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Scores of Stock Breeders Rally against Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry

About 30 members of the National Association of Stock Breeders protested on Wednesday at noon in front of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1402

Bulgarian NGOs Boycott Talks with Parliament

14 leading Bulgarian NGOs have refused to discuss a reform of Bulgaria's Election Code with MPs, joining growing calls for a resignation pledge of Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 962

Bulgaria's Trade Unions to Support Govt Until New Election Code is Adopted

Representatives of Bulgarian trade unions have suggested that the current government should remain in office until a new Election Code is adopted, cautioning about mass strikes in the metallurgy  and "ticking bombs" in the manufacturing sector.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1292

New Snap Polls Loom Large in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is also bracing up for new early elections in September amid fears the opposition will continue to hamper the work of parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1448

Bulgarian Righists, Liberals Issue 4 Steps to Exit Political Crisis

A number of important out of parliament rightist and centrist Bulgarian parties have united calling the swift resignation of cabinet, the drafting of new election rules and the calling of new snap elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1211

Bulgaria Socialists: New Snap Polls if Nationalists Boycott Parliament

Sergei Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has suggested that a potential refusal of nationalist party Ataka to participate in the work of Parliament will lead to new snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgaria's Socialists Call Urgent Meeting after Canceled Parliament Sitting

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has called an emergency meting over the increasingly complex political situation in the country amid ongoing anti-government protests.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 949

Bulgaria's Parliament Not Working, That's a Problem - PM

Amid ongoing protests, Bulgaria’s prime minister has warned of the risk of a prolonged period of political instability.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgaria's Rightist Goes on Hunger Strike, Wants Govt Out

Edvin Sugarev, poet, intellectual and former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party, is going on a hunger strike against the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgarian Socialist MP Accuses GERB Party of Obstructing Election Code Changes

Socialist MP Maya Manolova said Wednesday that the only party interested in obstructing Election Code amendments was center-right party GERB because they had drafted the legislation and were willing to take advantage of it once again.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 43264

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Protesters Have Every Reason to Protest

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said protesters have every reasons to protest, adding that the government is closely following their demands.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 912

Bulgarian Socialist MP Booed by Anti-Govt Protesters

A crowd of anti-government protesters booed socialist MP Maya Manolova as she went out of the Parliament building tried to engage in conversation with them.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 9536

Bulgarian Stock Breeders to Stage Protest over Govt Inaction

Bulgarian stock breeders will stage a protest over the uncertain future of the sector on Wednesday at noon in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1110

Protests Chant 'Mafia", "Resign" in front of Parliament Building in Sofia

Around 1000protesters have gathered at the rear door of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia to demand the resignation of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 13999

Bulgarian MPs, NGOs, to Discuss Election Code Amendments

Against the backdrop of unceasing protests, Bulgaria's parliamentary committee on cooperation with civil organizations and movements will hold a public discussion of changes to election rules during its Wednesday sitting.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 652

Bulgarians Gather for 12th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

Thousands of Bulgarians took to the streets of the capital Sofia Tuesday evening for a 12th consecutive day of protests against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgaria's Ex Rulers to Seek Early Elections in September

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has stated that early general elections in September would be the best scenario for the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria's Oresharski Announces 3rd Deputy PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshrski has announced the nomination of a third deputy PM, who will be in charge of economy and investments in the Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2083

Mafia in Bulgaria Has Become Plain To See – Judges' Association Spokesperson

Neli Kutskova, judge at the Sofia Appellate Court and Spokesperson for the Bulgarian Judges' Association, BJA, has argued that the intermingling of state institutions and organized crime has become patent and the country has a fa?ade democracy to show to

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgaria's Ombudsman to Act as Guarantor in Talks between Govt, Protesters

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has accepted an invitation to be a guarantor in a potential dialogue between protesters and state institutions.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1433

Female Banker to Be Appointed Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister – Report

A female banker from Sofia is tipped to become the third Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1241
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