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Capacity of Refugee Centers in Bulgaria Exceeded by 20-100%

The capacity for refugee centers in Bulgaria has been exceeded by 20-100%, according to Nikolay Chirpanliev, Chair of the Refugee Agency.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1231

Students Occupy Bulgaria's Theater Academy in Anti-Govt Protest

Protesting students are expected to fully occupy Bulgaria’s National Academy of Theater and Film Arts (NATFA) by the end of Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgarian Liberal Party Drafts Const Court Complaint over Land Sale Ban

Liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms has prepared a complaint with Bulgaria's Constitutional Court over a controversial ban on the sale of land to foreign nationals passed by Parliament last week.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1267

Ruse University Students Back Colleagues in Anti-Govt Occupation

Students from the university in Bulgaria’s Danube town of Ruse have come up with a declaration supporting the ongoing student protests across the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3129

1 More Bulgarian University Joins Anti-Govt Blockade

Students from the Sofia-based University of National and World Economy have joined the nationwide anti-government occupy protest movement.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1749

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Open 'Human Trafficking' Unit

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will open a new unit, which will deal exclusively with human trafficking.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1151

Students Block Sofia Ring-Road in Anti-Govt Protest

Protesting students from the Sofia-based New Bulgarian University briefly blocked on Tuesday the Bulgarian capital’s ring-road.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgarian Stock Breeders Postpone Highway Blockade

Bulgaria's livestock breeders will postpone their blockade of the Trakia highway until Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2013, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1035

Hundreds Join Fresh Anti-Government Rally in Sofia

Hundreds of Bulgarians joined Monday an anti-corruption rally demanding the resignation of the country’s Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 5421

Sofia University Students Pledge to Continue Anti-Govt Blockade

The students who occupied Bulgaria’s largest university as part of a protest against the country’s embattled government have declared that the blockade will continue.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1776

Tensions Escalate at Occupied Sofia University

Hundreds of people supporting protesting Bulgarian students have surrounded the main building of Sofia University, in anticipation of the emergency meeting of the Academic Council.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1967

Bulgarian Stock Breeders Mull Highway Blockade

Bulgarian livestock breeders threaten to block the Trakia highway on Tuesday, as a form of protest against unpaid subsidies.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 13:14 | Viewed: 861

Bulgarian Students Protest Blockades Gain More Ground

Bulgarian college students from the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts (NAFTA) in Sofia have occupied its campus.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian Ombudsman Willing to Moderate PM-Students Debate

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev would accept to be a moderator of a meeting between Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski and protesting college students.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 800

Classes Cancelled as Occupation of Sofia University Continues

The occupation of Bulgaria's largest and most prestigious school, Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski" is in place Monday and all classes are cancelled.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2013, Monday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1912

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Violates Rights of Syrian Refugees - NGO

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has argued that the Interior Ministry violates refugees' rights by providing the Syrian Embassy with biometric data such as fingerprints.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2013, Sunday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2628

Supporters of Land Sale Ban Stage Protest in Sofia

Disgruntled citizens supporting the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land to foreigners are gathering in front of the Agriculture Ministry headquarters in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2013, Sunday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1868

Sofia Unit of Bulgarian Socialist Party Elects New Chair

Sofia Municipal Councilor Kaloyan Pargov has been elected Chair of the Sofia-city unit of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2013, Saturday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgaria to Keep Flat Tax, Reduce Deposit Interest Tax in 2014

Bulgaria's ruling socialist party will fulfill all election promises except for the ones concerning the flat tax and the deposit interest tax, according to BSP MP Kornelia Ninova.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2013, Saturday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2791

Bulgaria's ex-PM Seeks Caretaker Govt, Early Elections

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested that the best-case scenario for the country involves a caretaker government and early elections.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2013, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria May Switch to Voucher-Based Social Assistance Model

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy mulls introducing a services based social assistance program in the place of social benefits.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2013, Saturday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1680
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