21 Oct 2019

SOFIA/MOSCOW, Oct 21 Bulgaria has promised to complete its stretch of the TurkStream gas pipeline by 2020 as planned, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, trying to tackle scepticism about the timescale of the project.

United Group in talks to buy Bulgaria's Vivacom - sources

17 Oct 2019

Balkan telecoms and media company United Group B.V. is in discussions to acquire Bulgaria's leading telecoms operator Vivacom, which went up for sale in July this year, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

World Bank's Georgieva becomes first IMF chief from emerging economy

26 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/SOFIA Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the first person from an emerging-market economy to head the world's crisis lender with its $1 trillion in resources. | Video

Russia, China and South Korea vie for Bulgarian nuclear project

20 Aug 2019

SOFIA State run energy companies from Russia, China and South Korea are among seven groups interested in becoming strategic investors in Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power project, the Balkan nation's energy minister said on Tuesday.

Russia, China and S.Korea vie for Bulgarian nuclear project

20 Aug 2019

SOFIA, Aug 20 State run energy companies from Russia, China and South Korea are among seven groups interested in becoming strategic investors in Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power project, the Balkan nation's energy minister said on Tuesday.

Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and South Korea interest - sources

19 Aug 2019

SOFIA/MOSCOW State-run companies from China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in Bulgaria's revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources familiar with the process said on Monday after Russia's Rosatom said it wanted to take part.

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria nuclear project attracts China and S.Korea interest-sources

19 Aug 2019

SOFIA/MOSCOW, Aug 19 State-run companies from China and South Korea have applied to be strategic investors in Bulgaria's revived Belene nuclear project, two industry sources familiar with the process said on Monday after Russia's Rosatom said it wanted to take part.

'Wizard' cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency

18 Jul 2019

SOFIA A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested and charged with hacking the personal and financial records of millions of taxpayers, officials said on Wednesday, as police continue to investigate the country's biggest-ever data breach.

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