Bulgaria’s Parliament approved Thursday the appointment of two new Deputy Prime Ministers.
Lyutvi Mestan, Chair of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, has suggested that heading for snap elections as early as the fall of 2013 will leave the existing problems unsolved as the current Election Code only gu
Volen Siderov, the controversial leader of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka (Attack), has once again stirred outrage by lashing out at anti-government protesters and calling them “hooligans.
Bulgarian protesters threw tomatoes and cucumbers at the National Assembly in downtown Sofia early on Thursday.
Lawmakers from Bulgaria’s ultranationalist xenophobic party Ataka (Attack) are yet to decide whether they would attend Thursday’s sitting of Parliament, according to media reports.
Bulgarian anti-government protesters are to stage a rally in front of the National Assembly (Parliament) in downtown Sofia early on Thursday.
??Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has made a special address to the nation Wednesday evening, issuing strong criticism against verbal and physical assault against MPs at a rally earlier.
A resignation of Bulgaria's cabinet is not on the agenda, stated Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev Wednesday, when anti-government protests came to a new high.
Bulgaria’s embattled Socialist-backed government can do only one reasonable move – resign, pollsters claim.
About 30 members of the National Association of Stock Breeders protested on Wednesday at noon in front of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
Representatives of Bulgarian trade unions have suggested that the current government should remain in office until a new Election Code is adopted, cautioning about mass strikes in the metallurgy and "ticking bombs" in the manufacturing sector.
A number of important out of parliament rightist and centrist Bulgarian parties have united calling the swift resignation of cabinet, the drafting of new election rules and the calling of new snap elections in the fall.
Sergei Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has suggested that a potential refusal of nationalist party Ataka to participate in the work of Parliament will lead to new snap elections.
The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has called an emergency meting over the increasingly complex political situation in the country amid ongoing anti-government protests.
Amid ongoing protests, Bulgaria’s prime minister has warned of the risk of a prolonged period of political instability.
Edvin Sugarev, poet, intellectual and former MP of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party, is going on a hunger strike against the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.
Socialist MP Maya Manolova said Wednesday that the only party interested in obstructing Election Code amendments was center-right party GERB because they had drafted the legislation and were willing to take advantage of it once again.
Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said protesters have every reasons to protest, adding that the government is closely following their demands.
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