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Stanishev's Proposal of Early Elections in July Divides Opinions

BSP leader Sergey Stanishev's comments that early elections should be called in July prompted mixed reactions as to whether elections could be held within such a period.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgarian President Calls National Security Council June 17

President Rosen Plevneliev has called the Consultative Council for National Security in relation to the ongoing political situation and the looming early elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1010

BSP Leader Stanishev Demands Government Resignation, July Elections

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the senior partner in the ruling coalition, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), demanded the resignation of the government of Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1863

Parliament Speaker: Voting Referendum to Be Debated in Days

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has promised that the referendum on voting rules proposed January is to be put onto MPs' agenda this week.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 805

Former Sofia Mayor Calls for Clear Terms of EU Exit of Bulgaria

The new Constitution has to set out the terms of Bulgaria's exit from the European Union, according to Stefan Sofiyanski, former Sofia Mayor and former caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgaria Heading for Early Elections in Autumn - President

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued that the country is plagued by a political crisis and is clearly heading for early elections in autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgaria Govt Boasts Financial, Economic Stability, Lower Unemployment

A report of Prime Minister Oresharski on the first year in office of the socialist-led government boasts financial and economic stability, higher incomes, and lower unemployment.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1042

Ex-President Parvanov: Leading Parties to Lose from Mandatory Vote

All major political parties who have a firm electorate would lose from the introduction of mandatory voting, says ex-Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2014, Saturday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria's GERB Seeks Snap Elections, Referendum on Compulsory Voting

Center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) is in favor of holding a referendum on compulsory voting alongside the early general elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2014, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgarian Opposition GERB to Back Mandatory Voting

GERB will support amendments in Constitution that will introduce mandatory voting, the opposition party's Deputy Chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2014, Friday // 12:38 | Viewed: 887

'Bulgaria without Censorship' Leader Backs Reinstatement of Monarchy

Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha, former leader of the Bulgarian National Movement for Stability and Progress, and the country's ex-king, has been proposed for EU Commissioner.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2014, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1474

BSP Leader Stanishev Hints at Early Elections, Mandatory Voting

The leader of the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergei Stanishev, hinted at the likelihood of early parliamentary elections, at a press conference on Friday morning.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2014, Friday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2122

PM Oresharski Does Not Comment on Eventual Resignation

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski refused to comment in front of journalists on the eventual resignation of the Government.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1291

Boyko Borisov: Government Must Resign Immediately

Bulgaria's Government must resign immediately, said the leader of the opposition party GERB Boyko Borisov at an extraordinary press conference on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian BSP Deputy Head Does Not Rule Out Elections at Earliest

If the government is unable to fulfill goals of national interest, it should embark on a "zero" scenario - elections as soon as possible, a top ruling party cadre said.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 14:13 | Viewed: 816

Bulgarian Co-ruling Party DPS Calls for Early Elections by end-2014

Liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) has called on the Bulgarian government to resign in 4 months so that early elections can be held by end-2014.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1877

Parliament Committee Starts Probe into President Plevneliev

Bulgarian Parliament Committee investigating into President Rosen Plevneliev's contacts with representatives of EDCs is to meet for the first time Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 670

GERB Party Tables 5th No-Confidence Motion against Bulgaria's Govt

Center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) is submitting to Parliament the fifth no-confidence motion against the government on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 830

Bulgarian PM Sees No Link Between Suspended EU Funds, South Stream

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski sees no connection between the suspended European funds for regional development and the South Stream issue.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1102

IFLRY Vice-President Is DPS Candidate for Environment Minister

Stanislav Anastassov, one of the four vice-presidents of the International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY), is DPS's proposal for Bulgarian Environment Minister.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 914

Opposition GERB To Table Fifth No Confidence Vote

Opposition GERB leader Boyko Borisov said his party will table for discussion in Parliament a fifth no confidence vote.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 722
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