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Bulgarian Parliament Releases Sergey Stanishev as MP

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted in favor of terminating Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev’s MP term, which would allow him to enter the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2014, Friday // 10:20 | Viewed: 905

Two Ministers, Parliament Speaker 'Likely BSP Chief Candidates'

Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev, Defense Minister Angel Naydenov and Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov have the same chance to head the main ruling party, media reports suggest.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 16:12 | Viewed: 939

Merger of Anti-Trust, Consumer Protection Watchdogs Moves Forward

Bulgaria's parliamentary committee on economic policy and tourism approved the merger of the anti-trust and consumer protection watchdogs.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 812

Election of Sofia Appellate Court Chair Collapses

The procedure for the election of a Chair of the Sofia Appellate Court collapsed after the sole candidate, Veselin Pengezov, failed to summon enough votes.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2014, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 673

Bulgarian President to Attend SEECP Summit in Bucharest

President Rosen Plevneliev will take part in the meeting of the heads of state and government of the South East European Co-operation Process (SEECP) countries on June 25.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 891

New Bulgarian-Romanian Border Checkpoint To Open Near Dobrich

Soon Bulgaria will have another land connection with its northern neighbor Romania, the regional governor Nedko Marchev announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgarian Ex Interior Minister Decries Backslide in Trafficking Fight

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria), has complained of a decline in the sphere of fighting human trafficking.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 968

GERB Leader Demands Snap Elections in mid-September

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has ruled out the opportunity of a new government under the 42nd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 901

Bulgarian Interior Minister: No Disaster Funds for New Housing

There are no sufficient resources in the Disaster Relief Fund for new housing for the victims of the floods in northeastern Bulgaria, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev revealed.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1079

Political Consultations for Early Elections Date Postponed

Consultations at which party leaders are to discuss the prospective date for holding a snap vote will take place this week, a top ruling party official has asserted.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 707

Georgi Tarnovaliyski Appointed Deputy Finance Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has removed Kiril Zhelev from the post of Deputy Finance Minister in response to his retirement application.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2014, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 888

Bulgaria's PM: Current Govt Was Meant To Be Stabilizing Buffer

The current government was programmed as a stabilizing buffer between two cabinets, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2014, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1135

Transport Minister: Illegal Buildings to Blame for Varna Flood Victims

Transport Minister Danail Papazov has suggested that the illegal construction in the gully near Varna's Asparuhovo district is to blame for the tragic consequences of the flood.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2014, Sunday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1761

BSP Parliamentary Deputy Chair Yanaki Stoilov Resigns

The Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) parliamentary group, Yanaki Stoilov, announced his resignation on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgarian MPs Overcome Presidential Veto on Interior Ministry Bill

Lawmakers have rejected the veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on the Interior Ministry bill.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1239

GERB to Ignore Political Consultations after MPs Defy President Veto

Bulgarian opposition leader Boyko Borisov announced his party would pull out of political consultations scheduled for next week.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1279

Delyan Peevski 'Refused to Support' Tsvetan Vasilev's PM Ambitions

Bulgarian DPS lawmaker Delyan Peevski said banker Tsvetan Vasilev desired to be Prime Minister and could not accept the former did not back his aspirations.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1684

Tsvetan Vasilev: Delyan Peevski Went Too Far

Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vasilev said that Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) MP Delyan Peevski has “gone too far in the past year, assuming the role of almighty”.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1826

Bulgaria's Parliament Postpones Vetoed Interior Ministry Bill Voting

Bulgaria's Parliament has postponed putting the vetoed Interior Ministry Bill to the votes, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgaria Will Not Hold Referendum on Election Rules

Lawmakers in Bulgarian Parliament rejected a referendum proposal which allows citizens to decide on the introduction of a majority system, mandatory voting, and e-voting.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 22:19 | Viewed: 1579

Ruling BSP's Sofia Branch 'Demands Party Leadership Changes'

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s branch in the capital Sofia insists that thorough changes be carried out within the Executive Bureau, reports in Bulgarian media claim.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1514
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