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Bulgarian MPs Dissolve Controversial Ad Hoc Inquiry Commitee

Bulgarian MPs dissolved on Wednesday the controversial ad hoc committee of inquiry on all facts and circumstances related to the alleged interference of Russia and Turkey in Bulgaria's internal affairs.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 4601

955 Migrants Accommodated at Refugee Centres Across Bulgaria

At present, Bulgaria houses 955 foreigners at temporary centres for accommodation run by the State Agency for Refugees (DAB).

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 4504

Brussels Attack: Reports of Suspect's Arrest Spark Confusion

Belgian media backtracked after initial reports that Najim Laachraoui, the main surviving suspect sought by police in relation to the deadly attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, has been detained.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 4544

Bulgaria MPs to Discuss New Anti-Terror Legislation

Lawmakers are to discuss amendments to legislation which set out new measures to curb possible funding of terror activities.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgaria Beefs Up Security at Internal EU Borders

Bulgaria has bolstered security at both external and internal borders of the EU, the Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary Georgi Kostov has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 4552

Anti-Terror Training Takes Place in Downtown Sofia, Metro Station

Large-scale anti-terror training, which had been planned two months ago, began in the Bulgarian capital late on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 4690

Large-Scale Anti-Terror Training to be Held in Sofia

Bulgaria responded to Tuesday's terrorist attacks in Brussels by heightening security measures across the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 4875

Bulgaria's PM, Lawmakers to Discuss 'Maverick' Political Party

MPs from senior government partner GERB are set to meet with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to voice their concerns about executive offices taken by members of the DSB party.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 4157

Fifth of Beds at Bulgaria's Refugee Accommodation Centers Used

Of 5130 beds for asylum seers in accommodation and reception centers across the country, around twenty percent are used as of March 22, the new refugee agency head has announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 4615

Bulgarian MP Gives Up Immunity at Request for Prosecution

A socialist MP has agreed to have her immunity from criminal prosecution lifted in relation to an ongoing probe, her party reports.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2016, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 4513

Bulgaria's Kresna Protests Against Plans for Accommodation of Refugees

Around a thousand citizens of the Bulgarian town of Kresna held a protest on Monday against rumours suggesting that their town might accommodate refugees in the event of a heightened migrant pressure on the country's borders.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2016, Monday // 11:20 | Viewed: 5219

Bulgarian PM Hints at Possible Closure of State Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hinted on Monday that one of the state agencies might be closed down.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2016, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 4814

Bulgarian DefMin Warns of Possible IS Presence Among Refugees

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev warned of the possible presence of terrorists among the refugees entering the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2016, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 4694

More Than 3000 People Sought Asylum in Bulgaria in Jan-Feb 2016

As many as 3150 people applied for asylum in Bulgaria in the first two months of 2016, the  State Agency for Refugees has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2016, Friday // 20:40 | Viewed: 4522

Tensions Rising in Bulgaria's Coalition Govt over 'Political Maverick'

Tensions are rising between GERB party of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and a party which is a member of the Reformist Bloc, GERB's junior partner in the coalition government, but has been in opposition since December.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2016, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 4279

Bulgarian President: Judicial Reform Is in Centre of Everything

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said in a statement to parliament on Friday that continuing and completing the judicial reform should be the country's utmost priority as it is in the centre of everything.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2016, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 4888

Bulgarian FM Dismisses Ministry's Chief Secretary Over Traffic Violation

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov dismissed on Thursday the ministry's chief secretary Stoyan Todorov.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2016, Friday // 09:40 | Viewed: 4459

Bulgaria’s GERB Party Proposes to Scrap Total Ban on Beach Camping

Centre-right GERB party, the dominant partner in Bulgaria’s minority coalition government, proposed on Wednesday to drop a planned total ban on beach camping until changes to the Tourism Act were approved to explicitly regulate camping outside of designat

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 4718

Bulgaria MPs Adopt Judicial Reform Proposal

Lawmakers have approved on a first reading legal amendments paving they way for judicial reforms.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 4370

Bulgaria Needs EU Financial Assistance for Refugees, Border Protection - President

Bulgaria should receive financial assistance from the EU to deal with the inflow of refugees and migrants and step up border protection, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4571

Bulgaria Govt Appoints New Refugee Agency Head

A former interim Interior Minister is taking over the State Agency for Refugees, the Bulgarian government has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4257