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Nationalist Party NFSB May Withdraw Confidence in Govt in 24 Hours

The two main parties constituting nationalist formation the Patriotic Front (PF) – NFSB and VMRO – clash over the recently appointed Deputy Minister of Defence Orhan Ismailov.

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1298

Stanimir Florov Nominated to Head Automobile Administration Executive Agency

Stanimir Florov, former head of the Interior Ministry’s Chief Directorate "Combating Organized Crime" (GDBOP), has been nominated for the post of Director of the Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA).

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 882

Bulgarian MPs Pass 2014 State Budget Update

Lawmakers have approved the government's proposal to overhaul this year's state budget.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1009

GERB's Menda Stoyanova Calls For Responsibility From Central Bank Chiefs

GERB MP Menda Stoyanova, chair of the parliamentary budget committee, urged the managerial board of Bulgaria's Central Bank (BNB) to assume the moral responsibility for the problems of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 757

Nationalists Threaten to Withdraw Support for Borisov Cabinet

The Patriotic Front (PF) might withdraw its support for the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, announced Valeri Simeonov, co-chairman of PF.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 873

Bulgaria’s President to Arrive in Poland on 2-Day Official Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay an official visit to Poland on November 18-19.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2014, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 4966

Bulgaria Could Have Compulsory Voting in 2015 - GERB Ex-IntMin

Mandatory voting could be introduced in Bulgaria as early as 2015, ruling party GERB's Deputy Chairman Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2014, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1013

GERB Set to Replace Bulgarian Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary

Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov "has no qualities" to take the post at Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, a former head of the institution says.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2014, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1098

Bulgarian Parliament's Sessions to Be Aired on Separate TV Station

A new TV channel might offer full coverage of activity at the National Assembly at a lawmaker's proposal surprisingly approved during the creation of Parliament's statute book.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2014, Friday // 08:09 | Viewed: 892

Reformist Bloc 'to Elect Chair Early 2015'

Bulgaria's junior partner in government, the Reformist Bloc, is to have a leader after a special congress in January of February 2015, a Bulgarian news outlet claims.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 931

Left-Wing Deputy PM Kalfin Demands Minimum Hourly Wage

Employers should be able to hire workers by the hour and a minimum hourly wage should be introduced to this end, Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1388

Tsvetan Tsvetanov to Head Parliamentary Group of GERB

Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has announced that Tsvetan Tsvetanov will become Chairman of the parliamentary group of center-right party GERB, the biggest party in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 939

Georgi Kostov appointed as Deputy Chief Secretary of Interior

Georgi Kostov, outgoing director of the Burgas police directorate, has been appointed Deputy Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria’s Govt Dismisses President of State Reserve Agency

Bulgaria’s new government has dismissed the President of the State Agency State Reserve and War-time Stocks, Emil Kolev, appointing Stanimir Peev as his successor.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 850

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party Mulls Introduction of Compulsory Voting

Conservative GERB, the winning party of the October 5 early elections, is considering changes to the Electoral code that might introduce compulsory voting next year, the party's deputy parliament group head Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1024

DPS Leader Mestan Warns against Rescheduling Turkish-Language News

Proposals to reschedule news broadcasts in Turkish hosted by the Bulgarian National Television are dangerous, Movement of Rights and Freedoms (DPS) head Lyutvi Mestan said on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1000

Bills on Interior Ministry, DANS to Be Submitted to Parliament

Amendments to the structure of Bulgaria's Ministry of Interior and the state security agendy DANS are to be tabled on Wednesday, the biggest party GERB's Parliament group chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Appoints More Deputy Ministers

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov appointed a total of fifteen ministers on Tuesday, the government's press office says.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 962

Caretaker Deputy Ministers Keep Their Posts in PM Borisov’s Government

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Monday appointed several deputy ministers under proposals made by the respective heads of ministries.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgaria’s President Praises Achievements of Caretaker Govt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has praised the caretaker government for successfully organizing a smooth transition to a new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 13:38 | Viewed: 828

Bulgaria’s Transport Minister: Hemus Motorway Is Priority Task

Ivaylo Moskovski, Bulgaria’s Transport Minister, has said that the project for the Hemus motorway will be implemented under the Transport Operational Program regardless of the fact that it is plagued by a shortfall of BGN 500-600 M.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1100