Politics » Domestic

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Slams Ex-PM over Boycott

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of Bulgaria’s predominantly ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, has criticized the oppositional GERB party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for threatening to leave Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgarian Socialist, Nationalist MPs Preparing to Form New Party – GERB

Krasimir Velchev, Deputy Chair of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), has argued that preparations are underway for the creation of a new parliamentary group consisting of MPs of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian MPs Fail to End Parliamentary Nomadism

In a surprising move, Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, gave up Thursday on their proposal for amendments to the Political Parties Act to eliminate "political nomadism.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 915

Bulgarian Socialists Condemn GERB's Parliamentary 'Boycott'

The Bulgarian Socialists have condemned the behavior of the formerly-ruling GERB party and them leaving plenary hall, labeling it destructive and irresponsible.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 6476

Bulgaria's GERB Threatens to Leave Parliament

The parliamentary group of the formerly-ruling center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is leaving the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1920

Deutsche Bank Bulgaria Head Tipped for Deputy PM

The Head of Deutsche Bank for Bulgaria, Borislav Ivanov, is the likely mysterious second Deputy Prime Minister in the Bulgarian Cabinet "Oresharski."

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2516

No Bulgarians Hurt in Turkey Protests - Foreign Ministry

No Bulgarian nationals have been reported injured or arrested so far during the ongoing massive anti-government protests in Turkey, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1029

Things Were Never So Bad in Bulgaria - New PM

The social and economic situation in Bulgaria has reached a low never seen in recent history, commented Bulgaria's PM Plamen Oresharski one week after assuming office.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2757

More Than 2 Prosecutors Will Oversee Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop Case

The witness prosecutors of the probe against the ex- Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov will be more than two, the spokeswoman of the Sofia city prosecution, Rumiana Arnaudova, has announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 772

Supreme Court Reduces Jail Time for Katunitsa Murderer to 15 Years

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation, VKS, has reduced the penalty for Simeon Yosifov, 55, who ran over and killed Angel Petrov, 19, in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa on 23 September 2011, to 15 years of imprisonment.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 820

Bulgarian Parliamentary Committee to Examine Alleged Misuse of Govt Aircraft

Bulgarian MPs have backed the establishment of an ad-hoc committee tasked with investigating the facts and figures on the alleged misuse of Flight Crew 28, as well as military aircraft and helicopters, during the term in office of the center-right GERB go

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 746

Bulgarian President Set to Appoint New Police Chief Secretary

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev announced Wednesday that he is to sign a decree appointing Svetlozar Lazarov as the new Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's police.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 954

Bulgaria's MPs Freeze Their Salaries

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament decided Wednesday to freeze their salaries until the end of 2013.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop Unperturbed by Upcoming Probe

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, former Bulgarian Interior Minister and current chair of the center-right GERB party, has insisted that he is innocent of the charges brought against him.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3388

Bulgaria's Ex Interior Minister Gives Up Immunity

Former Interior Minister Tstevan Tsvetanov has given up his MP immunity.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 747

Bulgaria's Parliament to Lift MP Immunity of Ex Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Parliament will vote Wednesday morning on the proposal to lift the MP immunity of former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 925

Bulgarian Govt to Hold 1st Sitting

Bulgaria's new government, headed by Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, will hold its first sitting Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 963

National Security Official to Take Helm of Bulgarian Police

The Bulgarian cabinet has proposed State Agency for National Security official Svetlozar Lazarov to be appointed Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's police.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1255

Bulgarian Socialists to Table Policies to Boost Employment

Bulgaria's ruling Socialist Party will develop a package of measures to restore social justice and boost the economy of the country, announced socialist MP Yanaki Stoilov.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 828

Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner Party Denies Backstage Rule

The Bulgaria for Citizens party, founded by former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, has sent an official statement to the media Tuesday denying reports it is participating behind-the-scenes in the country's new government on the Socialists mandate.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 950

Bulgarian Socialists Move to Eradicate Parliamentary 'Nomads'

Two Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, have logged a proposal for amendments to the Political Parties Act to eliminate "political nomadism.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 870
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria