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Bulgarian PM Booed by Protesters Yet Again

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was once again booed by protesters on Wednesday, as he opened an economic forum in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Hold Sitting on Notorious MP Case

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court is to hold a sitting on Thursday on the case of notorious lawmaker Delyan Peevski.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 845

Bulgarian President at AUBG: We All Must Take Initiative!

More than 400 students, teachers and citizens attended the lecture of Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev at the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2571

Bulgarian Rulers Unperturbed by Leak of 'Anti-Protest' Guidelines

An internal email of the Bulgarian Socialist Party containing instructions on how to discredit anti-government protesters leaked on Wednesday, stirring outrage in the country.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3588

Protesting Students Snub Bulgarian Ex-PM's Call for Cooperation

University students, who tried to blockade politicians inside the Bulgarian parliament as part of ongoing anti-governmental protests, have rejected future cooperation with the center-right GERB of former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 09:57 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgarian Greens Leave Reformist Bloc

The Bulgarian Greens party has voted to leave the coalition right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 857

Bulgarians Stage Fresh Anti-Govt Rally in Clashes Aftermath

Thousands of Bulgarians gathered in the capital Sofia Wednesday to protests against the country’s embattled Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1904

Bulgarian EconMin Slams Trade Union over Planned Protest

Bulgarian Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has criticized one of the two largest trade unions in the country over a planned nationwide protest next week.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1252

Ruling MP Urges Sofia Mayor to Ban Anti-Govt Protests

A lawmaker from Bulgaria’s ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party has demanded that Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova abolish the ongoing anti-government protests in the capital.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 932

Bulgaria's Major Trade Unions Divided as Anti-Govt Protests Intensify

KNSB, one of the two major trade unions in Bulgaria, has scheduled a nationwide protest for November 20, it was announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1083

Bulgaria's GERB Schedules Anti-Govt Rally for Saturday

Bulgaria’s largest opposition party, the center-right GERB of former PM Boyko Borisov, is to organize an anti-government protest on Saturday, Borisov has announced.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1515

Bulgarian Opposition GERB: Rulers Bloodied Student Protest

On Tuesday, the ruling majority turned the "National Assembly" square in a gladiator arena and bloodied the unarmed peaceful protest of Bulgarian students, says the formerly-ruling, opposition center-right party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgaria's Socialists Say Arch Enemy Orchestrated Parliament Blockade

Bulgaria's ruling Socialists have put the blame for the latest scenes of violence in front of the parliament squarely on the shoulders of their predecessors.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 24031

Bulgarian Capital on Lockdown by Riot Police

Bulgaria's capital Sofia remains a "war" zone Wednesday with close to the unprecedented in recent history 10 000 riot police and gendarmerie with shields, helmets, batons, and armored vehicles, deployed in its downtown.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2993

Sofia University Remains under Blockade

The "occupation" of Sofia University will remain in place at least until the end of the week, organizers say.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgarian Parliament Guarded by Iron 'Wall'

As most metal railings around the Parliament building were pushed down by protesters Tuesday evening, the police have built stronger iron barricades overnight.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 2023

Riot Police Violently Cleans Sofia Parliament Square from Protesters

After ten hours of antigovernment protests in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, tensions continue to flare even further.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 22:04 | Viewed: 2375

Railings in Front of Parliament Building in Sofia Back in Place

There were around 400 anti-government protesters in front of the Parliament building in Sofia by 7pm on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 12693

Police, Gendarmerie Cordon Off Parliament Building in Sofia

Protesters have pushed down almost all metal barriers in front of the Parliament building in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1120

Protesters Try to Storm Parliament Building in Sofia

Protesters have pushed down part of the railings in front of the Parliament building in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 19:25 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgarian MPs Manage to 'Escape' Parliament Blockade

The majority of Bulgarian lawmakers have managed to leave the building of the Parliament in the capital Sofia, surrounded by antigovernment protesters with the help of heavy riot police presence.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 8545
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