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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: 1767

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: 1562

Key Bulgarian Opposition Official Quitting Party

Strahil Angelov, a former lawmaker and now deputy head of one of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s local organizations in the capital Sofia, is leading the party.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2015, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Expats 'to Take Part in Election Rules Referendum'

Expats will be able to take part in the voting rules referendum that is due this autumn, since it will coincide with local elections, an MP has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2015, Monday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgaria Justice Ministry Uploads Judicial Reform Proposal

Bulgaria's Ministry of Justice has published its draft proposals to introduce changes to the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2015, Friday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1647

Blast Rocks Ukraine President's Confectionery Chain Store

A blast occurred late on Thursday in a Kiev store of Roshen, a confectionery chain owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, police say.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2015, Friday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1624

Bulgaria Justice Minister to Unveil Judicial Reform Proposals

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov is due to table on Friday new legal amendments which  the government says will bring about a judicial reform.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2015, Friday // 07:21 | Viewed: 1353

Bulgaria’s Parliament Sets Up Ad Hoc Committee on Draft Constitutional Amendments

Bulgaria’s Parliament has established an ad hoc committee in connection with a set of proposed constitutional amendments.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgarian Government Establishes National Anti-Corruption Council

The Bulgarian government announced on Wednesday the establishment of a National council on anti-corruption policies with advisory, coordinating and control functions to the Ministerial Council.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgarian Socialist Opposition Refuses Heading Constitutional Changes Committee

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) refused to head the parliamentary committee on constitutional amendments.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1171

Bulgaria Customs Head to Manage Kapitan Andreevo Border Crossing

Customs agency chief Vanyo Tanov will personally be in charge of organization at the Kapital Andreevo border crossing point  at Bulgaria's border with Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria Might Have to Print Local Vote Ballot Papers in Romania

Bulgaria is facing a shortage of ballots for this autumn's local vote to be held across the country, officials have warned.

Politics » Domestic | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 07:28 | Viewed: 1703

Citizens of Bulgaria's Garmen Hold Peaceful Protest Against Illegal Buildings, Thefts

The residents of the Bulgarian village of Garmen held a peaceful protest on Tuesday against the illegal buildings in the Roma neighbourhood.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 21:42 | Viewed: 2124

MPs Meet First Nominee for Governor of Bulgarian National Bank

MPs met on Tuesday the first nominee for governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) – Dimitar Radev.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1410

MPs from Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition Table Constitutional Amendments

Bulgarian MPs, coming from parties participating in the coalition government or supporting it, tabled on Tuesday the amendments to the constitution concerning the judicial reform.

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1481

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office Requests Restart of Trial against Ex PM Stanishev

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has submitted to the Sofia City Court a motion for restarting the suspended administrative-criminal proceedings against Sergei Stanishev, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current MEP and leader of the Party of Europea

Politics » Domestic | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1568

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry to Try to Defuse Tensions in Garmen Village

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry will try to defuse the tensions in the village of Garmen, which escalated over the weekend.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party GERB Proposes Referendum alongside Elections

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB tabled to parliament amendments to the Referendum Act, which are aimed at facilitating the holding of a referendum with the local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 25, 2015, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1561