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Protesters Boo Bulgarian Lawmakers Arriving for Work

Scores of anti-government protesters hissed and booed Bulgarian lawmakers as they returned to work Thursday morning.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 946

Bulgaria’s Ruling Socialists Say No to Govt Resignation, Yes to Peace

Bulgaria’s embattled Socialists have confirmed the government will defy calls to resign, saying preserving peace is more important than ever.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 20:39 | Viewed: 2060

Bulgarians Mark Day 41 of Anti-Govt Protests after Clashes with Police

Another day of anti-government protests in Sofia on Wednesday evening as speculations about the violence a day earlier still linger on.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1975

Bulgaria's President Denies WSJ Report on Readiness for New Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria’s president has denied telling The Wall Street Journal he is ready to appoint a new caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 16611

Bulgaria's Shaky Govt Firm Not to Resign, Defies Riots

Bulgaria’s embattled Socialist-backed government has defied calls to resign even after mass protests against it turned violent.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgarian President Renews Calls for New Cabinet after Riots

Bulgarian President Rosen Pleneliev has once again suggested that a cabinet resignation might be better for the country, which faces intensifying street protests.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 15626

Bulgarian Parliament to Hold Post-Siege Sitting

The Bulgarian Parliament will hold a plenary sitting Thursday, announced Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgarian Socialists Hold Emergency Meeting amid Reports of Division

Ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party is holding an emergency plenum Wednesday afternoon after 40 days of nighly anti-cabinet rallies came to a head las night.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1217

Embattled Bulgarian PM Appoints 2 Vice Interior Mins after Riots

Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski has appointed Vasil Marinov an Plamen Angelov Deputy Ministers of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgarian Top Cop: Police, MPs Were Attacked by Instigators

Bulgaria's peaceful protests were marred by violent provokers, stated Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev at a special briefing Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgarian Right Wingers, Liberals Urge Govt to Resign after Crackdown on Protesters

Two relatively small Bulgarian parties, the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces and the liberal National Movement for Stability and Prosperity, have joined calls for the resignation of the country’s embattled government.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2094

Sofia Mayor: Tuesday's Anti-Govt Rally Caused Damage Worth BGN 30,000

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said that Tuesday's anti-government protest in front of the Parliament building incurred damages of BGN 30,000.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1308

At Least 18 Injured in Bulgarian Parliament Riot

At least 18 people, including 5 police officers, have been injured in overnight riots outside the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian Opposition Demands Resignation of Parliament Chair amid Turmoil

Bulgarian center-right opposition party GERB has demanded the resignation of Parliament chair Mihail Mikov in the aftermath of the police crackdown of an anti-government protest on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1046

Parliament Speaker: Politically Motivated Blockade Mars Bulgaria

The night blockade of the Bulgarian Parliament was deliberately staged by "irresponsible politicians," stated Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Thanks Police after Protest Crackdown

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has stated that police “should be thanked” for preventing mass fights during Tuesday’s blockade of Parliament in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 697

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor: Immediate Snap Elections Will Bring Same Results

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said that organizing snap elections now without amending the existing Election Code will lead to the same results and case the very same group of protesters to take to the streets again, this time with a goo

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1123

Bulgarian Socialists: Parliament Blockade Was Staged Vandalism

The night blockade of the Bulgarian Parliament was an inexcusable act of vandalism that was politically orchestrated in advance, according to ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 3497

Bulgarian Ex-PM Says Rulers Are Morons for Cracking Down on Protesters

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has strongly criticized the country’s Socialist-led government in the aftermath of Tuesday’s crackdown on protesters.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgarian Interior Min Defends Crackdown on Anti-Govt Protesters

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said anti-government protesters attempted to “wreak havoc” in front of Parliament late on Tuesday, claiming that police reacted adequately.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1146

Bulgarian MPs Refuse to Show Up to Work after Police Crackdown on Protests

No Bulgarian lawmakers showed up for work early on Wednesday, the morning after an anti-government protest in the capital Sofia was marred by violence.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1437
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