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Bulgaria Ex-Ruling Party Gathers at Key Congress

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB are assembling on their third national conference in Sofia Sunday - a meeting expected to be pivotal for the party.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Says Yes to Mother Tongue Campaigning

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has endorsed election campaigning in languages different than Bulgarian – provided that there is an interpreter available.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 8977

Bulgarian Neo-Nazis to Hold March despite Sofia Disapproval

Bulgarian neo-Nazi organizations are to hold their annual march in Sofia on Saturday, despite the municipal authorities’ refusal to permit the event.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 15:07 | Viewed: 10185

Bulgaria Opposition Leader: Wrong to Kick Out Ex-Strongman

It would be wrong for the Bulgaria's former ruling GERB party to depose Tsvetan Tsvetanov from his vice-chairmanship, said party leader and ex-PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian Liberal Party Deplores Plovdiv Mosque Attack

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms has issued a declaration protesting against the recent attack against the main mosque in Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2127

Key Bulgarian Opposition MP Surprisingly Quits Parliament

Bulgarian opposition lawmaker Vladislav Goranov surprisingly resigned as an MP on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2264

Bulgarian Nationalist Outraged by 'Mother Tongue' Debate

The leader of Bulgaria's ultranationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, is demanding that colleague MP, Hussein Hafazov, is stripped of immunity.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 12:40 | Viewed: 8913

Bulgarian Ex-PM Sees Rift in Ruling Coalition

Bulgarian opposition leader Boyko Borisov has suggested that the ruling Socialist-led coalition government is facing a rift over the country’s draft Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1482

'Mother Tongue' Campaigning Debate Fires up Bulgarian MPs

A huge scandal erupted in the Bulgarian Parliament Friday, caused by the rejection of the possibility of election campaigning in native language other than Bulgarian.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 3130

Neo-Nazi Rally Will Take Place In Spite Lack of Municipal Permit

The Lukov March, organized annually in Sofia by neo-Nazi groups will take place, in spite the refusal of the municipality to give a permit.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 10:39 | Viewed: 4437

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission Becomes Standing Body

Bulgarian MPs have approved a proposal to make the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) a standing body in the new Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1248

The Reconstruction of Luvov Most in Sofia Starts Saturday

The reconstruction of the Luvov Most (Lion's Bridge) intersection in Sofia, Bulgaria, starts Saturday and will end in October.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1962

Bulgarian President's Political Consultations Begin with Discord

The month of political consultations of Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, with parties represented in the Parliament failed to start with the sought consensus.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1550

Ex Director of Bulgaria's Customs Agency Accuses MP of VAT Fraud

Former Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has accused Yordan Tsonev, MP from Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), of VAT fraud.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 7505

Bulgarian President Launches Month of Political Consultations

Bulgarian Head of State, Rosen Plevneliev, is launching Thursday the month of political consultations with the parties represented in the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 913

Bulgarian MPs Reject Compulsory Voting

Bulgarian MPs rejected the proposal of center-right party GERB for introducing compulsory voting during the second reading debate of the new Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1592

Socialists from Bulgaria's Montana Collectively Leave Party

After submitting a group resignation last week, the current socialist leadership in Bulgaria's Montana municipality declared it was leaving the party.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2157

EC Refuses to Intervene in Bulgaria-Turkey Traffic Permits Dispute

The European Commission has refused to interfere in the dispute with Turkey over transit traffic permit quotas, according to Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian MPs on Tough Debate of New Election Law

The Bulgarian Parliament has extended its working time till late in the evening as the second reading of the new Election Code is under way in plenary Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1071

Bulgaria's Disgraced Ex Top MP Dodges 'Golden Skunk' Award

Hristo Biserov, former Deputy Speaker of Bulgaria's Parliament, who was charged with money laundering and document fraud, avoided again the unflattering "Golden Skunk" award.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgaria Socialist Leader: Ex Rulers Messed Security

Bulgaria's ex rulers have no right to criticize the Oresharski cabinet's handling of security, given their own poor record in the area, said socialist leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1365
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