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Bulgaria parliament readies power price cuts to soothe anger

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's parliament moved to cut electricity prices on Wednesday, an attempt to defuse public anger that forced the government out which risked undermining attempts to keep the economy on an even keel.Full story

Bulgaria PM sick in hospital after resigning due to protests

SOFIA (Reuters) - Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has been hospitalized with high blood pressure, officials said on Wednesday, adding to a sense of political limbo before an interim government is appointed to take the country to early elections. Full story

Early election for Bulgaria after government quits

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's president will appoint a caretaker government ahead of a parliamentary election by mid-May after protests toppled austerity-minded Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, the president said on Friday. Full story

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