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Bulgarian Extremist Party Demands Crackdown on Refugees

Bulgarian ultranationalist party Ataka is to stage a protest against Interior Miniter Tsvetlin Yovchev over what it describes as his “inadequate policy regarding the refugees.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1639

Bulgarian Extremist Pledges Loyalty to Govt in No-Confidence Vote

Thursday’s no-confidence vote against Bulgaria’s government appears doomed to fail, as the ultranationalist Ataka party has declared it would not back the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 15670

124th Bulgarian Ant-Govt Protest Moves to National Stadium

Wednesday evening marked the 124th day of antigovernment protests in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgarian MPs to Hold No-Confidence Debate, Nationalists Vow Presence

Debates on the second government no-confidence motion, tabled by the opposition GERB, should be held in the Bulgarian Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1189

Bulgarian Parliament Schedules No-Confidence Vote for Oct 17

Bulgaria's National Assembly is scheduled to vote on Thursday, October 17 the second no-confidence vote against the cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2013, Wednesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 982

Bulgarian Opposition Plan to Renew Antics in Parliament

Bulgarian opposition parties GERB and Ataka might again choose to sabotage a plenary sitting scheduled to debate a no-confidence motion tabled by GERB this Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2013, Tuesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 987

Bulgaria to Accelerate Refugee Status Procedures

The status of refugees to be determined within 21 days, is envisioned in measures proposed by the Chair of the Bulgarian State Agency for Refugees (DAB).

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2013, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1503

Bulgarians Plan Anti-Govt Protest during Key World Cup Qualifier

Bulgarians plan to protest against the country’s embattled government during the key World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic in Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2013, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgarian Trade Unions Demand Discussion on Layoffs

The administrative layoffs planned by the government were never discussed with the trade unions, says Konstantin Trenchev, leader of Confederation of Labor, Podkrepa (Support).

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2013, Tuesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgarian Police to Investigate Blockade of PM's Motorcade

Bulgarian police authorities have announced they are to launch an investigation into the protesters who blocked Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski’s motorcade in Sofia last week.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1394

Bulgarian Socialist Chief Lauds Govt's Tolerance

Media and journalists are abusing the tolerance of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, to launder their guilty consciousness, according to the country's Socialist leader.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 15:17 | Viewed: 7213

Bulgarian Trade Unions Warn of Strikes and Protests

Up to 15 000 people may go on strikes and protests as a result of the Bulgarian government’s plans to lay off 40 000 state servants, says the head of the trade unions.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2028

Bulgarian Cabinet Braces for 2nd No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian Parliament will debate the second no-confidence vote against PM Plamen Oresharski's cabinet on Wednesday, with voting scheduled for Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1021

Christmas Bonuses for Pensioners Depend on Budget Implementation

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski says pensioners will receive bonuses for Christmas, only if the implementaion of the budget looks good.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2013, Sunday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1476

Bulgarian Ex-PM Warns of High Concentration of Refugees in Sofia

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated that some 70% of the refugees that have entered Bulgaria have been accommodated in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | October 12, 2013, Saturday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1705

New Judge Appointed in Bulgaria's Ex-Interior Minister Trial

The Sofia City Court has appointed a new judge for the high-profile trial of Bulgaria's ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2013, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 897

Bulgarian MPs Axe Chair of Conflict of Interest Watchdog on 3rd Try

Bulgarian lawmakers finally managed Friday to release Filip Zlatanov from the post of Chair of the Commission on Prevention and Ascertainment of Conflict of Interest (CPACI).

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2013, Friday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgarian PM Unfazed by Relentless Anti-Govt Protests

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, says he feels wonderfully and is in a great mood, despite being persistently booed by antigovernment protesters.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 21:05 | Viewed: 1570

Bulgarian MPs Scrap Hearing on Extremist's 'Flip Off'

The parliamentary ethics and religion committee has rejected a hearing on Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Desislav Chukolov allegedly flipping off anti-government protesters last Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1204

Riot Police Help Bulgarian PM to Attend Scheduled Event

Two police cordons awaited Thursday Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski at the entrance of hotel "Sheraton" in Sofia to protect him from a disgruntled crowd.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 1580

Dozens Nabbed after Two Nights of Bulgaria Anti-Govt Protests

Six people have been detained on Wednesday evening, the second night of violent clashes between police and protestors against the government.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1965
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