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Poll: 6 Parties Likely to Make It Into Bulgaria's Next Parliament

If the early elections were held today, six political formations would pass the 4% threshold to enter Bulgaria's Parliament, according to polling agency Sova Haris.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 932

Bulgarian Government Will Resign Next Week – Economy Minister

The current government will resign next week, as the political crisis is a fact and the country needs early elections, Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said, Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgarian Fmr President's Party to Call Poll on Presidential Republic

President (2002-2011) Georgi Parvanov's Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) is to hold a national referendum on whether the country should be a presidential republic.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2014, Friday // 16:26 | Viewed: 928

Friday Session of Bulgaria's Parliament Failed, Again

The regular Friday session of outgoing Bulgarian Parliament failed due to lack of quorum.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2014, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 956

Bulgaria's Government To Resign on July 23

The resignation of PM Plamen Oresharski and his government will be voted in Parliament next Wednesday, said Speaker of Parliament Mihail Mikov, quoted by Mediapool.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1861

BSP MP: Government Resignation May Be Delayed

The resignation of Bulgaria's Government may be postponed, said the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) MP Borislav Gutsanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1074

Parliament Committee Rejects Most Gov't Budget Proposals

The Budget and Finance Committee at Bulgaria's Parliament has refused to back a proposal made by the government to update the 2014 budget by BGN 3.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 946

Bulgaria's Parliament Puts Off Debates on Budget Overhaul

Lawmakers have decided to postpone discussions on budget act amendments proposed by the government, MPs say.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgarian Parliament Passes Tougher Driving Under Influence Penalties

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code, for increased penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgarian MPs Approve Tough Measures for False Bank Info

Lawmakers are due to have a first-reading say on changes to the Penal Code envisaging up to 10 years of imprisonment for spreading misleading information on banks.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1374

Political Consultations on Bulgaria's KTB Affair Kick Off

Leaders of political parties have arrived at Bulgaria's Presidency to attend consultations with head of state Rosen Plevneliev over the latest developments in the banking sector.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1468

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev Holds Financial Consultations

President Rosen Plevneliev will hold consultations with the parliamentary represented political parties and the executive power on the financial situation in Bulgaria, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1653

Korneliya Ninova Also in Bulgarian Socialist Party Chairperson Race

Lawmaker Korneliya Ninova has said she is to place her bid for the presidency of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1729

Mihail Mikov Blames BNB, Parliament For the KTB Crisis

Bulgaria's Speaker of Parliament Mihail Mikov blamed the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and Parliament for the crisis with the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1535

President Plevneliev Calls In Consultations On Financial Situation

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev calls on Monday consultations on the financial situation in the country, said the President's press office.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1481

Nine Russian Millionaires Granted Bulgarian Citizenship in 2013

Nine Russian citizens, each of whom has invested over BGN 1M in Bulgaria have requested to receive Bulgarian citizenship in 2013.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2014, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgarian Opposition MP Deposits His Resignation

Georgi Elenkov, a lawmaker from center-right GERB, has decided to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2014, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1146

Parliamentary Represented Parties Reach Agreement, Go Back To Work

The parliamentary represented parties, minus Ataka, reached an agreement on the priorities in the remaining days of the outgoing parliament and will not boycott its work.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1353

PM Oresharski: Bulgaria's Main Indicators Are Fine

The main macroeconomic and financial indicators of Bulgaria are not worse than last year, according to Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, quoted by his press office.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1169

Parliamentary Represented Parties to Discuss Priorities

The whips of Bulgaria's parliamentary groups will have a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the priorities in the remaining days of the outgoing parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1086

GERB to Return to Parliament 'if MPs Update Budget'

Bulgaria's opposition GERB would end its boycott of Parliament if ruling-party lawmakers agree to review the 2014 budget, a message to Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov shows.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2014, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1253
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