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Bulgarian Government Forecasts Economic Growth for 2014

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva predicts a 1.9% economic growth during 2014.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1096

Rumor of Bulgarian PM's Resignation Goes Viral on Social Media

A rumor suggesting the Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was about to resign went viral on social media on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2054

No Pay for Bulgarian GERB MPs over Parliament Boycott

The Members of the Parliament from the opposition center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, will be deprived of their wage for September 26 because they failed to register for the electronic vote.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 913

Bulgarian Former PM Calls for Dissolution of Parliament

Bulgaria's Parliament is not operative and should be dissolved, with new elections called, stated GERB party leader and former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Former Rulers Are Powerless, Worthless

The decision of Bulgarian former ruling party GERB MPs not to register for a no-confidence vote it tabled shows political impotence, said Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1113

Lack of Parliament Quorum Defers No-Confidence Vote on Bulgarian Cabinet

No quorum for Friday's sitting, caused by the opposition's absence, led to Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov closing plenary.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1275

Parliament Speaker: Former Rulers Want to Kill Parliament

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB are playing highly anti-institutionally and their work is destructive, argued Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian MPs to Convene for 1st No-Confidence Vote for Embattled Oresharski Cabinet

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold a no-confidence vote for cabinet Friday morning, following heavy controversies during the debates in the previous days.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2013, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1693

Day 105 of Dwindling Bulgarian Anti-Govt Protests

Thursday marks the 105th day of a string of daily anti-government rallies gathering in Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 20:14 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgarian Social Ministry Raises Maximum Pensions

The maximum pension in Bulgaria will become BGN 960 from the beginning of 2014.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2759

Bulgarian Socialist Chief Snubs GERB's 2nd No-Confidence Motion

The no-confidence vote against the government has been already "consumed" by GERB party (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) and the request to hold a second one on the same grounds is absurd.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 936

Chair of Bulgaria's Conflict of Interest Watchdog Resigns

Filip Zlatanov has resigned from the post of Chair of the Commission on Prevention and Ascertainment of Conflict of Interest (CPACI).

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1144

EU Funds Among Rescue Options for Bulgarian State Railway

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Danail Papazov revealed on Thursday that the rehabilitation program for the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) is ready.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1039

Bulgaria's GERB Party Resubmits Govt No-Confidence Vote

MPs of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) have submitted a second no-confidence vote against the government over the failed investment planning policy.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 11:22 | Viewed: 16384

Bulgarian MPs Start Debate on No-Confidence Vote after Parliamentary Procedure Trick

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) has threatened to address the Constitutional Court (KS) about the opening of Thursday's sitting without an electronic registration.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 10:29 | Viewed: 969

Bulgaria's GERB No-Confidence Vote Misfires after 2nd Boycott

Bulgaria's center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) refused to register for voting for a second day in a row on Thursday, thereby blocking the parliament sitting on the no-confidence motion it initiated a week ago.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 09:51 | Viewed: 13757

Bulgaria's EX-PM Wants Parliament Speaker Axed over Flopped Quorum

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Prime Minister, has said that the formation will request the resignation of Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov on Thursday because he had failed to secure a quorum in Parliament for the debate on th

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 876

Bulgaria's Judicial Council to Elect Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to elect Thursday a new Sofia City Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 08:35 | Viewed: 919

Bulgaria's Parliament to Reattempt Debates on No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's Parliament will make a second attempt to launch debates on the no-confidence motion against the socialist-led coalition government headed by Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 08:20 | Viewed: 16554

Bulgarian Ex-PM Says No-Confidence Vote Won’t Work

A no-confidence vote appears powerless to overthrow the current Socialist-led cabinet of PM Plamen Orsharski according to a former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2013, Wednesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 15225

Bulgaria's GERB Urged to Attend Own No-Confidence Vote

The Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Mihail Mikov has urged the leader of the opposition GERB party Boyko Borisov to have his lawmakers register Thursday for the no-confidence vote against the government.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2013, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 12283
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