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Velizar Enchev Quits Nationalist Coalition Patriotic Front

Velizar Enchev is leaving the parliamentary group of nationalist formation the Patriotic Front.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2014, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 711

RB's Radan Kanev Calls For Unity

Radan Kanev, spokesperson of the Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition and chairperson of Democrats For Strong Bulgaria (DSB) called for unification of the coalition in a single national structure.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2014, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 692

Bulgaria MPs' Appointments to Permanent Committees Get Mixed Reception

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have set up all Permanent Committees, amid controversy over how seats are allocated.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:31 | Viewed: 803

PM Borisov Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting on Monday

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told lawmakers on Friday he was calling in an extraordinary government session next week over the country's preparedness for new flash floods in the spring.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 13:00 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria's GERB Has No Plan B in Case Patriots Withdraw Support

Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB has not considered an alternative plan in case the Patriotic Front (PF) withdraws its support for the coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 11:53 | Viewed: 657

Bulgaria's DPS Expels 2 MPs over Use of Preference Vote

Two lawmakers have been expelled from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s group in Parliament for having availed of the preferential vote during the October 5 yearly elections.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2014, Friday // 11:47 | Viewed: 625

National Security Head: No Direct Terror Threat to Bulgaria

There is no direct terror threat to Bulgaria even though the risk exists, State Agency for National Security (DANS) Chair Vladimir Pisanchev said on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 799

Bulgaria’s Labor Minister to Push for Minimum Wage Hike

Ivaylo Kalfin, Minister of Labor and Social Policy, has argued that an increase in the monthly minimum wage will give a boost to the economy.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 504

Bulgarian Nationalists Threaten Gov't over Appointment of Sofia Governor

A co-leader of the Patriotic Front (PF) has said the coalition has no good move other then to withdraw its support from the Bulgarian minority government.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 07:48 | Viewed: 667

Ivaylo Kalfin Appointed Chair of National Council for Tripartite Cooperation

Ivaylo Kalfin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy, has been appointed Chair of Bulgaria’s National Council for Tripartite Cooperation.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 551

Bulgarian Cabinet Dismisses Nearly All District Governors

Bulgaria's government has decided to replace twenty-four out of twenty-eight district governors.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2853

Bulgaria Deputy DefMin 'Threat to National Security' - Patriotic Front

Orhan Ismailov, an ethnic Turk who has been appointed Deputy Minister of Defense, could disclose secret information to the Turkish intelligence, a nationalist leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 833

Bulgarian MPs to Have Final Vote on 2014 Budget

A second vote whether to update this year's state budget is scheduled for Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 07:26 | Viewed: 467

Bulgarian Trade Union Seeks Minimum Wage Increase to BGN 400

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) has demanded that retirement age remain unchanged in 2015.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 18:59 | Viewed: 830

KTB Majority Shareholder to Demand Int'l Expertise on Bank Insolvency

Bromak, the major shareholder at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), is to request an international report on whether the bank's capital is a negative equity, the company's lawyers said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria PM Renews Calls on C-Bank Governor to Resign

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded that Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) Governor Ivan Iskrov step down.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 12:54 | Viewed: 789

Coalition Partners to Negotiate over Controversial Appointment

The Reformist Block (RB) is to seek talks with the leader of the Patriotic Front (PF) Valeri Simeonov in an attempt to resolve the issue with the appointment of the Deputy Minister of Defence Orhan Ismailov.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2014, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 697

Bulgaria is Starting to Emerge from 2-year Political Chaos – Right-Wing Leader

Bulgaria is beginning to emerge from a 2-year political chaos, according to Radan Kanev, Chair of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party and Co-Chair of the Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2014, Sunday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1234

Bulgarian Politicians Renew Dispute over Turkish-Language News

The nationalist coalition called Patriotic Front (PF) will give the ruling axis 100 days to have Turkish- language news off the air.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgaria Gov't Seeks to Reinstate Rumen Porozhanov as Agriculture Fund Head

The candidacy of former interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov to take over the State Agriculture Fund (SFA), Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1052

Court Re-appoints ex-Head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

Sofia Regional Court has ruled that Miroslav Nikolov, the former head of State Fund Agriculture (SFA), should once again take over the post from which he was dismissed.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1165