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Bulgaria Socialists: New Snap Polls if Nationalists Boycott Parliament

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.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Socialists Call Urgent Meeting after Canceled Parliament Sitting

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has called an emergency meting over the increasingly complex political situation in the country amid ongoing anti-government protests.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria's Parliament Not Working, That's a Problem - PM

Amid ongoing protests, Bulgaria’s prime minister has warned of the risk of a prolonged period of political instability.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgaria's Rightist Goes on Hunger Strike, Wants Govt Out

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.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarian Socialist MP Accuses GERB Party of Obstructing Election Code Changes

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.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 43276

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Protesters Have Every Reason to Protest

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said protesters have every reasons to protest, adding that the government is closely following their demands.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 918

Bulgarian Socialist MP Booed by Anti-Govt Protesters

A crowd of anti-government protesters booed socialist MP Maya Manolova as she went out of the Parliament building tried to engage in conversation with them.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 9554

Bulgarian Stock Breeders to Stage Protest over Govt Inaction

Bulgarian stock breeders will stage a protest over the uncertain future of the sector on Wednesday at noon in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 1115

Protests Chant 'Mafia", "Resign" in front of Parliament Building in Sofia

Around 1000protesters have gathered at the rear door of the Parliament building in downtown Sofia to demand the resignation of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 14011

Bulgarian MPs, NGOs, to Discuss Election Code Amendments

Against the backdrop of unceasing protests, Bulgaria's parliamentary committee on cooperation with civil organizations and movements will hold a public discussion of changes to election rules during its Wednesday sitting.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2013, Wednesday // 08:25 | Viewed: 659

Bulgarians Gather for 12th Day of Anti-Govt Protests

Thousands of Bulgarians took to the streets of the capital Sofia Tuesday evening for a 12th consecutive day of protests against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria's Ex Rulers to Seek Early Elections in September

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has stated that early general elections in September would be the best scenario for the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria's Oresharski Announces 3rd Deputy PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshrski has announced the nomination of a third deputy PM, who will be in charge of economy and investments in the Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2101

Mafia in Bulgaria Has Become Plain To See – Judges' Association Spokesperson

Neli Kutskova, judge at the Sofia Appellate Court and Spokesperson for the Bulgarian Judges' Association, BJA, has argued that the intermingling of state institutions and organized crime has become patent and the country has a fa?ade democracy to show to

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1568

Bulgaria's Ombudsman to Act as Guarantor in Talks between Govt, Protesters

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has accepted an invitation to be a guarantor in a potential dialogue between protesters and state institutions.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1440

Female Banker to Be Appointed Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister – Report

A female banker from Sofia is tipped to become the third Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria's New Security Chief Must Not Have Wiretapped Journalists - NGO

France-based international NGO Reporters Without Borders has voiced concern over the controversy surrounding the still undecided appointment of a new head of Bulgaria's DANS, the state security agency that is supposed to combat corruption and organized cr

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1170

Thousands Join 11th Day of Anti-Govt Rallies in Bulgaria

Thousands have gathered in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to protest against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski for an eleventh straight day.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 20:34 | Viewed: 2288

Bulgarian Socialists to Erect Wall of Shame in Front of Sofia HQ, Inspired by Stanishev

Bulgarian socialists have vowed to erect a wall of shame in front of the headquarters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, on Positano Street #20 in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1192

Bulgaria's Transport Minister: Restructuring Cargo Unit of Railway Co Is High Priority

Bulgarian Transport Minister Danail Papazov has indicated the restructuring of the cargo unit of the Bulgarian State Railways company, BDZ, as a priority during a visit to the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1126

Bulgarian President to Launch Talks with Parties amid Protests

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will hold extensive consultations with the parliamentary and extra-parliamentary parties in connection to the ongoing protests in the country this week.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1367
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