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Bulgarian President Defends Decision to Dissolve Parliament

Heady social and political events in Bulgaria mean that citizens' voices must be heard on elections, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian President: Caretaker Cabinet to Be Appointed March 13 Earliest

Bulgaria's new caretaker cabinet can be appointed at the earliest on March 13, stated President Rosen Plevneliev Tuesday after the third and last attempt at regular cabinet formation fell through.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 987

Bulgarian Independent MPs Propose Banning Parties from Elections

Independent MPs Kiril Gumnerov and Stoyan Ivanov have proposed amendments to Bulgaria's Election Code providing that candidates for MPs can take part in elections only through national initiative committees.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 637

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Refuses to Form Interim Cabinet

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) has expectedly rejected the mandate to form an interim Cabinet received by President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 778

Ruling Party Councilors in Bulgaria's Varna 'Ready to Quit En Bloc'

The entire group of city councilors at Varna Municipality from Bulgaria's ruling party GERB is ready to resign, its leader Ivan Portnih announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1047

No Changes to Bulgaria's Election Code despite Calls of Protesters

The parliamentary group of center-right party GERB will not amend the Election Code despite the demands of protesters, according to Iskra Fidosova, GERB MP and Chair of the Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 789

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Pledges to Reject Interim Govt Mandate

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has reiterated that it has no intention of forming an interim government.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 514

Bulgarian President to Hand Interim Govt Mandate to Ethnic Turkish Party

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is expected to give an interim government mandate to the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms party on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 697

Bulgaria's Lame Duck Cabinet Makes Generous Handouts at Next to Last Sitting

Bulgaria's government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the ruling party GERB, which resigned two weeks ago, in the wake of mass street protests, handed out state funding and assets generously at its next to last meeting on Friday, a report points out.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgarian Nationalist Threatens 'Guerilla War' if Right-Winger Forms Caretaker Govt

Volen Siderov, the controversial leader of Bulgarian marginal far-right party Ataka, has threatened that his movement will resort to "guerrilla warfare actions" if right-wing leader Ivan Kostov gets to form a caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian Supreme Court Revokes Personal Documents Fees

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) has revoked the collection of fees by the Interior Ministry for the issuance of personal documents.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 814

Bulgarian Chief Mufti Visits Ailing PM in Hospital

Chief Mufti Mustafa Hadzhi has become the second Bulgarian religious leader to visit Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in hospital.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1066

Bulgaria Right-Wingers to President: Don't Give Govt Mandate to Turks

Bulgaria's die-hard right-wingers have called on the president to form a government of experts, instead of offering the mandate for a caretaker cabinet to the ethnic Turkish party

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Names New Chair

Dimitar Tokushev, a former Dean of Sofia University's Faculty of Law, has been elected as the new chair of Bulgaria's Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 817

Bulgaria Anti-Corruption Unit Deputy Chief Kicked Out

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has surprisingly dismissed the deputy chief of the Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR), which was set up two years ago.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgarian Protesters Put up Tent Camp near President HQ

Bulgarian protesters organized in a group under the name "Eagles' Bridge' are about to start setting up a tent protest camp in the garden in front of the presidency administration in downtown Sofia on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Finally to Elect Its Chair

After a five-month stalemate, Bulgaria finally has a functioning Constitutional Court, which is expected to elect its chair on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2013, Monday // 08:02 | Viewed: 895

Bulgarian President: Liberation Day Is Eternal Source of Pride

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has addressed the nation at the official celebrations of Liberation Day Sunday evening.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 19:42 | Viewed: 904

Siderov Reelected Bulgarian Nationalist Party Leader

Volen Siderov has been reelected leader of Bulgaria's far-right nationalist party Ataka on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1159

Infamous Bulgarian Coalition Falls Apart

Bulgaria's short-lived, questionable coalition "For Order, Law and Justice with Mareshki" has fallen apart.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1040

Bulgaria's GERB Strips Embattled Varna Mayor of Support

Bulgaria's center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has withdrawn its endorsement for embattled Varna Mayor, Kiril Yordanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2013, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1454
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