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Bulgaria’s Garmen Residents Rally in Sofia over Illegal Roma Dwellings

Some 150 people protested in central Sofia on Saturday against what they perceive as inaction of Bulgarian authorities on the issue of illegally built Roma dwelling in Garmen municipality.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2015, Saturday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2789

IntMin Deploys Gendarmerie to Bulgaria's Lom after Clash Involving Roma

Police and gendarmerie forces were deployed to the Mladenovo neighbourhood of the Bulgarian town of Lom on Friday after a clash between local and Roma residents left several people injured.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2015, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgarian Authorities Detain 26 Syrian Refugees Near Border with Serbia

Bulgarian authorities detained a group of 26 Syrian refugees in the district of Kyustendil near the border with Serbia early on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2015, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2113

Bulgarian MPs Move to Amend Referendum Rules

All referendums held on the same day as elections will be valid if 50% of the participants in the vote also answer to the referendum question(s), according to a decision of Bulgaria’s parliamentary legal committee.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2015, Friday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1903

Bulgarian Parliament’s Budget Commitee Approves Anti-Graft Draft Bill

The budget and finance committee in Bulgaria’s parliament approved on first reading the draft bill on the prevention of corruption among senior public officials on Thursday, BGNES reported.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 20:58 | Viewed: 2064

Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New C-Bank Governor

The Bulgarian Parliament will elect at an extraordinary plenary sitting on Tuesday the new governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB).

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2061

NDK Pavement Renovation Reaches BGN 300

The total value of the renovation works taking place near the National Palace of Culture (NDK) continues to grow.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2015, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1940

Turnout in Bulgaria’s 2015 Local Elections Likely to Top 50% - Poll

Over half of Bulgarian voters are expected to cast ballots in the local elections in October, a survey conducted by Sofia-based Gallup International Balkan showed on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2015, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgaria Deputy PM Warns Delay of Judicial Reform 'Would Be Bad Sign'

Work on reforms in Bulgaria's judicial system should be underway before local elections this autumn, Deputy PM Meglena Kuneva has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2086

European Human Rights Court Asks Bulgaria to Stop Demolition of Illegal Houses in Garmen

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has asked the Bulgarian government to stop the demolition of illegal dwellings in the Roma neighbourhood of the village of Garmen until housing has not been provided for the vulnerable families.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2015, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3317

Bulgarian Parliament to Elect New Central Bank Governor on July 14

The Bulgarian Parliament will elect the new governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) on July 14.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2015, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2178

Bulgaria's Judicial Reform Debates Marked by Tension

The rhetoric exchanged between the executive, magistrates and prosecutors is sharpening amidst a debate on a judicial reform aimed at boosting the efficiency of the justice systems.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 4401

Bulgaria Reports 28.5% Rate of Implementation of Decentralization Measures under 2014 Plan

A report on the implementation of decentralization measures in Bulgaria informs that the program for 2014 was 28.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgarian Police Detains 66 Illegal Immigrants in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian police officers detained 66 illegal immigrants in downtown Sofia on Monday evening.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1849

New Referendum Law Reviewed in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgarians will now be able to vote on referendums.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgaria MP Committee Turns Down Constitutional Changes

Lawmakers in the Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament have rejected constitutional changes supported by the Justice Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 18:13 | Viewed: 4318

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Loses Case for Sitnyakovo Palace at Second Instance Court

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and his sister Maria-Louisa have lost the case for the Sitnyakovo royal residence at the court of second instance, according to a media statement of the Sofia Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 4564

Bulgaria 'Should Avail Itself of Developments in Greece'

Bulgaria should be ready to make use of the new situation in Greece, the co-chair of junior coalition partner Reformist Bloc (RB) said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1990

Bulgaria C-Bank's Outgoing Chair 'Was Reelected Under Pressure' - Former FinMin

Ivan Iskrov had been reelected on his position as a Chair of the Bulgarian National Bank under pressure during the first Boiko Borisov cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 5068

Salaries in Bulgarian Administration Will Not Rise in 2016

Salaries of people emplyed in administrative positions across Bulgaria will not be raised in 2016.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2015, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 4877

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Stage New Protests

Officers from the Bulgarian Interior Ministry are getting ready to stage yet another protest.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2015, Saturday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2032