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2nd Protest in Sofia Blocks Traffic in Front of Parliament

A new anti-government protest in Sofia has assembled at the Tsar Osvoboditel Sq in central Sofia, blocking the traffic in front of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2013, Sunday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgarians Protest 'Fake' New Government

Hundreds of Bulgarian have walked out downtown in capital Sofia Sunday to protest the new Oresharski cabinet, just days after it was voted by parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2013, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1852

Bulgarian Ex-Top Cop Swears He Has No Criminal Ties

Bulgaria’s former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has refused allegations that he has connections with gangsters.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2013, Saturday // 11:21 | Viewed: 614

Provisions of Bulgaria's Illegal Assets Law Declared Unconstitutional

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) has declared provisions of the Law on Forfeiture in Favor of the State of Illegally Acquired Assets unconstitutional.

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2013, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgarian Lawmakers Pass National Security Agency Bill

The Bill to close the Main Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime, GDBOP and transfer it to the State Agency for National Security, DANS, has been passed in Bulgaria's Parliament at first reading.

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2013, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1582

Bulgarian President Lauds Work of Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria's former caretaker Prime Minister, Marin Raykov, has assessed the work of his Cabinet as the one of a team playing in the Premier League.

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2013, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 725

8 New MPs Take Oath of Office in Bulgaria

A total of eight new lawmakers took oath of office in Bulgaria’s Parliament Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2013, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 711

Bulgarian President Heaps Praise on Chief Prosecutor

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, has given high marks to Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, saying it was great to have such active, competent and ambitious man at the post.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 19:57 | Viewed: 962

Infamous 'Spy' to Head Bulgarian 'FBI'

Vladimir Pisanchev, who was tangled in the "Galeria" spying scandal, is going to temporally head Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 2077

Three-Way Coalition Official Turns Bulgarian PM Chief of Staff

The former Deputy Minister of Administration in the Three-Way Coalition Cabinet (2005 – 2009), Mariya Divizieva, will be the Chief of Staff of Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgarian MPs Approve Upping Maternity Allowances

Two bills on increasing maternity allowances for the second year of leave passed first reading in Bulgaria's Parliament Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 756

Bulgarian MPs Ask Tough Penalties in Crimes against Medics

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament voted unanimously Thursday to increase sanctions for people attacking medical staff.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2736

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Congratulates New PM

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has congratulated newly-elected Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski and wished him luck during his term in office.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 667

Bulgaria's 'FBI' Chief Resigns

Konstantin Kazakov, Head of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, has submitted his resignation, the Agency's press office informs Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgarian Police Chief Secretary Set to Quit

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior, Kalin Georgiev, has confirmed that he is about to resign, according to newly sworn-in Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 833

Bulgaria Set to Replace 8 MPs, 1 MEP

Eight new Bulgarian Members of Parliament are expected to be sworn in, replacing elected lawmakers who took oath of office as ministers in the country’s Socialist-led government on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1147

Bulgarian Outgoing Caretaker PM: Put End to Political Revolutions

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, took over the political leadership from his predecessor, the caretaker premier, Marin Raykov.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria's New Interior Minister Recommends Swift Reforms

Bulgaria's new Interior Minister, Tsvetelin Yovchev, has suggested that both the country and the Interior Ministry are in a state of crisis.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria's New PM: We Must Stick to Right Path

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has suggested that the new government may not succeed in making people rich but the most important task is to make sure that the country is on the right path.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgarian Nationalist Accuses Ex-Rulers of Siding with Successors

Volen Siderov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist Ataka (Attack) party, has accused the center-right GERB of striking a secret deal with the newly elected Socialist-led Cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1417

Bulgarian Ex-PM on New Cabinet: Better Than No Govt at All

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) wished luck on the country’s new government, saying it was “better than no government at all.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1280
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