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Bulgarian Ex-PM Reiterates Call for Early Vote amid Turmoil

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has once again stated that early elections would be the only way to calm the ongoing mass anti-government protests in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1173

Bulgarian Govt 'Foes' Vow to Move Rallies to Beach

Bulgarian anti-government protesters are organizing themselves on Facebook to stage rallies and blockades at the official State summer residence Evsinograd, near the Black Sea city of Varna.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1704

Mystery Surrounds Protester-Besieged Bus of Bulgarian Officials

The window of the bus that attempted to evacuate Bulgarian ministers and lawmakers during last week’s siege of Parliament in Sofia may have been broken from inside, a video suggests.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1489

Bulgarian Judicial Council Member Seeks All-Out Probe into Appointments of Colleagues

Kamen Sitnilski, member of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), has proposed a probe of the election procedures for VSS members from all quotas – that of prosecutors, investigating magistrates, judges, and Members of Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 999

Bulgarians Hold Fresh Coffee-Drinking Rally near Parliament

Bulgarians protested once again Monday by staging the now-traditional coffee-drinking anti-government rally in front of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2013, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgarians March against Government for 45-th Day in Row

Bulgarians have started gathering for an anti-graft rally in the capital Sofia, as Sunday marks the 45th day of mass protests in EU’s poorest member state.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2013, Sunday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1731

Sofia Mayor Refuses to Ban Protests Despite Socialist, Ultranationalist Pressure

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has refused to abolish the ongoing mass anti-government rallies in the Bulgarian capital – even though left-wing municipal council members and ultranationalist MPs keep insisting that she should do so.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2013, Sunday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgarian Socialist MP: Protesters Would Have Killed Us

Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Zhelyu Boychev said he and his colleagues feared for their lives while trapped in a bus stormed by rioters Tuesday night.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2013, Sunday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1375

Close to 0.4 M Bulgarians Sign Petition Supporting Embattled PM

While thousands have been protesting for 45 days now against the cabinet of Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski, a petition supporting him has gathered some 0.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2013, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1017

Elections before May 2014 Catastrophic for Bulgaria - Ex President

Bulgaria’s former Socialist president has strongly advised against holding early general elections before May 2014, when the country will vote for members of European parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 17:27 | Viewed: 2010

Bulgarian PM Vows to Socialists on Buzludzha to Not Resign

Democracy mandates that a Prime Minister follows the will of the majority, says Bulgarian PM, Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2115

Stanishev: Bulgarian Socialists Will Deliver Positive Change

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev, called on people gathered on "this historical meadow" to support the country's embattled government and its plans for change.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1226

Ataka MPs 'Crash' Sofia City Hall Meeting

Members of the Parliament from Bulgaria's extremist nationalist party Ataka have violently disrupted a sitting of the Sofia Municipal Council, dedicated to security in the capital.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2574

Thousands Rally against Bulgarian Govt on Day 43

Thousands of Bulgarians have taken once again to the streets of the capital Sofia Friday evening to demand the resignation of the country's government for a 43rd day in a row.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1146

Bulgaria’s GERB Lags behind Socialists in Snap Vote - Poll

Bulgarians remain divided in their approval or disapproval of the two biggest parties in the country - the opposition center-right GERB and the left-wing Socialist party, according to a freshly released poll of the Sova Harris agency.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgarian Socialists Hold Traditional Mount Buzludzha Fest

Members and followers of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) are holding Saturday their traditional meeting at Mount Buzludzha under the motto "Bulgaria for the People".

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2013, Saturday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Protesters Were Preparing Raid on Parliament on July 23

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said that the authorities received explicit tip-offs about preparations for an attack against Parliament on July 23, the night of clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police, when some 109 MP

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 21:01 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgarian Govt Presents Program with Social Lining

Increasing the minimum monthly wage to BGN 450 (from BGN 310) by the end of the term of the Socialist-endorsed government and introducing family income tax are two of the key points in the program of the current Bulgarian Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria's New Right Wing Wants to 'Restart' Democracy

Bulgaria recently-established Reformist Block, in which most parties are leaning to the right, is opening for a broad civil council to include public figures and NGOs.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 17:32 | Viewed: 2141

Bulgarian Socialist Chief: Coalition with GERB Is Lethal

A coalition between the formerly-ruling GERB and the Socialists will be detrimental and fatal for the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, says its leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgaria's Parliament to Go Into Summer Break on August 7

Bulgaria's Parliament is to begin its summer vacation from August 7 to August 31.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1048
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