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Bulgaria's Economy Minister to Appoint 5th Deputy

Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev will have one more deputy minister, a fifth one, the government’s press center has announced.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgarian Justice Minister Recommends In-Depth Probe of Conflict-of-Interest Commission

Bulgarian Justice Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has recommended a comprehensive inspection of the activity of the Commission on Prevention and Ascertainment of Conflict of Interest (CPACI) due to the scandal in which its former Chai

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1402

Bulgarian Ex-PM Backtracks on Calls for Immediate Early Vote

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a U-turn, saying he no longer insists on holding early elections immediately.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1489

Ex Bulgarian MP Quits GERB over Infamous Notebook

The former Member of the Parliament from the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, announced Wednesday she was calling it quits with the formation.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1372

Protesters, Riot Police Clash in Bulgarian Capital

Bulgarian anti-government protesters insist that clashes and tensions have erupted in downtown Sofia between them and riot police after 11 am Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2585

New Bulgarian Customs Head to Be Appointed in Days

A new Bulgarian Customs Agency Head will be appointed in days to replace Vanyo Tanov who will be removed from the post.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1266

Anti-Govt 'Beach Revolution' Starts in Bulgaria on Day 48

Bulgarians are protesting once again Wednesday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2013, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2867

Bulgaria's Right-Wing Reformist Bloc May Add 2 Parties

The Citizens for Bulgaria Movement party of former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva plans to propose an expansion of the so-called "Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 2600

Turkish-Bulgarian Liberals Back Embattled Cabinet's Program

The liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms fully backs Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski's policy program for his cabinet, stated the party's leader Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1131

Embattled Bulgarian PM: Elections Were Too Little Ago

Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski has reiterated his position that it is all too early for Bulgaria to hold snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1078

Embattled Bulgarian PM Evades TV Debate with Protesters

Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski has declined to meet leading protest representatives who had invited him on a live TV debate.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1395

Socialist MP: Bulgaria's Govt Has Tools to Benefit the Country

Bulgaria's cabinet chaired by PM Plamen Oresharski must stay in power to continue its efforts against an entrenched oligarchy and pervasive povery, according to socialist MP Yanaki Stoilov.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 908

Petitions Cause Rift among Pro-Govt Supporters in Bulgaria

Followers of Bulgaria's Socialist-endorsed Cabinet have suffered a rift and split in two groups regarding their support petitions.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Rallies to Turn into 'Beach Revolution'

Bulgarians protested once again Tuesday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2013, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2498

Bulgarians Brave Heat to Stage Fresh Anti-Govt Rally

Bulgarians have gathered to stage an anti-government evening protest in the capital Sofia for the 46th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1796

Mystery Deepens over Bulgarian Protester-Besieged Bus

The bus driver was the only official of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry in the bus that attempted to evacuate Bulgarian ministers and MPs during last week’s siege of Parliament in Sofia, according to reports of Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interio

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 20:18 | Viewed: 1400

Bulgarian Ex-PM Reiterates Call for Early Vote amid Turmoil

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has once again stated that early elections would be the only way to calm the ongoing mass anti-government protests in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1163

Bulgarian Govt 'Foes' Vow to Move Rallies to Beach

Bulgarian anti-government protesters are organizing themselves on Facebook to stage rallies and blockades at the official State summer residence Evsinograd, near the Black Sea city of Varna.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1675

Mystery Surrounds Protester-Besieged Bus of Bulgarian Officials

The window of the bus that attempted to evacuate Bulgarian ministers and lawmakers during last week’s siege of Parliament in Sofia may have been broken from inside, a video suggests.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1472

Bulgarian Judicial Council Member Seeks All-Out Probe into Appointments of Colleagues

Kamen Sitnilski, member of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), has proposed a probe of the election procedures for VSS members from all quotas – that of prosecutors, investigating magistrates, judges, and Members of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 991

Bulgarians Hold Fresh Coffee-Drinking Rally near Parliament

Bulgarians protested once again Monday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1282
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