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Controversial Bulgarian TV Host Turns Politician

Controversial Bulgarian TV7 director and host Nikolay Barekov is officially entering politics Wednesday with the launch of his campaign.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 6229

Bulgarian Cabinet Gets Unprecedented Low Support - Poll

Popular support for Bulgaria's new Socialist Party led cabinet has drastically gone down during the first 100 days of its term, according to a new opinion poll.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Three-Way Council Discusses Taxes, Labor Code Changes

Bulgaria's National Council for Tripartite Cooperation holds a sitting Tuesday under the chairpersonship of Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 938

Bulgarian Vice President Backs Embattled Govt

Bulgaria's Vice President Margarita Popova has voiced firm opposition to calls for the resignation of the Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1081

Day 88: Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters Stage Mock Communist Parade

Bulgarian protesters staged Monday evening a mock "Communist parade" ridiculing the current Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2013, Tuesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 2283

Bulgarian MPs to Raise Funds for Syrian Refugees

Bulgarian MP Smiliana Nitova has launched a campaign for raising donations to aid the Syrian refugees coming to the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1230

Refugees Go on Hunger Strike at Bulgaria Detention Center

Fifty refugees, accommodated at the notorious Busmantsi detention facility near Sofia, have declared a hunger strike in protest against the ban to leave its premises.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 18:37 | Viewed: 3437

Syria Influx Prompts S Bulgaria to Beef Up Prosecutors

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has requested information about the workload of regional prosecutors in Svilengrad and Elhovo in connection with the increasing numbers of people entering Bulgaria illegally due to the Syrian conflict.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1194

Plovdiv Airport Director Dismissed by Bulgaria's Transport Minister

Bulgarian Transport Minister Danail Papazov has dismissed Plovdiv Airport head Doychin Angelov.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgarian Socialists Here to Stay at least until May 2014

The earliest possible general elections in Bulgaria might happen after the elections for European Parliament in May 2014, according to the Speaker of the Parliament, Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 939

Bulgaria’s Ex-Tsar: Criticizing Is Easy, Ruling Is Hard

Former Bulgarian Tsar and Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg (2001-2005) has wished “long live” to the government of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 948

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters to Stage Mock Communist Parade

Bulgarian protesters are going to stage Monday evening a mock "Communist parade" ridiculing the current Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 09:38 | Viewed: 3475

Divided Bulgaria Marks Communist Takeover Anniversary

The emblematic date of September 9, considered both the date of Bulgaria's anti-fascist uprising in 1944, and the beginning of the Communist regime, will be marked once again in polar ways.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2013, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 2886

GERB Strongmen Are Protest's New Leaders - Bulgarian Socialist Chief

Former ruling party GERB leader Boyko Borisov and vice-chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov have emerged as the new leaders of anti-cabinet protests in Bulgaria, argued Bulgarian Socialist Party chair Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2013, Sunday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1053

Bulgaria's 86th Anti-Govt Rally Bows to Murdered Dissident Writer

About 300 Bulgarians took once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Saturday evening to demand the resignation of the country's Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2013, Sunday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1048

Socialist Leader: Bulgaria to Boost Economic Ties, Joint Projects with Russia

Sergei Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has said that the government has an ambition to reinvigorate economic relations and projects with Russia.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2013, Saturday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2113

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Refutes Accusations of Administrative Purge

A total of 350 employees of the Interior Ministry were dismissed during the first 100 days in office of Bulgaria's current socialist-led coalition government, according to Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2013, Saturday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgaria's ex-PM: No-Confidence Motion Initiated by GERB Doomed to Fail

Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has suggested that a no-confidence motion against the current socialist-led coalition government initiated by GERB is doomed to fail.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2013, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1086

Anti-Govt Rally Staged at Bulgaria's Unification Day Ceremony

The solemn military roll call and fireworks in Bulgaria second largest city of Plovdiv to mark Unification Day was held parallel with an anti-government rally.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2013, Saturday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1142

Bulgaria's GERB Admits Shipping Busloads of Supporters to Sofia Rally

Bulgaria’s opposition center right GERB party has admitted organizing the transport of buses full of supporters to a major anti-government rally in the capital Sofia earlier this week.

Politics » Domestic | September 6, 2013, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1283

Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protesters Rally for Day 84

About 1 00o Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Thursday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government.

Politics » Domestic | September 6, 2013, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1475
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