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Bulgaria to Hold Early Election on March 26

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has said he will dissolve Parliament as of January 27 and set March 26 as the date for the next early election.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 676

Bulgaria's Ex-Parliament Speaker Appointed Caretaker PM

Former Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov has been appointed by Bulgarian President Rumen Radev as Prime Minister ad interim, the President's press office says.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 968

Bulgarian Court Reinstates Plovdiv Mayor

The Court of Appeals in Plovdiv has revoked the ruling of a lower-instance institution that suspended Mayor Ivan Totev as he faces charges.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 733

Five Parties Have Chance to Enter Bulgaria's Parliament - Poll

Five parties would make it to Parliament in the early election this spring, a poll based on attitudes in mid-January shows.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 847

Bulgarian Appointed as Eurostat Acting Director

Mariana Kotzeva has become the Acting Director-General of Europe's statistics body, Eurostat, as of the beginning of this year, the agency has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 632

Bulgaria's Parliament to Hold Emergency Meeting

MPs will gather for an extraordinary session on Tuesday to debate and vote on several bills.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 811

'No Division' among Bulgarian Nationalists, Leader Says

Patriotic Front (PF) co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov has downplayed any division existing between the two main parties within the nationalist alliance or among other of its parties.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 22:42 | Viewed: 1362

Bulgaria's President to Have Anti-Corruption Secretary

Bulgaria's new President Rumen Radev will include secretaries on issues such as anti-corruption, the rotating EU presidency due next year, spirituality and culture, and science, his press office says.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1191

Colonel Appointed as Bulgarian President's Chief Secretary

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has appointed Air Force Col Dimitar Stoyanov has been appointed as his Chief Secretary, the presidency's website shows.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgaria's Biggest Parties Clash over EU Funds

Ministers from the biggest party in Bulgaria's outgoing government lashed out at the leading opposition force on Monday after the latter alleged the European Commission planned to freeze millions worth of funding allocated to the country.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgaria’s Vice President Popova Becomes BIA Deputy Chairman

A day after she left the Bulgarian Presidency headquarters on Dondukov 2 Blvd, Vice President Margarita Popova has a new job – she is the new Deputy Chairwoman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association and Secretary General of BIA.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1196

Code Yellow Declared in 7 of Bulgaria's Regions

Code yellow for low temperatures has been declared in seven regions of the country, announced the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH).

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1582

Queues of Over 10 km at Both Danube Bridges

There is heavy truck traffic at the exit of the Bulgarian – Romanian border.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1080

Registration Plates of 30 Vehicles Taken Off on First Day of Sanctions

The registration plates of 30 vehicles have been taken off on the first day alone after the new harsher penalties stipulated in amendments to the Road Traffic Act entered into force, announced on bTV the deputy from the Reformist Bloc Nastimir Ananiev, wh

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2148

Radev's First Days: Caretaker Govt Appointment, Disbanding of Parliament

In the first days of his presidential mandate, Rumen Radev will form a caretaker government and disband the 43rd Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2017, Monday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1431

Germany's Steinmeier: XX Century World Order Is History

“As usual when power changes hands, there are uncertainties, doubts and question marks regarding the course that the new leadership will take,” wrote in the Bild newspaper Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier with respect to Donal Trump assu

Politics | January 22, 2017, Sunday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1547

Borisov: No Coalitions, 1 Million Votes for GERB

No coalitions in the next Parliament and over one million votes –this is what the leader of GERB Boyko Borisov demanded from himself at the National Working Meeting of GERB.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2017, Sunday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1687

Code Yellow Declared in 22 of Bulgaria's Regions

Code Yellow has been declared on Sunday for 22 regions, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2017, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2054

President Radev: I Will Not Assume Functions of PM

President Rumen Radev stated in his first interview after he was sworn in that he will rely on experts in the caretaker government he intends to appoint.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2017, Sunday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1823

Govt Considering Alleviating Traffic Along Danube Bridge

The government is considering how to alleviate traffic along Danube Bridge near Vidin since kilometre-long queues keep on forming constantly.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2017, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1642

4 Turkish Tourists Rescued Near Bansko

Four Turkish snowboarders were rescued on Saturday morning in the Echmishte area over Bansko.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2017, Saturday // 16:42 | Viewed: 3583
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