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Bulgaria Govt Launching Validity Check for Drivers' Licenses

The Bulgarian government has said it is starting checks of driving licenses that could be "subject to manipulation".

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 14:10 | Viewed: 6854

Financial Supervision Commission Plans Increase in Taxes Paid By Non-Banking Sector

The new Chairwoman of the Financial Supervision Commission Karina Karaivanova is planning a serious increase in taxes paid by pension funds, insurers and the investment community.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 476

Movement 21-NDSV Presidential Candidate Doncheva: GERB Will Not Reach Ballotage

The presidential candidate of the coalition Movement 21-NDSV Tatyana Doncheva reckons that GERB will not reach a ballotage in the upcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 17:58 | Viewed: 473

Former Bulgarian PM To Run for President

Former Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has filed documents with the Central Election Commission as a presidential candidate for the elections on November 6.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 17:34 | Viewed: 810

Counter-Terrorism Training Exercise To Be Held at Plovdiv Airport on September 27

A counter-terrorism training session will take place at Plovdiv Airport on September 27, reported the Ministry of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 591

Trakia Highway Traffic Halted Due To Fire

Traffic along the Trakia highway has been halted due to a fire raging next to the highway, reported Darik radio.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 664

Vote Counting Machines to Be Tested Only in Sofia in Presidential Elections

A test of the experimental ballot counting by using special machines will probably be confined to Bulgaria's capital Sofia at the forthcoming presidential vote, an electoral official has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 741

GERB's Silence on Presidential Candidate 'Not an Advantage Anymore' - Pollster

The decision of Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB to keep silent on the names of its presidential pair does not bring it any benefits as of the past few weeks, a representative of Alpha Research polling agency has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 11:39 | Viewed: 558

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Opposes Resettlement of Refugees in Depopulated Areas

MEP Angel Dzhambazki has said the nationalist VMRO party will staunchly oppose the idea to resettle some of the migrants who have been given refugee status to areas facing demographic problems.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2016, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1114

ABV Deputy Chairman Rumen Petkov: Interior Ministry Cannot Answer Simple Questions

The Interior Ministry cannot answer a simple question – how many foreigners reside in Bulgaria and what the source of their income is in order to do so, stated the Deputy Chairman of ABV Rumen Petkov at a press conference on the problems of security in Bu

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 16:05 | Viewed: 995

Bulgarian Male Arrested in Greece for Human Trafficking

A 21-year old Bulgarian man has been arrested in Northern Greece on charges of human trafficking, reported Ekathimerini online edition.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1758

Hemus Highway Blocked

There is an enormous queue of vehicles on the Hemus highway, from Yablanitsa in the direction of Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgarian Municipalities With Bad Demographic Indicators To Integrate Refugees Permanently

Bulgarian municipalities with bad demographic indicators may integrate refugees permanently.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2615

Special Traffic Organisation After End of Four-Day Holiday

The Ministry of Interior and the Road Infrastructure Agency will attempt to secure the normal return of the persons who travelled during the four-day holiday.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1377

Public Bicycles System To Be Launched in Sofia

The commission for the selection of a concessionaire for the construction and management of public bicycles in Sofia has opened the documents of four participants: Metropolis Group AD offering annual concession payment of EUR 63,920.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2016, Sunday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1686

Bulgaria, US Sign Agreement on DNA Profiles, Fingerprints Exchange

Bulgaria and the United States have signed an agreement that will allow the exchange of dactyloscopic (fingerprints) data and DNA profiles in an effort to boost cooperation in fighting crime, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2016, Saturday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian TV Host Registers Committee for Referendum on Political System

Bulgarian talkshow host Slavi Trifonov has filed the documents of an initiative committee that will lead the campaign for his referendum on the politial system.

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2016, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgarian Infant Mortality Rate Twice Higher Than EU Average

The infant mortality rate in Bulgaria is twice higher than the average for the European Union.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2968

Garbage From UK, Italy Floods Varna

Within 17 days, two ships have docked with 12,000 tonnes of garbage at the Varna port and another one with 5,000 tonnes is arriving through the Bosphorus, reported 168 chasa.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2672

Struma Highway Blocked Near Blagoevgrad

A huge 5-km traffic jam has blocked the Struma highway near Blagoevgrad in another “epic journey” because of the four-day holiday, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 16:23 | Viewed: 2908

13% Decrease Registered in Number of Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria in Second Quarter of 2016

Between April and June, 3,505 persons have applied for asylum in Bulgaria, a decrease of 13%, compared to the first quarter of 2016, announced Eurostat.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1376