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Bulgarian Opposition Submits New No-Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's opposition GERB party submitted a no-confidence motion against the government's regional development and investment policies.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 10628

Bulgarian Ex-Interior Minister Appears in Court

Bulgaria's Ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov arrived at the Sofia City Court on Thursday morning with two lawyers, ahead of the high-profile trial against him.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria Starts Trial Against Ex-Interior Minister

The high-profile “obstruction of justice” trial against Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov starts on Thursday, but it may be held behind closed doors.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 07:14 | Viewed: 1099

Bulgarian Nationalist Vows to Probe Ex PM in 'Misho the Beer' Case

Bulgaria's parliamentary committee for conflict of interests will probe former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in the notorious "Misho the Beer" case.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2160

Bulgaria’s Socialist Party Ahead of GERB - Poll

Bulgarian Socialist Party would win the elections for Parliament , if they were to be held now, a recent poll of Institute of Modern Politics, an independent think-thank shows.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Newest Politician Reveals His Visions

Former Bulgarian journalist and current aspiring politican Nikolay Barekov, revealed on Wednesday the political views and goals of his new project "Bulgaria without Censorship".

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 11670

Bulgarian MPs Discuss Closing Border over Refugee Influx

Bulgaria’s Parliament started discussing on Wednesday whether the country’s border with Turkey and Greece should be closed for asylum seekers.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1881

Notorious Bulgarian MP Fails to Show Up for Work after Reinstatement

Controversial Bulgarian lawmaker Delyan Peevski failed to attend the Parliament’s sitting on Wednesday, a day after the Constitutional Court reinstated him.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1160

Bulgarians Stage Fresh Anti-Govt Rally in Wake of Tensions

Bulgarian anti-government protesters gathered for a new rally outside the Parliament in Sofia early on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 1300

6 Arrested as Bulgaria Anti-Govt Protest Turns Violent

Six people have been detained as violent clashes between protestors and police erupted in Sofia on Tuesday evening at an anti-government rally.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 21:24 | Viewed: 2848

Anti-Govt Protesters Block PM's Motorcade in Downtown Sofia

Anti-government protesters tried to block the Prime Minister's motorcade in downtown Sofia on Tuesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1804

Clashes between Protestors, Police Erupt in Sofia

Violent clashes between protestors and police erupted in Sofia on Tuesday evening at an anti-government rally.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1665

Notorious Bulgarian Media Tycoon Keeps MP Post

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court officially decided to allow Delyan Peevski to return to Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 2298

Notorious Bulgarian Media Tycoon Keeps MP Post - Report

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has reportedly allowed Delyan Peevski to return to Parliament after his shocking election as head of the national security agency backfired.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Set to Rule on Fate of Notorious MP

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court is to decide whether an MP will be allowed to return to Parliament after his shocking election as head of the national security agency backfired.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2013, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Denies Allegations of Mulling No-Confidence Vote

Nationalist party Ataka has not adopted a decision to demand a no-confidence motion against Bulgaria's socialist-led government, according to Stanislav Stanilov, MP of the formation.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1066

Trial Against Bulgaria's Ex-Interior Minister May Be Classified

The high-profile “obstruction of justice” trial against Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov may be held behind closed doors.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1021

Head of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad Released at Own Request

The head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Rosen Ivanov, was relieved of his duties at his own request on Monday, according to the government's press office.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1260

Bulgarian MPs Propose Keeping New Drivers Off Highways

The Bulgarian government is drafting an amendment on the Road Traffic Law, which would forbid beginner drivers to take highways.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarian Trade Union Demands Non-Taxable Monthly Income of BGN 340

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) has called for increases in the minimum wage, public sector salaries, and the social security burden.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1637

Labor Minister: Bulgaria Will Not Introduce Non-Taxable Income

Bulgaria will not introduce a non-taxable minimum income or increase social security contributions increase, according to Hasan Ademov, Minister of Labor and Social Policy.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1073
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