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ABV's Reelected Leader Demands Reshuffle in Bulgaria's Govt

President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov, who was reelected Sunday as Chair of his ABV party, has insisted that Bulgaria's cabinet should undergo certain changes

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2015, Sunday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1275

Tsvetan Vasilev: KTB Employees Have Been Unlawfully Fired

Chair of collapsed Corporate Commercial Bank, Tsvetan Vasilev has issued a statement to his employees on his official website, thanking them for the hard and dedicated work.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2015, Sunday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian PM Pledges Support for State Customs Agency Chief

Director of the State Customs Agency Vanio Tanov will not be substituted if income collection reaches at least BGN 1,6 B.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2015, Sunday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria’s Army to Assist Border Police Officers as of Monday

As of Monday, Bulgaria’s Armed Forces will assist police officers patrolling the border with Turkey in a bid to cope with the refugee flows increase.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1962

Alternative for Bulgarian Revival Votes to Elect Party Chair

The left-wing ABV party (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov is holding an internal party vote to elect a leader.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2015, Saturday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1068

Bulgaria MPs Recognize 'Mass Extermination' of Armenians

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to recognize what they have called "mass extermination" of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the 1910s and early 1920s.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgaria Could Only Recognize 'Mass Extermination' or Armenians - PM

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said naming "mass extermination" the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Armenians caused by action of the Ottoman Empire was the only viable option.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgarian Deputy PM Proposes Introduction of Flexible Working Time

The Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister for Demographic and Social Policies Ivaylo Kalfin proposed on Thursday the introduction of flexible working time.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Plans Restructuring, Closure of Agencies

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva announced on Thursday that there were plans for restructuring and closure of agencies, which were under the authority of the ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1003

Mayor of Bulgaria's Pazardzhik Faces Corruption Accusations

In the period between 2007 and 2014, over 5,000 deals connected to selling of municipal properties and assets at prices lower than the market ones have been contracted in Pazardzhik.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1310

Bulgaria MPs Reschedule Agenda before Armenian 'Genocide' Vote

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have moved to change the agenda of their vote on Friday, when they are to adopt a stance on the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1323

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Demands National Security Service Closing

Center-right formation and current member of the government Reformatorski Bloc (RB) stated that it will not support the proposed amendments to the Law regarding the National Security Service (NSO) in the format currently presented.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgaria PM Gives Up Customs, Revenue Agency Merger

Bulgaria's Customs Agency and its National Revenue Agency will not merge into a "super-body", according to comments by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian MPs to Discuss Recognition of Armenian Genocide

The Bulgarian Parliament will discuss on Friday a motion on whether to recognise the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1410

Bulgarian Parliament to Hold First Sitting after Easter Recess

The Bulgarian Parliament is to hold its first plenary sitting on Wednesday after the Easter recess, which lasted for twelve days.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1089

Report on Activities of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security Missing

The report on the activities of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) in 2013 containing information on the financial stability of Bulgaria has not been presented in the Council of Ministers to the National Asembly.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 21:30 | Viewed: 1148

Electronic Government - Key Element of Reforms, Bulgarian PM Borisov says

Fast development of the electronic government is among the priorities of the current center-right GERB administration, as stated by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1160

Poll: 2nd Term of Bulgarian PM Borisov Has Higher Approval Rating

According to the latest opinion poll of Exacta, the first months of the second term of Boyko Borisov as Prime Minister garnered a higher approval rating among Bulgarians than his first tenure.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian PM Borisov Receives High Public Approval Rating

Bulgarians deem most successful the government policies connected to infrastructure (38%), culture (29%) and foreign policy (25%).

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2126

Regional Minister Expects No More Delays to Launch of Maritsa Motorway

Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova announced on Saturday that no more delays were expected to the completion and launch of the Maritsa Motorway.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgaria's Nedelino Has New Mayor as Court Removes Former Holder

Rumen Rusanov from the Reformist Bloc (RB) became the new mayor of the Nedelino municipality in the region of Smolyan after his predecessor was removed from office.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1365