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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: 1763

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: 1084

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: 1312

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: 1106

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: 1655

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Boasts 3-Fold Wiretap Stats Decrease

In the first six months of 2013, the deployment of special surveillance equipment decreased threefold compared to December 2012, according to Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2013, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgarian President Still at Odds with Parliament over Tapping

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has stated he will refer to the Constitutional Court the newly passed amendments to Bulgaria's act on the use of special surveillance.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2013, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1273

Sofia's Third Metro-Diameter to Cost BGN 1.4B

Around 280 000 people in Sofia use the most convenient, environmentally-friendly and fast means of transportation, the Sofia subway, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2013, Tuesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 3839

Former Ruling Party Calls on Bulgaria Govt to Stop Political Purge

Center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) has issued a media statement calling for an end to politically motivated dismissals.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2013, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgaria's State Polling Agency to Be Prosecuted

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov will refer the work of the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NCIOM) to the supervision of the Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office on account of ungrounded remunerations and appointments of its employees.

Politics » Domestic | August 6, 2013, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1480

New Resignation Calls as Bulgarians Take to Govt's Seaside Residence

Hundreds of Bulgarians joined the rally in front of the Euxinograd government residence near the Black Sea city of Varna on Monday, calling for the resignation of the Socialist-led cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 20:30 | Viewed: 2270

Bulgaria Appoints New Customs Agency Deputy Head

A former long-term official of Bulgaria’s interior ministry has been appointed deputy chief of the country’s customs agency.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1107

Support for May 2014 Elections Grows in Bulgaria

Bulgarian experts have joined calls for holding early general elections in May 2014, when the country will vote for members of European parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1685

Bulgaria Moves to Scrap 'Unruly' State-Owned Pollster

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has reiterated that the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NCIOM) has to be closed.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgarian Jews in Israel Back Bulgaria Anti-Govt Protests

Bulgarian Jews in Israel have expressed their support for the ongoing anti-government protesters in Bulgaria, demanding the resignation of the Socialist-led cabinet of Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1768

Adamant Bulgarians to Stage Rally in front of Govt's Seaside Residence

Bulgarians are expected to stage a rally in front of the Euxinograd government residence near the Black Sea city of Varna on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1224

Bulgaria's President Gives Up Summer Break

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not have a summer holiday this year as his work schedule for August is full.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1455

Sofia Mayor: Peaceful Rallies Are My Top Priority

Keeping peace and avoiding violence during the protest rallies is the top priority of Sofia Mayor, Yordanka Fandakova, according to her own words.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgarian Ombudsman: Election Code 'Vows' Are Deceitful

Bulgarian National Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev says nearly two-months of relentless anti-government protests show the country is in political crisis.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1267

Parliamentary Polling Service to Be Axed in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NCIOM) will be closed, according to the Speaker of the Parliament, Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1008
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