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Blast Rocks Ukraine President's Confectionery Chain Store

A blast occurred late on Thursday in a Kiev store of Roshen, a confectionery chain owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, police say.

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Bulgaria Justice Minister to Unveil Judicial Reform Proposals

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov is due to table on Friday new legal amendments which  the government says will bring about a judicial reform.

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Bulgaria’s Parliament Sets Up Ad Hoc Committee on Draft Constitutional Amendments

Bulgaria’s Parliament has established an ad hoc committee in connection with a set of proposed constitutional amendments.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 610

Bulgarian Government Establishes National Anti-Corruption Council

The Bulgarian government announced on Wednesday the establishment of a National council on anti-corruption policies with advisory, coordinating and control functions to the Ministerial Council.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgarian Socialist Opposition Refuses Heading Constitutional Changes Committee

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) refused to head the parliamentary committee on constitutional amendments.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 881

Bulgaria Customs Head to Manage Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing

Customs agency chief Vanyo Tanov will personally be in charge of organization at the Kapital Andreevo border crossing point  at Bulgaria's border with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria Might Have to Print Local Vote Ballot Papers in Romania

Bulgaria is facing a shortage of ballots for this autumn's local vote to be held across the country, officials have warned.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 07:28 | Viewed: 1405

Citizens of Bulgaria's Garmen Hold Peaceful Protest Against Illegal Buildings, Thefts

The residents of the Bulgarian village of Garmen held a peaceful protest on Tuesday against the illegal buildings in the Roma neighbourhood.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 21:42 | Viewed: 1712

MPs Meet First Nominee for Governor of Bulgarian National Bank

MPs met on Tuesday the first nominee for governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) – Dimitar Radev.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1288

MPs from Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition Table Constitutional Amendments

Bulgarian MPs, coming from parties participating in the coalition government or supporting it, tabled on Tuesday the amendments to the constitution concerning the judicial reform.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1402

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office Requests Restart of Trial against Ex PM Stanishev

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has submitted to the Sofia City Court a motion for restarting the suspended administrative-criminal proceedings against Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current MEP and leader of the Party of Europea

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Try to Defuse Tensions in Garmen Village

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry will try to defuse the tensions in the village of Garmen, which escalated over the weekend.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party GERB Proposes Referendum alongside Elections

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB tabled to parliament amendments to the Referendum Act, which are aimed at facilitating the holding of a referendum with the local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1495

Bulgarian Border Police Officer Detained for Trafficking of Immigrants

A Bulgarian border police officer from the Lesovo border checkpoint was detained for the trafficking of immigrants over the border with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1396

Romania's Monica Macovei to Discuss Anti-Corruption Practices in Bulgaria

The architect of the Romanian judicial reform, Monica Macovei is visiting Bulgaria to participate in a discussion forum on anti-corruption policies, as reported by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1907

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Three Migrant Traffickers in Sofia

Bulgarian authorities detained three migrant traffickers from Algeria, Iran and Iraq in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1381

Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing 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: 1607

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: 1361

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: 1083

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: 1885

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: 1071