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Bulgarian Students' Anti-Govt Occupation Officially Over

Students protesting against Bulgaria’s embattled Socialist-led government have decided to end the occupation of the ceremonial hall of Sofia University “St.

Politics » Domestic | January 14, 2014, Tuesday // 09:13 | Viewed: 1699

Bulgaria's GERB Party May Back Compulsory Voting

Supporters of center-right party GERB tend to back the adoption of compulsory voting, according to GERB MP and former Bulgarian Labor Minister Totyu Mladenov.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 20:49 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgarian Nationalist MPs Join Calls for Apology over Airport Row

Two MPs of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka have insisted that a plot aimed at undermining the reputation of the formation is underway.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 16:17 | Viewed: 2203

Bulgarian Socialists Slam Key MEP's 'Betrayal'

Bulgaria’s ruling Socialist Party has said it is “disappointed” by MEP Ivaylo Kalfin’s decision to resign as head of of the Bulgarian delegation in EP’s S&D group.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1176

Bulgaria’s Bus Carriers to Go on Protest

Bulgaria's Bus Carriers Association has declared a nationwide protest over the unresolved problems in the sector.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1801

Bulgarian Liberals to Okay Lifting of Notorious MP's Immunity

Bulgaria’s liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party has said it would most likely vote in favor of lifting ultranationalist MP Volen Siderov’s immunity from prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 935

Bulgaria's Parliament Starts Work on New Election Code

Bulgaria's parliament ad-hoc committee tasked with drafting the new Election Code will hold its first meeting on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2014, Monday // 07:40 | Viewed: 1248

EP Mission to Inspect Conditions at Refugee Centers in Bulgaria

A European Parliament mission will inspect the living conditions in refugee centers in Bulgaria, according to MEP Svetoslav Malinov.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2014, Sunday // 19:25 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Seeks Apology over Airport Row

Bulgarian nationalist leader Volen Siderov presented his version about the scandal with the French cultural attach? at Varna Airport.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2014, Sunday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2252

Bulgarian Association Wants Nationalists Out of Opera Building

The Bulgarian Associations "Mothers against Violence" is asking Culture Minister, Petar Stoyanovich, to immediately "throw out the headquarters of the ultranationalist Ataka party" from the building of the National Opera in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2014, Sunday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1714

Bulgaria's Ex-President Revives Leftist ABV Movement

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov (2001-2012) has decided to resuscitate his political project Alternative for Bulgarian Renaissance (ABV) Movement.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2014, Sunday // 11:01 | Viewed: 4599

Top Bulgarian Socialist Functionary: Nationalist Leader Must Be Stripped of Immunity

There should be no doubt whatsoever regarding stripping immunity of Bulgaria's nationalist leader, Volen Siderov, according to Socialist lawmaker, Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2014, Saturday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor: Corruption, Organized Crime Persist

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov acknowledged that his institution bears the heavy burden of restoring the sense of justice in society.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2014, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgarian Ex-President Critical on Govt Response to Siderov Case

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) criticized ruling politicians for their lack of a clear position in condemning the actions of nationalist Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1270

Radical Anti-Govt Rally in Bulgarian Capital Postponed for January 15

The radical anti-government protest scheduled to take place on Friday in Sofia, Bulgaria, has been  postponed for 15 January, when the parliamentary recess will be over.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1203

Bulgaria Needs True Leftist Party - Rightist Ex-PM

Among the most serious problems in Bulgaria is the lack of a center-left party, according to former center-right PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgaria's Justice Minister: New Penal Code Targets Censorship

Bulgarian Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has emphasized that the draft Penal Code introduces a penalty of up to 4 years of imprisonment for censorship.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1831

Bulgarian Tobacco Growers to Stage Fresh Road Blockade

Disgruntled tobacco growers will stage a protest rally on Friday, threatening to block the road to Gotse Delchev and Drama (Greece), near the village of Gospodintsi in southwestern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 940

Bulgarian Capital Sofia Braces for Fresh Mass Rallies

Bulgarians in the capital Sofia say they are going to stage a very large anti-government protest on Friday, January 10.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1158

3 More Renegades to Abandon Bulgaria's Opposition GERB

At least three other Members of the Bulgarian Parliament might leave the opposition GERB party and become independent.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1695

Rumen Danev Becomes Deputy Chief of Bulgarian Customs

Rumen Danev has been appointed by Bulgaria's Minister of Finance, Petar Chobanov, to the post Deputy Director of the Customs Agency.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1205
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