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Hitrino Blast: Bulgaria PM Turns Down Help from Turkey, Israel, Hungary

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has thanked counterparts from Turkey, Hungary and Israel for offering a helping hand in the aftermath of a deadly explosion in which eight people died.

Politics » Domestic | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2386

Bulgaria President Postpones Effort to Form Govt over National Mourning

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not hand over a government mandate to the Reformist Bloc coalition on Monday as scheduled, his office says.

Politics » Domestic | December 11, 2016, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria to Declare National Mourning over Hitrino Blast

Bulgaria's government has said steps are being made to declare Monday a Day of Nartional Morning following the incident in the northeastern village of Hitrino, in which at least five people have lost their lives.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2805

Bulgaria's ex-Justice Min Founds New Political Project

Hristo Ivanov, who stepped down as Bulgaria's Justice Minister last December, launched a new political project on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | December 10, 2016, Saturday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Insists Voting System Referendum 'Is Mandatory'

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has spoken out against a move of the country's election authorities to declare "non-binding" a referendum on the election system of the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2016, Friday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc May Refrain from Seeking New Govt

Right-wing Reformist Bloc coalition has said it will hand back the mandate to the Bulgarian President next week, without trying to form a new government.

Politics » Domestic | December 9, 2016, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2111

Reformist Bloc Effort to Form Bulgarian Govt Prompts Mixed Reaction

The nationalist Patriotic Front (PF) coalition has pledged to back a cabinet with the mandate of the Reformist Bloc (RB), the junior partner in the outgoing Bulgarian government.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1676

Another Sofia Deputy Mayor Steps Down

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova says she has accepted the resignation of her deputy Mariya Boyadzhiyska, who was in charge of environmental issues.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgarian MP Proposes Cut in Party Subsidies

Lawmakers are set to debate and vote a proposal by independent MP Velizar Enchev to change the amount of state subsidies allocated to Bulgarian parties per vote counted.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian President's Chief of Staff 'Tipped as Caretaker PM'

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's Chief of Staff is the most likely option to take over as interim Prime Minister if a caretaker cabinet is to be formed later in December, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 07:31 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgaria Spent BGN 0.25 B on Border Security in 3 Years

Bulgaria has spent nearly a quarter of a billion BGN on border security measures since 2014, official figures show.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2018

Bulgaria's President-Elect 'Refuses Role' in Creating Interim Govt

Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev will not have any role in forming an interim government together with incumbent Rosen Plevneliev, the socialists' leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgarian President to Hand Mandate to Reformist Bloc Next Week

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will give the Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition a chance to form a cabinet next Monday, December 11, his press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1797

Bulgaria's Socialists Return Govt Mandate to President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has handed back the mandate to form a new government and lead the country out of the current Parliamentary crisis.

Politics » Domestic | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgaria's Reformists Ready to Draft Cabinet Only If Handed Mandate

Right-wing Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition will only make offers on a next cabinet in case the President gives them a mandate to form it, RB officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria's IntMin Makes U-Turn on Terror Threat

There is "no evidence" of a terror attack being plotted in Bulgaria, outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1730

Bulgarian Prosecution Denies Reports of Terror Attack Plot

There is no information whatsoever of a terrorist attack being planned in Bulgaria, prosecuting authorities have said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgaria 'Aware of Terror Attack Plot' - IntMin

Outgoing Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said the government received information about "three or four foreign nationals in the country" preparing a terrorist attack.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2538

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor to Meet TV Show Host over Referendum

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will meet popular talk show host Slavi Trifonov on Monday to discuss the latter's claims of violations in the referendum held as months.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria's GDP Will Grow in 2017 Despite Political Crisis - Industry Group

The Bulgarian economy will expand in 2017 and post an increase in sales despite the tense political environment, the head of an employers' association has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2016, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1401

BSP To Return Mandate

On Wednesday, BSP will return the mandate and will not participate with its own cadres in a new government within the framework of the current Parliament, announced on BNR the left-wing deputy Georgi Svilenski.

Politics » Domestic | December 4, 2016, Sunday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1963
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