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Bulgarian President Launches Month of Political Consultations

Bulgarian Head of State, Rosen Plevneliev, is launching Thursday the month of political consultations with the parties represented in the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 645

Bulgarian MPs Reject Compulsory Voting

Bulgarian MPs rejected the proposal of center-right party GERB for introducing compulsory voting during the second reading debate of the new Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 864

Socialists from Bulgaria's Montana Collectively Leave Party

After submitting a group resignation last week, the current socialist leadership in Bulgaria's Montana municipality declared it was leaving the party.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 869

EC Refuses to Intervene in Bulgaria-Turkey Traffic Permits Dispute

The European Commission has refused to interfere in the dispute with Turkey over transit traffic permit quotas, according to Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 900

Bulgarian MPs on Tough Debate of New Election Law

The Bulgarian Parliament has extended its working time till late in the evening as the second reading of the new Election Code is under way in plenary Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 606

Bulgaria's Disgraced Ex Top MP Dodges 'Golden Skunk' Award

Hristo Biserov, former Deputy Speaker of Bulgaria's Parliament, who was charged with money laundering and document fraud, avoided again the unflattering "Golden Skunk" award.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 636

Bulgaria Socialist Leader: Ex Rulers Messed Security

Bulgaria's ex rulers have no right to criticize the Oresharski cabinet's handling of security, given their own poor record in the area, said socialist leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 490

Bulgaria Ex-PM Vows to Keep Tabling No-Confidence Motions

There will soon be a new no-confidence motion against the cabinet of Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski, stated opposition leader and ex-PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 524

Bulgarian Prime Minister Survives 3rd No-Confidence Vote

The third attempt for a no-confidence vote against the Bulgarian government of PM Plamen Oresharski failed.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 750

Bulgarian Liberal Party Condemns Neo-Nazi Rally

Bulgaria's liberal party has condemned in a declaration the so-called Lukov march scheduled to take place in Sofia on February 15.  

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2014, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgarian MPs Hold Emergency 'No-Confidence' Session

Bulgaria's Parliament is holding Monday its first emergency session in the week to discuss the latest no-confidence motion tabled by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2014, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 654

Bulgaria ex-PM to Demand Changes to Funds Allocated to Municipalities

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has requested a meeting with Prime Minister Oresharski to discuss changes to the distribution of BGN 500 M among municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 17:26 | Viewed: 922

6 Parties to Enter Bulgaria's Parliament In Case of Early Elections

Six parties would cross the 4% threshold to enter Bulgaria's Parliament if the general elections were held today, according to polling agency Mediana.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1139

CEPACA Chair:Bulgaria Must Lower Illegal Assets Confiscation Threshold

Plamen Georgiev, Chair of Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity (CEPACA), has called for amendments to the asset confiscation law.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 859

Refugees in Bulgaria Seek to Move to Western Europe - Expert

The integration of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria has an impact over a very limited number of the total 10,000-11,000 asylum seekers in the country, according to expert.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Calls for Referendum on Tax System

Sergey Stanishev, former Prime Minister and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the Party of European Socialists, has spoken in favor of a referendum on the tax system.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarian PM Calls for Unity among Left-Wingers

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski had addressed fears that the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party may face a rift.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 13:45 | Viewed: 860

Truckers Threaten to Block Bulgaria's Border with Turkey

Truck drivers threaten to block the border crossings between Bulgaria and Turkey on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgaria Govt Accused of Unfair Allocation of Funds to Municipalities

The Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Movement of Georgi Parvanov has accused the government of unfair distribution of the resources of the public investment program.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 15:41 | Viewed: 985

Bulgarian Socialist Municipal Council in Montana Resigns

The entire Municipal Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in the northwestern town of Montana has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 800

Supporters of E-Voting Throw Computer Mice at Bulgarian Parliament

Some 50 people gathered at a demonstration in downtown Sofia Friday calling for the introduction of electronic voting in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 824
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