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MEP Claims to Have 'Co-organized' Bulgaria's Summer Protests in 2013

Nikolay Barekov, a Bulgarian MEP, said on Tuesday he organized anti-government street protests in the summer of 2013 alongside now ruling GERB party of PM Boyko Borisov.

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281 Illegal Migrants Detained at Border with Romania Since Start of 2015

Since the beginning of the new year, 281 migrants have been detained as they attempted to cross the Bulgaria-Romania border illegally.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 21:09 | Viewed: 608

Bulgaria Unveils Plans to Increase Retirement Age, Pension Insurance Payments

The pension reform proposals made by the second term of office of PM Boiko Borisov was presented at a news conference Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 929

Road Infrastructure Agency Chief Decries Prolonged Underfunding

Lazar Lazarov, Chairman of the Management Board of Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA), has complained of the decades-long underfunding of the unit.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 732

Bulgarian Deputy PM Kuneva Unveils Proposal for Unified Anti-Corruption Unit

The amended project for the strategy on prevention and countering corruption and organized crime s now completed.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 670

Delicacies to be Served in Bulgarian Government Planes

Up to BGN 48,000 including VAT will be paid by government planes on catering for a period of a year.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2015, Monday // 10:45 | Viewed: 826

Bulgaria Needs New Body to Fight Graft Among Politicians - Audit Office Chief

The newly appointed Chairman of Bulgaria’s National Audit Office Tsvetan Tsvetkov has backed a suggestion to set up a new body specifically charged with looking into the wealth of politicians.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2015, Sunday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgaria to Grant 10 000 People with Refugee Status by End of Year

The chairperson of the State Agency for Refugees (DAB) Nikola Kazakov stated on Saturday that Bulgaria should grant over 10 000 people with refugee status by the end of the year.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 3089

Bulgaria's Former PM Holds No Ambitions of Returning to BSP Leadership

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev holds no ambitions of returning to the leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:09 | Viewed: 876

Director of Bulgaria’s Registry Agency Removed from Office

Ventsislav Spiridonov, Director of Bulgaria’s Registry Agency has been removed from office through an ordinance of the Justice Ministry coordinated with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2015, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 829

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Changes to Electronic Communications Act

The Bulgarian Parliament approved on Thursday at two readings changes to the Electronic Communications Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 837

Bulgaria Parliament Appoints New Audit Office Head

Tsvetan Tsvetkov, the single candidate to take over the National Audit Office, has been approved by an overwhelming majority in Bulgaria's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 803

Bulgaria’s Economy Minister to Chair Newly Established National Economic Council

A National Economic Council will advise Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers on determining and implementing the country’s economic policy.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 547

Poll: Half of Bulgarians Not Intending to Vote at Forthcoming Local Elections

Nearly six months before the forthcoming local elections in the autumn, nearly a half of Bulgarians state that they do not intend to participate in the elections, while 17 % are certain that they will not vote.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 991

Bulgarian Parliament Votes on Anti-Discrimination Law Amendments

Sex change will now be protected from discrimination after a law amendment passed in Bulgarian Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 572

Bulgarian Timber Companies Stage Partial Blockade at Border Checkpoints

Bulgarian companies exporting timber staged partial blockade of the country's borders and roads on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 720

UNICEF and Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office Sign Agreement Memorandum

The UN Children's Fund and the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria have signed an agreement memorandum that will aim at achieving cooperation for the protection of the right of justice in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 814

Bulgaria President to Table Voting Rules Referendum in June

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is due to renew his attempts at triggering a national poll on election rules in June this year, his Chief of Staff Ekaterina Zaharieva has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 700

Fmr Barekov MPs Joining New Bulgarian Democratic Center Party

Lider, a Bulgarian party once entering a coalition led by MEP Nikolay Barekov, has now renamed itself Bulgarian Democratic Center.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 618

DPS Mayor Candidate Official Winner in Sarnitsa's Local Elections

Nebi Bozov is to become the first mayor of Sarnitsa, Bulgaria's newest municipality, after a Sunday runoff vote results, electoral officials have now confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 527

DPS-Backed Mayor Candidate 'Wins' Vote in Bulgaria's Newest Municipality

Nebi Bozov, supported by liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has claimed victory in the first-ever elections of Sarnitsa, the newest administrative unit in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 21:21 | Viewed: 6922