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Bulgaria Reports Decrease in Complaints at European Human Rights Court

There has been a reduction in the number of complaints against Bulgaria at the European Human Rights Court (ECtHR), according to reports of the Justice Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgarian Socialists Withdraw Confidence from Allies of ABV Movement

The Sofia-city unit of the Bulgarian Socialist Party has stated that it withdraws political confidence from members supporting the ABV Movement of ex-President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgarian Socialists to Decide Fate of 'Renegade' Ex-President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is expected to decide Saturday on whether to expel former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgarian Banker Vassilev Claims to Contribute 10% of National GDP

Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vassilev's companies contribute more that 10% of the country's GDP, according to Vassilev's own assessment.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgaria PM Says President's Referendum Idea Too Vague

Bulgaria’s ruling left-leaning coalition has once again attacked President Rosen Plevneliev over his suggestions for major changes to the country’s voting rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Cabinet Confident in Socialist Party Support

Reports that leading figures of the Bulgarian Socialist Party are growing critical of the cabinet are unfounded, stated Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian Supreme Court Rejects Mobile Traffic Cameras as Evidence

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that evidence gathered with mobile traffic cameras contradicts the Traffic Law.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1401

Sofia Parking Wardens Clamp MPs' Vehicles, Cause Bustle in Parliament

Bulgaria's Parliament briefly broke off its session on Thursday after several MPs got texts that their cars were clamped for parking violations.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 2143

Bulgarian Rightists Back President's Call for Changing Voting Rules

Bulgaria’s right-wing opposition Reformist Bloc has expressed support for President Rosen Plevneliev’s call for a referendum on new election rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgarian Liberals Reject President's Call for New Voting Rules

Bulgaria’s liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party has expectedly rejected President Rosen Plevneliev’s call for a referendum on new election rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarian VP Displeased with President's Referendum Initiative

Bulgaria's Vice-President Margarita Popova has expressed disagreement with a national referendum proposal by President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2334

Stanishev Blasts Bulgarian President's Call for New Voting Rules

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has strongly criticized the amendments to the country’s election code proposed by President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarian Ex Ruling Party Backs Election Referendum

Former Bulgarian ruling party, center right GERB approves of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's proposal for a national referendum on the voting system in the country.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1870

Bulgarian Rulers Say 'No' to Electronic Voting

Bulgaria’s ruling Socialist Party has firmly opposed President Rosen Plevneliev’s proposal for major changes to the country’s election legislation.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgarian Foreign Min Slams President's Call for New Election Rules

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has strongly criticized President Rosen Plevneliev’s proposal for a nationwide referendum on the country’s election rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 09:51 | Viewed: 823

Bulgarian President Calls for Referendum on Voting Rules

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has called for a nationwide referendum that may bring about major changer to the country’s election rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2081

Bulgaria’s Socialist Leader Unfazed by No-Confidence Motion

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Sergei Stanishev is not worried by the opposition's no-confidence vote in the area of national security.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 1184

Anti-Gay Amendment Discussed in Bulgaria's Parliament

A controversial anti-gay amendment to the Penal Code was unexpectedly discussed in Bulgaria's Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 3844

Ex-Bulgarian President Accuses Own Party of Witch-Hunt

Bulgaria's former two-term President and former socialist leader, Georgi Parvanov, accused his own party of witch-hunting and being shaken by fear.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgarian President Vetoes Medications Act

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev issued Wednesday a veto on the Medications for Human Use Act.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgarian Opposition Prepares No-Confidence Vote on National Security

Bulgaria's opposition center-right GERB party is preparing to submit a no-confidence vote against the government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1059
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