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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

Bulgarian Ruling MP Admits Dependency on Nationalists

Bulgarian Socialist MP, Anton Kutev, says the current government is a hostage of the ultranationalist Ataka party.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2013, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1105

Bulgaria to Reintroduce Ban on Disclosure of Communist-Era State Security Files of Senior Intelligence Officers

Bulgaria's Dossier Act may be amended so as to prevent the disclosure of records of the collaboration of high-ranking intelligence officers and senior officials of the Defense Information Service of the Defense Ministry with the communist-era secret servi

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2013, Sunday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2093

Bulgaria's GERB Party to Keep Boycotting Sittings of Parliament

The MPs of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) will show up in Parliament but will boycott sittings whenever the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, and nati

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2013, Sunday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgarian Nationalist: Foreign Interests Behind Syrian Influx

As Bulgaria struggles to cope with increasing numbers fleeing the conflict in Syria, a nationalist member of parliament has argued the county has fallen victim to Islamic colonization.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2013, Sunday // 18:53 | Viewed: 5523

No Parliament Crisis in Bulgaria, Speaker Says

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has claimed that the country is not in a parliamentary crisis.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2013, Saturday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgaria's Notorious MP Snubs Constitutional Court - Report

Bulgaria’s notorious media mogul Delyan Peevski has declined to turn up at the Constitutional Court for the hearing over his possible reinstatement as an MP, according to media reports.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Vows Indictment in Fake Ballots Case in 7 Days

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has vowed progress as regards the scandal with the illegally printed ballots discovered ahead of the May 12 early elections, adding that a suspect would be indicted within a week.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian Socialist MP: Changes Are Needed for Parliament to Work

Bulgaria's National Assembly is not working effectively as MPs are incapable of guaranteeing a quorum once again on Friday, according to Yanaki Stoilov, an MP of the Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 14:09 | Viewed: 894

Sofia Owes Almost BGN 500 M to International Banks

Sofia Municipality’s debt consists of seven long-term loans granted by international financial institutions , according to report of the National Audit Office, NAO.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgarian Ultranationalist MP Caught Flipping Off Protesters

Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Desislav Chukolov was allegedly seen flipping off anti-government protesters on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarian Opposition Prepares 2nd No Confidence Motion

Bulgaria’s opposition center-right GERB party plans to table a second no confidence motion against the Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1352

Winter of Huge Discontent Looms in Bulgaria - Economists

Bulgaria is steadily heading to a winter of discontent, nationwide rallies, and political crisis that will topple the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 7649

Ex Bulgarian PM Blasts Socialists over Plan to Ease Smoking Ban

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has blasted Friday plans of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) to lift the full smoking ban in enclosed public places.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1056

Bulgarian Parliament Session Misfires after Quorum Fails

For yet another day, the Bulgarian Parliament failed start work Friday due to lack of quorum.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2013, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 3599

Bulgaria's GERB Party to Boycott New Election Code

Krasimir Tsipov, MP of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) has said the formation opposes the creation of a new Election Code and its members will abstain from voting on the newly drafted bill.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2013, Thursday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1029
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