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The monthly inflation in May was -0.5% and the consumer price index for the same month was 99.5 %, according to Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute latest data.
The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (May 2014 compared to December 2013) has been -1.0% and the annual inflation in May 2014 compared to May 2013 was -2.0 %.
The two magistrates investigating the suspected criminal activities of far-right party Golden Dawn granted MP Eleni Zaroulia several days to prepare her testimony.
Zaroulia, who is answering to charges of belonging to and running a criminal organization, was given until June 17 to respond to the charges.
A new report by Freedom House ranked Kosovo, Bosnia, Albania and Macedonia lowest in the Balkan region in terms of democratic standards.
Kosovo is rated the worst in the region, with a democracy score of 5.14 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 represents the highest level of democratic progress and 7 the lowest.
Aqualand Montenegro, the Montenegrin arm of a Ukrainian chain of amusement parks, announced on Monday that the eight-million-euro water park, which will also have a dolphinarium, will be built by the summer of 2016.
"Nikolić and Vučić pursue same policy" - adviser
BERN -- President Tomislav Nikolić and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić "are maintaining constant communication and there are no disagreements between them."
This is what Nikolić's foreign policy adviser and former foreign minister Ivan Mrkić told the daily Danas.
Co-ruling Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader Lyutvi Mestan described compulsory voting as a "cynical" idea that would bring harm to Bulgarian politics.
"Mandatory voting will hurt the DPS. It also hurt the political system and will not treat, but only deepen its defects," private channel bTV quoted Mestan as saying before entering Parliament Thursday.
The right-wing campaigning group that pushed successfully last year for a referendum outlawing the possibility of gay marriage is now turning its attention to electoral reform.
On Wednesday, Zeljka Markic, a member of In the Name of the Family, announced that they were collecting signatures for the referendum on the way people vote.
Forty-five employees of the Hellenic Halyvourgia steel factory will lose their jobs after the Supreme Labor Council approved the dismissals by a 4-3 majority vote late Wednesday.
It is the first time that the council which brings together representatives from the labor ministry, workers' unions and employers has given the green light for mass dismissals.