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Bulgarian University Students to 'Occupy' Parliament Again

Protesting Bulgarian "Early Risers" university students are staging Friday morning a new "occupation" of the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 15, 2013, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2127

Interior Minister to Inspect Control at Bulgaria-Turkey Border

Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev will inspect the implementation of security measures on Bulgaria's border with Turkey amid a sharp increase in refugee flows.

Politics » Domestic | November 15, 2013, Friday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1035

Liberal Maverick: 'Leaked' Probe of Top Politician Shows Bulgaria as Failed State

Erstwhile Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms vice-chair Kasim Dal has joined the ranks of those alleging that the party's leadership had received advance info regarding an impeding financial crimes probe on recently-resigned vice-cha

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgaria's Audit Office to Check Ex-PM Ownership Statements

MPs from the Bulgarian Parliament's Anti-Corruption Committee have decided to order a check by the National Audit Office on the property statements filed by former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1427

Embattled Bulgarian Rulers Announce Plans for Counter-Rally

Bulgaria’s ruling socialists have announced they will stage a pro-government counter-rally on November 16.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2247

Former Bulgarian Vice-PM Denies Hushing Money Laundering Scandal

Ex Bulgarian Vice-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has denied allegations that the former GERB cabinet he was a part of covered up information it had of murky financial transactions by Hristo Biserov, a former vice-chair of a rival party.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgarian PM Booed by Protesters Yet Again

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was once again booed by protesters on Wednesday, as he opened an economic forum in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 947

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Hold Sitting on Notorious MP Case

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court is to hold a sitting on Thursday on the case of notorious lawmaker Delyan Peevski.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 848

Bulgarian President at AUBG: We All Must Take Initiative!

More than 400 students, teachers and citizens attended the lecture of Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev at the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2627

Bulgarian Rulers Unperturbed by Leak of 'Anti-Protest' Guidelines

An internal email of the Bulgarian Socialist Party containing instructions on how to discredit anti-government protesters leaked on Wednesday, stirring outrage in the country.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3601

Protesting Students Snub Bulgarian Ex-PM's Call for Cooperation

University students, who tried to blockade politicians inside the Bulgarian parliament as part of ongoing anti-governmental protests, have rejected future cooperation with the center-right GERB of former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 09:57 | Viewed: 2028

Bulgarian Greens Leave Reformist Bloc

The Bulgarian Greens party has voted to leave the coalition right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 883

Bulgarians Stage Fresh Anti-Govt Rally in Clashes Aftermath

Thousands of Bulgarians gathered in the capital Sofia Wednesday to protests against the country’s embattled Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1969

Bulgarian EconMin Slams Trade Union over Planned Protest

Bulgarian Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has criticized one of the two largest trade unions in the country over a planned nationwide protest next week.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1280

Ruling MP Urges Sofia Mayor to Ban Anti-Govt Protests

A lawmaker from Bulgaria’s ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party has demanded that Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova abolish the ongoing anti-government protests in the capital.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 944

Bulgaria's Major Trade Unions Divided as Anti-Govt Protests Intensify

KNSB, one of the two major trade unions in Bulgaria, has scheduled a nationwide protest for November 20, it was announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1101

Bulgaria's GERB Schedules Anti-Govt Rally for Saturday

Bulgaria’s largest opposition party, the center-right GERB of former PM Boyko Borisov, is to organize an anti-government protest on Saturday, Borisov has announced.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian Opposition GERB: Rulers Bloodied Student Protest

On Tuesday, the ruling majority turned the "National Assembly" square in a gladiator arena and bloodied the unarmed peaceful protest of Bulgarian students, says the formerly-ruling, opposition center-right party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1075

Bulgaria's Socialists Say Arch Enemy Orchestrated Parliament Blockade

Bulgaria's ruling Socialists have put the blame for the latest scenes of violence in front of the parliament squarely on the shoulders of their predecessors.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 24289

Bulgarian Capital on Lockdown by Riot Police

Bulgaria's capital Sofia remains a "war" zone Wednesday with close to the unprecedented in recent history 10 000 riot police and gendarmerie with shields, helmets, batons, and armored vehicles, deployed in its downtown.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 3056

Sofia University Remains under Blockade

The "occupation" of Sofia University will remain in place at least until the end of the week, organizers say.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2013, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1110
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