Politics

BSP to Carry Out 'Nationalization' of Politics

Coalition BSP – Left-Wing Bulgaria has vowed in its election program to fight injustice committed by “the few percent” having most of the power.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 317

Media Chiefs Demand Equal Treatment On Election Day

Editors-in-chief and directors of more than 10 of the leading pint, electronic and internet media in Bulgaria demanded equal treatment on election day over the announcing of exit poll results.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 290

DPS Pledges to Maintain Financial Stability, Improve Business Environment

The need for a national consensus on priorities and a government formula which is a natural function of this consensus - these are two of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) political goals.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 474

Bulgaria Sends Firearms, Ammo to Iraqi Government

Bulgaria has granted arms and ammunition worth about BGN 6 M to Iraq as part of an international effort to back the Iraqi government in its fight against Islamic State militants.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 474

Bulgaria’s President Calls for Fair Distribution of Immigration Burden in EU

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has underscored the need for an integrated European approach to refugee issues at an informal meeting of the Arraiolos Group in Braga, Portugal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 493

Reformist Bloc Promises Justice Reform, Balanced Budget

The Reformist Bloc says is targeting reform of the judiciary to guarantee independence of courts and free the justice system from corruption and political influence.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 393

Bulgaria's GERB Far Ahead of BSP in Sova Harris Poll

Six parties are expected to enter the Bulgarian National Assembly after early elections on Sunday, polling agency Sova Harris predicts.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 737

EU Offers Further EUR165 M in Aid to Farmers Hit by Russian Sanctions

The European Commission is providing EUR 165 M under a new scheme to help fruit and vegetable producers hurt by the Russian ban on EU agricultural imports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 450

Deputy PM Zaharieva: 78% of Regional Development Ministry Budget Spent in H1 2014

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development budget lacks some BGN 10-11M needed for the maintenance of roads in the winter season.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 397

NATO Air Combat Drill Begins in Slovakia

Alliance forces have started air combat exercises MACE XVI in Slovakia with 14 member states participating, the country's Defense Minister says.

Politics » Defense | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 472

Witnesses Back Defendant in Bulgaria’s 2013 Illegal Ballot Papers Case

Workers at the “Multiprint” printing house have testified in court in favor of the sole defendant in the case concerning the illegal ballot papers discovered on the eve of the early elections on May 12, 2013.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2014, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 742

Bulgaria’s Next Parliament to Consist of 7-8 Parties - Poll

Bulgaria’s next Parliament is likely to consist of 7-8 parties or coalitions, according to a poll of the Institute of Modern Politics (IMP).

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 29, 2014, Monday // 16:30 | Viewed: 840

Liberals' Head Lyutvi Mestan Demands International Probe into KTB Affair

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader called for an investigation into the recent developments at Bulgaria's Corpbank, media sources say.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2014, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 656

Network to Unite Chief Prosecutors of Balkan Countries

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and his Macedonian counterpart Marko Zvrlevski have backed the idea for the establishment of a network of chief prosecutors of the Balkan countries.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 29, 2014, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 477

Authorities Open Pre-Trial Proceedings for Printing of Fake Ballots in Haskovo

Pre-trial proceedings have been opened over the printing fake ballot papers on the territory of Haskovo, according to reports of Ilona Krastenyakova from the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office of Cassation.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 29, 2014, Monday // 14:00 | Viewed: 529

Bulgaria’s President to Attend Arraiolos Group Meeting on Sept 29-30

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev will take part in the 10th informal meeting of the Arraiolos Group in Braga, Portugal, on September 29-30.

Politics | September 29, 2014, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 529

Bulgaria's PM Bliznashki Urges Strong Political Government

Bulgaria should have an exceptionally strong political cabinet after the early elections on October 5, interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 15:14 | Viewed: 868

IntMin Employees to Stage Protest over Plans for Social Benefits Cut

The main union representing the staff of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will take hundreds of employees to the streets if social rights of those working in the security sector are slashed.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 743

Bulgaria Budget Miscalculated 'on Purpose' - President Plevneliev

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called the gaps in the current state budget a product of "deliberate" mistakes.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1062

Bulgarians in US Demand Equal Voting Rights

Bulgarian voters living in the US have insisted in their right to vote for party lists and to cast a ballot for independent candidates.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 10:41 | Viewed: 803

Bulgarian Trade Unions, Employers’ Organizations to Boycott Tripartite Cooperation Council Meeting

Trades unions and employers' organisations have refused to take part in the Monday meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation on the budget update proposals.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2014, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1773