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Bulgaria's Newest Municipality Voting for Mayor in Runoff

A run-off local vote is taking place in Sarnitsa, a southwestern Bulgarian municipality that was formed as a separate unit this year.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6611

Dimitar Georgiev Appointed as Head of Bulgaria's Domestic Security Agency DANS

Dimitar Georgiev is the new chief of Bulgaria’s domestic security agency DANS.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 00:19 | Viewed: 988

Deputy PM Promises New Public Procurement Law Until End of Year

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev revealed that intensive work was being carried out on a completely new legislation on public procurement.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 942

Bulgarian Opposition DPS Leader Demands Full Monitoring of Local Elections

The leader of the opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Lyutvi Mestan demanded a full monitoring by the OSCE and PACE of the forthcoming local elections in Bulgaria in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 875

Bulgaria's Eva Paunova 'European Parliament's Best Newcomer' in 2015

Bulgarian MEP Eva Paunova (EPP) has been awarded for being the "best newcomer" in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 956

President: Bulgaria Has to Meet 4 Goals before 2018 Council of EU Sessions

Sofia has to set four goals prior to hosting the Council of the EU meetings in 20178, President Plevneliev has said in his Thursday address to Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgaria President Puts Forward Voting Rules Referendum Again

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Parliament he will use his constitutional right to trigger a national referendum on election rules.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 6710

Director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police Resigns

The director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police (KAT) Anton Antonov submitted a notice for leave, but his resignation has not been accepted yet.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 999

President to Address Parliament on Bulgaria’s Reform, Security Agenda  

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev will address lawmakers on Thursday following his consultations with political parties represented in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 766

Cabinet Approves Head of State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

The Bulgarian government approved Boris Vangelov as chairperson of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 723

Cabinet Hands to President Nomination for State Security Agency Chair

The Bulgarian government proposed to the President to issue a decree for the appointment of Dimitar Georgiev as chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 778

Bulgaria ex-IntMin Denies Involvement in Illegal Wiretapping

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has refuted allegations that the previous elected government snooped on protesters during the mass anti-government demonstrations in the summer of 2013.

Politics » Domestic | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 669

One in Ten Bulgarians Living Under the Extreme Poverty Line

Close to 10% of Bulgarians fall into the category of ''extremely poor'', living with under 40% of the income earned by the middle class.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1077

New Sofia Renovation Plan Raises Turmoil

More car lines on the roads in the center of Sofia, a boat ride along the Perlovska River, as well as sport and recreational sites in one of the locations in the capital with most dust particles in Europe are among the key priorities of the project for re

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2015, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1051

Deputy PM to Resign If ABV Withdraws Support for Cabinet

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin will resign if his ABV party decides to withdraw its support for the coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 832

GERB 'Only Bulgarian Party with Political Life'

Center-right GERB is the only viable party in Bulgaria, its Deputy Chair and former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 11:22 | Viewed: 637

Mayor Candidates in Bulgaria's Newest Municipality to Face Each Other in Runoff

The first local elections held Sunday in Sarnitsa will have a second round this week after the newest municipal unit in Bulgaria, produced no clear winner.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2015, Monday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgaria’s PM: Ministers Should Not Take Part in Campaign for Local Elections

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov plans to offer all ministers to refrain from participating in the election campaign for the upcoming local elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2015, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2000

Sarnitsa Municipality in SW Bulgaria Holds 1st Local Elections

The southwestern Bulgarian municipality of Sarnitsa is holding its first local elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2015, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 944

Bulgaria's GERB to Contest Local Elections on Its Own

The executive committee of Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB has decided that the party will compete in the forthcoming local elections on its own.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2399

Bulgaria's ABV to Decide on Continuing Support for Cabinet in April

Left-wing ABV, one of the parties supporting Bulgaria's coalition government, will decide whether it will continue to provide its backing for the cabinet in April.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1263