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Bulgarian Nationalist MPs Sneak out of Parliament amidst Protests – Report

Lawmakers from Bulgaria's extreme nationalist party Ataka have mysteriously disappeared from the Parliament amidst mass and violent antigovernment protests outside, according to parliamentary reporters.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1186

Bulgarian Opposition MPs Leave Sitting in Outrage of Police Actions

The Members of the Parliament from the opposition party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, have left the Tuesday sitting in outrage from reports police is acting violently towards protesters.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 8164

Tensions at Sofia Rally Escalate, Clashes with Police Erupt

Clashes with riot police are reported Tuesday as hundreds of Bulgarian university students are participating in the "occupation" of the building of the country's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2224

Xenophobia Ruins Bulgaria’Reputation–President, PM Joint Statement

‘Pseudo-Nationalism’ destroys society from within, say Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Plamen Oresharksi in a joint statement issued on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgarian MPs Replace Tainted Deputy Speaker with Another Turkish Party Member

Bulgaria's parliament has expectedly elected Aliosman Imamov as deputy speaker to replace a senior politician who ended his political career abruptly last week when he quit party and state posts over tax fraud and money laundering allegations.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1894

Sofia University Occupation to Be Lifted Nov 13

The blockade of Bulgaria's oldest and most prestigious school, Sofia University, is going to be lifted in the morning of November 13.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2013, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgaria's Refugee Spending at BGN 258 M

Bulgaria's refugee spending amounts to over BGN 258 M so far, according to defense Minister Angel Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 19:41 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgaria's Major Trade Unions Set Up Joint Strike Committee

Bulgaria's two major trade unions have decided to set up a joint national strike committee.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1522

Bulgarian Govt Appoints New Customs Agency Head

Pavel Tonev has been appointed Director General of the National Customs Agency by an order of Bulgarian Finance Minister Petar Chobanov.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1426

New Deputy FinMin Appointed in Bulgaria

Kiril Zhelev has been appointed Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Finance by an order of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 931

Bulgarian President Slams Xenophobic Politicians

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev warned that the attempts for inciting hatred to gain political dividends is highly risky for the country.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1051

Bulgarian Nationalists Want 'Idle' Police Chief Axed

Bulgaria's extremist nationalist party Ataka is demanding the immediate resignation of the Chief of First Police Precinct in Sofia, Daniel Pashov, for inactivity during the Sunday protest rally.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1664

Bulgaria's Prosecution Probes Refugee Agency, Migration Directorate

The prosecuting authority has started an inspection at Bulgaria's State Agency for Refugees and the Migration Directorate of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2013, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 928

Bulgaria's Protesting Students Call for Occupation of Parliament

University students have called for the occupation of the Bulgarian Parliament at a protest music concert in front of the nearby St. Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1515

Bulgarian President: Citizens Are Right, Institutions Are Ill

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has backed rallying citizens who have called for a "moral revolution," according to an interview by French newspaper Nouvel Observateur.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 18:26 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgarian Protesters Beseige Socialist Leader, Stage Concert

Part of the anti-cabinet rally in Bulgarian capital Sofia has stopped in front of a Nova TV studio where PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party Sergey Stanishev is to give an interview.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1536

Protesting Bulgarian Students Stage PM's Resignation

Protesters in Bulgarian capital Sofia have staged a performance depicting the resignation of embattled PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3044

Bulgaria's GERB to Boycott Appointment of Deputy Parliament Speaker

Center-right party GERB will boycott the appointment of a successor of Deputy Parliament Speaker Hristo Biserov on Tuesday, according to GERB leader Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgarian Extremists Launch Own Party

Bulgarian extreme nationalists AKA skinheads are establishing Saturday a new party with the name "Nationalist Party of Bulgaria."

Politics » Domestic | November 9, 2013, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3464

Politicians Should Not Be Protected By Bank Secrecy - Bulgaria's DPS

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) may initiate new legislation to oblige banks to share information about Bulgaria’s politicians’ bank accounts.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1606

Bulgarian Nationalists Propose Referendum on Farm Land Sale

Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka party have submitted a petition in Parliament for a national referendum on the sale of agricultural land to foreigners.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1799
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