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Fmr Barekov MPs Joining New Bulgarian Democratic Center Party

Lider, a Bulgarian party once entering a coalition led by MEP Nikolay Barekov, has now renamed itself Bulgarian Democratic Center.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 715

DPS Mayor Candidate Official Winner in Sarnitsa's Local Elections

Nebi Bozov is to become the first mayor of Sarnitsa, Bulgaria's newest municipality, after a Sunday runoff vote results, electoral officials have now confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 582

DPS-Backed Mayor Candidate 'Wins' Vote in Bulgaria's Newest Municipality

Nebi Bozov, supported by liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has claimed victory in the first-ever elections of Sarnitsa, the newest administrative unit in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 21:21 | Viewed: 6992

'Bulgarian SYRIZA' to Be Founded Early in April

Velizar Enchev, an MP who quit the nationalist coalition Patriotic Front (PF) last year, has announced he is due to set up his new organization on April 4-5.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 16:48 | Viewed: 7440

Bulgaria's Newest Municipality Voting for Mayor in Runoff

A run-off local vote is taking place in Sarnitsa, a southwestern Bulgarian municipality that was formed as a separate unit this year.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6693

Dimitar Georgiev Appointed as Head of Bulgaria's Domestic Security Agency DANS

Dimitar Georgiev is the new chief of Bulgaria’s domestic security agency DANS.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 00:19 | Viewed: 1154

Deputy PM Promises New Public Procurement Law Until End of Year

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev revealed that intensive work was being carried out on a completely new legislation on public procurement.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgarian Opposition DPS Leader Demands Full Monitoring of Local Elections

The leader of the opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Lyutvi Mestan demanded a full monitoring by the OSCE and PACE of the forthcoming local elections in Bulgaria in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 946

Bulgaria's Eva Paunova 'European Parliament's Best Newcomer' in 2015

Bulgarian MEP Eva Paunova (EPP) has been awarded for being the "best newcomer" in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1097

President: Bulgaria Has to Meet 4 Goals before 2018 Council of EU Sessions

Sofia has to set four goals prior to hosting the Council of the EU meetings in 20178, President Plevneliev has said in his Thursday address to Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgaria President Puts Forward Voting Rules Referendum Again

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Parliament he will use his constitutional right to trigger a national referendum on election rules.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 6870

Director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police Resigns

The director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police (KAT) Anton Antonov submitted a notice for leave, but his resignation has not been accepted yet.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1071

President to Address Parliament on Bulgaria’s Reform, Security Agenda  

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev will address lawmakers on Thursday following his consultations with political parties represented in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 819

Cabinet Approves Head of State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

The Bulgarian government approved Boris Vangelov as chairperson of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 821

Cabinet Hands to President Nomination for State Security Agency Chair

The Bulgarian government proposed to the President to issue a decree for the appointment of Dimitar Georgiev as chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 870

Bulgaria ex-IntMin Denies Involvement in Illegal Wiretapping

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has refuted allegations that the previous elected government snooped on protesters during the mass anti-government demonstrations in the summer of 2013.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 744

One in Ten Bulgarians Living Under the Extreme Poverty Line

Close to 10% of Bulgarians fall into the category of ''extremely poor'', living with under 40% of the income earned by the middle class.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1295

New Sofia Renovation Plan Raises Turmoil

More car lines on the roads in the center of Sofia, a boat ride along the Perlovska River, as well as sport and recreational sites in one of the locations in the capital with most dust particles in Europe are among the key priorities of the project for re

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1114

Deputy PM to Resign If ABV Withdraws Support for Cabinet

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin will resign if his ABV party decides to withdraw its support for the coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 907

GERB 'Only Bulgarian Party with Political Life'

Center-right GERB is the only viable party in Bulgaria, its Deputy Chair and former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 11:22 | Viewed: 735

Mayor Candidates in Bulgaria's Newest Municipality to Face Each Other in Runoff

The first local elections held Sunday in Sarnitsa will have a second round this week after the newest municipal unit in Bulgaria, produced no clear winner.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1075