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Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission Appoints New Management

Bulgaria's Parliament has appointed the new Central Electoral Commission management in a heated session, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgaria to Spend EUR 145M on E-Government

E-Government in Bulgaria might be complete before 2020, Transport Minister Danail Papazov announced Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1209

Bulgarian Nationalists Seek Parliament Sitting on Crimea Referendum

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has demanded an extraordinary parliamentary sitting on Monday on the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea secession referendum.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria PM: Businesses Limit Investment, Fearing GERB Return to Power

Attempts to exacerbate the politically instability in Bulgaria continued to erode the trust of businesses and households, according to Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2014, Sunday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1619

Bulgarian Foreign Min. Urges Withdrawal of Russian Troops from Crimea

Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has reiterated Bulgaria's support for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council Member Controversially Dismissed

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) dismissed on disciplinary grounds VSS member and former Deputy Chief Prosecutor Kamen Sitnilski.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1033

Head of Anti-Corruption Unit in Bulgaria's Security Agency Resigns

The Director of the Corruption unit of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS), Diana Pavlova, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1373

2 Bulgarian Parties, 1 Coalition Received Funding from Unclear Sources

According to the National Audit Office, 25 political formations complied with election fundraising rules, while two parties and a coalition received funding from unclear sources.

Politics » Domestic | March 13, 2014, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1069

Bulgaria, US to Cooperate on Preventing Terrorism

The Council of Ministers has approved a draft intergovernmental agreement between Bulgaria and US on exchanging information on targeted terrorism surveillance.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 926

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Officially Charged with Hooliganism

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has been charged with hooliganism and inflicting light bodily harm on a police officer.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1065

Ex Bulgaria President Vows Stunning Election Success for ABV Movement

Georgi Parvanov, former two-term Bulgarian President, has said that his ABV Movement will participate in elections in a coalition format.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 929

Bulgaria's MPs Pass Fiscal Council Proposal at First Reading

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted at first reading the establishment of a Fiscal Council proposed by the government.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 847

Bulgarian Parliament Gives Easter Grants to All Elderly People

Elderly people in Bulgaria will receive additional sums of money with their pensions in April, when Orthodox Easter is celebrated this year.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 982

Petition for Election Rules Referendum Brought to Parliament

Bulgarian Parliament received on Monday the 560 000-strong petition calling for referendum on election rules.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 18:01 | Viewed: 910

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council Member To Be Sacked

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to permanently remove its member Kamen Sitnilski.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 799

Leader of DPS Party Vows Firm Support for Bulgaria's Coalition Govt

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has expressed firm support for Bulgaria's socialist-led coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 15:40 | Viewed: 809

Bulgarian Socialists' Leader Warns Against Substitution of Politics

European elections should not fall victim to the substitution of politics in Bulgaria, the ruling party's leader said.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 670

Bulgarian PM Highlights Main Achievements, Future Commitments

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski held a press conference in front of over 200 journalists to brief them on the government’s progress since assuming power.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 836

Bulgaria's PM to Meet Journalists at Open Govt Conference

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski will meet with 200 journalists at an Open Government press conference, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2014, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 606

Poll: 3-5 Bulgarian Parties to Enter EP after May 2014 Vote

A survey of the Institute of Modern Politics (IMP) shows that the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has a slight edge over its main rival center-right party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | March 9, 2014, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgarian Socialists Deem Ex-President ‘Self-Expelled’ from Party

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is set to announce the "self-expulsion" of former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2014, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1109
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