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Greek Farmers Seal Off Macedonia Border Crossing

Protesting Greek farmers have sealed off a border crossing point with Macedonia, vowing to keep the roadblocks at least until February 03, Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2365

Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture Head Unable to Leave Office

Rumen Porozhanov, who stepped down on Wednesday as head of the State Fund Agriculture, cannot formally quit the job.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgaria Looking at Ecuador, Philippines for Solution to Machine Voting Crisis

Government and electoral officials will meet on Thursday to discuss ways to procure 12 000 voting machines, with options including an order to Ecuador or the Philippines.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1709

Registration Begins for Bulgaria's Early Election

The election body of Bulgaria has said it is launching the registration of political parties for the upcoming parliamentary vote in March.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2017, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1275

KEVR: Price Increase of Water in Sofia Cannot Be Less Than 18%

The increase in the price of water in Sofia cannot be less than 18%, while the price change will probably come into effect as of March 1, said in an interview the member of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) Dimitar Kochkov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1158

Interim Cabinet To Correct Plan-Estimate of Expenses for Snap Elections

The Council of Ministers will respect the decision of the Supreme Administrative Court on making sure that electronic voting is enabled at every polling station for the snap parliamentary elections on March 26, announced the press service of the Council o

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1075

Interim PM Gerdzhikov Appoints Four Deputy Ministers

By order of interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov four more Deputy Ministers have been appointed.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1114

Rumen Porozhanov Resigns as CEO of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

The head of Bulgaria's executive agency allocating EU subsidies to farmers has stepped down at the request of the country's caretaker Agriculture Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1357

Bulgarian Minister Demands Resignation of Agriculture Fund Head

Interim Agriculture Minister Hristo Bozukov has urged the chair of State Fund Agriculture, Rumen Porozhanov, to step down, his ministry says.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria Must Install Voting Machines in Every Polling Station, Court Rules

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled Bulgarian authorities have to make sure electronic voting is enabled in every polling station in the country at the snap election scheduled for the end of March.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1726

Radan Kanev Heads Bulgaria's New Republic Alliance

Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) Chairman Radan Kanev on Tuesday became the chair of New Republic, which describes itself as a right-wing, non-partisan alliance.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria's PM Gerdzhikov Appoints 3 Deputy Interior Ministers

Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov will coordinate the activities of the Finance Minister and the Foreign Minister, as well as of the state agencies Intelligence and Electronic Management and the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1051

Bulgarian Election System Referendum 'Binding on Parliament' - Prosecution

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office has described the results of a recent referendum on the country's election system as "binding".

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1684

Bulgaria Court to Rule on Election System Referendum, Machine Voting

A court will sit on Friday to determine whether the referendum held in November on the voting system is binding and whether machine voting should be mandatory for all polling stations.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgaria's New Republic Movement to Be Officially Launched Tuesday

A "non-partisan", right-wing alliance called New Republic (originally "Nova Republika") is to be formally launched on Tuesday, seeking to offer an alternative to GERB party of Boyko Borisov in the coming election.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgarian Court Refuses Registration of Kadiev's Normalna Darzhava

The Supreme Cassation Court has rejected finally the registration of Normalna Darzhava (Normal State) of former BSP member Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1721

President Radev Receives Promise of Greater Aid for Border Security

President Rumen Radev, who is on his first working visit to Brussels, has held talks with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1476

KEVR: Price of Water in Sofia Must Go Up by 18%

The price of water in Sofia should go up by 18% and reach BGN 2.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1181

Agriculture Minister Ready for Discussion of Contradictory Draft Regulation

Interim Agriculture Minister Hristo Bozukov will schedule a discussion of contradictory amendments to Regulation 3 due to which Bulgarian farmers protested in front of the ministry on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1041

Trifonov Sets Deadline for New Parliament To Pass Referendum Laws

“I give the new Parliament two weeks after it has been convened to start working in a concrete manner on the adoption of the decisions of the referendum.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1069

Bulgaria's Early Election: Poll Gives Socialists Edge on GERB

For the first time, an opinion poll has projected a slight edge for the Bulgarian Socialist Party on center-right GERB, the party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, in the event of a hypothetical election.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2017, Monday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2295
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