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Supreme Judicial Council Removes from Office Sofia City Court Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has voted unanimously to remove from office Vladimira Yaneva, Chair of the Sofia City Court.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1415

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Demands Dismissal of Sofia City Court Head

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has demanded on Thursday that Sofia City Court Head Vladimira Yaneva be provisionally removed from office.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgaria Could Purchase New Government Plane

One of the Bulgarian government planes could be substituted as stated by Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria's New Borrowing Could Be Decreased To EUR 6 B - FinMin

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov announced Wednesday that in case the deficit is reduced more than expected, then the new debt can be decreased to BGN 6 B.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2015, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition Divided over New BGN 16 B Debt

The parties constituting Bulgaria's ruling coalition are divided over the Finance Ministry's proposal for a new loan amounting to BGN 16 B, which is to be voted in Parliament later on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1290

Opposition Holds Sofia Protest against Bulgaria's Move to Take On New Debt

A demonstration held by the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) began Wednesday morning over the cabinet's intention to secure BGN 16 B in new loans, a plan that is to be voted by Parliament later on.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgaria PM Hints He Will Resign if Parliament Fails to Approve New Debt

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has hinted he is ready to stand down if lawmakers turn down the Finance Ministry's loan proposal.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1202

Toll Fee for Cars on Bulgarian Motorways to Amount to BGN 0.10/km

Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has informed that the motorway toll for cars will amount to around BGN 0.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2015, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarians Show Political and Economic Pessimism in Gallup International Survey

Gallup International presented a survey on the first 100 days in office of the second Boiko Borisov government on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1002

Sofia City Court Acquits Alexander Tomov on Embezzlement Charges

The Sofia City Court found the owner CSKA football club and former owner of Kremikovtsi Alexander Tomov.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 930

State-Owned Establishments Owe BGN 20 M in Unpaid Taxes

Over BGN 20 M in old debt on account of garbage collection and property taxes that have remained outstanding are owed by state-owned establishments in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 804

Bulgaria Top Officials Gather in Unprecedented Meeting on Judicial Reform

A first-of-a-kind meeting is due on Tuesday between Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov, newly-elected cassation court head Lozan Panov and Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2015, Tuesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 967

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry Seeks Concessionaires for 22 Beaches

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry is looking for concessionaires to manage 22 beaches for 5-year periods.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgaria ex-Interim PM Says He Was Subject to Wiretapping

Prof Georgi Bliznashki, who was caretaker PM between August and November 2014, claimed on Monday there had been eavesdropping on some of his phone conversations during the 2013 anti-government protest.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 970

Highway between Bulgaria's Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo to Be Finished by 2020

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has confirmed that the government is working on the construction of a major thoroughfare between the cities of Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2015, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1155

Bulgaria President, PM Clash over Chief of State Security Body

President Rosen Plevneliev has urged the replacement of Vladimir Pisanchev as head of Bulgaria's main counter-intelligence unit, the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2015, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria's Maritsa and Struma Motorways to be Completed in October

The construction of the northern portion of the Sofia bypass road will start on February 18, Minister of Regional Development Liliana Pavlova announced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgaria’s Govt Seeks to Launch All 2014-2020 Operational Programs by mid-2015

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said that he expects all EU operational programs included in the 2014-2020 programming period to be launched by mid-2015.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1118

New Border Crossing Points on Macedonian Border Still on Agenda - Bulgarian Minister

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry considers the opening of three new border crossing points on the border with Macedonia a very important initiative, according to Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1165

Deputy PM: Cabinet Overcame International Isolation in First 100 Days

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva stated on Friday that in its first three months the government has managed to overcome the international isolation.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1105

Bulgarian Deputy Ministers to Report on Govt’s First 100 Days in Office

Deputy Ministers Rumyana Bachvarova, Meglena Kuneva, Ivaylo Kalfin, and Tomislav Donchev are to present Friday the achievements of the government in its first 100 days in office.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 07:34 | Viewed: 902