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Bulgarian Govt Plans Christmas Bonuses for Pensioners

Bulgaria's Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Hasan Ademov revealed that pensioners receiving less than BGN 200 per month may be entitled to Christmas bonuses of up to BGN 50.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2013, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1871

Bulgarian Socialist Party Registers Increase in Electoral Support despite Protests - Poll

If Bulgarians went to the polls in general elections today, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) would summon the largest number of supporters, followed by the former ruling center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), according

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2013, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 970

Bulgarian Extremist MPs Wreak Havoc in Brussels Restaurant

Drunken MPs from Bulgaria’s ultranationalist Ataka (Attack) party have staged a scandal in a renowned Brussels restaurant, Bulgarian media have revealed.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2013, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 5133

5 Bulgarian Towns with New Mayors, 2 Runoff Elections

Results from Sunday's local mayoral by-elections in 7 Bulgarian locations have come through.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2013, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1397

Bomb Tip-Off Closes Sofia Main Courthouse

A new anonymous bomb threat has closed Bulgarian capital Sofia’s main courthouse on Monday morning.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2013, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1036

Emergency Siren System to Be Tested in Bulgaria Oct 1

Bulgaria's emergency siren system will be tested at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 1, in ten Bulgarian cities, the Interior Ministry announced.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2013, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1135

New Right-Wing Project Pops up in Bulgarian Politics

A new right-wing project held its first meeting in Sofia's "Bulgaria Hall" on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2013, Sunday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's Borisov: Socialist Chief Eyes EC

The utmost goal of Bulgarian Socialist leader, Sergey Stanishev, is to become EU Commissioner, says archrival, Boyko Borisov, leader of the formerly-ruling opposition center-right GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2013, Sunday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgaria Holds Local Mayoral By-Elections

Local mayoral by-elections are beeing held in various locations in Bulgaria Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2013, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgaria’s GERB Still Lags behind Socialists - Poll

Only three Bulgarian parties will win seats in the next Parliament if elections were to be held now, a recent poll of the Afis polling agency shows.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2013, Sunday // 10:49 | Viewed: 6283

VP: Bulgarian Politicians Must Transcend Partisanship

Bulgarian politicians need to rise above serving narrow party and private interests to further the common good of the country, argued Bulgaria's Vice-Presidentn Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Roots for More Women in Politics

More women must take leadership positions in Bulgarian politics, argued former Bulgarian EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 17:24 | Viewed: 2473

Bulgarian Ruling Coalition Is Democratically Deficient - Ex-PM

The distribution of power in Bulgaria's current Parliament is not conducive to proper democratic rule, according to opposition GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1711

Ombudsman: Divisions Injure Everyone in Bulgaria

The sharpening conflict between rulers and opposition in Bulgaria is to the detriment of the country, argued Bulgarian ombudsman Konstantin Penchev.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Journalist-Turned-Wannabe-Politician: I Toppled ex-PM

Former Bulgarian journalist and current aspiring politican Nikolay Barekov has ascribed to himself the merit of putting an end to the rule of center-right party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1357

Parliament Speaker: Bulgarians Want End to Austerity, Not Elections

The majority of Bulgarians want an end to what they see as a deficient fiscal policy carried out by a former government, not new snap elections, argued Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgarian Police Chief Secretary Involved in Light Crash

The official car carrying Bulgarian Ministry of Interior Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov has crashed Saturday morning on the E-79 international road.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgaria's New Surveillance Unit to Be Launched within Month

Bulgaria's new agency for special surveillance is expected to start working within one month, according to sources from the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1535

Parliament Speaker: Coming Week to Be Pivotal for Bulgaria

Next week will be decisive regarding the political direction of Bulgaria in the close future, said Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgarian Socialists Firm to Stay in Power for Full Term

Bulgaria’s Socialist-led cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski needs to complete its 4-years term in office as it plans to carry out the commitments it had made to Bulgarian citizens, vowing social and economic development, according to Bulgarian Socialist Part

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1266

Bulgarian PM's Office Disproves Resignation Rumors

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has no intentions to resign, according to the government press office.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1427
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