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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: 6068

Bulgaria MPs Pass Revised Anti-Corruption Bill

Bulgarian lawmakers have overwhelmingly adopted draft legislation that aims at fighting high-level graft, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | 44 minutes ago | Viewed: 91

Bulgarian IntMin: Most Powerful Weapon in Countering Terrorism Is Information

According to Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova, the threat of terrorist attacks has become a thing of everyday life and the most powerful weapon in countering terrorism is information and the ability to use it.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 338

Bulgaria MPs to Debate on Anti-Corruption Bill

Parliament is set to hold a debate on the latest version of a bill aimed at cracking down on graft.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 368

Bulgaria's Legal Affairs Committee Rejects Fuel Price Referendum

The Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament has turned down a five-point referendum proposal on fuel prices, pharmacies, and Bulgaria's political system.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 774

Bulgaria Ex-Justice Min Heads Bulgaria's Top Training Body in Judiciary

Miglena Tacheva, a former Justice Minister, has taken over as head of the National Institute of Justice, Bulgaria's main body providing training opportunities for those working in the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 732

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Changes to Judicial System Act at First Reading

The Bulgarian parliament adopted at first reading on Wednesday the changes to the Judicial System Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 781

Heads of Bulgaria's Security Agencies to Report in Aftermath of Istanbul Airport Attack

The heads of the Bulgarian intelligence agencies and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova will be subject to extraordinary hearing in parliament in the aftermath of Tuesday's terrorist attack in Istanbul Ataturk airport which claimed the lives of at least

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 847

Yulia Nenkova to Head Bulgaria’s Anti-Trust Regulator

Bulgaria’s Parliament on Wednesday elected Yulia Nenkova as head of the country’s anti-trust body, the Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK).

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 772

Bulgarian Parliament Condemns Terror Attack at Istanbul Airport

Bulgarian MPs held a minute's silence on Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attack in Istanbul.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 758

Bulgarian Ex-President's Party 'Agrees to Interact' with United Russia

ABV, the party of Bulgarian President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov, signed an agreement to work with United Russia at the latter party's congress in Moscow, ABV has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s press office says.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Calls for EU In/Out Referendum after Brexit

Nationalist leader Volen Siderov on Friday urged Bulgarian authorities to consider a referendum on the country's EU membership.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2888

Bulgaria's Rivaling Socialist Parties to Attend United Russia Congress

Leaders of both rivaling socialist parties of Bulgaria have been invited to attend the congress of United Russia that kicks off Sunday, the party of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1786

Increase of Teachers' Salaries Can be Discussed in Autumn – Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that an increase of the salaries of teachers can be possibly discussed in the autumn during the debates for the government budget for next year.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2016, Friday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgaria Moves to Punish Preaching of Radical Islam by Imprisonment

The preaching of radical Islam in Bulgaria will be punishable by imprisonment of up to three years or a fine up to BGN 5,000 (EUR 2,500) under draft changes to the Penal Code.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 13751

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Interior Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarian MPs Move to Curb Speeding, Drunk Driving

Unauthorized car races on Bulgarian roads will be punishable by hefty fines and cancellation of the driving licence for up to three years, the Transport Committee in Parliament has decided in a move designed to cut the number of road accidents.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 22:25 | Viewed: 1731

Bulgaria to Introduce Electronic Identification Chips in ID cards

Bulgarian identity cards will carry an electronic identification component under legislative changes tentatively approved by Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 21:18 | Viewed: 1722

Bulgaria's Opposition Demands PM Inquiry over 'Black Sea Fleet'

The Biggest opposition party in Bulgaria, BSP, has called for a parliamentary hearing of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the ministers of foreign affairs and defense over Romania's proposal to set up a "Black Sea fleet" countering Russia's influence in t

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgaria MPs Ratify Agreement on Syria Crisis Trust Fund

Parliament has ratified an agreement to set up a EU regional trust fund in response to the Syrian crisis.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Education Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1437