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Bulgarian Liberals Slam Extended Ban on Land Sale to Foreigners

Bulgaria’s liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party has criticized the Parliament’s controversial decision to extend a moratoriums on the sale of farm land to foreigners.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria Extends Ban on Farm Land Sale to Foreigners

Bulgaria’s Parliament has controversially decided to extend the existing moratorium on the sale of agriculture land to foreigners.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 17317

Bulgarian Constitutional Court Reinstates another Controversial MP

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court has expectedly ruled that Socialist lawmaker Ivan Ivanov has the right to remain a Member of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Changes To Local Taxes and Fees Act

Bulgarian MPs passed at first reading on Tuesday new legislation on motor tax and immovable property taxes.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2013, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgarian Govt Must Implement Refugee Plan, says Bulgarian President

Bulgaria's excecutive branch must build a capacity that will enable it to implement its own action plan over refugee crisis, said Bulgarian President.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2013, Monday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1165

60% of Bulgarians Disapprove of Socialist-Led Govt - Poll

Voter confidence in the Bulgarian government stands at 30% and the disapproval is twice as high, according to a recent poll.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2013, Monday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1775

Fresh Poll Gives Slight Lead to Bulgarian Socialists

Bulgaria's two largest political parties, BSP and GERB, are still in a very close race for voter support, according to a recent poll.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2013, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 16334

Bulgarian EX-PM Slams Govt over Refugee Crisis

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov believes the country’s government has failed to cope with the ongoing refugee influx.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2013, Saturday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2027

Bulgarian Opposition Considers No-Confidence Vote over Refugee Influx

Bulgaria’s opposition center-right GERB party considers putting forward yet another no-confidence motion against the government – this time due to the ongoing refugee influx.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2013, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 12623

Top Bulgarian Socialist: New Election Code Guarantees Fair Vote

The new Election Code in Bulgaria provides for the very first time an opportunity to vote for personalities rather than political party lists, by using preferential voting.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2013, Saturday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgarian Students to MPs: 'Aren't You Ashamed?'

Three young Bulgarians have unfurled Friday in plenary hall a banner saying "College Students Ask: Aren't You Ashamed?"

Politics » Domestic | October 18, 2013, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2097

Bulgarian Nationalists, GERB MPs Barely Escape Fistfight

The Friday session in the Bulgarian Parliament has been on the brink to turn into a fistfight between lawmakers.

Politics » Domestic | October 18, 2013, Friday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2026

Bulgarian Ex-PM Attempts to Lure Ultranationalists into Opposition

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has offered cooperation to the Ataka party – an ultranationalist outfit currently supporting the fragile Socialist government.

Politics » Domestic | October 18, 2013, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgarian PM Escorted by Police to ‘Economist’ Event

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was awaited once again by riot police Thursday at the entrance of hotel "Sheraton" in downtown Sofia to protect him from antigovernment protesters.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1228

Top Bulgarian Socialist Vows New Election Code by 2014

By the end of the current plenary session (end of the year) Bulgaria could very well have a brand new Election Code, according to the Deputy Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Maya Manolova.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1198

Bulgaria's GERB Makes U-Turn on 3rd No-Confidence Motion

The leader of the opposition, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Boyko Borisov, has made an U-turn on the decision to table a third non-confidence motion against the government.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgarian Nationalist Blames Faulty Machine for Lack of No-Confidence Vote

The leader of Bulgarian's far-right, extreme nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, has not cast a vote in the no-confidence motion against the government because the voting system has blocked.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1035

No-Confidence Vote Achieved Objectives, Says Opposition Leader

The leader of Bulgaria's opposition GERB party and former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov claimed that the 2nd no-confidence vote against the government had achieved its objectives.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1048

Bulgaria's Parliament Rejects 2nd No-Confidence Vote

The second no-confidence vote against Bulgaria's socialist-led coalition government has been rejected, with 118 votes against, 93 votes for, and 20 abstainees.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria Govt Targeted in Second No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's National Assembly is scheduled to vote on Thursday, October 17 the second no-confidence vote against the cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2013, Thursday // 07:32 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgarian Extremist Party Demands Crackdown on Refugees

Bulgarian ultranationalist party Ataka is to stage a protest against Interior Miniter Tsvetlin Yovchev over what it describes as his “inadequate policy regarding the refugees.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1628
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