Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party hopes to sign an update to its coalition government agreement with junior partner the Reformist Bloc (RB) by January 25 to confirm commitment to reforms in key sectors, the head of GERB MPs Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said.
Lyutvi Mestan, the ousted leader of Bulgaria’s Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will formally exit the parliamentary group of the opposition centrist party to become an independent member of Parliament on Monday.
Lyutvi Mestan, the former head of Bulgaria's second-largest opposition party DPS, vowed to stay in politics despite recent developments.
Lyutvi Mestan, the former leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) who was dismissed in December, is to hold a press conference on Thursday.
Lyutvi Mestan, who was dismissed as leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party on Christmas Eve, is to speak to reporters on Wednesday, together with five DPS lawmakers who pledged support for him in his conflict with the rest of the party
The Bulgarian government published on Monday information on former agents of the country's Communist-era secret service – State Security (DS).
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov appointed two Deputy Justice Ministers, the press service of the government announced of Monday.
Four Bulgarian border crossings have been temporarily shut down after electricity supply was disrupted, officials say.
In a Facebook publication on the occasion of the new year, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov noted that Bulgaria had managed to maintain stability despite the dynamic events taking place around the world in 2015.
In his New Year’s address to the nation delivered in the last minutes of 2015, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called for completing without delays the long overdue reforms in the judiciary, healthcare, education and energy sector.
A deadline of three months which started in November, obligating Parliament to have a say on a proposal that allow citizens to vote online, is to expire in a month.
Bulgaria’s government has introduced changes to regulations to facilitate the issuing online of identity documents to the country’s nationals residing abroad.
Bulgaria’s government has adopted a five-year strategy for combating radicalisation and terrorism focusing on preventive measures.
The Bulgarian cabinet on Wednesday approved a decision to close down the Customs Agency unit of Svilengrad, days after tens of customs officers were detained on suspicions of corruption.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Wednesday dismissed comments that the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, the second-largest opposition, is being used to start a dispute about relations with Russia and Turkey.
Two lawmakers of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party have announced they would join other fellow MPs in leaving the party's group in Parliament.
From the beginning of the year until the end of November, nearly 19 000 people sought asylum in Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian State Agency for Refugees (DAB) is in urgent need of 10 tonnes of flour in order to feed the people accommodated at its shelters in Sofia and Harmanli.
Mariyana Georgieva, a lawmaker with the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has declared she will "follow" Lyutvi Mestan who was removed from the office of party leader last week.
A move by the Bulgarian government to close down the customs office of Svilengrad, at the border with Turkey, has sparked outrage from officers and municipal councilors in the town.
Bulgarian Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has downplayed assurances by the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) it is not part of Bulgaria's governing coalition.
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