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Bulgarian MPs Hold Emergency 'No-Confidence' Session

Bulgaria's Parliament is holding Monday its first emergency session in the week to discuss the latest no-confidence motion tabled by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2014, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 876

Bulgaria ex-PM to Demand Changes to Funds Allocated to Municipalities

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has requested a meeting with Prime Minister Oresharski to discuss changes to the distribution of BGN 500 M among municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1295

6 Parties to Enter Bulgaria's Parliament In Case of Early Elections

Six parties would cross the 4% threshold to enter Bulgaria's Parliament if the general elections were held today, according to polling agency Mediana.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1586

CEPACA Chair:Bulgaria Must Lower Illegal Assets Confiscation Threshold

Plamen Georgiev, Chair of Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity (CEPACA), has called for amendments to the asset confiscation law.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1729

Refugees in Bulgaria Seek to Move to Western Europe - Expert

The integration of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria has an impact over a very limited number of the total 10,000-11,000 asylum seekers in the country, according to expert.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1328

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Calls for Referendum on Tax System

Sergey Stanishev, former Prime Minister and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the Party of European Socialists, has spoken in favor of a referendum on the tax system.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2042

Bulgarian PM Calls for Unity among Left-Wingers

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski had addressed fears that the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party may face a rift.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1209

Truckers Threaten to Block Bulgaria's Border with Turkey

Truck drivers threaten to block the border crossings between Bulgaria and Turkey on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1737

Bulgaria Govt Accused of Unfair Allocation of Funds to Municipalities

The Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Movement of Georgi Parvanov has accused the government of unfair distribution of the resources of the public investment program.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian Socialist Municipal Council in Montana Resigns

The entire Municipal Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in the northwestern town of Montana has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1699

Supporters of E-Voting Throw Computer Mice at Bulgarian Parliament

Some 50 people gathered at a demonstration in downtown Sofia Friday calling for the introduction of electronic voting in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgarian Media to be Fined for Offending Election Candidates

Bulgarian media could be fined if they offend the morality, honor and good name of election candidates.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1780

Bulgaria Parliament to Hold Emergency Sittings over No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria’s Parliament is to hold two emergency sittings next week in order to discuss the latest no-confidence motion tabled by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 958

Bulgarian E-Voting Fans Threaten to Hurl Computer Mice at Parliament

Bulgarians supporting the introduction of electronic voting in the country have announced they would stage a peculiar demonstration on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2014, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgarian Opposition Proposes Freeze of MP Wages

Bulgaria's largest opposition centrist party GERB proposed Thursday a freeze on the salaries of the Members of the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarians Launch Petition in Support of Voting Rules Referendum

A number of Bulgarian public figures, intellectuals and activists have formed a civil initiative committee for a referendum petition.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1211

Bulgaria's GERB Submits No-Confidence Vote over Domestic Security

Center-right party GERB has submitted to Parliament its third no-confidence motion against the socialist-led coalition government, this time citing a failed security policy.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1168

Sofia Municipal Council to Vote on 2014 Budget of BGN 1.421 B

The Sofia Municipal Council is to approve the budget of the municipal administration for 2014 amounting to BGN 1.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1112

Bulgaria to Set Up Unit to Coordinate Anti-Corruption Activities

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has said that a unit will be tasked with coordinating the anti-corruption activities of the different state bodies.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1598

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Refugee Flow Problem under Control

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has initiated pre-trial proceedings over suspicious refugee spending by the previous government, according to Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1600

Bulgaria's Early Risers to Stage Protest against MPs' Pay Raise

Bulgarian Early Risers university students will stage a protest outside the Council of Ministers building against the pay raise of Members of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1109
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