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Reformist Bloc Co-Chair Demands Collective Resignation of Bulgaria’s Judicial Council

Radan Kanev, leader of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party and Co-Chair of the Reformist Bloc, has demanded that the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) resign collectively.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2014, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 757

Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry to Invest BGN 12 М in Port Burgas in 2015

Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry will invest BGN 12 M in Port Burgas in 2015, according to Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgaria’s Union of Democratic Forces Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces celebrates its 25th anniversary on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 11:03 | Viewed: 697

Patriotic Front: Bulgaria Should Introduce Mandatory Voting

Voting should be made compulsory as early as in 2015, the co-chair of nationalist coalition Patriotic Front has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's DPS Urges Debates over Preferential Voting

DPS leader Lyutvi Mestan ha called on politicians to start a debate on whether and how to keep the recently-introduced preference-voting system in the national legislation preventing any risk of abuse.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 918

Defendant in 2013 Illegal Ballot Papers Case May Become Advisor of PM Borisov

Rosen Zhelyazkov, the sole defendant in the case for the illegal ballot papers discovered on the eve of the early elections on May 12, 2013, is likely to return to a post at Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 19:03 | Viewed: 734

Bulgaria’s PM Appoints Feyzi Bekir Deputy Finance Minister

Feyzi Bekir has been appointed Deputy Finance Minister by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the proposal of Minister Vladislav Goranov.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 710

Nationalists to Keep Supporting Bulgarian Gov't, Get Deputy Minister Seat

Patriotic Front, a nationalist coalition supporting Bulgaria's minority government, will not withdraw its support for the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 852

Bulgarian Gov't 'to Reschedule' Turkish-Language News

The daily news bulletin delivered in Turkish by the Bulgarian National Television is to be rescheduled, an official from the governing coalition has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 14:27 | Viewed: 784

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Presents Reforms to EU Commissioner

The Prosecutor General of Bulgaria Sotir Tsatsarov presented the ideas for reform in the prosecution during a meeting with EU Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner Vera Jourova on Thursday in Brussels.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2014, Friday // 09:03 | Viewed: 714

Borisov Cabinet to Lose Support Only If Negative Decisions Accumulate - ABV Leader

Left-wing ABV will withdraw its support for the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov only if it allows for the accumulation of negative decisions and discrepancies with the programme declaration that had been signed by the parties supporti

Politics » Domestic | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 830

Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing Point Closed due to Flooding

The Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point has been closed since 11 pm on Wednesday due to flooding.

Politics » Domestic | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1625

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor, Deputy to Present Judicial Reform Plans in Brussels

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and his deputy Penka Bogdanova will arrive in Brussels Thursday on a one-day official visit to meet with the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová.

Politics » Domestic | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 09:53 | Viewed: 572

Bulgarian Parliament Divided Over Fate of South Stream

Bulgarian MPs remained divided on Wednesday over the cancellation of the South Stream project announced by Russia.

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1201

Patriotic Front Gathers to Determine Its Stance on Borisov Cabinet

The Patriotic Front (PF) is to gather at a consultative council at which to decide whether to withdraw its support for the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 721

Bulgarian Trade Unions, Employers’ Associations Threaten Protests

Bulgarian trade unions have threatened to schedule a protest by the end of the week.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 863

Association of Municipalities Decries Lack of Reform in 2015 Budget

Emil Savov, Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria (NAMRB), has expressed concern over the lack of plans for local governance reform in the 2015 budget.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2014, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 536

Velizar Enchev Quits Nationalist Coalition Patriotic Front

Velizar Enchev is leaving the parliamentary group of nationalist formation the Patriotic Front.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2014, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 781

RB's Radan Kanev Calls For Unity

Radan Kanev, spokesperson of the Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition and chairperson of Democrats For Strong Bulgaria (DSB) called for unification of the coalition in a single national structure.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 739

Bulgaria MPs' Appointments to Permanent Committees Get Mixed Reception

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have set up all Permanent Committees, amid controversy over how seats are allocated.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:31 | Viewed: 850

PM Borisov Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting on Monday

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told lawmakers on Friday he was calling in an extraordinary government session next week over the country's preparedness for new flash floods in the spring.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:00 | Viewed: 969