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Another Key Coalition Partner to Decide on Support for Bulgaria's Govt

Tensions are growing among Bulgarian politicians as Bulgaria for Citizens Movement (DBG), a one of the main parties of junior coalition partner Reformist Bloc (RB), is to decide whether to withdraw its support for the government.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2015, Monday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgarian Parliament Committee to Discuss Constitutional Changes on 3rd Reading

A committee with Bulgaria's Parliament are set to discuss on Monday amendments to the constitutions that will pave the way for judicial reform, amid tensions between parties in the ruling coalition.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2015, Monday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1269

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Doubles Candle Prices

The Bulgarian Holy Synod has decided to double the price of candles sold at Orthodox churches across the country, citing financial reasons, local media reported on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2015, Sunday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria’s Moskov Vows to Carry on as Minister Even as DSB Moves into Opposition

Petar Moskov's decision to carry on as Health Minister after his DSB party withdrew its support for Bulgaria’s coalition government is a personal one and cannot be interpreted as “a DSB minister in the cabinet”, DSB leader Radan Kanev has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2015, Sunday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1490

Key Reformist Bloc Party Withdraws Support for Bulgaria's Govt

Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), one of the key parties in right-wing Reformist Bloc, has decided to renounce support for the Bulgarian government, a statement sent out by the party reads.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2015, Sunday // 01:56 | Viewed: 4017

Bulgaria's PM Warns of Early Elections if Coalition Splits

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made clear he cannot rule out a scenario of general elections held with the presidential vote next year.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party 'Discussing 2 Options' as Next Justice Min

Two options are on the table as nominees of Bulgaria's senior government partner GERB as a new Justice Minister is to be appointed, a GERB official has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgaria's DSB Party Meeting over Participation in Gov't

The Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) of Radan Kanev are meeting on Saturday to decide whether or not to remain in the government.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1992

Bulgarian PM Accepts Resignations of Two Deputy Justice Ministers

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov signed on Friday the resignation requests of two Deputy Justice Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | December 11, 2015, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Hundreds of Illegal Immigrants, Several Human Smugglers

Bulgarian authorities detained hundreds of illegal immigrants and several human smugglers in separate operations across the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 11, 2015, Friday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1998

Tensions in Coalition Gov't after Bulgaria Justice Min's Resignation

The two main partners in Bulgaria´s minority government will not agree on a single nomination to take over as Justice Minister, a day after Hristo Ivanov resigned after Parliament voted to approve a reform package for the judiciary system.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgarian Parliament Appoints 2nd Ad Hoc Committee on Nationalist Leader’s Immunity

Bulgarian Parliament will appoint a second ad hoc committee to consider lifting the immunity of nationalist Ataka party’s leader, Volen Siderov, from criminal prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1138

Bulgaria Ex-Justice Min Warns of Chief Prosecutor's 'Excessive Power'

Only reforms coordinated with the Chief Prosecutor can be carried out in Bulgaria, former Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1385

Protest over 'Failure' of Bulgaria's Judicial Reform Held in Sofia

Around a hundred people took to the streets of central Sofia to demonstrate over Parliament's decision to approve an amended version of judicial reform proposals submitted by former Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1668

Bulgarian PM Expects Junior Coalition Partner to Name New Justice Minister - Vice-Premier 

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expects junior coalition partners the Reformist Bloc to nominate a new Justice Minister following the resignation of Hristo Ivanov,  Deputy Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 22:11 | Viewed: 1327

Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov Resigns  

Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has resigned shortly after parliament approved an amendment to the Constitution concerning reform of the judiciary on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2949

Bulgarian MPs Approve Division of Supreme Judicial Council in Two Colleges

The Bulgarian parliament approved at second reading on Wednesday the division of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) in two colleges – one made of judges and another composed of prosecutors.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Constitutional Amendments at Second Reading

The Bulgarian parliament will discuss the amendments to the constitution concerning the reform of the judiciary at a second reading on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2015, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1463

PM: Bulgarian Efforts in Dealing with Refugee Crisis Do Not Go Unnoticed

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the efforts invested by the country in dealing with the refugee crisis have not gone unnoticed.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2015, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2087

Deputy PM to Propose Strategy Addressing Bulgaria's Demographic Crisis by End of Year

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin is to table a strategy on dealing with the demographic crisis facing the country by the end of this year.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2015, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1631

Flow of Illegal Migrants at Bulgaria’s Lesovo Increases - bTV

Bulgarian authorities have been faced with increased flow of illegal migrants across the country’s border with Turkey in recent days, bTV broadcaster reported on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 2512