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Bulgaria Opposition MPs Call for Macedonia's EU Accession

Bulgaria's two biggest opposition parties, have demanded a more rapid accession of Macedonia and other Western Balkan nations into the EU to boost "Europeanization" there.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgaria’s Rail Network to Undergo Repairs worth BGN 47 M in 2015

A total of BGN 47 M will be allocated to the repair and maintenance of the rail network in Bulgaria, according to the National Railway Infrastructure Company (NRIC).

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1032

Yordan Bakalov to Head Bulgaria’s Defense Information Service

Yordan Bakalov, former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces and former caretaker Interior Minister, will be appointed head of the Defense Information Service unit, according to Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1066

Bulgarian Parties Join Hands against Internet Trolls

Bulgaria's major political parties are to sign an agreement to declare they will not use Internet trolls to spread their messages more efficiently, an MP has announced.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2015, Wednesday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1589

Deputy PM Deems Bulgarian Accession to Schengen Highly Likely by End of Year

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Tuesday that there was high likelihood for the country to achieve accession to the Schengen Area by the end of the year.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1601

Director of Bulgarian Customs Foresees Increase in Revenues in May

The Director of the Bulgarian Customs Agency Vanyo Tanov said on Tuesday that the foreseen increase in revenues will be fulfilled in May.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 915

Bulgaria Detains 37 Illegal Migrants at Danube Bridge

The Bulgarian authorities detained on Tuesday a group of 37 illegal immigrants at the Danube Bridge border checkpoint.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2102

Bulgaria’s Refugee Agency Head Vows Quicker Decisions for Asylum Seekers

Nikola Kazakov, Chair of Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees, visited Germany to study the country’s experience in coping with the asylum surge.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1102

Bulgaria’s PM Convenes Security Council over Tensions in Macedonia

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will convene the Security Council at the Council of Ministers over tensions in Macedonia after Saturday’s deadly clashes between police and an armed group in Kumanovo.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgarian Cabinet to Establish Council on Anti-corruption Policies

The Bulgarian government is to establish a national council on anti-corruption policies, which will be an inter-institutional body with consultative, coordinating and control functions.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2015, Monday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1301

Bulgaria Should Be Able to Bar People from Traveling Abroad, IntMin says

Bulgaria's counter-intelligence and security agency DANS must have the competence of prohibiting travels abroad if the person concerned could potentially threaten national security, officials say.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2015, Monday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1384

Bulgaria 'Lacking Managers for Stadiums, Sports Halls'

Bulgaria needs more qualified managers to run its stadiums and sports halls, Sports Minister Krasen Kralev has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2015, Sunday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1113

Bulgaria’s Ruling Majority to Present Draft Constitutional Amendments by May 14

By May 14, GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria), the Reformist Bloc, the Patriotic Front and the Alternative for Bulgarian Revival should present the draft amendments to the Constitutions to all parliamentary groups, according to Parliamen

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2015, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1208

Bulgarian National Revenue Agency Launches New Android App

The Bulgarian Ministry of Finance and the National Revenue Agency (NAP) have launched a joint free app for Android mobile devices.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2015, Friday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1818

Bulgaria's Last King Warns against Political Intrigues

"Nobody asked for the King's return to politics, this is where incredible fantasies and myths have been set off," Bulgaria's last monarch and former PM has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 09:35 | Viewed: 2083

Bulgarian President Plevneliev to Army: We Need Modern Patriotism

Today is the turn for politicians to take responsible decisions on the future of Bulgarian armed forces.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2015, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 4194

Bulgaria's Private TV7 Calls on PM to Prevent Confiscation of Intellectual Property

Assignees at collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) have declined an offer by the management of Bulgarian private TV7 channel to repay the television's debts to the bank's vault, TV7 officials argued on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 4310

Indictment Against Hristo Biserov Returned to Prosecutor's Office

Sofia City Court has terminated the legal case against former Deputy Parliament Speaker, Hristo Biserov.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1098

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Spokesperson to Join Top Media Watchdog

Betina Zhoteva, the spokeswoman for Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry, will be appointed to the Council for Electronic Media (CEM), the Presidency of Bulgaria has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria Socialist Leader Takes Shocking Pictures of Bulgaria-Serbia Road

A major international road into Serbia which was affected a landslide earlier this year is still unusable, an opposition leader has warned.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2015, Monday // 07:48 | Viewed: 4907

Bulgaria Improves Ranking in Freedom House Report on Press Freedom

Press freedom in Bulgaria has reached its highest level over the past ten years.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1821