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Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing Point Switches to Card Payments Only for Toll Fees as of June

Starting 8 a.m. on June 1, 2015, toll fees and vignette stickers for trucks at Bulgaria’s Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point will only be paid at a “points of sale” (POS).

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 17:59 | Viewed: 518

Bulgarian Dairy Farmers to Stage National Protest, Block Road

Bulgarian dairy farmers will stage a national protest on Friday due to the low purchasing price of milk and the lack of state strategy and support for the livestock breeding sector.

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 743

Ruling Party GERB Boasts 97 MP Signatures in Support of Constitutional Amendments

97 MPs placed signatures in support of a set of proposed changes to Bulgaria’s Constitution on Wednesday, according to Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 838

Bulgarian Police Arrests Over 60 Illegal Immigrants in Sofia

Officers of the State agency National Security, the Migration Directorate, as well as police authorities have executed a specialized operation and arrested 60 illegal immigrants, located in Sofia, near Lavov most.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgarian PM, Agriculture Minister Meet Stock Breeders

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva will hold a meeting with stock breeders and dairy producers.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 08:24 | Viewed: 834

Bulgaria's Cabinet, Social Partners Reach Agreement on Pension Reforms

The Bulgarian government and representatives of the trade unions and the employers' organisations reached an agreement on the conditions of retirement in the forthcoming years.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1234

All but 3 Bulgarian Parties Give Up Use of Internet Trolls

Five of the eight parties in Bulgaria's Parliament have signed a declaration to renounce the use of trolls on the Internet to promote their political ideas.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria’s Ruling Parties Collect Signatures of MPs in favor of Constitutional Changes

Bulgaria’s ruling parties start collecting signatures in favor of a set of proposed changes to the Constitution and the bill is expected to be submitted to the Parliament’s registry by the end of Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgaria's Sofia Boasts Highest Number of Millionaires in 2014

A total of BGN 545 M have been registered to belong to the 259 people who have declared total annual incomes of more than a million leva.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 2137

Yordan Bakalov Takes Over Bulgaria's Military Intelligence Service

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev announced on Tuesday he has appointed Yordan Bakalov, a former interim Interior Minister, as head of the Defense Information Service.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1197

Foreign Ministry Advises Bulgarians Visiting Macedonia to Travel with Caution

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised Bulgarians planning to visit Macedonia to travel with caution and to avoid places where protests and demonstrations are staged.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria Nationalists Seek Recognition of Bulgarian Genocide in Ottoman Empire

The Patriotic Front (PF), one of the parties supporting the coalition government, called on Friday for support of the declaration on the recognition of a Bulgarian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1848

Interior Minister Assures Bulgaria Functioning as Member of Schengen Area

Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova assured on Thursday that Bulgaria was functioning as a member of the Schengen Area and everyone in Europe was of the opinion that Bulgaria has fulfilled the technical requirements for accession to the borderless area.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1537

Bulgarian PM, Nine Ministers to be Questioned in Parliament

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and nine ministers will respond to questions of MPs at the regular parliamentary control on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria’s Parliamentary Budget Committee to Review Customs Act Changes

Bulgaria’s parliamentary budget committee will review Thursday a proposal for changes to the Customs Act.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgaria MPs to Unveil Proposed Constitutional Changes

Paties in Bulgaria's Parliament are widely expected to unveil Thursday the constitutional amendments sought by most political forces to boost efficiency of the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgaria Opposition MPs Call for Macedonia's EU Accession

Bulgaria's two biggest opposition parties, have demanded a more rapid accession of Macedonia and other Western Balkan nations into the EU to boost "Europeanization" there.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1678

Bulgaria’s Rail Network to Undergo Repairs worth BGN 47 M in 2015

A total of BGN 47 M will be allocated to the repair and maintenance of the rail network in Bulgaria, according to the National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC).

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1033

Yordan Bakalov to Head Bulgaria’s Defense Information Service

Yordan Bakalov, former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces and former caretaker Interior Minister, will be appointed head of the Defense Information Service unit, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgarian Parties Join Hands against Internet Trolls

Bulgaria's major political parties are to sign an agreement to declare they will not use Internet trolls to spread their messages more efficiently, an MP has announced.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1597

Deputy PM Deems Bulgarian Accession to Schengen Highly Likely by End of Year

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Tuesday that there was high likelihood for the country to achieve accession to the Schengen Area by the end of the year.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1618