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Children of Famous Bulgarian Poet Join Him in Anti-Govt Hunger Strike

Four of the children of prominent Bulgarian poet Edvin Sugarev have now joined him in his hunger strike, demanding the resignation of the country’s Socialist-led government that has been accused of having ties with oligarchs.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2013, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1126

Anti-Govt Protesters Tear Down 'Mafia Wall' in Sofia

A symbolic wall made of cardboard boxes was torn down by Bulgarian anti-government protesters in front of the German embassy in Sofia late on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2013, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1429

Two Hopefuls Vie for Post of Chair of Bulgaria's National Security Agency

Dimitar Dabov, head of the parliamentary committee for intelligence oversight, has informed that both candidates for the post of Chair of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, Vladimir Pisanchev and Nedyalko Nedyalkov, have been approved.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Supreme Court Revokes Controversial Sacking of Judge

A five-judge panel of Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court, VAS, has revoked the removal of Miroslava Todorova from the post of a judge at the Sofia City Court.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgarian NGO: Ex Security Chief, Deputy Interior Minister Cannot Reclaim MP Seats

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has presented to the Constitutional Court (KS) its stance on the incompatibility of former Chair of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) Delyan Peevski and former Deputy Interior Minister Ivan Ivanov with th

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgaria's Embattled Socialists Ready for Talks with Center-Right Opposition

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, whose coalition government has seen a series of mass protest rallies for over a month now, is ready for talks with the opposition center-right GERB, according to BSP leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1283

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: We Need to Make Concessions to Avoid Permanent Crisis

Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said that the ongoing political crisis in Bulgaria can be resolved "if everyone takes a step back.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1147

Famous Bulgarian Poet Continues Anti-Govt Hunger Strike Despite Fears

Prominent Bulgarian poet Edvin Sugarev has once again refused to end his anti-government hunger strike, despite fears that his health would deteriorate considerably.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1007

Ex Leading Bulgarian Socialist Mulls New Left-Wing Party

A new left-wing party is going to appear on Bulgaria's political horizon by the fall, according to Tatyana Doncheva, former leading Socialist, who started a new civic movement in 2010.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1176

Protesters Bring Roosters to Wake up Ex Bulgarian PM

Scores of Bulgarians are protesting once again Tuesday near the home of former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in the Sofia suburb of Bankya.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgarians Hold Fresh Coffee-Drinking Rally near Parliament

Bulgarians are protesting once again Tuesday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1158

Hearings for 'FBI' Head Held in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's parliamentary committee for control of security agencies is holding Tuesday a hearing of the two candidates for the post of director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgarian Govt with Record-low Rating – Poll

The Socialist-endorsed government of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, has started its term with 32% approval and the record-high 59% disapproval.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgarians Gather for 32nd Evening of Mass Anti-Govt Rallies

Thousands of Bulgarians have gathered at Nezavisimost (Independence) square in downtown Sofia to protest against the government’s ties with oligarchy for a 32nd day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1415

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Refuses to End Anti-Govt Hunger Strike

Edvin Sugarev, a Bulgarian poet and former lawmaker, has once again refused to end his hunger strike against the country’s embattled socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Rejects Scenario of 2nd Govt under Current Parliament

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, has not discussed options for forming a second government within the term in office of the 42nd National Assembly, according to DPS leader Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgaria's Nationalist Party Ataka Complains of Insulting Statement of SKAT TV Owner

MPs of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka have submitted 23 individual claims against Valeri Simeonov, Co-Chair of the nationalist party National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB) and owner of the SKAT TV channel, over his statement that Ataka sup

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgarian President Calls for Dialogue amid Division

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on all political parties to engage in dialogue, although remaining skeptical whether this can be achieved soon.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgaria's New Investment Planning Ministry Picks Priority Projects

Ivan Danov, Bulgaria's  Minister of Investment Planning, has said that a number of large-scale construction projects, which are to be managed by the Investment Planning Ministry, are currently being prepared.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1373

60% of Bulgarians Demand Government's Resignation - Poll

Some 60% of Bulgarians back the mass anti-government protests in the country, according to a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1097

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria Can Complete 7 Highway Projects by 2020

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said that a target of seven completed highway projects by 2020 is achievable for the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2225
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