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Bulgaria to Declare National Mourning over Hitrino Blast

Bulgaria's government has said steps are being made to declare Monday a Day of Nartional Morning following the incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino, in which at least five people have lost their lives.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 630

Bulgaria's ex-Justice Min Founds New Political Project

Hristo Ivanov, who stepped down as Bulgaria's Justice Minister last December, launched a new political project on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 382

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Insists Voting System Referendum 'Is Mandatory'

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has spoken out against a move of the country's election authorities to declare "non-binding" a referendum on the election system of the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2016, Friday // 15:34 | Viewed: 852

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc May Refrain from Seeking New Govt

Right-wing Reformist Bloc coalition has said it will hand back the mandate to the Bulgarian President next week, without trying to form a new government.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2016, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgaria's DefMin 'Was Subject to Wiretapping'

Outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has expressed concern at "secret information" that Bulgaria services may have obtained by wiretapping his convesations.

Politics » Defense | December 9, 2016, Friday // 07:28 | Viewed: 1045

Reformist Bloc Effort to Form Bulgarian Govt Prompts Mixed Reaction

The nationalist Patriotic Front (PF) coalition has pledged to back a cabinet with the mandate of the Reformist Bloc (RB), the junior partner in the outgoing Bulgarian government.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1343

Bulgaria's Bokova Enters Politico's List of People 'Shaking the World'

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has been included in the Politico28 list of European people "shaking the world.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1149

Another Sofia Deputy Mayor Steps Down

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova says she has accepted the resignation of her deputy Mariya Boyadzhiyska, who was in charge of environmental issues.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian MP Proposes Cut in Party Subsidies

Lawmakers are set to debate and vote a proposal by independent MP Velizar Enchev to change the amount of state subsidies allocated to Bulgarian parties per vote counted.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1256

Bulgarian President's Chief of Staff 'Tipped as Caretaker PM'

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's Chief of Staff is the most likely option to take over as interim Prime Minister if a caretaker cabinet is to be formed later in December, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 07:31 | Viewed: 1538

Bulgaria Calls on EU Commission to Prepare for Possible Migrant Inflow from Turkey

The Bulgarian government has urged the European Commission draft a plan it would apply if Turkey decided to fulfill it threat to open the gates to migrants, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 07:12 | Viewed: 2122

Bulgaria Spent BGN 0.25 B on Border Security in 3 Years

Bulgaria has spent nearly a quarter of a billion BGN on border security measures since 2014, official figures show.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgaria Joins European Public Law Organization

The Bulgarian government has approved Bulgaria's accession into the European Public Law Organization.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1472

Bulgaria's President-Elect 'Refuses Role' in Creating Interim Govt

Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev will not have any role in forming an interim government together with incumbent Rosen Plevneliev, the socialists' leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgarian President to Hand Mandate to Reformist Bloc Next Week

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will give the Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition a chance to form a cabinet next Monday, December 11, his press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgaria's Socialists Return Govt Mandate to President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has handed back the mandate to form a new government and lead the country out of the current Parliamentary crisis.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1588

Bulgaria's Reformists Ready to Draft Cabinet Only If Handed Mandate

Right-wing Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition will only make offers on a next cabinet in case the President gives them a mandate to form it, RB officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgaria's IntMin Makes U-Turn on Terror Threat

There is "no evidence" of a terror attack being plotted in Bulgaria, outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgarian Prosecution Denies Reports of Terror Attack Plot

There is no information whatsoever of a terrorist attack being planned in Bulgaria, prosecuting authorities have said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2093

Bulgaria 'Aware of Terror Attack Plot' - IntMin

Outgoing Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said the government received information about "three or four foreign nationals in the country" preparing a terrorist attack.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2257

Bulgaria Faces 'Genuine Threat of Radicalization' - MEP

There are still people using the inflow of migrants to enter Europe and carry out terror attacks, EPP/GERB MEP Emil Radev has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2016, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1722
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