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GERB's Presidential Candidate Doesn't Need Long Campaign - Parliament Speaker

The candidates for President and Vice President chosen by Bulgaria's senior coalition partner GERB are popular enough and do not need a long campaign, Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2016, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria's Ex-Labour Minister Kalfin Calls for Dialogue with Socialists

No-one profits from ABV and BSP parties going separate ways, former Labour Minister Ivaylo Kalfin, who quit Bulgaria's government in May, has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2016, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Ruling Party MP Caught in Chinese Geography Blunder

Bulgarian lawmaker Tsveta Karayancheva surprised the public with her geography skills, placing Beijing outside China.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1775

Migratory Pressure on Bulgaria Increased in May

The number of migrants detained while trying to cross into Bulgaria our leave it increased by one-fifth in May, the Interior Ministry says.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2347

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Seek Moratorium on Electoral Code Changes

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will seek a moratorium on further changes to the Electoral Code, which had been sought immediately after the adoption of the latest controversial amendments restricting the right of Bulgarians abroad

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 16:14 | Viewed: 4466

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party Has Decided on Its Presidential Candidate

Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB has already decided on its candidate who will contest the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1602

Bulgarian Socialists Propose Joint Opposition Action in Parliament     

Bulgarian Socialists have invited the other opposition political parties in Parliament for talks on potential joint action against the centre-right minority coalition government led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2016, Friday // 22:04 | Viewed: 1362

Bulgarian PM Appoints Another Deputy Labour Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Ivaylo Ivanov as Deputy Labour Minister, the government's press service informed on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2016, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1467

Parliamentary Group of Bulgarian Democratic Centre Dissolves

The parliamentary group of the Bulgarian Democratic Centre (BDC) dissolved on Friday after five MPs left it.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2016, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1451

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Interior Ministry Reform at First Reading

The Bulgarian parliament adopted the draft amendments to the Interior Ministry Act at first reading on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2016, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1483

Anti-corruption Draft Bill Clears Legal Affairs Committee in Bulgaria’s Parliament

The Legal Affairs Committee in Bulgaria’s Parliament has backed on first reading the draft bill to combat high-level graft proposed by Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva, public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 22:55 | Viewed: 4019

Deputy PM Tomislav Donchev to Be Bulgaria's NCTC Chairman

Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister for European funds and economic policies, will be chairman of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation (NCTC), the government has decided.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgarian MPs Reject Proposal for Enhancing Interparliamentary Dialogue with Russia

The Bulgarian parliament rejected on Wednesday a proposal for encouraging interparliamenary dialogue and cooperation between the EU and Russia.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2016, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgarian PM Appoints Deputy Agriculture Minister Responsible for Fisheries

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Svilen Kostov as Deputy Agriculture Minister, the government's press service informed on Tuesday

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2016, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgarian PM Appoints Third Deputy Justice Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed Petya Tyankova as third Deputy Justice Minister, the government's press service informs.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2016, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria's Last King Says He Won't Run for President

Bulgaria's last King and former Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha made clear he does not hold a special "interest" or affinity for the Presidency of the country.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2016, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2648

Bulgarian President Refers Six-Point Referendum to Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court three of the questions featured on a six-point referendum which is scheduled to be held with the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2016, Friday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1687

Bulgaria PM Says He Cannot Be 'That Useful' as President

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has downplayed again any prospect of running for President in this autumn's elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2016, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarian Parliamentary Committee Adopts Ban on Face-Covering Veils

Members of Bulgaria's Religious Denominations and Human Rights parliamentary committee adopted at first reading on Thursday a bill which proposes to ban the wearing of garments concealing the face in public places.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgarian MPs Propose Relaxing Restrictions for Voters Abroad

Bulgarian MPs from parties participating in the ruling coalition or supporting it have proposed relaxing some of the restrictions for voters abroad which have been adopted with the latest amendments to the Electoral Code.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgarian PM Refrains From Revealing GERB's Presidential Candidate

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has once again refrained from naming the candidate of his party in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1469