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Bulgarian Ruling Coalition Is Democratically Deficient - Ex-PM

The distribution of power in Bulgaria's current Parliament is not conducive to proper democratic rule, according to opposition GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1712

Ombudsman: Divisions Injure Everyone in Bulgaria

The sharpening conflict between rulers and opposition in Bulgaria is to the detriment of the country, argued Bulgarian ombudsman Konstantin Penchev.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgarian Journalist-Turned-Wannabe-Politician: I Toppled ex-PM

Former Bulgarian journalist and current aspiring politican Nikolay Barekov has ascribed to himself the merit of putting an end to the rule of center-right party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1358

Parliament Speaker: Bulgarians Want End to Austerity, Not Elections

The majority of Bulgarians want an end to what they see as a deficient fiscal policy carried out by a former government, not new snap elections, argued Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgarian Police Chief Secretary Involved in Light Crash

The official car carrying Bulgarian Ministry of Interior Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov has crashed Saturday morning on the E-79 international road.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgaria's New Surveillance Unit to Be Launched within Month

Bulgaria's new agency for special surveillance is expected to start working within one month, according to sources from the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1536

Parliament Speaker: Coming Week to Be Pivotal for Bulgaria

Next week will be decisive regarding the political direction of Bulgaria in the close future, said Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2013, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgarian Socialists Firm to Stay in Power for Full Term

Bulgaria’s Socialist-led cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski needs to complete its 4-years term in office as it plans to carry out the commitments it had made to Bulgarian citizens, vowing social and economic development, according to Bulgarian Socialist Part

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1266

Bulgarian PM's Office Disproves Resignation Rumors

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has no intentions to resign, according to the government press office.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgarian Government Forecasts Economic Growth for 2014

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva predicts a 1.9% economic growth during 2014.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1073

Rumor of Bulgarian PM's Resignation Goes Viral on Social Media

A rumor suggesting the Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was about to resign went viral on social media on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2011

No Pay for Bulgarian GERB MPs over Parliament Boycott

The Members of the Parliament from the opposition center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, will be deprived of their wage for September 26 because they failed to register for the electronic vote.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 879

Bulgarian Former PM Calls for Dissolution of Parliament

Bulgaria's Parliament is not operative and should be dissolved, with new elections called, stated GERB party leader and former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Former Rulers Are Powerless, Worthless

The decision of Bulgarian former ruling party GERB MPs not to register for a no-confidence vote it tabled shows political impotence, said Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1096

Lack of Parliament Quorum Defers No-Confidence Vote on Bulgarian Cabinet

No quorum for Friday's sitting, caused by the opposition's absence, led to Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov closing plenary.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1233

Parliament Speaker: Former Rulers Want to Kill Parliament

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB are playing highly anti-institutionally and their work is destructive, argued Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 09:34 | Viewed: 994

Bulgarian MPs to Convene for 1st No-Confidence Vote for Embattled Oresharski Cabinet

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold a no-confidence vote for cabinet Friday morning, following heavy controversies during the debates in the previous days.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1676

Day 105 of Dwindling Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protests

Thursday marks the 105th day of a string of daily anti-government rallies gathering in Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 20:14 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgarian Social Ministry Raises Maximum Pensions

The maximum pension in Bulgaria will become BGN 960 from the beginning of 2014.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2685

Bulgarian Socialist Chief Snubs GERB's 2nd No-Confidence Motion

The no-confidence vote against the government has been already "consumed" by GERB party (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) and the request to hold a second one on the same grounds is absurd.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 912

Chair of Bulgaria's Conflict of Interest Watchdog Resigns

Filip Zlatanov has resigned from the post of Chair of the Commission on Prevention and Ascertainment of Conflict of Interest (CPACI).

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1118
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