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Bulgaria’s Parliament to Convene in Emergency amid Summer Recess

Following persistent calls by the opposition, Bulgaria’s parliamentary speaker will convene all MPs next week to vote on the presidential veto of the budget revision.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2013, Saturday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian Protesters on Day 57: On the Brighter Side of the Fence

Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Friday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for the fifty-seventh day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2013, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 17673

Bulgaria Ex Rulers Call for Urgently Convening Parliament Monday

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling party GERB has pressed for an immediate extraordinary sitting of Parliament in two days over the presidential veto on the budget revision.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2013, Saturday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1298

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Unsure When to Call Emergency Sitting

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has sent out letters to the leaders of all four parliamentary groups to consult them on when to call a special recess plenary sitting.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2013, Friday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1538

Bulgarian Nationalists, Controversial MEP Merge in New Party

Bulgarian marginal nationalist party National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB) and the Civic Alliance for Real Democracy of controversial MEP Slavi Binev have announced their merger into a brand new political party.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2013, Friday // 15:54 | Viewed: 5004

2 More Parties Snub Bulgarian Ex-PM's Call for Cooperation

Two more Bulgarian right-wing parties, the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) and the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), have rejected future cooperation with the center-right GERB of former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2013, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2081

Bulgaria Ex Rulers Press Ahead to Convene Parliament in Emergency

Bulgaria's formerly ruling party GERB has tabled in parliament a motion to call an immediate extraordinary sitting over the presidential veto on the budget revision, it emerged on Friday morning.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2013, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1147

Bulgaria's Ex President Slams Veto on Budget Update

Bulgaria’s leftist former president has harshly criticized his center-right successor after he vetoed a budget revision on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2013, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner Rules Out Cooperation with Ex-Rulers

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has declared that her Bulgaria for Citizens party and the the center-right GERB party of former PM Boyko Borisov have no common ground.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgarian Ultranationalists Yet to Decide on Overriding Budget Veto

Bulgarian ultranationalist party Ataka (Attack) is yet to decide on whether to override the veto issued by President Rosen Plevneliev on a controversial budget revision.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1085

Bulgarian Ex-Rulers Gather Enough Signatures for Emergency Parliament Sitting

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling party GERB is to introduce a demand, signed by 77 of its MPs, for an immediate extraordinary parliament sitting over the presidential veto on the budget revision.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 3636

Bulgaria Appoints New Head of Gambling Commission

Ognemir Mitev has been appointed as the new head of Bulgaria’s State Commission on Gambling.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgarian Ex-PM Seeks Anti-Govt Cooperation with Reformist Bloc

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has proposed cooperation with the Reformist Bloc, a brand new informal coalition of mostly right-wing opposition parties formed during the ongoing anti-government protests in the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1827

Bulgaria Ex Rulers Move to Convene Parliament in Emergency

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling party GERB has launched a sign-up to demand an immediate extraordinary sitting of Parliament over the presidential veto on the budget revision.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2377

Bulgarian Protesters on Day 55: Gearing up for Sept

Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Wednesday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for the fifty-fifth day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2013, Thursday // 07:23 | Viewed: 1353

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader: President Must Shoulder Responsibility for Budget Update Veto

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has said that Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev must be capable of handling the responsibility arising from the budget update veto.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1765

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Demands Immediate Parliament Sitting over Partially Vetoed Budget Update

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded an immediate extraordinary sitting of Parliament over the presidential veto on provisions of the recently adopted budget update.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 1537

?Bulgarian MPs to Attend Extraordinary Parliament Sitting over Budget Update Veto

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has called an extraordinary sitting of Parliament at 10 am on August 30, 2013, over the partial veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on the Law on Amending and Supplementing the State Budget Act for 2013.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria's Govt Adopts 24 Measures to Cut Red Tape

Bulgaria's government has adopted its first package of 24 measures aimed at reducing the regulatory burden.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgarian Foreign Min Slams President over Expected Veto on Budget Update

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has joined the choir of government voices criticizing President Rosen Plevneliev, who is expected to issue a veto on a controversial budget revision later on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgarian Government to Skip Summer Break

Ministers in Bulgarian Parliament will not have a summer break, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1657
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