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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

WSJ Says Bulgaria's President Spoke about New Caretaker Govt, He Denies

The Wall Street Journal stands behind its interview with Bulgaria’s president, where he was quoted as saying he is ready to appoint a new caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 15852

Ex-Bulgarian PM Opposes Parliament's Summer Break

The leader of the opposition center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, and former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, firmly opposed Friday having a parliamentary summer break.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 995

Key Formerly Ruling Party Member Out of Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria’s parliament voted for the dismissal of Iskra Fidosova, a key lawmaker from opposition center-right GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2013, Friday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1387

Bulgarians Join 42nd Straight Day of Anti-Govt Rallies in Sofia

Thousands of Bulgarians have once again taken to the streets of the capital Sofia to stage an anti-corruption protest against the Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1685

Bulgarian MPs Move to Ex-Communist Headquarters in Blockade Aftermath

Bulgarian lawmakers decided to hold several committee sittings on Thursday in the Parliament’s office house instead of its main building.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgarian President Returns Surveillance Act Amendments to Parliament

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has returned to Parliament provisions of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Special Surveillance Devices Act, according to the press office of the head of state.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1226

Mother of Embattled Bulgarian Socialist Advises Him to Quit Politics

Dina Stanisheva, the mother of Bulgarian Socialist Party leader and PES president Sergey Stanishev, has stated that her son would be better off quitting politics.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1576

Bulgaria’s Ex PM Borisov Piles Pressure for Snap Election

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded the immediate resignation of the country’s embattled cabinet and new snap polls.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1441

Bulgaria PM: We Seek Dialogue on Govt Program Goals

The Bulgarian government is ready to seek public consensus and dialogue on the implementation of the urgent stabilization measures stipulated in its program, according to a media statement of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 781

Bulgaria Could Enter Guinness Book with Five Govts in 2013

Bulgaria will enter into the Guiness Book of World Records if the looming prospect of five new governments within a year turns into reality, an expert has said.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1084

Protesters Boo Bulgarian Lawmakers Arriving for Work

Scores of anti-government protesters hissed and booed Bulgarian lawmakers as they returned to work Thursday morning.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2013, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria’s Ruling Socialists Say No to Govt Resignation, Yes to Peace

Bulgaria’s embattled Socialists have confirmed the government will defy calls to resign, saying preserving peace is more important than ever.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 20:39 | Viewed: 2081

Bulgarians Mark Day 41 of Anti-Govt Protests after Clashes with Police

Another day of anti-government protests in Sofia on Wednesday evening as speculations about the violence a day earlier still linger on.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1981

Bulgaria's President Denies WSJ Report on Readiness for New Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria’s president has denied telling The Wall Street Journal he is ready to appoint a new caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2013, Wednesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 16649
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