/en/file/show//Images/Images.New/Places/Bulgaria/kristalina3 lead.jpg Bulgaria Nominates Kristalina Georgieva for UN Chief

After its first choice stumbled badly in the race for the UN top job, Bulgaria has named Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission as its new candidate.

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Shelter Saves Bulgaria's Old Donkeys from Slaughter

A new NGO-run centre in the southern Bulgarian village of Belnichan will provide care and shelter for 60 'retired' donkeys, saving them for being sold for meat.

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eastern-europe-risks-losing-un-top-job-race-09-13-2016

Eastern Europe Risks Losing UN Top Job Race

The four Eastern European candidates for the post of UN Secretary-General face serious problems - three could be voted down because they are male, while Bulgaria’s Irina Bokova could become a casualty to politics.

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Bulgaria MPs Back Repaying Russian Nuclear Firm

Bulgarian MPs have backed a bill that allows the state budget to cover debts of over 0.6 billion euros owed by Bulgaria’s state electric company NEC to Russia’s Atomstroexport - but Brussels needs to give its approval.