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Bulgaria's Parliament to Review Special Surveillance Act Amendments

Amendments to the Special Surveillance Act are to pass first reading in Bulgaria's Parliament on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 895

Bulgarian President to OK Security Agencies Reform Bill

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has announced he will sign into law a legislative act making significant reshuffles in the structure of Bulgaria's law enforcement agencies.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1055

Bulgarian Ex-PM Heartbroken as He's Left Out of Danube Bridge Inauguration

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has told reporters that no one invited him to the upcoming opening ceremony of the second Danube Bridge linking Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgaria's Ex PM Launched 'Spate' of Libel Lawsuits

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and current leader of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, has informed that he has launched a number of libel lawsuits, with plans to use the proceeds for charity.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1933

Bulgaria Awaits New Vice-Mins, Regional Governnors by End of Week

Vice-ministers in Bulgaria's new cabinet, as well as governors of Bulgaria's 28 regions, are expected to be appointed by the end of the week, stated PM Plamen Oresharski Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 861

Bulgarian MPs Switch to Fingerprint Voting System

Bulgarian Members of Parliament will use the biometric voting system starting Wednesday, according to Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1240

Prosecutors Change Place of Hearing of Bulgaria's Ex Interior Min Last Minute

Former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov and his lawyer, Menko Menkov, appeared at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office shortly before 10 am on Wednesday to attend the submission of the indictment against Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2013, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 713

Bulgaria's Parliament to Stop Demolition of Illegally Built Sole Places of Residence

Bulgaria's Parliament may impose a moratorium on the demolition of and bans to use illegal buildings, according to a bill initiated by the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party, BSP, Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2013, Tuesday // 21:38 | Viewed: 1258

Bulgaria's Revenue Agency to Launch New Probe of Ex Interior Minister

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) has launched a new probe into the properties of former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2013, Tuesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1139

Bulgaria's GERB to Sue Nationalist Leader For Libel

The Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, vowed to sue nationalist leader Volen Siderov for slander over his statement that notorious businessman Mihail Mihov had been killed to cover up ex- Prime Minister Boiko Borisov's crimes.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2013, Tuesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgarian Greens: Cabinet Tackles Wrong Issues

The new Bulgarian cabinet, led by PM Plamen Oresharski, has chosen a route that can falsify society's real agenda, according to Bulgaria's Greens party.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgaria's Former Rulers to Consider Showing Up in Parliament

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's former ruling party GERB might reconsider their practice of boycotting the sittings of the Bulgarian Parliament, stated a GERB representative Monday.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 20:15 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgaria's GERB Complains of Ongoing Smear Campaign

The center-right former-ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party has argued it has fallen victim to a smear campaign.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1080

Prosecution Requests Immunity of Bulgarian Liberal Party MP Lifted

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has filed an official request for the lifting of Movement for Rights and Freedom MP Petar Angelov's immunity against prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1071

Marginalized Rightists Criticize Bulgarian Cabinet's Energy Moves

Rightist Bulgarian party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria have given a press conference critizing the moves of Bulgarian Socialist Party-led new cabinet of PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2710

Bulgaria To Get Public Procurement Rules in Shape

The Bulgarian cabinet is starting a procedure to change the current Law on Public Procurement, stated Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgarians Abroad Back My Party - Ex Golden Girls Coach

Bulgaria's former rhythmic gymnastics coach Iliyana Raeva, who set off on a political career earlier this year, says her newly minted party is getting support from Bulgarian communities all over the world.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2013, Monday // 10:22 | Viewed: 13186

MP of Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party to Give Up Immunity

Petar Angelov, MP of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, has vowed to request the lifting of his immunity from prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1070

Few Bulgarians Gather to Protests against Newly Formed Govt

Some 100 Bulgarians gathered in front of the Parliament in Sofia on Sunday to protest against the newly formed Socialist-led government in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1842

PES President Claims He Hasn't Handpicked New Bulgarian Govt

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has refuted allegations that the newly formed Bulgarian government has been handpicked by him and by local murky “circles.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1113

Bulgaria's New Govt Braces for Fresh Protests

Protest rallies demanding the resignation of Bulgaria’s recently sworn-in government are to take place around noon on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1354
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