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Bulgarian Protests Resolute, Attendance Grows

The 20th consecutive day of protests against Bulgaria's Socialist-endorsed government of Plamen Oresharski was one of the largest ones held in the capital Sofia in the last 15 years.

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2013, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2624

Scores of Unqualified State Servants Illegally Hired in Bulgaria

Hundreds of State servants have been appointed in recent years on high, mid and low level positions in the Bulgarian ministries without having the necessary skills.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 2339

Bulgaria's GERB: Protesters Are Terrorizing Borisov

The police have failed to react to the actions of people terrorizing former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, according to GERB MP, Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1860

Bulgarians Petition to Strip Nationalist Chief of Immunity

Citizens have filed a claim with Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Sofia City Prosecutor's Office requesting to lift the immunity of the nationalist party Ataka leader Volen Siderov and to hold him criminally liable.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1606

Bulgaria's Siderov No Longer in Charge of Parliamentary Ethics

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament decided Wednesday to establish a new committee in charge of religion and parliamentary ethics.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1885

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party MP Gives Up Imminuty

Shterio Shterev, MP from the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, has handed in his written agreement to be stripped of his lawmaker's immunity.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 930

Despite Anti-Govt Protests, Snap Elections Would Repeat May 12 Vote – Bulgarian Pollster

According to a survey of the Mediana polling agency, despite the series of ongoing anti-government protests, over 60% of Bulgarians are not seeking new early elections now and they rather want the situation to return to normal.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 13002

Bulgaria's Govt to Discuss Administrative Reform

Thursday's sitting of the Bulgarian government is to focus on administrative reform.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1049

Bulgarians to Occupy Parliament on 20th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

For a sixth morning in a row, Bulgarians will stage a coffee-drinking anti-government protest in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 8343

Thousands of Bulgarians Gather on 19th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

For a 19th day in a row, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sofia, demanding the resignation of Bulgaria's socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 21:11 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria's President Signs Decree on Promulgation of Energy Act Amendments

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has issued a decree for the promulgation of Energy Act amendments adopted by Parliament on June 28.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 2567

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Seeks Official Stance of Chief Prosecutor on his MP Immunity

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has asked Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Interior Minister Tsvetelin Yovchev to come up with an official response regarding the calls for stripping him of his parliamentary immunity.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1177

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: 842

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: 1262

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: 1106

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: 1252

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: 1449

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: 2875

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: 2901

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: 1926

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: 1364
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