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Bulgaria Police Arrest 30 after Second Night of Bulgaria-Roma Protests

At least 30 people have been detained in Bulgaria's capital Sofia after the second night of protests that began Saturday evening over loud music played in the Orlandovtsi neighborhood.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2015, Monday // 10:19 | Viewed: 3008

Bulgarian Security Sector Officials to Continue Protest over Weekend

The security sector officials will gather on Saturday for their second day of protests, which is expected to attract much more attendance than the one on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2015, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2531

‘No Good Reason for Protest Action,' Bulgaria's Interior Minister Says

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said she sees no good reason for the protest action of police and prison officers scheduled for Friday afternoon in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2015, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1903

Bulgaria’s Policemen, Firefighters, Prison Officers to Stage Massive Protest in Sofia

A protest of policemen, firefighters and prison officers is scheduled to take place at 17:00 on Friday in the garden of the Saint Sedmochislenitsi Church in Sofia, which is immediately next to the building of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2015, Friday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2146

More Than 1,000 Stock Breeders To Protest Near Danube River

Stock breeders coming from all over Bulgaria will be gathering Friday for a peaceful protest organized at the Danube Bridge near Ruse.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1615

116 222 Foreigners Got Bulgarian Passports from 2001 to Mid 2015

A total of 116 222 foreigners have received Bulgarian citizenship in the period between 2001 and May 2015.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 12:07 | Viewed: 4528

Bulgarian Socialist Party Keeps Georgi Kadiev in Parliamentary Group

Following a vote on Wednesday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) decided to keep Georgi Kadiev as member of its parliamentary group.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 3816

2953 Foreigners Granted Bulgarian Citizenship Since Start of 2015

A total of 2953 foreign citizens were granted Bulgarian citizenship in the first five months of the year.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 4942

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Decide on Ouster of Georgi Kadiev

The parliamentary group of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) decides Wednesday on whether or not to exclude MP Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria Outperforms Romania in Fight against Corruption, Taxes, EU Funds Absorption – PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has boasted that Bulgaria has outpaced Romania in the sphere of fight against corruption, as well as in taxes and EU funds absorption.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2015, Monday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2837

National Video Monitoring Sytem of Bulgarian Villages Now Discussed

The Association of Bulgarian Villages is organizing a round table discussion on the topics of small town security.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2015, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 2354

Repairs of Roads Leading to Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast to Stop on July 1

Bulgaria’s Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has vowed that repair works at roads leading to the Black Sea coast will stop on July 1 in order to ease traffic during the peak of the summer season.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 15:06 | Viewed: 2724

Bulgaria’s Parliament Speaker, MPs to Visit Romania June 8-9

Bulgaria’s Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva and a delegation of MPs will pay an official visit to Romania on June 8-9, 2015.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2015, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2338

Parliament Allows Bulgarians Living Abroad to Vote in Referendums

Bulgaria’s Parliament has adopted changes to the Referendum Act enabling Bulgarians living abroad to vote in referendums.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1946

Ruling GERB Party Vows to Back Opposition BSP's Demand to Curb ‘Voter Tourism’

Bulgaria’s ruling GERB party will back a proposal of opposition Socialists to annul fictitious residence registrations made with the purpose of increasing voter base ahead of this year’s local elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2015, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1940

Plevneliev Urges Changes to Election Rules to Boost Turnout, Reduce Vote Buying

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev on Wednesday sumbitted to parliament a proposal to hold a national referendum on amendments to voting rules alongside the local elections on 25 October.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2292

Bulgaria's President Proposes to Hold Local Elections on 25 October

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev on Wednesday proposed to hold local elections on  25 October 2015.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgaria's Ataka Leaving Constitutional Committee

Nationalist Ataka party has demanded that the MP representing it in the Parliament Committee working on constitutional changes should leave the body.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgarian Minimum Wage Up By BGN 16 Starting July

The minimum wage in Bulgaria will increase by BGN 16 starting July 1 and will thus slightly surpass the country's estimated poverty line.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria's Garmen Braces for Protest over Illegal Buildings

Residents of Garmen, a village in southwestern Bulgaria, are set to stage a demonstration on Tuesday to vent their anger at what they call a state of lawlessness in the Roma neighborhood.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgaria President: Referendum Likely alongside Local Vote

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said he is planning to hold an address to the nation to set a date and a list of questions for an upcoming referendum on voting rules.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2015, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1566