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Council of Bulgarian Presidents Calls for Extending Role of Direct Democracy

The council of Bulgarian presidents, which convened for the fourth consecutive year on Monday, called for extending the role of direct democracy in the country and accelerating the pace of reforms.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1317

Bulgaria's President to Say in Summer If He Will Run for 2nd Term

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reiterated his intention not to announce his plans for the presidential election this year before the summer.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 3786

Bulgaria Ex-President Sees No Legal Obstacle to Running Again

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has said there is no constitutional limit to the number of terms a head of state can serve.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2928

Bulgaria's Socialists to Elect New Leader in May

The biggest opposition party in Bulgaria, the BSP, is set to hold a new Congress and elect a leader, less than two years after incumbent Mihail Mikov took over the party.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3014

Council of Bulgarian Presidents Due on Monday

Bulgaria's Incumbent President Rosen Plevenliev and his predecessors are set to convene for a joint session on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 08:17 | Viewed: 3167

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti Reelected amid Claims of 'Illegitimacy'

Mustafa Hadzhi was reelected on Sunday as Chief Mufti of Bulgaria, at a conference at a session of the country's Muslim officials where he was the single candidate.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2016, Monday // 08:00 | Viewed: 4011

DSB Leader Declares Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Alliance as Exhausted

Radan Kanev, the leader of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), which is one of the parties constituting the Reformist Bloc (RB), declared the alliance as exhausted.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 4116

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party Discusses Five Potential Candidates for President

At this stage the largest ruling party – Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) is discussing five potential candidates to run in the forthcoming presidential elections later this year.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 13:02 | Viewed: 4249

Tensions in Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council after Change of Spokesperson

The replacement of Sonya Naydenova as Representative of the main decision-making body of the Bulgarian judiciary has made headlines in local media outlets.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 4247

Bulgaria Parliament Backs Introduction of Online Voting

Lawmakers have overwhelmingly given the green light to the introduction of online voting in all elections and referendums.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1600

Healthcare Policy of Bulgarian Cabinet to be Subject of Censure Motion

The Bulgarian government will be subjected to a vote of no confidence over its healthcare policy.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian President to Give Account of Fourth Year in Office

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Vice President Margarita Popova will give an account of their fourth year in office on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Parliament to Decide on Introduction of Electronic Voting

The Bulgarian parliament is expected to deliver its opinion on the introduction of remote electronic voting on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2016, Thursday // 07:41 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgarian Ombudsman: Gender Equality Law to Guarantee Women's Representation

Bulgaria ranks 50th in the world and is among the least developed European countries as regards the participation of women in decision-making processes.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 4676

Bulgaria's Ruling Partners Begin Talks on Updating Coalition Agreement

The consultations on renegotiating the terms of the coalition agreement between Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB and its junior coalition partner the Reformist Bloc (RB) officially begin on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1403

Bulgaria's Parliament to Debate Online Voting

Bulgarian MPs are set to hold a debate on the introduction of online voting after a referendum in October showed strong support for the step.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2016, Wednesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian President: Judicial Reforms Require New Constitutional Changes

The economic growth of Bulgaria is directly connected with the need of immediate reforms in the judicial system of the country, which requires amendments to the Constitution, said Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev at the opening ceremony of the 10th An

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 3316

Bulgaria MP Committee to Debate on E-Voting

A committee with Bulgaria's Parliament is set to debate on Tuesday a draft bill that supports the introduction of online voting.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2016, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3098

DSB Leader Demands Probe into Construction of Bulgaria’s Hemus Motorway

The leader of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, Radan Kanev, called on Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov to order an immediate investigation into the auction for the construction of Hemus motorway.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2016, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1525

Expelled DPS Leader 'to Unveil New Political Party'

Lyutvi Mestan, the former head of predominantly ethnic Turk Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, is set to announce the formation of a new party in a matter of days, a local Bulgarian website reports.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2016, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria's Opposition Socialists, DPS Discuss Potential No-Confidence Motion

Bulgaria’s opposition Socialists have held consultations with the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) over a potential motion of no-confidence in the minority coalition government led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, a leading DPS official has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2016, Sunday // 14:32 | Viewed: 4086