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Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office Requests Restart of Trial against Ex PM Stanishev

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has submitted to the Sofia City Court a motion for restarting the suspended administrative-criminal proceedings against Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current MEP and leader of the Party of Europea

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Try to Defuse Tensions in Garmen Village

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry will try to defuse the tensions in the village of Garmen, which escalated over the weekend.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2419

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party GERB Proposes Referendum alongside Elections

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB tabled to parliament amendments to the Referendum Act, which are aimed at facilitating the holding of a referendum with the local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1574

Bulgarian Border Police Officer Detained for Trafficking of Immigrants

A Bulgarian border police officer from the Lesovo border checkpoint was detained for the trafficking of immigrants over the border with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1673

Romania's Monica Macovei to Discuss Anti-Corruption Practices in Bulgaria

The architect of the Romanian judicial reform, Monica Macovei is visiting Bulgaria to participate in a discussion forum on anti-corruption policies, as reported by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2073

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Three Migrant Traffickers in Sofia

Bulgarian authorities detained three migrant traffickers from Algeria, Iran and Iraq in Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1507

Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing Switches to Card Payments Only for Toll Fees as of June

Starting 8 a.m. on June 1, 2015, toll fees and vignette stickers for trucks at Bulgaria’s Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point will only be paid at a “points of sale” (POS).

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Dairy Farmers to Stage National Protest, Block Road

Bulgarian dairy farmers will stage a national protest on Friday due to the low purchasing price of milk and the lack of state strategy and support for the livestock breeding sector.

Politics » Domestic | May 22, 2015, Friday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1554

Ruling Party GERB Boasts 97 MP Signatures in Support of Constitutional Amendments

97 MPs placed signatures in support of a set of proposed changes to Bulgaria’s Constitution on Wednesday, according to Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Police Arrests Over 60 Illegal Immigrants in Sofia

Officers of the State agency National Security, the Migration Directorate, as well as police authorities have executed a specialized operation and arrested 60 illegal immigrants, located in Sofia, near Lavov most.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgarian PM, Agriculture Minister Meet Stock Breeders

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov and Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva will hold a meeting with stock breeders and dairy producers.

Politics » Domestic | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 08:24 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgaria's Cabinet, Social Partners Reach Agreement on Pension Reforms

The Bulgarian government and representatives of the trade unions and the employers' organisations reached an agreement on the conditions of retirement in the forthcoming years.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1412

All but 3 Bulgarian Parties Give Up Use of Internet Trolls

Five of the eight parties in Bulgaria's Parliament have signed a declaration to renounce the use of trolls on the Internet to promote their political ideas.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria’s Ruling Parties Collect Signatures of MPs in favor of Constitutional Changes

Bulgaria’s ruling parties start collecting signatures in favor of a set of proposed changes to the Constitution and the bill is expected to be submitted to the Parliament’s registry by the end of Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria's Sofia Boasts Highest Number of Millionaires in 2014

A total of BGN 545 M have been registered to belong to the 259 people who have declared total annual incomes of more than a million leva.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 4970

Yordan Bakalov Takes Over Bulgaria's Military Intelligence Service

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev announced on Tuesday he has appointed Yordan Bakalov, a former interim Interior Minister, as head of the Defense Information Service.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1351

Foreign Ministry Advises Bulgarians Visiting Macedonia to Travel with Caution

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised Bulgarians planning to visit Macedonia to travel with caution and to avoid places where protests and demonstrations are staged.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2015, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgaria Nationalists Seek Recognition of Bulgarian Genocide in Ottoman Empire

The Patriotic Front (PF), one of the parties supporting the coalition government, called on Friday for support of the declaration on the recognition of a Bulgarian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2023

Interior Minister Assures Bulgaria Functioning as Member of Schengen Area

Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova assured on Thursday that Bulgaria was functioning as a member of the Schengen Area and everyone in Europe was of the opinion that Bulgaria has fulfilled the technical requirements for accession to the borderless area.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1670

Bulgarian PM, Nine Ministers to be Questioned in Parliament

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and nine ministers will respond to questions of MPs at the regular parliamentary control on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2015, Friday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgaria’s Parliamentary Budget Committee to Review Customs Act Changes

Bulgaria’s parliamentary budget committee will review Thursday a proposal for changes to the Customs Act.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 1177