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Outraged Bulgarians Blockade Shipka Mountain Pass

Protesting Bulgarians from the central city of Gabrovo and the town of Tryavna staged a blockade Saturday at the Shipka mountain pass in the Stara Planina range.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2013, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1516

Govt Supporters Stir Tensions at Bulgaria Occupy NDK Rally

A small group of supporters of the government of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, elected on the mandate of the Socialist Party, have stirred tensions at the protest rally held Saturday near the National Palace of Culture, NDK, in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2013, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1457

Occupy NDK Rally Starts, Bulgaria Protests for Day 8

Thousands of Bulgarians have signed the "Occupy NDK" Facebook page for a rally to parallel the sitting of the Party of European Socialists, PES.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2013, Saturday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgaria’s Protesters, Police Both Say: We Come in Peace

Even though Sofia’s ongoing anti-government rallies have been peaceful throughout, the local police has taken a step further to make clear its good intentions.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 21:20 | Viewed: 9215

Amid New Protests, Bulgaria's Jan Palach Foundation is Born

A foundation has been established in honor of the young man who fatally set himself on fire in Varna in February to protest against the links between the city council and the mafia.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 20:34 | Viewed: 2439

Bulgaria Enters 2nd Week of Protests, PES Blockade Looms

Mass protest rallies continued in Bulgaria Friday with demands for the resignation of the government of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, elected on the mandate of the Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Totally Unfit for Anti-Corruption Head - Analyst

Bulgaria’s nationalist leader Volen Siderov is not fit to head the parliamentary body for corruption combat and should be dismissed, a respected political scientist argues.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 17:12 | Viewed: 12669

Bulgaria's FBI Interim Head Officially Installed

Vladimir Pisanchev, who was tangled in the "Galeria" spying scandal, has been officially appointed as interim head of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, widely dubbed the country's FBI.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgarian President Says He Is Proud of Anti-Govt Protesters

Bulgaria should be proud with its ongoing democratic anti-government protests, President Rosen Plevneliev said on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1135

Bulgarian Interior Min Rules Out Murder Plot against Ex-PM

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has criticized former center-right PM Boyko Borisov’s claims that a plot exists to assassinate him.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 12:00 | Viewed: 886

Bulgarian Nationalist Chief Exposed in 'Paid Support'

An investigative report of the Bulgarian National Television, BNT, aired Thursday evening, exposed the extremist nationalist party Ataka in paying people to protest in front of its headquarters.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2493

7th Day of Rallies in Bulgaria, Activists Threaten PES Blockade

Mass protest rallies will continue in Bulgaria Friday with demands for the resignation of the government of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, elected on the mandate of the Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 09:24 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Survives No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has decided to not ask the resignation of its leader, Sergey Stanishev, amidst mass and relentless protest rallies in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2013, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1110

Thousands Join 7th Day of Anti-Govt Protests in Bulgaria

Thousands of people took to the streets of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on Thursday to protest against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 20:34 | Viewed: 2887

Sofia Pride LGBT Parade Postponed over Security Concerns

The Bulgarian capital’s LGBT pride parade scheduled for Saturday has been canceled by authorities due to fears that extremists may mar the event.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian President Calls for Common Sense amid Political Turmoil

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has called upon party leaders to rely on common sense, realism and pragmatism in order to deal with the ongoing political crisis in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1386

Bulgaria PM Tight-Lipped after Meeting President, Heads for Brussels

Bulgarian prime minister has declined to reveal details from his meeting with the president, triggered by the political situation in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Slams Ex-PM over Murder Plot Claims

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has criticized former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who claimed Thursday that a plot exists to “arrest him and murder him in custody.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1627

Bulgaria’s Vice President Rushed to Hospital amid Scandal

Bulgaria’s vice president Margarita Popova felt sick and was hospitalized during the emergency sitting of the Bulgarian Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS), which was marred by a shameful scandal.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria PM Ready to Dismiss Any Suspicious Appointees

Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has suggested he is ready to dismiss anybody who rouses suspicions.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 999

Bulgaria Ethnic Turks Long-Time Leader behind FBI Scandal – Borisov

Bulgaria’s ethnic Turks’ long-time leader Ahmed Dogan stands behind the outrageous decision to appoint а shady media mogul the country's security chief, the former prime minister has alleged.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1998
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