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Bulgaria marks holiday with mass protests

National celebration becomes day of public outcry against government corruption and rampant poverty.
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2013 20:16

Bulgarians have marked their national holiday with more mass rallies against poverty and government corruption.

It was the third week of such demonstrations. Meanwhile, the president grapples with a political crisis after the centre-right government resigned last week.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia.

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