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Bulgarian MPs to Elect New Health Insurance Fund Head

Bulgaria’s parliamentary health committee is to elect on Tuesday a new director of the National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2013, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 913

Thousands Join Fresh Anti-Govt Protest in Sofia

Thousands of Bulgarians took to the streets in the capital Sofia on Monday to protest against the country’s Socialist-led government for a 25th consecutive day.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4062

Bulgarian Socialists Rule Out Impeachment of President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has refused to back the demands of its coalition partner, the ultranationalist Ataka, to seek the impeachment of President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2274

Runner-Up to Contest Results of Mayoral Run-Off in Bulgaria's Varna

Hristo Bozov, who came in second in Sunday's runoff election for Mayor of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna, vowed on Monday to contest the elections result.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1485

Bulgarian Ex-PM Says His Party Won't Fall Apart

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) has declared that his center-right GERB party would never fall apart.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1385

24th Anti-Govt Rally in Sofia attended by over 30 000

For the 24th consecutive day, thousands of Bulgarians assembled outside the Council of Ministers building in Sofia on Sunday evening to protest against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1682

Bulgaria Govt Supporters Seek Presidential Impeachment

Scores of Bulgarians, rallying daily in support of the embattled Socialist-backed cabinet, have joined calls for impeachment of the president.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2013, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1978

Afternoon Voter Turnout in Run-Off Election for Varna Mayor at 18.7%

Voter turnout in the run-off election for Mayor of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna reached 18.7% by 5.30 pm on Sunday, meaning that a total of 54 498 had gone to the polls.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 19:37 | Viewed: 1510

Varna Municipal Councilor Suspected of Vote-Buying Released from Custody

Yanko Stanev, municipal councilor in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, who was arrested Saturday on suspicion of vote-buying ahead of the July 7 run-off election for Varna Mayor, has been released from custody.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1406

Bulgaria's Ex PM: Good Luck to GERB Party Renegades

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and leader of the center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), has wished good luck to the GERB members planning to leave the party.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1536

5 Members of Bulgaria's GERB to Set Up New Party

Five members of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) have issued a media statement saying that they are taking steps to terminate their party membership and to establish a new political project.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1451

District Governor of Bulgaria's Varna Resigns

Kosta Bazitov, District Governor of Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna, has filed his resignation.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgarian Trade Union Calls for Grand Assembly, Threatens National Strikes

One of the two biggest trade unions in Bulgaria has urged the president to convene a Grand National Assembly in reaction to the escalating tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2662

Nationalists, Cronyism Turn Bulgaria into EU Bad Apple - Protesters

The arrogance of the nationalist party, combined with the corruption and cronyism in government have turned Bulgaria into the bad apple of the European bloc, an active protester and journalist says.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2077

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court Urged to Solve Political Deadlock

A ruling of the Constitutional Court may put an end to the political turmoil the country has been in for months, an analyst has argued.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1472

Bulgaria's Protests - Day 24

For the twenty-fourth day in a row, thousands of protesters are to take to the streets in Sofia on Sunday evening, demanding the resignation of Bulgaria's socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2013, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 13956

Marginalized Bulgarian Rightists Elect New Leader

Bozhidar Lukarski has been elected chair of rightist Bulgarian party Union of Democratic Forces Sunday following the resignation of leader Emil Kabaivanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2013, Saturday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1652

Female Bulgarian Nationalist MPs Follow Leader's Example, Fight Journalists

Recordings have surfaced of a new physical face off between MPs from controversial Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka and journalists trying to inteview them.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2013, Saturday // 17:42 | Viewed: 2108

Ethnic Turks in Bulgaria Need New Rightist Party - Bulturk

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish citizens need a new political party alternative to the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2013, Saturday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2005

Bulgarian Protesters Request President's Resignation

Scores of Bulgarians have assembled in a pro-government rally in front of the National Palace of Culture in capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2013, Saturday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1919

Bulgaria's Varna to Choose Mayor

Saturday is the so-called "day of reflection" ahead of Sunday's runoff at mayor elections in Bulgaria's third-largest city, Varna.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2013, Saturday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1338
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