Protesters lie on the ground after clashes with riot police during a protest against high electricity prices in Sofia February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
Bulgaria government resigns after national protests
Posted : Wednesday, 20 February 2013 02:32AM
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Bulgaria's government resigned from office after nationwide protests against austerity and high electricity prices, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said on Wednesday.
"I will not participate in a government under which police are beating people," Borisov told parliament.
(Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Sam Cage)
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