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Bulgaria's Health Fund Director Rules out Resignation Option

The Director of Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK, Dr. Plamen Tsekov has no intention of resigning.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 840

Fresh Rally against New Governor Staged in Blagoevgrad

Although smaller in size, the protest in front of the District Administration in Bulgaria's southwestern city of Blagoevgrad continued on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1252

200 Bulgarians Gather for 'Morning Coffee' Protest

About 200 Bulgarians have gathered Tuesday morning in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia to protest against the country's Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1105

2nd Round Table on Election Code Overhaul Held in Bulgaria

Over 70% of the texts in the Election Code must be altered and rewritten, according to the Deputy Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Maya Manolova.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgarian Expats Stage Anti-Govt Rally in New York

Over sixty Bulgarians have gathered Monday before the United Nations headquarters in New York City to protest against the situation in their homeland.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgaria Sees Mass Anti-Government Protests for 18th Straight Day

For an 18th consecutive day, protesters gathered in front of the Council of Ministers building and the President's Office in downtown Sofia, as well in other big cities, to demand the resignation of the socialist-led Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 21:22 | Viewed: 2859

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: Staging Roadblocks Equals Terrorism

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, has called for Penal Code amendments defining roadblocks as a serious crime.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2894

Bulgarian Expats Join Homeland's Anti-Govt Protests

Bulgarians living abroad continue to stage anti-government protest rallies in support of the ones in the homeland, lasting for over two weeks now.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1919

Stanishev: Threatened Cartels Stir Bulgarian Anti-Govt Rallies

The Socialist-endorsed government has already harmed interests of oligarchs and cartels and the amount is going to reach BGN 1 B a year, according to the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgarians Start New Week with Fresh 'Coffee' Protests

Several hundred Bulgarians have gathered Monday morning in front of the Council of Ministries building in downtown Sofia to protest against the country's Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1258

Varna Mayoral Vote to Be Decided in Runoff

Hristo Bozov is leading by a narrow margin of 3% in the early mayoral elections in Bulgaria's third-largest city of Varna, on the Black Sea coast.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2013, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1590

Anti-Govt Protesters in Sofia Undeterred by Torrential Rain

Despite the torrential rain, anti-government protesters are gathering in front of the Council of Ministers building in Sofia for the 17th day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 19:37 | Viewed: 1608

Bulgaria's Customs Agency Head to Leave Office Next Week - Report

Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov will reportedly be removed from the post by the end of the week.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 19:03 | Viewed: 3860

Mayoral Race in Bulgaria's Varna Registers Record Low Turnout

The mayoral elections in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna are taking place amid a record low turnout.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgaria's Embattled Govt Supporters Stage Fourth Rally

Scores of citizens staged on Sunday a fourth rally to show support with the embattled cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1436

Bulgaria's PM Calls for End to Hunger Strike, but In Vain

Edvin Sugarev, poet, intellectual and former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party, refuses to end his hunger strike against the socialist-led government even after the personal request by the prime minister.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1294

Bulgaria's Shaky Govt Defy Calls to Resign

Bulgaria’s embattled Socialist-backed government has denied rampant speculations that it is considering resignation amid mass protests.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 11:34 | Viewed: 7011

Bulgaria's Restive Varna Votes for Mayor, 9 Runners in Race

The citizens of Bulgaria's third-largest city of Varna, on the Black Sea coast, are going to the polls on Sunday to elect a new mayor.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2013, Sunday // 08:45 | Viewed: 4784

Ex Bulgarian Top Cop Lashes Out against 'Armed' Nationalist

Former Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov has reacted strongly to reports that nationalist Ataka leader Volen Siderov has entered Parliament with a hand gun on him.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2013, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2093

Weak 'Counter-Protest' Assembles in Support of Bulgaria's Cabinet

Scores of citizens have rallied in front of the National Palace of Culture in Bulgaria's capital Sofia to show support with the embattled cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2013, Saturday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria's Restive Varna to Vote for Mayor

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

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2013, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1883
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