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Director of Bulgaria’s Registry Agency Removed from Office

Ventsislav Spiridonov, Director of Bulgaria’s Registry Agency has been removed from office through an ordinance of the Justice Ministry coordinated with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2015, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 872

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Changes to Electronic Communications Act

The Bulgarian Parliament approved on Thursday at two readings changes to the Electronic Communications Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria Parliament Appoints New Audit Office Head

Tsvetan Tsvetkov, the single candidate to take over the National Audit Office, has been approved by an overwhelming majority in Bulgaria's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 881

Bulgaria’s Economy Minister to Chair Newly Established National Economic Council

A National Economic Council will advise Bulgaria’s Council of Ministers on determining and implementing the country’s economic policy.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 602

Poll: Half of Bulgarians Not Intending to Vote at Forthcoming Local Elections

Nearly six months before the forthcoming local elections in the autumn, nearly a half of Bulgarians state that they do not intend to participate in the elections, while 17 % are certain that they will not vote.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Parliament Votes on Anti-Discrimination Law Amendments

Sex change will now be protected from discrimination after a law amendment passed in Bulgarian Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2015, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 617

Bulgarian Timber Companies Stage Partial Blockade at Border Checkpoints

Bulgarian companies exporting timber staged partial blockade of the country's borders and roads on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 766

UNICEF and Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office Sign Agreement Memorandum

The UN Children's Fund and the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria have signed an agreement memorandum that will aim at achieving cooperation for the protection of the right of justice in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 872

Bulgaria President to Table Voting Rules Referendum in June

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is due to renew his attempts at triggering a national poll on election rules in June this year, his Chief of Staff Ekaterina Zaharieva has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 752

Fmr Barekov MPs Joining New Bulgarian Democratic Center Party

Lider, a Bulgarian party once entering a coalition led by MEP Nikolay Barekov, has now renamed itself Bulgarian Democratic Center.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 679

DPS Mayor Candidate Official Winner in Sarnitsa's Local Elections

Nebi Bozov is to become the first mayor of Sarnitsa, Bulgaria's newest municipality, after a Sunday runoff vote results, electoral officials have now confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2015, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 564

DPS-Backed Mayor Candidate 'Wins' Vote in Bulgaria's Newest Municipality

Nebi Bozov, supported by liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has claimed victory in the first-ever elections of Sarnitsa, the newest administrative unit in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 21:21 | Viewed: 6967

'Bulgarian SYRIZA' to Be Founded Early in April

Velizar Enchev, an MP who quit the nationalist coalition Patriotic Front (PF) last year, has announced he is due to set up his new organization on April 4-5.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 16:48 | Viewed: 7395

Bulgaria's Newest Municipality Voting for Mayor in Runoff

A run-off local vote is taking place in Sarnitsa, a southwestern Bulgarian municipality that was formed as a separate unit this year.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6671

Dimitar Georgiev Appointed as Head of Bulgaria's Domestic Security Agency DANS

Dimitar Georgiev is the new chief of Bulgaria’s domestic security agency DANS.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2015, Saturday // 00:19 | Viewed: 1080

Deputy PM Promises New Public Procurement Law Until End of Year

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev revealed that intensive work was being carried out on a completely new legislation on public procurement.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 992

Bulgarian Opposition DPS Leader Demands Full Monitoring of Local Elections

The leader of the opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Lyutvi Mestan demanded a full monitoring by the OSCE and PACE of the forthcoming local elections in Bulgaria in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2015, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 926

Bulgaria's Eva Paunova 'European Parliament's Best Newcomer' in 2015

Bulgarian MEP Eva Paunova (EPP) has been awarded for being the "best newcomer" in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1020

President: Bulgaria Has to Meet 4 Goals before 2018 Council of EU Sessions

Sofia has to set four goals prior to hosting the Council of the EU meetings in 20178, President Plevneliev has said in his Thursday address to Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgaria President Puts Forward Voting Rules Referendum Again

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Parliament he will use his constitutional right to trigger a national referendum on election rules.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 10:31 | Viewed: 6848

Director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police Resigns

The director of Bulgaria's Traffic Police (KAT) Anton Antonov submitted a notice for leave, but his resignation has not been accepted yet.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1054