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Bulgarian 'Graffiti' Activists Released from Arrest

All six Bulgarian activists who were arrested for painting a memorial in front of the Socialist Party headquarters in Sofia have been released.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1701

Top Bulgarian Politicians Exchange Accusations after High-Profile Probe

Leaders from Bulgarian former ruling party GERB and current junior coalition partner the Movement for Rights and Freedoms have exchanged accusations of classified information abuse.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1312

Rightist Bulgarian Party Backs Defamation of Memorial

Minor Bulgarian rightist party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria has issued a statement of support for the 6 activists detained overnight for spraying a monument in front of the Bulgarian Socialist Party in central Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgarian Liberals Nominate Replacement for Deputy Parliament Speaker

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) has nominated lawmaker Aliosman Imamov as the Parliament’s new Deputy Speaker.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgaria's Refugee Agency to Decide on Asylum Applications in 3 Days

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said that the Refugee Agency will have to decide on the statute of asylum applicants in 3 days, not 6 months.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgaria's National Investigative Service Chief Officially Dismissed

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has approved the resignation of Boyko Naydenov as head of the National Investigative Service and as magistrate.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1216

Bulgarian Civil Activist Urges Crackdown on Political Hate Speech

The Prosecution should probe politicians and media who incite hatred, says the Deputy Head of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1147

Citizens Want Sofia Subway CEO Fired over Free Partisan Newspaper

Bulgarians have voiced their discontent over a free newspaper distributed in the capital Sofia’s subway, demanding the resignation of subway CEO Stoyan Bratoev.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1424

President: Bulgarian Student Occupation Signals Need for Change

The occupations staged by students at a number of Bulgarian universities show the need for deep change in Bulgaria, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1919

Bulgarian President Calls Security Council to Discuss Refugees

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has called the Consultative Council for National Security for a sitting on November 20.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 987

Senior Bulgarian Politicians Deny Reports of New Cabinet Looming

The leaders of former Bulgarian ruling party GERB and of current ruling coalition partner Movement for Rights and Freedoms have denied reports of behind-the-scenes talks for a new cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1412

Protesting Bulgarian Students Pledge to Convey Clear Demands

Bulgarian students, from different universities participating in action "Occupation," will announce their political and educational demands by the end of the day Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1980

Bulgaria Plans to Open New Refugee Shelter in Village of Telish

Interior Minister Yovchev reassured residents of Telish that a new refugee shelter of closed type won’t pose a threat to them, but they vow to continue with their protests.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1521

Sanctions for Absent MPs, Propose Bulgarian Nationalists

Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka party proposed a new mechanism in Parliament, where MPs would be sanctioned for their absences in plenary sessions.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1085

Bulgarian Liberal Renegade: Biserov's Life Is in Danger

The life of Hristo Biserov, a key lawmaker from Bulgaria's liberal and predominantly ethnic Turkish party, DPS, who surprisingly quit politics Sunday, might be in danger.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgarian 'Greens' Oppose Right-Wing Coalition

The Bulgarian Greens party will not negotiate a coalition with the right-wing Reformist Bloc, but will continue its participation in its Civil Council in an effort to free the country from the mafia.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 870

Hundreds of Bulgarians Stage Anti-Govt Rally for 144th Day

Hundreds of Bulgarians joined a fresh protest rally against the country’s embattled government on Monday evening.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2013, Monday // 20:39 | Viewed: 1149

Quitting Key Bulgarian Liberal Asks Freeze of Party Membership

Hristo Biserov, a key lawmaker from Bulgaria's liberal and predominantly ethnic Turkish party, DPS, who surprisingly quit Sunday, has asked to have his membership in the movement frozen.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2013, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1502

Sofia Technical University Students Join Anti-Govt Blockade

Students at Bulgaria’s Sofia-based Technical University have joined the nationwide university occupation movement demanding the government’s resignation.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2013, Monday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1360

Work On Refugee Shelter In Bulgarian Village Telish Temporarily Ceased

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has assured residents of Telish that their fears of a construction of a refugee shelter in the village will be taken into account.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2013, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1151

Protesting Bulgarian Students Reject Meeting with Education Minister

Protesting Bulgarian university students have demanded the resignation of the Minister of Education Prof Aneliya Klisarova.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2013, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1497
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