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Former President Parvanov: ABV Will Not Back Borisov for President

The former President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, said that his left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) party will not back Prime Minister Boyko Borisov if the latter runs for president in the forthcoming elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1515

Hot Weather to Stay in Bulgaria on Sunday

Eleven of Bulgaria’s 28 regions,  predominantly in the country’s central part, will remain under Orange Code alert warning of dangerously hot weather on Sunday, June 19, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2236

Hot Weather Grips Bulgaria

A Code Orange alert about dangerously high air temperature on Saturday, June 18 has been issued for 11 of Bulgaria’s 28 administrative regions.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 6517

Bulgaria to Open up to 35 Polling Stations in Another Country for National Vote

Bulgaria will be able to open up to 35 polling stations in a foreign country, in which at least 60 applications have been submitted by expats willing to vote in Bulgarian national elections, the parliament has decided.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1756

Repair Works in Greece Restrict Inbound Traffic at Bulgaria’s Kulata Border Crossing

One of the three entry lanes at Bulgaria’s Kulata crossing has been temporarily closed since 8 a.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgaria Had 72.6 Hospital Beds, 40.6 Physicians per 10,000 People in 2015

There were 726 hospital beds per 100,000 persons on average in Bulgaria at the end of last year, the country’s statistical office NSI announced on Friday citing preliminary data.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgarian Parliament Votes to Set up E-Government State Agency

Bulgaria’s Parliament gave the green light to the establishment of a state agency in charge of electronic government, public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1767

Hot Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Friday

Hot summer weather has come to Bulgaria with maximum air temperature expected at between 34 and 39 degrees Celsius on Friday, June 17, Darik Radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 2717

Bulgaria MP Committee Rejects Tighter Rules for Disclosing Ex-Security Agents

The Internal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament has turned down a proposal to abolish an institution disclosing names of people who worked with or were affiliated to the Soviet-era security apparatus.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1510

Sunny and Warm Weather Expected across Bulgaria on Thursday

Weather in Bulgaria will be mostly sunny on Thursday with mild winds blowing predominantly from the west.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 23:58 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Country-Wide Ban on Face-Covering Veils

The Bulgarian parliament approved at first reading on Wednesday a bill proposing a ban on the wearing in public places of garments concealing entirely or partially the face.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 7071

Bulgaria's Ruling Party, Opposition in War of Words over EU Funds

Lawmakers on Wednesday exchanged harsh rhetoric following the opposition socialist party's claims that Bulgaria might be prevented from using more than a billion of BGN in EU funding.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1258

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Second Package of Changes to Judicial System Act

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted the second package of amendments to the Judicial System Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria's Ex-Deputy Transport Min 'Lied about Urgent Repair' of Train Station

There was no urgent need to carry out repair works at the railway station of Ruse sanctioned by former Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev, the prosecution said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 5280

GERB Has Not Discussed Nominating Kristalina Georgieva for Bulgarian President

The nomination of European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva as candidate of Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB to run in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn has not been discussed.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister Resigns

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the resignation submitted by Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev earlier on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1443

Cloudy, Rainy Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

The weather will be mostly cloudy across Bulgaria on Monday, 13 June, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1594

Maverick Bulgarian Socialist Georgi Kadiev Inaugurates New Political Party

A new Bulgarian political party led by outspoken Socialist dissident Georgi Kadiev was set up on Sunday, vowing to crack down on corruption and promote entrepreneurship.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3112

Bulgaria’s Meglena Kuneva Rules out Running for President

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Sunday that she would not run for president in the forthcoming elections and will back the nomination of a candidate put forward by the right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1678

Bulgaria Expects Mostly Sunny Weather over the Weekend; Rain on Monday

Thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and a spell of cool air are expected to mark the weather at beginning of next week in Bulgaria, bTV reported on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 22:15 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Rejects Draft Changes to Judiciary Act

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) rejected on Thursday the draft amendments to the Judicial System Act which had been prepared by the justice ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1495