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Resignation of Bulgaria IntMin Vuchkov Prompts Mixed Reactions

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has called the decision of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov to resign on Wednesday "unexpected".

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgaria PM Accepts IntMin's Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov, officials say.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 839

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Resigns

Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has handed his resignation, the government's press office has confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1822

Bulgarian PM Borisov: We Need Humbleness and Unity More Than Ever

In Borisov's words, Bulgarians need not forget that they are a people capable of changing the course of history if a clear goal lies ahead.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1316

Bulgarian President: We Are Concerned about Russia over Nemtsov's Death

"We love and respect this Russia that gave the world many achievements and culture, but are concerned for this Russia where such killings happen," President Rosen Plenveliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgaria PM Undergoes Knee Surgery

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov underwent knee surgery on Saturday morning, government officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 931

Bulgaria’s Govt Replaces Chair of Archives State Agency

Bulgaria’s government has removed Ivan Komitski from the post of Chair of the Archives State Agency (ASA).

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 18:44 | Viewed: 806

Bulgarian Cabinet Approves Resignation of DANS Deputy Chairperson

The Bulgarian government dismissed the deputy chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) Vanya Stefanova at her request.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1157

Opposition BSP Calls on Bulgarian President to Impose Veto on New Debt

The leader of opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Mihail Mikov requested in a letter to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to impose a veto on the issue of the new BGN 16 B debt.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 902

Bulgarian IntMin to Propose New Chief Secretary Despite PM Warning

Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov is to make his proposals next week, regardless of Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov's assurances that top-level reshuffles are not needed in police and security.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1000

Bulgaria's President Plevneliev to Meet King Philippe of Belgium

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is on a two-day visit to Brussels where he is to meet the country's reigning monarch and to take part in a political conference.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 1005

Former Bulgarian President to Resign ABV Party's Leadership

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov announced that he is going to resign his party's leadership due to the decision of ABV's parliamentary group to support the issue of new debt.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 08:42 | Viewed: 948

Bulgarian PM Convened Extraordinary Meeting of Deputy PMs, FinMin

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov convened an extraordinary meeting of the four Deputy Prime Ministers and Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 794

Bulgarian President Considers Imposing No Veto over New BGN 16 B Debt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is not considering to impose veto on the issue of new BGN 16 B debt, which was approved by Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 07:38 | Viewed: 843

Sofia Appellate Court Acquits Former Interior Minister on Embezzlement Charges

The Sofia Appellate Court has confirmed the innocence of former Internal Minister of the first center-right GERB cabinet, Tsvetan Tsvetanov on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 875

Tolls Will Only Be Levied on Trucks – Road Infrastructure Agency Head

Lazar Lazarov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Roads Infrastructure Agency, has assured that tolls will only be levied on heavy goods vehicles.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 807

Bulgarian Opposition Parties Organize Protests Against New BGN 16 B Debt

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the nationalists from Ataka organized protests on Wednesday regarding the proposal made by Financial Minister Vladislav Goranov on a new BGN 16 B debt.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 825

Bulgarian MP, Ex-Military Hospital Chief, Voted Out of Office

Bulgaria’s Parliament terminated the term in office of Stoyan Tonev, MP from center-right ruling party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2015, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgarian FinMin Goranov Proposes New Rules on Compensations after Natural Disasters

Bulgarian Financial Minister Vladislav Goranov proposed that the financial compensation on properties after natural disasters be only applicable to people who are not financially able to pay for insurance.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 772

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Accepts Resignation of MP Tonev, Former Military Hospital Chief

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Gen. Stoyan Tonev, the head of the Health Commission in parliament and former chief of Sofia-based Military Hospital, 24 Chasa daily reported on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 2677

Bulgaria's Patriotic Front Demands Compulsory Voting for Local Elections

The Patriotic Front (PF), one of the parties supporting the coalition government, demands the introduction of compulsory voting in Bulgaria prior to the forthcoming local elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 842