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Bulgarian Vice Minister of Interior Gunev: Bulgaria Can Accept Up To 3,000 More Refugees

“Bulgaria can accept up to 3,000 more refugees in the temporary crisis centres,” stated Gunev.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:22 | Viewed: 1524

ABV Seeks DPS Support in Upcoming Presidential Elections

ABV has become the first party to seek the support of DPS for the presidential vote on November 6.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2036

Alpha Research: Bulgarian PM Borisov Remains Most Popular Party Leader

Bulgaria is entering the presidential campaign with continuing low trust in all major institutions: Parliament – 8%, Chief Prosecutor – 10%, Government – 16%, President – 21%.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgaria Ranks 1st in Europe in Terms of Cigarette Consumption Among 16-Year Old Pupils

Bulgaria ranks first in Europe in terms of the consumption of cigarettes among 16-year old pupils, reported the National Centre for Public Health Protection, cited by BNR.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1278

Bulgarian MPs Approve Debt Payment for Belene N-Plant

Lawmakers have approved on a first reading a bill that will allow state energy company NEK to pay nearly EUR 630 M to Russia's Atomstroyexport.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2582

Plovdiv Appellate Court Releases Perushtitsa Mayor Minchev On BGN 10,000 Bail

The Mayor of Perushtitsa Radi Minchev was released on Tuesday on bail of BGN 10,000 imposed by the Plovdiv Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 2331

Fire Rages in Bulgaria's Strandzha

A strong fire is raging 7 km away from the Turkish border near the Momina tsarkva village.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1487

Construction of 68 New Caravans To Begin at Harmanli Refugee Camp

The State Agency for Refugees has begun the construction of 68 new caravans for over 400 people in the Harmanli refugee camp, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgaria's Govt OKs Changes to Police Cooperation with Serbia

The Bulgarian cabinet has announced it is proposing for parliamentary ratification amendments to a 2010 agreement with Serbia that allows cooperation between border police forces of the two countries.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1422

Registration of Bulgarian Presidential Candidates Begins Monday

Candidates willing to run or being endorsed by parties for the upcoming presidential elections are able to register as of September 19.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2016, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2649

Socialist Presidential Candidate Denies 'Russophilia' Claims

Bulgaria should develop its own policies and pursue and defend them abroad, and not the other way around, the Air Force's ex-commander and current socialist presidential candidate has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria's DPS Party Mulls Nominating Honorary Chairman Dogan for President

Ahmed Dogan, the honorary chair of the Movements and Freedoms Party (DPS), could be nominated for President of Bulgaria, the party's current head Mustafa Karadayi has said.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1877

Sofia Prosecutor's Office Investigates Former Sofia District Governor

Sofia Prosecutor’s Office has started an investigation against former Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev over the Tsarski konyushni deal.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1573

Two Men Detained for Transporting Illegal Migrants

Two men have been detained by Chief Directorate National Police during a specialised operation.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 13:00 | Viewed: 3046

2,000 Traffic-Related Accidents at Pedestrian Crossings

There have been over 2,000 traffic-related accidents at pedestrian crossings in the three largest cities – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna in the period January, 2013-June, 2016, showed data presented by the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgaria's Crime Rate Decreases

The crime rate in Bulgaria is lower, showed statistical data presented by Interior Minister Bachvarova.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2016, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1620

One-third of Roma People Do Not Consider Themselves Poor

One-third of Roma people in Bulgaria do not consider themselves poor, while 67.2% reckon so, showed data of the National Statistical Institute from the 2015 annual survey.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 16:45 | Viewed: 3712

34% of Bulgarians Live in Dire Straits

Over 34% of Bulgarians live in dire straits.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2289

60 Ships Stranded Near Belene Island

A total of 60 ships have been stranded near the Belene island because of the low water level of the Danube, announced the Maritime Administration Executive Agency.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1874

Regional Development Minister Pavlova Requests Sofia City Court To Annul Tsarski Konyushni Deal

Minister of Regional Development Lilyana Pavlova has requested that Sofia City Court annul the contracts for the sale of the land under the tsarski konyushni over which the Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev resigned.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3126

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Set Up Checkpoints over 'Tensions' in Sofia Neighborhood

“My information is that this is not about tension inside the centre, but about tension created by groups of people who are not even residents of the neighbourhood.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2016, Friday // 13:37 | Viewed: 2355