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Bulgaria's GERB Renegades to Launch New Party in Sept

Renegades from the formerly-ruling and now opposition Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria Party, GERB, will hold their first meeting in September.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2013, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1651

Head of 'Unruly' State Polling Agency Sacked in Bulgaria

The Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Mihail Mikov, has fired Lidiya Yordanova, Director of the State polling agency NCIOM.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2013, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 8921

Bulgarians Stage Anti-Govt Rally for 68th Day

About 50 to 100 Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Tuesday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 68th day in a row in the record-long protest in the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2013, Wednesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1085

Approval Rating of Major Bulgarian Politicians Drops - Poll

The approval rating of Bulgaria's major politicians - including President Rosen Plevneliev - has decreased drastically, according to survey conducted by the Gallup International polling agency.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1408

3 Tipped to Head Bulgaria's Auto Administration Agency

Three candidates have been picked as most likely to succeed Valentin Bozhkov, former Executive Director of Bulgaria's Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA).

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1169

Bulgaria's Brand New Reformist Bloc Mulls Rotating Leadership

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc, a new political formation consisting of mainly right-wing parties, may consider periodically changing its leaders on a rotation principle.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1667

Bulgaria’s Rulers Firmer than Ever: No Snap Polls by End 2013

Bulgaria’s Socialist-backed government has ruled out holding early general elections in the autumn, when the country will vote for members of European parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgaria Has Exhausted its Capacity to Accommodate Refugees – Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Kristiyan Vigenin announced Tuesday that Bulgaria's capacity to accommodate refugees had been exhausted and the country had to resolve the issue, possibly by building a new center for asylum seekers, in order to ensure compliance with int

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1767

Pro-Govt Protesters Want Bulgarian President Out, Serve 'Impeachment' Cocktail

Protesters, supporting Bulgaria's Socialist-endorsed government, have gone creative to demand the immediate resignation of the conservative president.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2013, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgaria Ex PM: Cabinet Must Resign over Deadly Car Crash

Bulgaria's cabinet should resign for failing to prevent Monday's crash near the soon to be opened Yana junction of the Hemus Highway, said former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2013, Monday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1689

Former Bulgarian PM Vows Snap Elections 'Very Soon'

Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has said that the country appears to be headed for snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2898

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters Complete 600km March

Bulgarian anti-government protesters, who launched on August 3 a pedestrian march of over 600km from Sofia to the Black Sea coast, have reached the Evsinograd State Residence near Varna.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgarian President: Vetoes Are My Constitutional Right

The true debate on the budget revision never materialized, according to Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1862

Socialist-Disappointed Bulgarian Roma Launch New Party

Over 800 Bulgarian Roma have gathered Sunday in the second largest city of Plovdiv to found a new party "Union, Progress and Justice.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2135

Bulgarian Anti-Govt March Reaches Beach Destination

Bulgarian anti-government protesters, who launched on August 3 a long pedestrian march across the country from capital Sofia to the seaside, are on their way to the Evsinograd State Residence.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgarians Stage Anti-Govt Rally for 65th Day

About 200 Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Saturday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 65th day in a row in the record-long protest in the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2013, Sunday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1121

Zlatanova to Act as Bulgaria's PM During Oresharski's Leave

Bulgaria's Vice-PM Zinaida Zlatanova will act as the country's PM during the 7-day August leave of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2013, Saturday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's President: Overturned Veto Was Not Politically Motivated

A few hours after Bulgaria's Parliament overturned the veto on the budget revision proposal, President Rosen Plevneliev issued a statement, emphasizing that his reasons for the step had not been politically motivated.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2013, Friday // 19:29 | Viewed: 1703

Police Officers Clocked Up 250 Hours of Overtime Guarding Anti-Govt Protests in Bulgaria

The anti-government protests in Bulgaria, which have been going on for over two months, have resulted in over 200 extra hours of work, apart from the 50 hours of overtime specified in employment contracts, for police officers,  according to Vasil Marinov,

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2013, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1169

Bulgarian PM Vows No More Budget Revisions in 2013

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has assured that there will be no more budget revisions until the end of 2013.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2013, Friday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1153

Bulgarian Govt Exposed in Organizing Counter-Rally in Sofia

Bulgaria's ruling Socialist-led coalition has been exposed in organizing dozens of chartered buses carrying people from all over the country to Sofia on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 3477
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