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Bulgarian Lawmaker 'Bat Sali' Complains of 'Discrimination'

The controversial DPS lawmaker Aleksandar Metodiev, dubbed "Bat Sali", has said protesters demanding his resignation are discriminating against him.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 19:09 | Viewed: 762

Hundreds Protest over DPS's 'Bat Sali', Policy on KTB

Various demonstrations were held in front of the Parliament building as the legislature kicked off its opening session Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1203

Reformist Bloc's Radan Kanev Demands 'Responsible Government', Reforms

Rebuilding of trust in Bulgaria's parliamentarism, judiciary and administrative reforms and combating corruption are the main priorities of the Reformist Bloc, listed by parliamentary group co-chairperson Radan Kanev in his remarks in the National Assembl

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 17:33 | Viewed: 681

DPS Leader Fears Bulgaria Will Be Governed By 'Anti-European' Coalition

An "unprincipled" coalition with national populist parties is even a worst scenario than new elections, the leader of liberal DPS, Lyutvi Mestan, warned.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1057

Tsetska Tsacheva Appointed Bulgaria's Parliament Speaker

GERB's Tsetska Tsacheva was overwhelmingly approved Parliament Speaker of the 43rd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 16:16 | Viewed: 971

Socialist Leader Mihail Mikov Vows BSP Will Be Constructive Opposition

The Bulgarian Socialist Party will throw its support behind all projects of national importance, the party's Chairman Mihail Mikov said at the 43rd National Assembly's inaugural session.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:54 | Viewed: 698

Bulgaria’s Caretaker PM Predicts New Govt in 10 Days

Georgi Bliznashki, caretaker Prime Minister, has expressed hopes that Bulgaria will have a new government within 10 days.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 849

GERB Leader Boyko Borisov Is Ready To Be Prime Minister

“I am ready to assume the full responsibility, though I am aware that this will be detrimental to the party,” Boyko Borisov, leader of GERB - the party with largest number of seats in Parliament said at the opening session.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1041

Bulgaria's New Parliament Convenes For First Session

Bulgaria's newly elected MPs convened at the first session of the country's 43-rd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 812

Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly to Hold Inaugural Session

Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly is to hold its first sitting at 2 pm on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 836

Radan Kanev, Meglena Kuneva to Co-Chair Reformist Bloc MP Group

The leaders of the right-wing Reformist Bloc's two biggest parties are to head its parliamentary group if a government is formed, the leaders themselves confirmed on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 16:24 | Viewed: 985

Patriotic Front Ready to Consider Taking Part in Next Bulgarian Gov't

The nationalist coalition Patriotic Front is ready to review its previous decision not to have ministers in Bulgaria's next cabinet, its co-head Valeri Simeonov said on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 11:14 | Viewed: 983

GERB, BSP Doubt Stability of Next Bulgarian Gov't

Even the prospects of a hypothetical coalition to govern Bulgaria are slim, conservative GERB's leader Boyko Borisov announced after meeting socialist counterpart Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1560

Plovdiv Mayor Signs Contract for BGN 30 M Loan from EBRD

Ivan Totev, Mayor of the Plovdiv Municipality, has signed a contract with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a loan of around BGN 30 M.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1041

GERB Meets BSP Friday in Second Round of Coalition Talks

GERB will complete the second round of consultations over potential formation of a government coalition with talks with Socialists on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1086

ABV Will Stay Out of Gov't, But Will Back Some GERB Policies

Differences remain between conservative GERB and left-wing ABV and the latter will not take part in the government, ABV's Ivaylo Kalfin said Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1009

PF Urges Power Price Freeze, Anti-Crime Steps Ahead of Talks with GERB

Freezing power prices and boosting police presence in regions with high rates of crime attributed to Roma population will be two key demands of Bulgaria’s nationalist coalition Patriotic Front in a new round of talks with GERB on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1138

Dimitar Vladimirov Appointed Deputy Head of State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Dimitar Vladimirov was appointed Deputy Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad (SABA), announced by the Government press office.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 993

Subsidies for Political Parties in Bulgaria Up 10 Times in 10 Years

Political parties in Bulgaria have increased their subsidies 10 times in the past ten years, according to calculations of the Finance Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 968

GERB, Reformist Bloc Take ‘Step Forward’ in Coalition Talks

At a meeting that was not announced in advance, the Reformist bloc and GERB have come one step closer to а coalition agreement, according to a statement of Rumyana Bachvarova from Bulgaria’s biggest party.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1498

Iva Yordanova Resigns as Deputy Head of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Iva Yordanova has resigned as Deputy Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad (SABA), Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1273