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MPs to Hear Govt on South Stream, Debate No-Confidence Motion

Details around the South Stream gas pipeline project and the fifth no-confidence motion tabled against the government are to top the agenda at Friday's session in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2014, Friday // 09:02 | Viewed: 937

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: No Need to Rush Govt Resignation

The lack of political will for immediate snap elections means that the Cabinet does not need to rush to resign, according to the leader of the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1188

Notorious Sofia City Prosecutor Roman Vasilev Calls It Quits

Roman Vasilev, Former Deputy Sofia City Prosecutor and current prosecutor at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Appeals is leaving the judicial system, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1035

Mandatory Voting Idea 'Cynical', Will Harm DPS - Lyutvi Mestan

Co-ruling Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader Lyutvi Mestan described compulsory voting as a "cynical" idea that would bring harm to Bulgarian politics.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1075

Support for Bulgarian Govt Down 15% since European Elections

Support for Bulgaria's socialist-led government fell by 15% in the 15 days after the European Parliament elections, according to the Gallup International polling agency.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 965

Bulgarian MPs to Discuss 2 Referendum Proposals

Bulgarian MPs are to discuss two proposals for a national referendum.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 997

Bulgaria PM Oresharski 'Ready to Resign' Tuesday - Report

Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has said he is ready to stand down on Tuesday next week, a Bulgarian private channel reports, citing sources.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1353

Cabinet Approves Pensions Rise from July 1

Pensions for elderly people are to increase by 2.7% next month, Bulgaria's government decided Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1052

'Independent' Bulgarian MP Tables Mandatory Vote Bill

Rumen Yonchev, a former socialist lawmaker and now officially independent, has introduced a bill envisaging election legislation amendments that favour mandatory voting.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 936

Bulgarian MPs Hastily Approve National Audit Office Members

Lawmakers have approved all members of Bulgaria's Audit Office following a nearly three-hour debate.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 824

GERB Leader Woos US Investors with Tenders for Black Sea Gas Fields

Boyko Borisov, ex Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed transparent oil and gas exploration tenders as soon as the party returns to power.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1201

There is No Economic Crisis in Bulgaria – Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva has insisted that Bulgaria is not plagued by an economic crisis, despite the allegations of the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss 5th No-Confidence Motion against Govt

Bulgaria's Parliament is to discuss Wednesday the fifth no-confidence vote against the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 991

Nationalist Leader Joins Calls for Resignation of Bulgaria PM

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has joined the calls for the resignation of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 938

Stanishev's Proposal of Early Elections in July Divides Opinions

BSP leader Sergey Stanishev's comments that early elections should be called in July prompted mixed reactions as to whether elections could be held within such a period.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgarian President Calls National Security Council June 17

President Rosen Plevneliev has called the Consultative Council for National Security in relation to the ongoing political situation and the looming early elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1021

BSP Leader Stanishev Demands Government Resignation, July Elections

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the senior partner in the ruling coalition, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), demanded the resignation of the government of Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1870

Parliament Speaker: Voting Referendum to Be Debated in Days

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has promised that the referendum on voting rules proposed January is to be put onto MPs' agenda this week.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 805

Former Sofia Mayor Calls for Clear Terms of EU Exit of Bulgaria

The new Constitution has to set out the terms of Bulgaria's exit from the European Union, according to Stefan Sofiyanski, former Sofia Mayor and former caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 15:05 | Viewed: 2219

Bulgaria Heading for Early Elections in Autumn - President

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued that the country is plagued by a political crisis and is clearly heading for early elections in autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria Govt Boasts Financial, Economic Stability, Lower Unemployment

A report of Prime Minister Oresharski on the first year in office of the socialist-led government boasts financial and economic stability, higher incomes, and lower unemployment.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1044
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