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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: 24035

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: 2996

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: 2024

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: 12694

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: 2147

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

Breeders Will Obtain 70% Of Subsidies In December–Bulgarian Govt

The Bulgarian Government has agreed to distribute to 70% of the subsidies to livestock breeders in December, but unrest among the protesting breeders continues.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 939

New Clashes Reported at Sofia Anti-Govt Rally

New clashes have erupted at an anti-government rally in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, staged by university students and citizens who support them.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 21991

Bulgarian Nationalist MPs Sneak out of Parliament amidst Protests – Report

Lawmakers from Bulgaria's extreme nationalist party Ataka have mysteriously disappeared from the Parliament amidst mass and violent antigovernment protests outside, according to parliamentary reporters.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1181

Bulgarian Opposition MPs Leave Sitting in Outrage of Police Actions

The Members of the Parliament from the opposition party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, have left the Tuesday sitting in outrage from reports police is acting violently towards protesters.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 8159

Tensions at Sofia Rally Escalate, Clashes with Police Erupt

Clashes with riot police are reported Tuesday as hundreds of Bulgarian university students are participating in the "occupation" of the building of the country's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2205

Xenophobia Ruins Bulgaria’Reputation–President, PM Joint Statement

‘Pseudo-Nationalism’ destroys society from within, say Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Plamen Oresharksi in a joint statement issued on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1486

Bulgarian MPs Replace Tainted Deputy Speaker with Another Turkish Party Member

Bulgaria's parliament has expectedly elected Aliosman Imamov as deputy speaker to replace a senior politician who ended his political career abruptly last week when he quit party and state posts over tax fraud and money laundering allegations.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1885
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