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Up to BGN 2 M Penalty Fee for Expensive Roaming

There will be a penalty fee of between BGN 50,000 and BGN 2 M for telecoms that allow overpricing of roaming services over the permitted limit.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2016, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1610

State of Emergency Remains in Force in Bulgaria's Hitrino

A week after the train accident in Hitrino which killed 7 people, the state of emergency remains in place until the completion of the repair works.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2016, Saturday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1670

Talks on Forming Bulgaria's Government To Continue

Talks on forming a government with the mandate of the Reformist Bloc will continue on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2016, Saturday // 08:52 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgaria's Hitrino Blast: Aid Nears Record Levels

The sum disbursed by the state, European Commission and citizens' donations to those affected by the deadly explosion in Hitrino, northwest Bulgaria, has almost reached BGN 32 M in a few days, daily Sega estimates.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2016, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Under Fire over Servers Deal

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has referred to the prosecuting authorities a deal conducted by the Foreign Ministry after the government's resignation that it says amounted to a "theft" of BGN 0.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2016, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Urges Parliament to Adopt Anti-Corruption Bill

Outgoing Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has rejected claims from several parties that Parliament should not adopt a disputed anti-corruption bill as it is "running out of time.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2016, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgaria Nationalists to Back New Govt, But Under Conditions

Patriotic Front (PF) coalition co-head Valeri Simeonov has set three conditions to support a new Bulgarian government formed under the current legislature.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2016, Friday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1766

Bulgaria's PM Makes U-Turn on New Govt over 'Referendum Results'

Forming a new Bulgarian government within the current Parliament should not be deemed impossible anymore, main ruling GERB party leader and outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 21:04 | Viewed: 3260

Tensions in Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc as Effort to Form Govt Continues

Key Reformist Bloc (RB) member Bulgaria of Citizens Movement (DBG) has declared it will refuse to back a new coalition government if an anti-corruption bill doesn't make it to Parliament's floor.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1698

Anti-Terror Bill: Bulgarian MPs Agree to Give Army Police Powers

Bulgarian lawmakers have passed on a final reading anti-terror legislation which boosts the role of security and law enforcement services in cases of a terror-related emergency.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2016, Thursday // 11:56 | Viewed: 6419

140 Afghani Citizens Extradited From Bulgaria

140 Afghani citizens have been extradited from Bulgaria, while the Afghani Embassy is preparing the passavants of another 200, reported PM Borisov to outgoing ministers on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2945

BSP Accuses Outgoing Cabinet of Deal with Poland in Exchange for UN Post for Georgieva

BSP has accused the leader of GERB and outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov of yet another national betrayal because of decisions related to the UN.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1509

Bulgaria's SAC Orders Recount of Referendum Ballots

The Supreme Administrative Court has proceeded with the second lawsuit filed by Slavi Trifonov for disputing the results of the referendum held on December 6, reported Dnevnik daily.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgaria's Parliament on Holiday December 23 - January 6

Bulgaria’s parliamentary deputies will be on holiday from December 23 to January 6, 2017 included.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1199

No Deadline Set for Removal of Dangerous Cisterns in Hitrino

Bulgaria’s institutions refused to commit to a deadline for the removal of the dangerous cisterns from Hitrino and letting in local residents.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1454

36 Escapees From Harmanli Refugee Camp Detained

36 Iraqis who fled from the refugee camp in Harmanli have been detained by the Regional Prosecutor’s Office in General Toshevo.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1852

Bulgaria's Borisov: I Am Not Interested in Anything But Lifting the Cisterns

 “I am not interested in anything else at the moment but lifting the cisterns.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1976

Reformist Bloc Accept Mandate To Form Government

The Prime Minister position must be discussed together with the Reformist Bloc and GERB.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1827

Bulgaria's Prosecutor General Excludes Premeditated Action in Hitrino Accident

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General has announced at a press conference that the possibility of premeditated action in the Hitrino accident has been excluded at this stage.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1190

Reformist Bloc To Decide on Mandate To Form Cabinet

The executive council of the Reformist Bloc will meet today in order to decide whether the bloc will take advantage of the mandate to form a government which President Rossen Plevneliev will hand over to the formation at 11:00 hrs.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1341

High-Risk Day in Bulgaria's Hitrino

Tuesday is going to be the day with the highest risk in the village of Hitrino after the tragedy on Saturday because special cranes will begin lifting the cisterns from the train which derailed on the morning of December 10.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2148
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