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Protesting Bulgarian Students Stage PM's Resignation

Protesters in Bulgarian capital Sofia have staged a performance depicting the resignation of embattled PM Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3071

Bulgaria's GERB to Boycott Appointment of Deputy Parliament Speaker

Center-right party GERB will boycott the appointment of a successor of Deputy Parliament Speaker Hristo Biserov on Tuesday, according to GERB leader Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2013, Sunday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgarian Extremists Launch Own Party

Bulgarian extreme nationalists AKA skinheads are establishing Saturday a new party with the name "Nationalist Party of Bulgaria."

Politics » Domestic | November 9, 2013, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 3544

Politicians Should Not Be Protected By Bank Secrecy - Bulgaria's DPS

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) may initiate new legislation to oblige banks to share information about Bulgaria’s politicians’ bank accounts.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1629

Bulgarian Nationalists Propose Referendum on Farm Land Sale

Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka party have submitted a petition in Parliament for a national referendum on the sale of agricultural land to foreigners.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1808

Ex Bulgarian Dissident: Sculptor Renounced 'Painted' Memorial

The author of the painted memorial in front of the Socialist Party headquarters in Sofia, Lyubomir Dalchev, himself renounced it because it was made under pressure, insists Bulgarian intellectual Nikolay Kolev.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 21726

American University in Bulgaria Stages Symbolic Anti-Govt 'Occupation'

Students from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad have symbolically joined the student protest.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 16297

Bulgarian 'Graffiti' Activists Released from Arrest

All six Bulgarian activists who were arrested for painting a memorial in front of the Socialist Party headquarters in Sofia have been released.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2013, Friday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1802

Top Bulgarian Politicians Exchange Accusations after High-Profile Probe

Leaders from Bulgarian former ruling party GERB and current junior coalition partner the Movement for Rights and Freedoms have exchanged accusations of classified information abuse.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1351

Rightist Bulgarian Party Backs Defamation of Memorial

Minor Bulgarian rightist party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria has issued a statement of support for the 6 activists detained overnight for spraying a monument in front of the Bulgarian Socialist Party in central Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgarian Liberals Nominate Replacement for Deputy Parliament Speaker

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) has nominated lawmaker Aliosman Imamov as the Parliament’s new Deputy Speaker.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria's Refugee Agency to Decide on Asylum Applications in 3 Days

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has said that the Refugee Agency will have to decide on the statute of asylum applicants in 3 days, not 6 months.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria's National Investigative Service Chief Officially Dismissed

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has approved the resignation of Boyko Naydenov as head of the National Investigative Service and as magistrate.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2013, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgarian Civil Activist Urges Crackdown on Political Hate Speech

The Prosecution should probe politicians and media who incite hatred, says the Deputy Head of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1175

Citizens Want Sofia Subway CEO Fired over Free Partisan Newspaper

Bulgarians have voiced their discontent over a free newspaper distributed in the capital Sofia’s subway, demanding the resignation of subway CEO Stoyan Bratoev.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2013, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1471

President: Bulgarian Student Occupation Signals Need for Change

The occupations staged by students at a number of Bulgarian universities show the need for deep change in Bulgaria, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1966

Bulgarian President Calls Security Council to Discuss Refugees

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has called the Consultative Council for National Security for a sitting on November 20.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1003

Senior Bulgarian Politicians Deny Reports of New Cabinet Looming

The leaders of former Bulgarian ruling party GERB and of current ruling coalition partner Movement for Rights and Freedoms have denied reports of behind-the-scenes talks for a new cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1433

Protesting Bulgarian Students Pledge to Convey Clear Demands

Bulgarian students, from different universities participating in action "Occupation," will announce their political and educational demands by the end of the day Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2027

Bulgaria Plans to Open New Refugee Shelter in Village of Telish

Interior Minister Yovchev reassured residents of Telish that a new refugee shelter of closed type won’t pose a threat to them, but they vow to continue with their protests.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1579

Sanctions for Absent MPs, Propose Bulgarian Nationalists

Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka party proposed a new mechanism in Parliament, where MPs would be sanctioned for their absences in plenary sessions.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2013, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1136
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