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Bulgarian Parliament Leaves Unchanged Election Campaign Period

Bulgaria’s Parliament has rejected a proposed cut in the duration of election campaigns to 21 days from 30 after the draft change to election rules stirred protests from voters and opposition politicians.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgaria Coalition Partners Agree to Reverse Some Changes to Election Rules

The leader of parties that form Bulgaria's government have backtracked on a set of amendments introduced to electoral legislation in the past days.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1496

Protests Due over Bulgaria's Election Rules as Talks Kick Off

Crunch talks have begun among Bulgaria's political leaders looking into options to amend draft electoral legislation following a public outcry both home and abroad.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1438

Most Bulgarians Feel Pessimistic about Convicting Officials of Corruption - Poll

A new survey has shown that tolerance to corruption among Bulgarian citizens is very low but only one out of 10 believes it is very likely for an official to be convicted on corruption charges in the country, bTV reported on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2016, Monday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1688

Bulgaria’s PM Hints at Possible Revision of Controversial Changes to Electoral Code

GERB are inclined to revise the controversial changes to the Electoral Code that have provokedthe discontent of the people, the leader of the dominant party in Bulgaria’s governing coalition has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2016, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1676

Management of Sofia's Public Transport Company Resigns

The management of the Sofia Urban Mobility Center, the municipal company operating the public transport in the Bulgarian capital, has submitted its resignation.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2016, Monday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1627

Mustafa Karadayi Elected Chair of Bulgaria's DPS

Bulgaria's third-largest, predominantly ethnic Turk DPS party has elected Mustafa Karadayi as its chairman, the party's press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2199

Bulgarians in London, Brussels Protest Electoral Code Amendments

Bulgarians living in London and Brussels held on Saturday protests against the recent amendments to the Electoral Code which had been approved by parliament at second reading earlier during the week.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2010

Bulgarian PM to Meet Truck Drivers over Planned Blockade of Greek Border

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski will hold on Monday a meeting with representatives of road hauliers who are planning to stage blockades at checkpoints along the border with Greece in response to the blockades

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1815

Bulgarian Vice President Considers Running for President

Incumbent Bulgarian Vice President Margarita Popova is considering the option of running for president in the forthcoming elections which are scheduled to take place in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgarians in Belgium to Stage Flashmob over Changes to Election Law

Bulgarians living and working in Belgium are set to hold a flashmob in front of the Bulgarian representative of the EU's office, organizers have said.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgarian TV Host Urges Presidential Veto on Electoral Code Amendments

Slavi Trifonov, a popular TV host, has called on President Rosen Plevneliev to veto the amendments to the country's Electoral Code.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1780

Left-wing Party Threatens to Leave Bulgaria's Govt over Election Code

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has made clear if ABV, a left-wing party which he represents in the cabinet, will quit the government coalition if the Electoral Code being voted is adopted in its current form.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1827

Sofia Mayor Asks Public Transport Operator's Management to Resign

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has called on the entire board of the Sofia Urban Mobility Center, a municipal company running public transport services and managing the use of parking spaces, to step down.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1813

Bulgarian PM Expresses Opposition to Compulsory Voting, Blockade of Truck Drivers

Speaking to journalists in the town of Shumen on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minsiter Boyko Borisov said that he is against the introduction of compulsory voting, which had been approved after parliament adopted a set of amendments to the Electoral Code on Th

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2016, Friday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1544

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Dismisses Head of Civil Aviation Administration

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has taken decision to dismiss the director of the ministry's Civil Aviation Administration general directorate, Mintcho Tsvetkov.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2016, Friday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1401

Sofia Deputy Mayor, Bulgarian MP Resign Over Public Tender Scandal

Lyubomir Hristov, the deputy mayor of the Bulgarian capital responsible for transport, has submitted his resignation to Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2016, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1616

Bulgarian Voters Abroad to Cast Ballots in Diplomatic Missions Only

Polling stations outside Bulgaria can open only at the country’s diplomatic missions, parliament has decided.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2016, Friday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1366

Six-Point Referendum on Political System to be Held in Bulgaria in Summer

A referendum featuring six questions on the political system will be held in Bulgaria in the summer.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1908

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Introduction of Compulsory Voting

The Bulgarian parliament approved on Thursday the introduction of compulsory voting after it adopted the first of the proposed set of amendments to the Electoral Code.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgaria PM: All Judicial Systems Should Be Subject to Monitoring

The monitoring on Bulgaria's judicial system introduced by the European Commisison should also be applied elsewhere, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has told an audience of European justice ministers.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1408