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Bulgaria's President Willing to Give Reformist Bloc Mandate to Form Govt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said he has a strong preference for giving the Reformist Bloc coalition a mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 21:26 | Viewed: 1586

Harmanli Riots: Scabies Found among Some Migrants

A sixth of migrants examined in the center of Harmanli, southern Bulgaria, have got scabies, authorities say.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgaria PM Returns Govt Mandate to President

Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has returned the mandate to form a government on Friday after receiving it from President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 22448

Nationalist Head Warns of 'External Pressure' on Bulgaria amid Effort to Form Govt

External pressure is probably being applied on Bulgaria to avoid the formation of a nationalist-led cabinet, Patriotic Front co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1405

Bulgaria's President to Hand Govt Mandate on Friday

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will begin the last-ditch effort to secure a new government on Friday to avoid a new early election.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1326

Bulgarian MPs Approve BGN 200 M Increase in Funds for Municipalities

MPs approved at second reading of the draft budget for 2017 the proposal of the Council of Ministers for a BGN 200 M increase in financing for municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1580

MPs Approve BGN 10 M for Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Parliament has approved an additional BGN 10 M for the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) and BGN 500,000 for Sofia University St, Kliment Ohridski, reported Focus agency.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian MPs Keep Party Subsidies Intact despite Referendum

Bulgarian lawmakers have voted to retain the value of state subsidies allocated to parties after parliamentary elections to BGN 11 per vote.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Goes Up as of Next Year

Bulgarian MPs have approved the a new minimum wage that will be introduced on January 01, 2017.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1739

Bulgarian Socialist Head Admits to Disagreeing with President-Elect on Judicial Reform

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Korneliya Ninova has acknowledged her disagreement with President-elect Rumen Radev, backed by her party, on how a key reform to the judicial system should proceed.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2003

Earthquake Hits Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad

An earthquake has just been felt in the southern city of Blagoevgrad.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 21:39 | Viewed: 1975

MPs Reject BGN 10 M for Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Deputies in Parliament unexpectedly rejected the BGN 10 M increase in the budget of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) on Wednesday, reported BNR.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1258

Bulgaria's Biggest Party Ditches Plans to Back Nationalist Govt

The party of outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a U-turn in its attitude to a possible new cabinet led by the nationalist Patriotic Front (PF) coalition.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgaria's Biggest Party Divided over Nationalist-Led Cabinet

The prospect of forming a nationalist-led cabinet within the current Parliament has divided opinions in Bulgaria, with the biggest party itself split over the move.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria's Building Sanitation Programme Not Terminated

''The National Programme for Energy Efficiency of Multi - family Residential Buildings has not been terminated. Today at the meeting of the Council of Ministers [government] we will vote for additional BGN 1B for 2017'', announced on BTV the outgoing Mini

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1002

UN Urges Bulgarian Government to Improve the Conditions in Harmanli

The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday voiced concerns over calls for expulsion, on national security grounds, of asylum - seekers after a protest at Bulgaria's largest and most overcrowded reception centre.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1604

Afghans Make Up Half of Bulgarian Migrant Centers' Residents

Afghan migrants account for nearly fifty percent of inhabitants at Bulgaria's state-run reception and registration centers, officials say.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1610

Orban to Give State Award to Bulgaria's PM

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will receive one of the highest state orders of Hungary on Wednesday, the government's press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 07:20 | Viewed: 1352

PF's Simeonov: We Are Ready To Form Govt With Most Current Ministers

 “We are forced to take up this task and form a government, if the larger parties do not form a cabinet and the president hands us a mandate,” said on bTV the leader of the Patriotic Front Valery Simeonov.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgaria's Defence Ministry Terminates Public Procurement Order for Buses

The Defence Ministry has terminated again the public procurement order for the delivery of new and recycled buses, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1023

394 Traffic Accidents in Bulgaria's Sofia Due To Heavy Snow

As of Tuesday morning until 15:00 hrs, there were 394 traffic accidents in Sofia, reported the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2068
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