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Sofia's Orlandovtsi Will Now be Video Monitored Following Ethnic Tensions

The first stage of the installment of the video-monitoring system in Sofia's neighborhood of Orlandovtsi started Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 4093

Bulgarian MPs Set on Stopping Voter Tourism

Bulgarian MPs voted in favor of the proposed legislative amendment aiming to counteract voter tourism.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 4431

Opposition DPS Party Proposes Rewording of Question on Electoral Rules Referendum

Bulgaria's opposition party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) proposed a rewording to one of the questions likely to feature in the referendum on changes to the electoral rules, which is expected to be held simultaneously with the forthcoming local e

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1534

Tensions Seem to Calm Down on Third Day of Protests in Sofia's Orlandovtsi

Nearly a hundred people have gathered in the Orlandovtsi neighbourhood in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Tuesday evening to protest against the crimes committed by the Roma community.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Officials Protest for Fifth Consecutive Day

Bulgarian Interior Ministry officials protested for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, which also marked the third day of the tented camp in front of the building of the National Assembly in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1750

'Outsiders' Involved in Bulgaria's anti-Roma Protests

Out of 34 detained at the protests held Tuesday in the Orlandovtsi neighborhood in Sofia, Bulgaria, only 8 were from the neighborhood, police say.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2440

Illegal Roma Buildings in Bulgaria's Garmen 'Remain Intact'

Roma people in the Bulgarian village of Garmen have not yet started to remove buildings erected illegally in the Kremikovtsi neighborhood,  officials say.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgarian Security Sector Officials Hold Fourth Consecutive Day of Protests

Bulgarian security sector officials are holding on Monday a protest in Sofia for the fourth consecutive day.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2015, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria Police Arrest 30 after Second Night of Bulgaria-Roma Protests

At least 30 people have been detained in Bulgaria's capital Sofia after the second night of protests that began Saturday evening over loud music played in the Orlandovtsi neighborhood.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2015, Monday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2990

Bulgarian Security Sector Officials to Continue Protest over Weekend

The security sector officials will gather on Saturday for their second day of protests, which is expected to attract much more attendance than the one on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2015, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2430

‘No Good Reason for Protest Action,' Bulgaria's Interior Minister Says

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said she sees no good reason for the protest action of police and prison officers scheduled for Friday afternoon in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2015, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgaria’s Policemen, Firefighters, Prison Officers to Stage Massive Protest in Sofia

A protest of policemen, firefighters and prison officers is scheduled to take place at 17:00 on Friday in the garden of the Saint Sedmochislenitsi Church in Sofia, which is immediately next to the building of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2015, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2138

More Than 1,000 Stock Breeders To Protest Near Danube River

Stock breeders coming from all over Bulgaria will be gathering Friday for a peaceful protest organized at the Danube Bridge near Ruse.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1613

116 222 Foreigners Got Bulgarian Passports from 2001 to Mid 2015

A total of 116 222 foreigners have received Bulgarian citizenship in the period between 2001 and May 2015.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 12:07 | Viewed: 4516

Bulgarian Socialist Party Keeps Georgi Kadiev in Parliamentary Group

Following a vote on Wednesday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) decided to keep Georgi Kadiev as member of its parliamentary group.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 3808

2953 Foreigners Granted Bulgarian Citizenship Since Start of 2015

A total of 2953 foreign citizens were granted Bulgarian citizenship in the first five months of the year.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 4936

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Decide on Ouster of Georgi Kadiev

The parliamentary group of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) decides Wednesday on whether or not to exclude MP Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgaria Outperforms Romania in Fight against Corruption, Taxes, EU Funds Absorption – PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has boasted that Bulgaria has outpaced Romania in the sphere of fight against corruption, as well as in taxes and EU funds absorption.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2015, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2825

National Video Monitoring Sytem of Bulgarian Villages Now Discussed

The Association of Bulgarian Villages is organizing a round table discussion on the topics of small town security.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2015, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 2352

Repairs of Roads Leading to Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast to Stop on July 1

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has vowed that repair works at roads leading to the Black Sea coast will stop on July 1 in order to ease traffic during the peak of the summer season.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2676

Bulgaria’s Parliament Speaker, MPs to Visit Romania June 8-9

Bulgaria’s Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva and a delegation of MPs will pay an official visit to Romania on June 8-9, 2015.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2336