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GERB Official Justifies No-Confidence Motion against Bulgarian Govt

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right GERB party will make a motion on Tuesday for no-confidence vote against current Socialist-led cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski , GERB MP Tsetska Tsacheva confirmed on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2013, Tuesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Says ‘No Grounds’ for No Confidence Vote

The intention of Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right GERB party to hold a no-confidence vote against the current Socialist -led cabinet is unnecessary and unfounded, according to Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2013, Tuesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgaria’s Former Rulers Move No-Confidence Vote against Govt

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right party GERB is to table on Thursday a no-confidence motion against the embattled Socialist-backed government.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2013, Tuesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1419

Constitutional Court to Decide Fate of Notorious Bulgarian MP Next Week

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court is to rule on whether notorious media mogul Delyan Peevski would be able to return as an MP or not next week.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2013, Monday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria's Newest Politician Mulls Mandatory Army Draft

Controversial Bulgarian former TV7 director and host Nikolay Barekov, now officially politician, revealed Monday two of his new ideas for reform.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2013, Monday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1693

President Warns of Long-Term Instability in Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has issued Monday a strong warning the country was facing long-term instability.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2013, Monday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1683

Bulgaria’s GERB Lags behind Socialists - Poll

Bulgarians remain divided in their approval or disapproval of the two biggest parties in the country - the opposition center-right GERB and the left-wing Socialist party, according to a freshly released poll of the Sova Harris agency.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2013, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1707

Ex-PM: Hochegger Guilty Verdict Underscores Bulgaria's Urgent Need for Judicial Reform

Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has commented that the guilty verdict against former Austrian lobbyist Peter Hochegger has highlighted the urgent need to continue judicial reform in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2013, Sunday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2855

Embattled Bulgarian PM Gives High Marks to 100 Days in Office

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski believes one of the top achievements of his government's 100 days in office is people no longer fearing their rulers and political repressions.

Politics » Domestic | September 14, 2013, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgaria Gets International Aid to Cope with Syrian Refugees Wave

The international community will secure technical assistance enabling Bulgaria to provide accommodations for the increased number of Syrian refugees reaching the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 13, 2013, Friday // 18:29 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgarian Leading Socialist Explains Protests 'Tariff'

The Deputy Speaker of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, Maya Manolova, stated she was no longer respecting antigovernment protesters as they were currently represented by people affiliated with the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | September 13, 2013, Friday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1483

31 Syrians Nabbed on Bulgarian-Turkish Border in 24 Hours

Bulgaria’s border police has detained a total of 46 immigrants who have illegally crossed the country’s border with Turkey in the last 24 hours, 31 of them - Syrian nationals.

Politics » Domestic | September 13, 2013, Friday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria's New Investment Ministry to Start Work in 'Few Months'

Bulgaria's Ministry of Investment Planning will start fully functioning in the next few months, says Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski,

Politics » Domestic | September 13, 2013, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1330

Bulgarian Interior Minister Rejects Police Brutality Reports

Bulgaria is a country where there is rule of law and will remain such, says Interior Minister, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | September 13, 2013, Friday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry Offers 26 Properties to House Refugees

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry will offer 26 properties for accommodating refugees, according to Defense Minister Angel Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | September 12, 2013, Thursday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1570

Bulgaria to Turn Military Buildings into Syrian Refugees Shelters

Bulgarian Defense Ministry would grant the State Refugees Agency military buildings to accommodate the increased number of Syrian refugees coming in Bulgaria after the beginning of the  war conflict.

Politics » Domestic | September 12, 2013, Thursday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2476

Bulgaria Currently Accommodates around 4000 Refugees - Official

The monthly maintenance allowance per refugee amounts to BGN 1100, according to Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Vasil Marinov.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Suspects Socialist Leader of Illegal Acts

PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev made the controversial nomination of notorious media mogul Delyan Peevski for head of the State Agency of National Security, according to Bulgaria's former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria Seeks to Ease Burden on Tax, Social Security Debtors

Bulgarians who have outstanding debts for taxes or social security will now be able to pay the balance first and then the interest accrued on the balance, the government has decided.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1713

Interior Min: New Cabinet Improved Rule of Law in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Deputy PM and Minister of Interior Tsvetalin Yovchev has once again rejected accusations that police have used excessive force during street protests in the summer.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian Rulers, Opposition Quarrel over Questionable Appointments

An ad hoc parliamentary committee must be created to investigate inadequate appointments during the term of the 2009-13 cabinet of rightist GERB party chair and former PM Boyko Borisov, according to liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi M

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1333
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