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Bulgarian Police to Investigate Blockade of PM's Motorcade

Bulgarian police authorities have announced they are to launch an investigation into the protesters who blocked Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski’s motorcade in Sofia last week.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1418

Bulgarian Socialist Chief Lauds Govt's Tolerance

Media and journalists are abusing the tolerance of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, to launder their guilty consciousness, according to the country's Socialist leader.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 15:17 | Viewed: 7233

Bulgarian Trade Unions Warn of Strikes and Protests

Up to 15 000 people may go on strikes and protests as a result of the Bulgarian government’s plans to lay off 40 000 state servants, says the head of the trade unions.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgarian Cabinet Braces for 2nd No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian Parliament will debate the second no-confidence vote against PM Plamen Oresharski's cabinet on Wednesday, with voting scheduled for Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2013, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1047

Christmas Bonuses for Pensioners Depend on Budget Implementation

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski says pensioners will receive bonuses for Christmas, only if the implementaion of the budget looks good.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2013, Sunday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgarian Ex-PM Warns of High Concentration of Refugees in Sofia

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated that some 70% of the refugees that have entered Bulgaria have been accommodated in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | October 12, 2013, Saturday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1722

New Judge Appointed in Bulgaria's Ex-Interior Minister Trial

The Sofia City Court has appointed a new judge for the high-profile trial of Bulgaria's ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2013, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 909

Bulgarian MPs Axe Chair of Conflict of Interest Watchdog on 3rd Try

Bulgarian lawmakers finally managed Friday to release Filip Zlatanov from the post of Chair of the Commission on Prevention and Ascertainment of Conflict of Interest (CPACI).

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2013, Friday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1743

Bulgarian PM Unfazed by Relentless Anti-Govt Protests

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, says he feels wonderfully and is in a great mood, despite being persistently booed by antigovernment protesters.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 21:05 | Viewed: 1589

Bulgarian MPs Scrap Hearing on Extremist's 'Flip Off'

The parliamentary ethics and religion committee has rejected a hearing on Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Desislav Chukolov allegedly flipping off anti-government protesters last Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1227

Riot Police Help Bulgarian PM to Attend Scheduled Event

Two police cordons awaited Thursday Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski at the entrance of hotel "Sheraton" in Sofia to protect him from a disgruntled crowd.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 1608

Dozens Nabbed after Two Nights of Bulgaria Anti-Govt Protests

Six people have been detained on Wednesday evening, the second night of violent clashes between police and protestors against the government.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1989

Bulgarian Parliament Passes Public Procurement Amendments

Bulgaria's Parliament passed changes to the Public Procurement Act, targeted at making the bidding process more transparent.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1475

Head Judge Withdraws in Bulgarian Ex-Interior Minister Trial

The high-profile "obstruction of justice" trial against Bulgaria's ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov failed to start after the presiding judge withdrew from the case.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgarian Opposition Submits New No-Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's opposition GERB party submitted a no-confidence motion against the government's regional development and investment policies.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 10643

Bulgarian Ex-Interior Minister Appears in Court

Bulgaria's Ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov arrived at the Sofia City Court on Thursday morning with two lawyers, ahead of the high-profile trial against him.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 10:43 | Viewed: 1327

Bulgaria Starts Trial Against Ex-Interior Minister

The high-profile “obstruction of justice” trial against Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov starts on Thursday, but it may be held behind closed doors.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2013, Thursday // 07:14 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgarian Nationalist Vows to Probe Ex PM in 'Misho the Beer' Case

Bulgaria's parliamentary committee for conflict of interests will probe former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in the notorious "Misho the Beer" case.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2176

Bulgaria’s Socialist Party Ahead of GERB - Poll

Bulgarian Socialist Party would win the elections for Parliament , if they were to be held now, a recent poll of Institute of Modern Politics, an independent think-thank shows.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria's Newest Politician Reveals His Visions

Former Bulgarian journalist and current aspiring politican Nikolay Barekov, revealed on Wednesday the political views and goals of his new project "Bulgaria without Censorship".

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 11688

Bulgarian MPs Discuss Closing Border over Refugee Influx

Bulgaria’s Parliament started discussing on Wednesday whether the country’s border with Turkey and Greece should be closed for asylum seekers.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2013, Wednesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1902
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