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Bulgaria's Biggest Party Tables Draft Electoral Code

The party of outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has submitted the draft of a new Electoral Code that provides for a switch of Bulgaria's voting system.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgaria's President Admits Rift with Vice President

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has acknowledged there has been a "problem" between him and the Vice President, Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1426

Power Supply Restored in Southeastern Bulgaria

Power supply has been restored in southeastern Bulgaria, announced EVN.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1332

Queue of Trucks, Cars at Exit Dobrich-Varna

There is a kilometer-long queue of trucks and cars at the exit of Dobrich in the direction of Varna.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria's Govt Allocates Over BGN 22.8 M For Completion of Hemus Highway

The government has allocated an additional BGN 22.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria's Parliament Postpones Change in Electoral System

Lawmakers have voted to drop out of their agenda a bill foreseeing amendments to Bulgaria's electoral system, in line with a referendum held in November.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria to Appoint 3000 New Police Officers

Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said as many as 3000 police officers will be appointed by the end of the year as part of government plans to crack down on petty crime.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1435

Bulgaria's Parliament to Reconvene for Last Sessions

Bulgarian MPs are set to return from their Christmas and New Year recess on Wednesday for their last parliamentary season before the current legislature is dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 07:25 | Viewed: 1179

Outgoing Health Minister Moskov To Head Reformist Bloc Pre-election Campaign

Outgoing Health Minister Petar Moskov will head the pre-election campaign of the Reformist Bloc for the snap parliamentary elections, announced the chairman of the pre-election headquarters Nayden Zelenogorski after a meeting of the Executive Council of t

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 21:36 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgaria's President-Elect Against Extending Activity of 43rd Parliament

President-elect Rumen Radev intends to adhere strictly to the constitution and appoint a caretaker government, disband Parliament and call parliamentary elections shortly after assuming office, showed an announcement circulated by Radev’s press office.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's Burgas Cut Off Due To Heavy Snow, Strong Winds

Heavy snowfall and strong winds cut off all approaches to Burgas on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 3511

Half of Planned BGN 35 M for NDK Repairs Transferred

Half of the planned BGN 35 M for repairs to the National Palace of Culture (NDK) and the preparation for Bulgaria’s presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018 have been transferred to NDK and some of the money has already been spent, announce

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1126

Shipping Prohibited in Bulgarian Section of Danube River

Shipping in the Bulgarian section of the Danube has been prohibited, announced Captain Toni Todorov, director of river Supervision – Lom with the Marine Administration.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1368

Legal Committee in Parliament Not To Review Majoritarian Elections Proposal

The legal commission in Parliament did not manage to collect enough votes in order to approve the majoritarian elections demanded in the referendum by 2.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1240

Fifth of Bulgarians Would Have Voted for New Party in December

As many as 19% of Bulgarians would have cast a ballot for a new political party if one were to appear in a hypothetical election at the end of December, a fresh poll shows.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgarian Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee to Review Election System Bill

The Legal Affairs Committee with Bulgaria's Parliament will debate and vote on Tuesday on a bill aimed at a switch to a first-past-the-post electoral system.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 09:26 | Viewed: 1281

Bulgaria's Biggest Party to Submit Electoral System Bill Thursday

The biggest parliamentary force, GERB, is to table a bill changing Bulgaria's electoral system from proportional representation voting to majority voting, a lawmaker has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2017, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Urges Parliament to Hold a Vote on Referendum Results

National Ombudsman Maya Manolova has called on Parliament to have a say on the results of a referendum on Bulgaria's electoral system held in November.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2017, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgaria's Ex-Parliament Speaker 'Considered as Caretaker PM'

Former Parliament Speaker Ognyan Gerdzhikov has neither confirmed nor denied readiness to take over as Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2017, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian MEP Barekov Sets Up New Party, Ditching Old One

Just after abolishing his previous party, Bulgarian MEP Nikolay Barekov unveiled on Saturday a new political project, aimed at fighting corruption and changing the media landscape.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1478

Ex-Justice Min Heads Yes, Bulgaria Party, Vowing to Fight Corruption

Hristo Ivanov, the former Justice Minister, was elected Saturday as chairman of newly-founded Yes, Bulgaria party.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 2370
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