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Support for May 2014 Elections Grows in Bulgaria

Bulgarian experts have joined calls for holding early general elections in May 2014, when the country will vote for members of European parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria Moves to Scrap 'Unruly' State-Owned Pollster

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has reiterated that the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NCIOM) has to be closed.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1600

Bulgarian Jews in Israel Back Bulgaria Anti-Govt Protests

Bulgarian Jews in Israel have expressed their support for the ongoing anti-government protesters in Bulgaria, demanding the resignation of the Socialist-led cabinet of Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1788

Adamant Bulgarians to Stage Rally in front of Govt's Seaside Residence

Bulgarians are expected to stage a rally in front of the Euxinograd government residence near the Black Sea city of Varna on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2013, Monday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's President Gives Up Summer Break

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not have a summer holiday this year as his work schedule for August is full.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1470

Sofia Mayor: Peaceful Rallies Are My Top Priority

Keeping peace and avoiding violence during the protest rallies is the top priority of Sofia Mayor, Yordanka Fandakova, according to her own words.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian Ombudsman: Election Code 'Vows' Are Deceitful

Bulgarian National Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev says nearly two-months of relentless anti-government protests show the country is in political crisis.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1287

Parliamentary Polling Service to Be Axed in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NCIOM) will be closed, according to the Speaker of the Parliament, Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Rally Begins to Subside on Day 51

Hundreds of Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Saturday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 51st day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2013, Sunday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1968

New Macedonian Opposition Leader Wants More Dialogue with Bulgaria

Macedonia's opposition Social Democratic Union new leader Zoran Zaev has expressed his desire to see a more open attitude of its country towards neighboring Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | August 3, 2013, Saturday // 18:37 | Viewed: 3382

Bulgarians March against Govt for 50th Straight Evening

Hundreds of Bulgarians have gathered at the Nezavisimost square in the capital Sofia to protest against the country’s government for a 50th evening in a row.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Worried by Political Turmoil

Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Neofit has described the current situation in Bulgaria as worrying, assuring he prays for God’s mercy.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 20:24 | Viewed: 2519

Bulgarian President Vows Justice after Deadly Coal Mine Collapse

Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev has assured that the officials responsible for the tragic incident in the collapsed Oranovo coal mine in Southwestern Bulgaria, will be brought to justice.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 19:35 | Viewed: 7281

Bulgaria Names 5th Deputy Economy Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has appointed Yunal Tasim as Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 18:48 | Viewed: 7942

Bulgarian MPs Enter 32-Day Summer Break amid Protests

Bulgaria’s lawmakers held their last sitting before their prolonged summer break on Friday, as several dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Parliament to “see them off.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1329

Bulgaria's Parliament Overrides Presidential Veto on Special Surveillance Devices Act

Bulgarian MPs voted to override the presidential veto over amendments to the Special Surveillance Devices Act.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1349

Ex Bulgaria PM: Govt Must Resign for Sake of Democracy

Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has said that the only democratic means to oust a government is the submission of a collective resignation.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1237

Majority of Bulgarians Support Snap Elections – Poll

The majority of Bulgarians believe the Socialist-endorsed Cabinet of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, should resign ahead of its term, while 21% are of the opposite opinion.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 10:54 | Viewed: 14950

Amnesty International Demands Probe of Police Brutality during Sofia Protest

International human rights NGO Amnesty International has sent a letter to Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev, insisting that an in-depth investigation be made into allegations of excessive use of police force against anti-government protesters i

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgaria Sees 50th Day of Anti-Govt Protests, MPs Go on Holiday

Friday is the 50th day of anti-government protests in Bulgaria and Parliament's last work day before the summer recess.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2013, Friday // 08:53 | Viewed: 1254

No Summer Recess for Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee on Election Code Bill

Socialist MP and Deputy Parliament Chair Maya Manolova has assured that the ad-hoc committee tasked with drafting a new Election Code will work during the summer recess from August 5 to August 31.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2013, Thursday // 18:43 | Viewed: 2003
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