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Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Calls for Stripping President of Immunity

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has called for stripping President Rosen Plevneliev of immunity from prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgarians Show Growing Pessimism over Political Progress - Poll

Public confidence in Bulgaria's institutions and the political elite has further declined in March, a new nationally representative survey by pollster Alpha Research shows.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 13:30 | Viewed: 9756

Freight Train Derails Near Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Five carriages of a freight train have derailed at Todor Kableshkov station near Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv Friday morning.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2014, Friday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office: Trial Against Imams Is A Disgrace

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office condemned in a declaration the sentences against the 13 imams for promoting radical Islam and called the court decision “a disgrace”.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 14:56 | Viewed: 8957

Bulgaria's Audit Office Considers Appointment of Ex Deputy FinMin

Lawmakers are considering the appointment of Former Deputy Minister of Finance Kiril Ananiev as the new President of the Bulgarian National Audit Office.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1470

Bulgaria's Varna to Be Granted BGN 70 M This Year

Bulgaria's city of Varna could be granted up to BGN 70 M until end-2014, an MP from the ruling Socialists announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2014, Monday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1740

Another Bulgarian MP Leaves Opposition GERB, Considers Other Parties

Former member of Bulgaria's center-right GERB and former chairman of the Velingrad local structure of the party Angel Daskalov announced he was leaving the party.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1656

Legal Changes to Shed Light on Media Ownership, Funding in Bulgaria

Socialist MP Martin Zahariev has said he will propose amendments to the Radio and Television Act concerning ownership and origin of funding for the media in Bulgaria

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2014, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgaria's New Electoral Commission Holds 1st Sitting

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) will hold its first sitting at 1.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2014, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1513

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission Appoints New Management

Bulgaria's Parliament has appointed the new Central Electoral Commission management in a heated session, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1783

Bulgaria to Spend EUR 145M on E-Government

E-Government in Bulgaria might be complete before 2020, Transport Minister Danail Papazov announced Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgarian Nationalists Seek Parliament Sitting on Crimea Referendum

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has demanded an extraordinary parliamentary sitting on Monday on the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea secession referendum.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2389

Bulgaria PM: Businesses Limit Investment, Fearing GERB Return to Power

Attempts to exacerbate the politically instability in Bulgaria continued to erode the trust of businesses and households, according to Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2014, Sunday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2791

Bulgarian Foreign Min. Urges Withdrawal of Russian Troops from Crimea

Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has reiterated Bulgaria's support for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council Member Controversially Dismissed

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) dismissed on disciplinary grounds VSS member and former Deputy Chief Prosecutor Kamen Sitnilski.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1380

Head of Anti-Corruption Unit in Bulgaria's Security Agency Resigns

The Director of the Corruption unit of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS), Diana Pavlova, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2014, Friday // 09:16 | Viewed: 2055

2 Bulgarian Parties, 1 Coalition Received Funding from Unclear Sources

According to the National Audit Office, 25 political formations complied with election fundraising rules, while two parties and a coalition received funding from unclear sources.

Politics » Domestic | March 13, 2014, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1500

Bulgaria, US to Cooperate on Preventing Terrorism

The Council of Ministers has approved a draft intergovernmental agreement between Bulgaria and US on exchanging information on targeted terrorism surveillance.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Officially Charged with Hooliganism

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has been charged with hooliganism and inflicting light bodily harm on a police officer.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2312

Ex Bulgaria President Vows Stunning Election Success for ABV Movement

Georgi Parvanov, former two-term Bulgarian President, has said that his ABV Movement will participate in elections in a coalition format.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2231

Bulgaria's MPs Pass Fiscal Council Proposal at First Reading

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted at first reading the establishment of a Fiscal Council proposed by the government.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 2106
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