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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: 4953

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: 998

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: 1083

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: 883

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: 923

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: 1386

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: 932

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: 898

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: 848

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: 1020

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: 993

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: 787

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: 958

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: 1153

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: 822

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: 1092

Amendments to Interior Ministry Act Should Be Expected - IntMin

Newly-appointed Minister of Interior Veselin Vuchkov has said he is not planning to propose a new act for his institution.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 11:09 | Viewed: 778

Bulgaria's Democracy Turns 25

Bulgarians mark on November 10 the 25th anniversary of the overthrow of the communist regime amidst 150 days of protests against the Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgarian Gov't To Appoint Deputy Ministers on Monday

The new Bulgarian ministers are to propose the names of their deputies, with newly-appointed Prime Minister Boyko Borisov having the final say.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 08:04 | Viewed: 800

Bulgarian President, ex-PM to Assess Work of Interim Gov't

President Rosen Plevneliev and former caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki are due to outline the results of the interim government's three-month tenure.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 636

Right-Wing MP Vows New State Intelligence Agency, Security Sector Reform

Atanas Atanasov, MP from Bulgaria’s right-wing formation the Reformist Bloc, has vowed security sector reform.

Politics » Domestic | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1126