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Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt to Boost Intelligence Service Budget by BGN 1 M

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is to allocate Wednesday an additional sum of BGN 1 M to the National Intelligence Service.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 850

3 Parties Certain to Make It into Bulgaria’s Next Parliament - Poll

Three political parties are certain to enter Bulgaria’s next Parliament, including center-right party GERB, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, and liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), according to a survey.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2014, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1264

Filmmaker to Set Up Party on Bulgaria's Independence Day

A new political party, the Movement 22 September, is to be founded on the same date next week, filmmaker Rosen Elezov.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1000

PACE Delegation Arrives on Pre-Electoral Visit to Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is to receive Thursday a four-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Headcount May Increase by 1700

Bulgaria’s caretaker Interior Minister has argued that the Ministry needs to increase its total headcount by 1700.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1204

Gov't Grants BGN 28 M to Municipalities with Assets in KTB

Some BGN 28 M worth of interest-free loans have been allocated to Bulgarian municipalities having accounts at Corporate Commercial Bank, the Finance Ministry said.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1125

Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor to Arrive in Bulgaria on 3-Day Visit

A Turkish delegation headed by the country’s Chief Prosecutor, Hasan Erbil, is to arrive in Bulgaria on an official three-day visit at the invitation of Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Suspends Investment Program of Socialist-Led Cabinet

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has suspended funding for projects and programs under the government's public investment program "Growth and Sustainable Development” for which no contract was signed by September 17, 2014, including.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Allocates BGN 8М for Sofia Metro Line Extension

Bulgaria’s caretaker government will allocate BGN 8 M for the completion of the last metro station of the extension of the second metro line in Sofia,Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1423

Director of Bulgaria's Air Traffic Services Authority Replaced Overnight

Bulgaria's caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova replaced the Director of the State Enterprise "Air Traffic Services Authority" (BULATSA) late on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria's Govt to Vote on Allocating BGN 26.5 M to Flood-Hit Areas

An inter-departmental commission at Bulgaria's Council of Ministers will propose to the caretaker government to approve the allocation of BGN 26 580 640 to coping with flood damage.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2014, Monday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1475

Meeting with Turkey's Erdogan 'Perfectly Natural' - DPS Leader

The talks between DPS's Chairman Lyutvi Mestan and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were inevitable, necessary and of benefit to Bulgaria, Mestan himself argued.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2014, Monday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1194

Director of Southwestern Unit of Bulgaria's Customs Agency Dismissed - Report

Stefan Stefanov, head of the Blagoevgrad-based unit (southwestern unit) of Bulgaria's Customs Agency, has been dismissed.

Politics » Domestic | September 12, 2014, Friday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1013

Repairs of Flood-Damaged Rail Infrastructure in Bulgaria to Cost BGN 3.2M

Bulgaria needs an estimated BGN 3.2 M to repair flood damage to its rail infrastructure, according to caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Domestic | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 20:24 | Viewed: 997

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 7 District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has made replaced seven district governors.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1115

Bulgaria's PM Calls on Tsvetan Vasilev to Return to Bulgaria

Bulgarian authorities will discuss the possibility of seeking the extradition of KTB majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev from Serbia, caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt to Allocate BGN 750 M to Projects Affected by EU Funds Freeze

Bulgaria's caretaker government is to decide Wednesday on allocating state funding of up to BGN 750 M for projects affected by an EU funds freeze under operational programs Environment and Regional Development.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1441

Bulgaria IntMin Proposes Fines for Municipalities over Floods

Caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov said Monday sanctions could be imposed on municipalities failing to carry out prevention activities against floods and other disasters.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2014, Monday // 13:03 | Viewed: 877

Bulgaria's Customs Agency Head Decries Shortfall of BGN 617 M by end-August

Bulgaria's Customs Agency faces a shortfall of BGN 617 M by end-August 2014, according to Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgaria PM to Propose Budget Overhaul after Early Elections

Interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki described Bulgaria's financial situation as "extremely serious" and and a budget overhaul as "imperative".

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1328

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Plagued by BGN 97M Budget Gap

The budget gap at Bulgaria's Interior Ministry stands at around BGN 97M, according to caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 797