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Sofia Protesters to Stage 'Jogging' Demonstration

Bulgarians plan to stage a fresh rally in the capital Sofia Saturday to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 37th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2013, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgarians Mark Day 36 of Anti-Govt Protest

Thousands of Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 36th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1193

Finance Crimes Main Task of New 'Bulgarian FBI' Head - PM

Bulgarian State Agency for National Security's new director must invest his most concerted efforts to curb financial crime in the country, stated Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 925

New Bulgarian Security Head Frowns on Snooping

Bulgaria's special services should not be used to pressure citizens by snooping on them, stated Vladimir Pisanchev, the newly elected director of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1018

'Infamous Spy' Elected for Head of Bulgarian 'FBI'

Bulgaria’s parliament elected on Friday Vladimir Pisanchev for new director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS, after surprisingly postponing the decision a day earlier.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2450

Another Notorious, Scandalous MP Swears in at Bulgaria’s Parliament

A notorious Roma clan boss replaced on Friday Emil Ivanov, who was released from his MP duties in order for him to assume the post of Regional Governor of Sofia, a highly controversial election, which triggered fresh protests.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2727

Bulgarian MPs to Vote on 'FBI' New Head

Bulgaria’s parliament will put to the vote on Friday the election of a new director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS, after surprisingly postponing the decision a day earlier.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2013, Friday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1166

Bulgarians Stage Fresh Massive Anti-Government Rally

Thousands of Bulgarians have taken to the streets of the capital Sofia to demand the resignation of the country’s government for a 35th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1553

Key Center-Right MP to Quit Bulgarian Parliament

Iskra Fidosova, a key lawmaker from Bulgaria’s opposition center-right GERB party, had decided to leave Parliament and quit her membership in the party’s executive committee.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgaria's Vice President Urges GERB Party to Return to Parliament

Vice President Margarita Popova has urged the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, to return to the Parliament, stressing that a rift is the last thing the country needs at the moment.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1251

Condition of Dissident Bulgarian Poet Improves after End of Hunger Strike

The condition of Edvin Sugarev, the Bulgarian poet who was on an anti-government hunger strike for 22 days, has been gradually stabilizing, his wife, Maria Arsenieva, has told the Bulgarian National Radio.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1091

Sofia Mayor Refuses to Ban Mass Anti-Govt Protests

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has refused to abolish the ongoing peaceful anti-government rallies in the Bulgarian capital, despite calls made by the ruling Socialists.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1113

Tensions in Sofia Escalate, Protesters 'Fire' Tomatoes at MPs

The blockade of downtown Sofia staged by the anti-government rally is growing Thursday and tensions are escalating.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgarian MPs Vow to Reduce Party Subsidies in 2014

Bulgarian MPs kept the existing mechanism for distributing state subsidies among political parties, agreeing that a change could be introduced at the beginning of 2014, depending on the condition of the state budget.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1062

Infamous 'Spy' Nominated to Head Bulgarian 'FBI'

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, has chosen Vladimir Pisanchev as his nomination for director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgarian Protesters 'Occupy' Downtown Sofia

The anti-government rally has led Thursday morning to a blockade of downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1418

Bulgarian MPs Surprisingly Scrap 'FBI' Head Vote

The Bulgarian Parliament surprisingly postponed Thursday the election of a new director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1055

Protest Activists Call for 'White' Revolution in Bulgaria

Bulgarians are staging once again Thursday the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2013, Thursday // 09:10 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria’s Former Rulers to Move No-Confidence Vote against Govt

Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right party GERB is about to table a no-confidence motion against the embattled Socialist-backed government, it was announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2013, Wednesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1298

Famous Bulgarian Poet Forced to End Hunger Strike by Family, Poor Health

Edvin Sugarev, a prominent Bulgarian poet, who has been on a hunger strike against the country’s Socialist-led government for twenty two days, will be delivered nutrition directly into the bloodstream on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2013, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 8260

Bulgaria's GERB Party Demands Snap Elections Date to Return to Parliament

Veselin Vuchkov, MP from the former ruling center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, and ex-Deputy Interior Minister, has reiterated the plans of the formation to not attend parliament sittings unless they concern Election Co

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2013, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1067
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