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Protesters Bring Roosters to Wake up Ex Bulgarian PM

Scores of Bulgarians are protesting once again Tuesday near the home of former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in the Sofia suburb of Bankya.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1155

Bulgarians Hold Fresh Coffee-Drinking Rally near Parliament

Bulgarians are protesting once again Tuesday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1186

Hearings for 'FBI' Head Held in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's parliamentary committee for control of security agencies is holding Tuesday a hearing of the two candidates for the post of director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgarian Govt with Record-low Rating – Poll

The Socialist-endorsed government of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, has started its term with 32% approval and the record-high 59% disapproval.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2013, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgarians Gather for 32nd Evening of Mass Anti-Govt Rallies

Thousands of Bulgarians have gathered at Nezavisimost (Independence) square in downtown Sofia to protest against the government’s ties with oligarchy for a 32nd day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1423

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Refuses to End Anti-Govt Hunger Strike

Edvin Sugarev, a Bulgarian poet and former lawmaker, has once again refused to end his hunger strike against the country’s embattled socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Rejects Scenario of 2nd Govt under Current Parliament

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, has not discussed options for forming a second government within the term in office of the 42nd National Assembly, according to DPS leader Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgaria's Nationalist Party Ataka Complains of Insulting Statement of SKAT TV Owner

MPs of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka have submitted 23 individual claims against Valeri Simeonov, Co-Chair of the nationalist party National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria (NFSB) and owner of the SKAT TV channel, over his statement that Ataka sup

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgarian President Calls for Dialogue amid Division

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on all political parties to engage in dialogue, although remaining skeptical whether this can be achieved soon.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's New Investment Planning Ministry Picks Priority Projects

Ivan Danov, Bulgaria's  Minister of Investment Planning, has said that a number of large-scale construction projects, which are to be managed by the Investment Planning Ministry, are currently being prepared.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1411

60% of Bulgarians Demand Government's Resignation - Poll

Some 60% of Bulgarians back the mass anti-government protests in the country, according to a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1106

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria Can Complete 7 Highway Projects by 2020

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said that a target of seven completed highway projects by 2020 is achievable for the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2292

Sofia Mayor Gives Support to Anti-Government Rallies

Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova stated she has no intentions whatsoever to stop or limit massive anti-government protests in the Bulgarian capital.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 14:44 | Viewed: 783

Poll Gives Lead to Bulgaria's Center-Right Opposition amid Mass Protests

Some 22-23% of Bulgarians would vote for the opposition center-right GERB party of former PM Boyko Borisov if elections were to be held now, according to a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 878

Bulgarian Protesters to Pay Homage to Natl Radio, German Envoy

Protesting Bulgarians, who Monday will go on their 32nd consecutive anti-government rally in Sofia, plan to reroute their march to show their respect for the Bulgarian National Radio and Germany's diplomatic mission.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgarians Abroad Join Famous Hunger Striker Back Home

Bulgarians living abroad have started a hunger strike to support Edvin Sugarev, a poet, intellectual and former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party, who is protesting against the socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 771

Protesters against Judicial Corruption Block Traffic in Downtown Sofia

Protesters have blocked traffic in front of the headquarters of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) in downtown Sofia, calling for an end to corruption in the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1164

Bulgaria's Varna New Mayor Swears In

Ivan Portnih, member of Bulgaria’s formerly ruling center-right party GERB, who won the battle for mayor of the coastal city of Varna by a slim margin, will swear into office on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2013, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 3546

Bulgarians Mark Day 31 of Anti-Govt Protest

Sunday evening thousands have convoked again in downtown Sofia to request the resignation of the Socialist-endorsed Cabinet of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski on what is the 31st consecutive day since rallies started June 14.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2013, Sunday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1885

Ex Bulgarian President Suspect Right Wing of Using Protests

There are clear attempts to put the just protest rallies of Bulgarians in a particular political frame to support a new right-wing project, says former President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2013, Sunday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1436

Ex Bulgarian PM Mulls Compromise with Political Enemies

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has finally informed he was ready to negotiate with two out of the three other parties in the current Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2013, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1589
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