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No Staff Cuts at Bulgarian Posts EAD, State Railway Co

Transport Minister Danail Papazov has vowed that there will be no staff cuts at the Bulgarian State Railways  company (BDZ) or the state-owned postal operator Bulgarian Posts EAD.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgaria’s Prosecutors Shrug off Scandalous Top Appointment in Customs

Bulgaria’s prosecutors have surprisingly refused to probe the controversial appointment of the country’s Customs Agency deputy head.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1712

Bulgaria to Spend over BGN 10 M on Accommodating Refugees by end-2013

Citing preliminary estimates that the costs of accommodating incoming refugees by end-2013 will amount to over BGN 10 M, Bulgarian Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has suggested that the country will have to seek help, including humanitarian assistance fro

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgaria Struggles to Accommodate Syrian Refugees – President

Commenting on the situation in Syria, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has admitted that the country is experiencing difficulties with the provision of adequate accommodation facilities for a large group or even wave of refugees.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgarian Govt Appoints New Customs Agency Head

Bulgarian Finance Minister Petar Chobanov has appointed Kiril Zhelev as the new director of the country’s Customs Agency.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1508

Bulgarian Interior Min Says Bracing for Tensions as MPs Set to Return to Work

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister has said he has information that attempts to “escalate tensions” may occur as the country’s embattled lawmakers are to return to work Wednesday after a prolonged summer break.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 863

Bulgarian Ex-PM Joins Twitter after Facebook Misfortune

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) has not given up on social media, as he joined Twitter on Sunday, several days after his Facebook profile was removed.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 09:23 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria Enters Day 81 of Relentless Anti-Govt Protests

Monday marks the 81st straight day of anti-corruption protests demanding the resignation of Bulgaria’s Socialist-led coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2013, Monday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1213

Bulgarian Police Ready to Use Force in Looming Protests - Interior Min

Bulgaria's police is fully prepared to apply adequate force whenever the security of Bulgarian citizens is under threat, stated Bulgarian Deputy-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2013, Sunday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1626

Fresh Poll Gives Slight Edge to Bulgarian Socialists over GERB

The distance between the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and the opposition centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is in the vicinity of 2.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2013, Sunday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1433

Rift Reported between Bulgaria's GERB Strongest Men

Tensions have emerged among the two most prominent figures in the formerly-ruling, now opposition center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2013, Sunday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner's Party to Elect New Leaders in September

Bulgaria for Citizens, the party founded by former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, is to elect its new leadership on September 21, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2013, Saturday // 17:42 | Viewed: 922

Ex Bulgarian President: Left Wing Needs Full Overhaul

Former, two-term Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, is convinced the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, is in dire need of a new leadership.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2013, Saturday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters Rally for Day 78

About 100 Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Friday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2013, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1491

Former Bulgarian Rulers Make New U-Turn on Parliament Boycott

Bulgarian former ruling party GERB will not nominate a vice-speaker of parliament and MPs to chair parliamentary committees, according to an official party press release.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2013, Friday // 19:06 | Viewed: 1055

Ex-Bulgarian MP Hints of Launching New Left-Wing Party

Tatyana Doncheva, a former Bulgarian Socialist Party lawmaker, has hinted of establishing a new left-wing political outfit.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2013, Friday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1131

Bulgaria's Parliament to Get Opposition Deputy Speaker

Tsetska Tsacheva, a key lawmaker of Bulgaria's center-right GERB party, will become Deputy Speaker of the country's Parliament, GERB deputy leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2013, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 925

Bulgarian President Condemns Syrian Chemical Strike

Bulgaria's president has deplored the use of chemical weapons on August 21 in Syria in an official statement in Bulgarian northern town of Shabla.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2013, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 959

Bulgarian Socialists 'Pleased' with Roger Waters Agenda

The Bulgarian Socialist party, BSP, in an unusual move, sent Thursday information to the media about part of the schedule of rock legend Roger Waters.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2013, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2234

Bulgarian Right Wing: Govt Revives Communist Security

Bulgaria's Socialist-led government has appointed as new Chair of the State Agency Archives a person linked to the former Communist State Security, DS.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2013, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1988

Embattled Bulgarian PM 'Embraces' Civil Society

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, told his supporters Thursday he was fully aware of the need to establish work groups to debate current and important issues in the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2013, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1147
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