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EU Election Bid of Media Mogul Peevski Triggers New Protest in Sofia

The EU election bid of controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski, MP from liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has triggered a new protest in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 801

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 100 M Yearly on Pension Allowances

Bulgaria's government is planning to spend BGN 100 M (EUR 50 M) a year on Christmas and Easter pension allowances.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2014, Friday // 12:30 | Viewed: 993

Labor Minister: Share of Working Poor in Bulgaria at 7-8%

Bulgarian Labor Minister Hasan Ademov has said that the relative share of the working poor in Bulgaria has amounted to 7-8% over the past few years, following EU statistics.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgaria's Dogan Attacker Plans to Enter Politics

Oktay Enimehmedov, who attacked the honorary lifetime Chairman of DPS Ahmed Dogan in 2013, will seek to enter politics.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2014, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgaria's Customs Agency Builds New Anti-Corruption Structure

Bulgaria's Customs Agency formed a new directorate for corruption prevention and counteraction, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1037

Deputy PM: Bulgaria Must Compensate for Lag in E-Govt Launch

Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva has emphasized the government's efforts aimed at launching electronic government as a priority task.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 693

Bulgarian MPs to Travel the World 270 Times by 2016

Bulgaria's lawmakers will travel a total of 10.8 million km by 2016, according to the official three-year budget prognosis, published on the parliamentary website.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2014, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1005

Reformist Block Refers Government Decision On Karadere To Prosecution

The Reformist Block referred the government decision to give priority to construction of a resort in Karadere to the prosecution..

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2014, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1002

Household Crimes in Bulgaria on the Ebb – Interior Minister

Bulgaria sees a sustained downward trend in household crime, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Calls for Stripping President of Immunity

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has called for stripping President Rosen Plevneliev of immunity from prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarians Show Growing Pessimism over Political Progress - Poll

Public confidence in Bulgaria's institutions and the political elite has further declined in March, a new nationally representative survey by pollster Alpha Research shows.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1182

Freight Train Derails Near Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Five carriages of a freight train have derailed at Todor Kableshkov station near Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv Friday morning.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 972

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office: Trial Against Imams Is A Disgrace

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office condemned in a declaration the sentences against the 13 imams for promoting radical Islam and called the court decision “a disgrace”.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1530

Bulgaria's Audit Office Considers Appointment of Ex Deputy FinMin

Lawmakers are considering the appointment of Former Deputy Minister of Finance Kiril Ananiev as the new President of the Bulgarian National Audit Office.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 918

Bulgaria's Varna to Be Granted BGN 70 M This Year

Bulgaria's city of Varna could be granted up to BGN 70 M until end-2014, an MP from the ruling Socialists announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2014, Monday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1373

Another Bulgarian MP Leaves Opposition GERB, Considers Other Parties

Former member of Bulgaria's center-right GERB and former chairman of the Velingrad local structure of the party Angel Daskalov announced he was leaving the party.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1069

Legal Changes to Shed Light on Media Ownership, Funding in Bulgaria

Socialist MP Martin Zahariev has said he will propose amendments to the Radio and Television Act concerning ownership and origin of funding for the media in Bulgaria

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2014, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1260

Bulgaria's New Electoral Commission Holds 1st Sitting

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) will hold its first sitting at 1.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2014, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 961

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission Appoints New Management

Bulgaria's Parliament has appointed the new Central Electoral Commission management in a heated session, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1071

Bulgaria to Spend EUR 145M on E-Government

E-Government in Bulgaria might be complete before 2020, Transport Minister Danail Papazov announced Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian Nationalists Seek Parliament Sitting on Crimea Referendum

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has demanded an extraordinary parliamentary sitting on Monday on the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea secession referendum.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1395
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