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29th Aug 2016

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Bulgarian PM resigns

Bulgaria's Socialist PM Plamen Oresharski handed in the resignation of his cabinet Wednesday ahead of snap elections on 5 October. The embattled PM had been under pressure to resign after the Socialists did poorly in the May EU vote. An interim government is set to take over in August.

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